"Can You Dig It?": The new Terra saves a subterranean race of Illumi-Mites from being crushed by a collapsing coal mine. After going to the surface, she is greeted by the press corps who have been following her exploits for several weeks.
- You're quite the little newsmaker.
- -- Power Girl
Appearing in "Can You Dig It?"
- Richard Faulkner (First appearance)
- Charlie the Owl (Cameo)
- Agent Wilcox (Only appearance; dies)
- Mister Jenkins (Only appearance; dies)
- Wes (a miner)
- Illumi-Mites (a subterranean race)
- Prince K'a
- Lavarians (a subterranean race)
- South Pacific
- United States of America
- Quixium (First appearance)
- Earthmover One (First appearance)
Synopsis for "Can You Dig It?"
The new Terra saves a subterranean race of Illumi-Mites from being crushed by a collapsing coal mine. After going to the surface, she is greeted by the press corps who have been following her exploits for several weeks.
Meanwhile, an industrialist named Richard Faulkner takes some government contractors underground to test the new mobile drilling apparatus, the Earthmover One. Faulkner is exposed to a bizarre chemical and finds his body transforming into various elements. He immediately grows power hungry and kills his government contacts.
Later, Terra turns up on an island in the South Pacific where she confronts another subterranean race, the Lavarians, who have been terrorizing a local village. Power Girl arrives and helps Terra fight the Lavarians, but she is badly burned. Power Girl flies her back to JSA Headquarters where her teammate Doctor Mid-Nite runs some tests on the young hero. Mid-Nite discovers that this Terra is an exact genetic match of the last young woman who used the code name of Terra.
- This issue shipped on November 5th, 2008.
- Terra first appeared in Supergirl (Volume 5) #12. Following this series, she chronologically appears next in Terror Titans #1.
- Power Girl's chronological placement for this issue is undetermined. At the time of publication, she is on Earth-2 after assisting the JSA with confronting Gog in Congo as per recent issues of Justice Society of America.
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