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"Superman's Last Christmas!": The Parasite uses government agent Cory Renwald as a stalking-horse to help him trap Superman on Christmas Eve.


Quote1 ...As I said before, Clark Kent has betrayed his country...but not to a foreign power! The enemy Kent has sold out to is not of this earth--they are alien beings from some distant planet! Quote2
-- Parasite



Appearing in "Superman's Last Christmas!"

Featured Characters:

  • Superman (Flashback and main story) (as Superbaby and teenager Clark Kent)

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • The Parasite
    • (Disguised as Santa Claus)
    • (Disguised as a Taxi Cab driver)
  • Syndicate Assassin (Unnamed) (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Rao (Mentioned only)
  • Mother (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Child (Unnamed) (Cameo) (Single appearance)
  • Metropolis Police Department
  • Cory Renwald (Agent 449-K) (Origin) (Flashback and main story) (Editor's Note mentioning Superboy's encounter with Cory from Superboy (Volume 2) #19)
  • Fred Danvers (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • Edna Danvers (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • Zor-El (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • Allura (Unnamed) (Mentioned only)
  • WGBS employees (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • NBC Newscaster Carol Jenkins (a friend of Lois Lane) (Single appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • Giant Galaxy Christmas Tree (Destroyed)
  • Holo-Beamer
  • Fortress of Solitude Key
  • Green Kryptonite

Vehicles:




Synopsis for "Superman's Last Christmas!"

The Parasite uses government agent Cory Renwald as a stalking-horse to help him trap Superman on Christmas Eve.



Notes

  • This book was first published on December 10, 1981.
  • This is the last issue of Superman to feature the Hostess Cupcake superheroes and villains advertisements. Seventy two Hostess Cupcake ads appeared in Superman beginning with Superman #286.

Trivia

  • Clark Kent learns that his foster parents had briefly taken care of Cory Renwald in their earlier years.
  • Carol Jenkins is a real life news anchorwoman who worked in New York City.[1]



See Also

Recommended Reading

Links and References

DC Universe Christmas TP
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Christmas Specials
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