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"Warrior of Mars": Instead of being sent to Earth, Kal-El was sent to Mars. While on Mars he was trained as a warrior by Commander Norr. The Martians decide on invading Earth. Before an invasion happens Skagerrak takes it upon himself to observe the people of Earth. While in disguise he noticed

Quote1.png I learned that you will not invade this planet! I also learned... ...that this soft green world is my new home! Quote2.png
Skagerrak

Superman #417 is an issue of the series Superman (Volume 1) with a cover date of March, 1986. It was published on December 12, 1985.

Synopsis for "Warrior of Mars"

Instead of being sent to Earth, Kal-El was sent to Mars. While on Mars he was trained as a warrior by Commander Norr. The Martians decide on invading Earth. Before an invasion happens Skagerrak takes it upon himself to observe the people of Earth. While in disguise he noticed various acts of kindness which caused him to defeat the invading Martian forces.

Appearing in "Warrior of Mars"

Featured Characters:

  • Skagerrak, Son of Norr of Earth-417 (Origin) (Single appearance)
    • (also disguised as)
      • An Old Man (Unnamed)
      • Clark Kent/Superman

Supporting Characters:

  • Martians
    • Commander Norr (Single appearance)

Antagonists:

  • Dumumbluh the Incoherend (Single appearance)
  • Purse Snatcher (Unnamed) (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • John Adams (Mentioned only)
  • James Madison (Mentioned only)
  • Dolley Madison (Mentioned only)
  • British Forces (Mentioned only)
  • Abraham Lincoln (Mentioned only)
  • Harry S. Truman (Mentioned only)
  • John F. Kennedy (Mentioned only)
  • Jackie Kennedy (Mentioned only)
  • Ronald Reagan (Unnamed) (Behind the scenes)
  • Martian Horses (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • Nostradamas (Mentioned only)
  • Santa Claus (Mentioned only)
  • God (Mentioned only)
  • Metropolis Police Department
  • Citizens of Metropolis
    • Soup Kitchen Recipients (Single appearance)
      • Mr. Canova (Single appearance)
    • Volunteer Santa Claus (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
    • Volunteer Boss (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
    • Lady (whose purse was snatched) (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
    • Two Good Samaritans (Unnamed) (Single appearance)
  • United States Army
  • United States Air Force
  • Jimmy Olsen of Earth-417 (Single appearance)
  • Lois Lane of Earth-417 (Single appearance)
  • Justin Moore of Earth-417 (Single appearance)
  • Perry White of Earth-417 (Single appearance)
  • NASA
    • Control Center Employees (Single appearance)
  • WOR News Channel 9
    • News Reporter (Unnamed) (Single appearance)

Locations:

Items:

Vehicles:

  • Mariner Spacecraft
  • Kryptonian Rocket
  • Martian Spacecrafts (Destroyed)
  • Army Helicopters
  • Air Force Jets
  • Daily Planet Newspaper

Notes

  • Many years later, in Crisis on Infinite Earths: Absolute Edition (2006), it was revealed that this story is not imaginary, and actually happened -- on Earth-417.
  • On page 8 panel 3 Skagerrak was mispelled as Skaggerak.
  • WOR News Channel 9 is a television station from Seacacus, New Jersey.



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