Offering herself as a hostage, Lois Lane is caught in an aerial confrontation between her terrorist captors and the unpredictable Supergirl before Superman arrives to save the day. Soon after, knowing Superman's civilian identity, Lois attempts to get Clark Kent to make their relationship public despite his fear of the consequences, but their argument is halted by a Daily Planet staff meeting before Kent leaves when they are being alerted to a meteor. Intercepting it, Superman learns the meteor to be a robot and that he promptly defeats before activating its beacon and taking it to the Fortress of Solitude. With help from a fear-filled Supergirl, Superman learns the robot is actually a drone controlled by a being named Brainiac, a cyborg who was originally a Coluan scientist who subjected himself to extensive cybernetic and genetic enhancements. As Supergirl reveals from her experience with the monster, Brainiac seized and miniaturized Krypton's capital city of Kandor prior to the ...
The machine is coming
Did You Know?
Lois informs Clark that he missed Perry White's big announcement that his son, Keith, had a baby, possibly referring to Keith Robert White, a young black orphan who appeared in the comics during the 90s, and was eventually adopted by Perry White and his wife. See more
The size of the section of Metropolis Brainiac takes, is much smaller than the one Superman saves at the end. See more
Uh-uh. No phoning home!
[punches hole in robot
If you stay past the credits at the end of the movie, you will be treated to a special treat: You will see the "real" fate of Brainiac. See more
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