"One Soul At A Time": At Fort Superman, Manchester Black kills time by smoking some cigarettes while Superman tries out some weightlifting. Unfortunately, with his powers severely reduced, weightlifting isn't as easy as it used to be. Black tells Superman that he has received some calls from peo
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Synopsis for "One Soul At A Time"
At Fort Superman, Manchester Black kills time by smoking some cigarettes while Superman tries out some weightlifting. Unfortunately, with his powers severely reduced, weightlifting isn't as easy as it used to be. Black tells Superman that he has received some calls from people interested to join their group but one of Superman's contacts is busy at Metropolis, which means Superman and Black will have to do the recruiting by themselves. Knowing that Metropolis is in safe hands, Superman and Black travel to their destination using Superman's aircraft: the Super-Mobile.
Meanwhile, the city of Metropolis is attacked by digital lifeforms that embody negative concepts from the Internet, such as trolling, body-shaming and edgelords, forcing Natasha Irons, the new Steel, into actions. Thanks to her knowledge in cybernetics and information technology, she is able to keep the cyber-villains at bay.
In Yemen, Apollo and Midnighter are spying on a group of terrorists that have kidnapped a bunch of innocent children and performed terrible experiments on them in order to harvest their body parts and create a humongous beast. Apollo is concerned that Midnighter has forgotten about their anniversary, but Midnighter denies this, as he leaps into action. Midnighter easily kills the terrorists but finds himself in deep trouble once he realizes that the monster is super-intelligent and can anticipate every single one of Midnighter's moves. Fortunately, Apollo immobilizes the beast with a stream of energy blasts and Midnight reveals that he remembered their anniversary. He is giving Apollo the best gift ever: a membership on a team led by Superman, who meets up with the duo and Black says that their next teammate will be their most difficult yet.
The next member of the team is June Moone, who has been confined to a mental hospital, where she will receive a frontal lobotomy. June has been hallucinating that her boyfriend Alan has been dating her evil alter-ego, the Enchantress, behind her back. In her shattered psyche, the doctor about to perform the lobotomy is D'z'amor of the Bleak Ones, a demon that feeds off good people like June. Fortunately, Superman and his allies free her from the hallucination and include her into their team.
Appearing in "One Soul At A Time"
- The Authority (First appearance; unnamed)
- D'z'amor (In a vision)
- The Time Machine
- In the Fortress of Solitude several vehicles can be found like the Titanic, the DeLoren, and the Tardis.
- Cover gallery for the Superman and the Authority series
- Images from Superman and the Authority Vol 1 2