"The Lightning Saga, Part Two of Five: Dreams and Fire"

2007-06

Main Details
Series
Volume 3
Issue 5
Credits
Date 2007-06
Publisher
Location of Publication New York, New York
Genre Superhero
Format Softcover
Type Comic Book
Page Count 32
Language English
Characters
  • Justice Society of America:
  • Cyclone (Maxine Hunkel)(New Earth)
  • Sandman (Sanderson Hawkins)(New Earth)
  • Stargirl (Courtney Whitmore)(New Earth)
  • Starman (Thom Kallor)(Pre-Zero Hour)
  • Supporting Characters:
  • Justice League of America:
  • Batman (Bruce Wayne)(New Earth)
  • Geo-Force (Brion Markov) (New Earth)
  • Red Tornado (John Smith)(New Earth)
  • Superman (Kal-El)(New Earth)
  • Legion of Super-Heroes:
  • Dream Girl (Nura Nal) (Pre-Zero Hour)
  • Wildfire (Drake Burroughs) (Pre-Zero Hour)
Story Location Antarctica: Fortress of Solitude,New Jersey: Gotham City; Arkham Asylum
Identifiers
  • UPC — 761941257792-00521
Notes Variant Cover 5B.
Continues in Justice League of America Vol 2 9
This issue shipped with a retailer incentive cover illustrated by Phil Jimenez and Rod Reis.
Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) and Mister Terrific (Michael Holt) appear on the cover to this issue, but do not appear in the inside story.
This issue alters Superman's known Post-Crisis history. It is established at the end of this issue that Superman spent a portion of his youth in the 30th century where he met the Legion of Super-Heroes. This intimates that Superman was active as Superboy. In the original Post-Crisis continuity, Clark Kent never adopted a Superboy persona and did not meet the Legion of Super-Heroes until well into adulthood.
Trivia:
Superman's Legion of Super-Heroes gallery includes effigies of the following characters: Blok, Bouncing Boy, Brainiac 5, Chameleon Boy, Cosmic Boy, Dawnstar, Dream Girl, Duo Damsel, Element Lad, Ferro Lad, Invisible Kid (Jacques Foccart), Invisible Kid (Lyle Norg), Karate Kid, Light Lass, Lightning Lad, Matter-Eater Lad, Mon-El, Phantom Girl, Polar Boy, Saturn Girl, Sensor Girl, Shadow Lass, Star Boy, Sun Boy, Timber Wolf, Ultra Boy, White Witch and Wildfire.
The events surrounding Thom's killing of Kenz Nuhor occured in Adventure Comics #342.

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