Witness the evolution of one of Superman's most powerful and unpredictable enemies. Brainiac however again survives and takes control of the fortress of solitude. He can duplicate the standard array of Kryptonian powers, and is immune to kryptonite; however, he does need to recharge periodically. Successfully destroying them, Superman heads back to finish off Brainiac, which leads them into a battle in which Brainiac reveals he can also control the Lex9000 satellite. Clark is given a Kryptonian knife to kill Lex and prevent Zod's return, but he instead chooses to kill Fine. In the fifth season of Smallville, Brainiac is introduced as a recurring villain, played by James Marsters. However, it does have the positive effect of eliminating Fine and all his copies.
After visiting , Superman flies all through the galaxy in an attempt to track down Brainiac. In Metropolis, Luthor tries, and quickly fails, to take on Brainiac in his robot suit. Ironically, this act is what allows Zod to be reborn, since the knife is linked to the Fortress. Awakening, Lois mistakes Superman's shadowed face for Clark's, and Superman uses this opportunity to finally come clean to her. It is implied that the black Kryptonian spaceship which he emerges from is in fact his true form, while the Milton Fine persona and his clones are merely created to carry out his will.
Brainiac would team up with one last time for Superman's final battle. Clark greets Lois outside the hospital with flowers, and Perry informs them of an attack by. Although Superman rescued his fellow survivors, the villain escaped to strike again, and it would be years before the hero could restore his fellow Kryptonian survivors to their true size. Taking her to the fortress of solitude it then possesses Chloe again, only this time it takes absolute control of Chloe. New 52 In the New 52 continuity, Brainiac was a scientist from Yod-Colu known as Vril Dox regarded as its foremost mind thanks to his contribution to force field generation and miniturization technology. As was the entire story in general. Lex Luthor played by , rather than is portrayed as a more comical character.
For those not able or willing to pay big money for old comics, this compilation lets you read a few good Brainiac stories without having to search for or pay big money for those old issues. He decides that he has to retire Clark Kent, for Lois' safety. When Superman arrived on the ship he attempted to force the young kryptonian to stay, and chose between his homeworld and the adopted world that had come to hate him for being different. This is nothing like the animated series that was clever on so many levels. In early appearances in the Silver Age comics, he had a purplish flying saucer.
Made an appearance in season 5. Also present are and , who have recently returned to the staff. Enraged, Superman finally destroys Brainiac once and for all by shattering his central processing chip. After this, he is chased and attacked by several Phantoms before he actually escapes the Phantom Zone. Returning to Metropolis, Superman and Brainiac engage in a lengthy battle, during which Luthor is injured in the crossfire. His most well-known crime was the shrinking of the city of prior to 's destruction, and preserving it amongst a host of other cities from various planets aboard his spaceship. Mercy discovers Jimmy looking for evidence against Luthor and brutally attacks him.
Realizing his world was on their hit list he attempted to find ways to save his planet, even experimenting on his son. He then proposes that Brainiac, with the technology of LexCorp as well as Kryptonite, defeat Superman, and then Luthor step in to chase Brainiac away from the Earth, in front of the world to make him appear as Earth's true hero, where he will then be free to conquer other planets, leaving Lex in charge of Earth. I also hope they somehow resurrect the Clark Kent persona in Justice League, there's rumours the Parademons will be Earthlings and by the end they will be back to normal and Clark can use that as a cover story for his resurrection. Over the next few days, Clark constantly misses opportunities to talk to Lois and Jimmy constantly avoids Sara. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. During this time, however, Brainiac returns. The legion then take it back to the future to be reprogrammed as Brainiac 5.
Witnessing the incident, and how his satellite could be used as an effective weapon against Superman, Luthor finds Brainiac's still intact brain chip and takes it to LexCorp, where he reactivates Brainiac. Brainiac does not make good on this deal. Cover by Carlos Pacheco and Jesus Merino. Shooting beams from space, Brainiac has the upper hand for some time, before Superman uses his ice breath to freeze him, before destroying him with one punch. With the cure now destroyed, Lois faces certain death.
Unable to force Kara to go along with his demands, he attacks and rewires her brain, leaving her catatonic but supposedly in great pain. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space, Luthor specifically redesigns Brainiac to defeat the Man of Steel. Brainiac, not being able to locate Superman, presumes that he has been killed in the explosion. Using his ice breath, Superman is able to seemingly destroy Brainiac, after Superman and Brainiac had engaged in battle. Brainiac is easily the most high-tech of Superman's foes.
And here is where you also grow Superman's earthly relationships. Jor-El confronted Brainiac, only to learn that the foul computer was engaged in a plan to save himself; He would bring all the knowledge of Krypton with him. The movie ends with an injured Luthor facing criminal prosecution after the discovery of LexCorp's involvement with Brainiac's attack, and Lois racing to cover the appearance of Mr. Messages from Kara, dated some twenty years earlier, soon reveal that they actually traveled through time to Krypton's past, Brainiac's intent being to kill Clark as an infant. Having taken Metropolis, with Lex inside, he was in his own mind keeping his end of bargain. Superman seemingly defeats Brainiac and then returns to the hospital in order to cure the ailing Lois.