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"Superman's Energy-Crisis!": A strange energy-drain causes Superman to consume mass quantities of food while the Toyman runs rampant. Superman discovers that solar energy is being drained somewhere deep inside the earth's core. S.T.A.R. laboratories creates a Super Solar C


Quote1 Where does he put it all? He must be downing sixty hamburgers a minute! I think I'm gonna be sick! Quote2
-- Diners at Mactavish's hamburger restaurant



Appearing in "Superman's Energy-Crisis!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

Other Characters:

  • Professor John Shard of S.T.A.R. Laboratories

Locations:

  • Metropolis City Bank
  • The GBS television studio B
  • Morgan Edge's penthouse suite atop the GBS Building
  • Solar Energy Research Fundraising dinner
  • Clark Kent's apartment
  • MacTavish's Hamburger Restaurant
  • The Federal Reserve Bank
  • S.T.A.R. Laboratories

Items:

  • Toyman's molasses gun
  • Toyman's jack-in-the-box dragon
  • Toyman's lariat
  • Toyman's scooter
  • Toyman's sleeping gas
  • Toyman's gravity-negating bubbles

Vehicles:

  • Toyman's plane

Synopsis for "Superman's Energy-Crisis!"

A strange energy-drain causes Superman to consume mass quantities of food while the Toyman runs rampant. Superman discovers that solar energy is being drained somewhere deep inside the earth's core. S.T.A.R. laboratories creates a Super Solar Cells suit that enables Superman to burrow into the earth's core where he discovers a freak hybrid of metal alloys that is absorbing the sun's energy and his own. Removing the solar suit he wraps it around the alloy thus neutralising its power.

Appearing in "The Campus That Swallowed Itself!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Jean Loring
  • Professor Speer

Villains:


Other Characters:


Locations:

  • Jean Loring's apartment
  • Ivy Town
  • Ivy University
  • The Physics Building at Ivy University
  • The Science Quad at Ivy University
  • The Biology Building at Ivy University
  • The Chemistry Building at Ivy University

Items:

Vehicles:



Synopsis for "The Campus That Swallowed Itself!"

A groundskeeper accidentally activates the Actualizer, causing Ivy University to be inundated in a tide of creeping ivy, until the Atom finds a solution.

Notes

  • No special notes.

Trivia

Joe Kubert art on "Tarzan Discovers the Land of the Prehistoric Animals" appears in a double page spread Pom Poms advertisment on the centre pages.



See Also


Recommended Reading

  • None.


Links and References

  • No external links.
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