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"The Day the Earth Died!": After having a dream in which he fails to prevent a nuclear holocaust, Superman learns that he has to permit humanity some risks as learning experiences.


Quote1 NOOOOOOOOO Gasp They've done it... They've actually done it! They've destroyed everything! I could have stopped it... I'm Superman! I should have done something... Quote2
Superman

Superman #408 is an issue of the series Superman (Volume 1) with a cover date of June, 1985. It was published on March 14, 1985.

Appearing in "The Day the Earth Died!"

Featured Characters:

  • Superman also (In dream sequence only)

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Two Burglers (Single appearance)
  • Snakes
    • Rattlesnake

Other Characters:

Locations:

Items:

  • Daily Planet Newspaper (In dream sequence only)
  • Nuclear Missiles (In dream sequence only)
  • Evening Herald Newspaper

Vehicles:

  • Military Hardware
    • Submarine
    • Soviet Mobile Missile Launchers
    • Anti-Air Defense Mobile Launcher

Concepts:

Synopsis for "The Day the Earth Died!"

After having a dream in which he fails to prevent a nuclear holocaust, Superman learns that he has to permit humanity some risks as learning experiences.

Appearing in "Warship!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:


Other Characters:

  • Alien Race (Unnamed) (Flashback and main story)
    • Kj'fvc (a Scientist) (Flashback only) (Single appearance)
  • Daily Planet Employees (Unnamed)

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Synopsis for "Warship!"

Superman stops an alien race from warring on each other aboard a generational starship and finds a new planet for them to live upon.

Notes

Trivia

  • Ed Hannigan is credited as the plotter of the story "The Day the Earth Died!"



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