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"Superman in Kandor": This story is reprinted from Superman #158.



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Synopsis for "Superman in Kandor"

This story is reprinted from Superman #158.

A Kandorian scientist, Than-Ol, convinces the people of the bottle city of Kandor that Superman knows how to enlarge Kandor but has refused, and the Man of Steel is declared an enemy of Kandor. Superman and Jimmy Olsen shrink themselves, enter Kandor, and first assume the secret identities of Nightwing and Flamebird to help them in their quest to prove Superman's innocence, and to show the Kandorians that Than-Ol's enlarging process will not only make them normal-sized, but will also disintegrate them.

Appearing in "The Caped Crimefighters of Kandor!"

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  • Birds
  • Flamebird
  • Nigtwing
  • Dakar-Ra (Flashback only)
  • Jor-Dan (Flashback only)
  • Skal-Var (Dies in flashback)

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  • Kandor (Flashback and main story)
  • Kandor Museum
  • Kandor Plaza
  • Nightcave
  • Argo City (Flashback only)
  • Fire Valley (Flashback only)

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  • Comet-Missile 3X (Flashback and main story)
  • Energizing Jewel
  • Enlarging Ray
  • Green Kryptonite
  • Machine-King (Flashback and main story)
  • Machine-Police (Flashback only)
  • Rockmen (Flashback and main story)
  • Solar amplification ring

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  • Nightmobile
  • Winged Ones (Flashback and main story)

Synopsis for "The Caped Crimefighters of Kandor!"

This story is reprinted from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #69.

The Superman Revenge Squad tries to lure Superman and Jimmy Olsen into a deathtrap on Kandor by hypnotically causing Nor-Kann to become the disguised Thief of Kandor, stealing historical treasures of Krypton and defying Nightwing and Flamebird to capture him.

Appearing in "The World of Doomed Olsens!"

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Synopsis for "The World of Doomed Olsens!"

This story is reprinted from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #72.

Jimmy is taking part in a televised showcase of has many adventures, focusing particularly on the formula that turns him into Elastic Lad, and his various other transformations over the years. His special is suddenly interrupted by an alien creature calling itself the Collector who kidnaps Jimmy with it's scientific devices.

Jimmy finds himself transported to an alien world where the Collector hopes to make a collection of all the various incarnations of Jimmy Olsen. Rooting Jimmy to the group (by literally turning his feet into tree roots) the Collector keeps Superman at bay as well and apparently brings forth the giant monster Jimmy, the wolfman Jimmy, porcupine Jimmy and fat Jimmy before the real Jimmy. These alternate versions of him terrorize him before they themselves are rooted into the ground.

Before the Collector can do anything else Jimmy suddenly pulls the microphone that's been attached to him since the TV interview, and throws it at the Collector scaring the creature, thus proving to Jimmy that it's a ruse. Jimmy had deduced that the "Collector" is really Mon-El in disguise (due to his reaction to the microphone which was made with some lead parts which used to be a weakness for Mon-El) and that the other "Jimmy's" are really other members of the Legion of Super-Heroes (who are revealed to be Colossal Boy, Chameleon Boy and his new pet Proty II, Cosmic Boy, and Bouncing Boy.)
Jimmy learns that this was all planned by the Legion and Superman as an initiation for Jimmy, who is taken to the 30th Century where he is awarded an honorary membership in the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Notes

  • This book was first published on June 3, 1971.
  • "The Caped Crimefighters of Kandor!" was originally titled "The Dynamic Duo of Kandor!".

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