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?
During Brainiac's attack on Metropolis, while in the Daily Planet, Lois takes a rolling chair, smashes it into one of the robotic sentries, sending it through a window.
It is shown the windows are clearly not floor to ceiling when the scene cuts back inside the Planet building. There's no way the robot could have simply rolled through the window. See more
Why does Superman disappear for weeks like this? Maybe there's an angle in it. Does he wanna make sure the human race stays self-sufficient? Are there other worlds he protects?
You mean, like, he's cheating on us?
Let's play with it. "The Aloofness of Superman." Lois, you rung with this.
Who else am I gonna give it to? Kent? He's probably cheating on us too.
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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