"Rain of the Supermen": Day 1
- I know! I'm shocked! Appalled! Gosh, if only Metropolis had a Superman who could stop this chaos!
- -- Lex Luthor
Appearing in "Rain of the Supermen"
- Captain Marvel, Jr
- Doctor Light
- Green Lantern (Guy Gardner)
- Green Lantern (John Stewart)
- Plastic Man
- Power Girl
- Infinity, Inc.
- Teen Titans
- Leviathan (Only appearance; dies)
Synopsis for "Rain of the Supermen"
All the people who had taken part in the Everyman Project lose their powers. The ones that fly come crashing down on top of Metropolis, causing many casualties and massive destruction. Lex Luthor plays dumb as to what's going on. Supernova pays him a visit, but returns to aid in the devastation. The members of Infinity, Inc. the only Everyman Project participants not affected by this tragedy... for now.
Luthor tells the members of Infinity, Inc. that they are all clean. Their powers are intact. Natasha Irons talks with Jacob Colby about her feelings and the warnings that her uncle was trying to give her. Natasha and Jacob decide to investigate what is going on from the inside.
- This issue shipped on January 3rd, 2007 (March by indicia).
- The ticker-tape on the bottom edge of the cover reads, "Rain of the Supermen!... Lobo's attack plan!... Starlight behind enemy lines!..."
- During the rescue operation, Jade's hair is colored brown instead of green.
- The issue's title is an homage to the Superman arc, "Reign of the Supermen".
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Links and References
- 52: The Comic
- 52 article/interview with editor Stephen Wacker
- 52 series index at the Grand Comics Database