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SUPERMAN TRIVIA II

11) Who did Superman entrust with a Kryptonite ring to stop him if he ever turned evil?


In "Dark Knight Over Metropolis" (Action Comics #654), Batman discovers a Kryptonite ring created by Lex Luthor. He turns it over to the Man of Steel, but Superman returns it to Batman saying, "I want the means to stop me to be in the hands of a man I can trust with my life."

12) Who was Superman's first super villain?


The Ultra-Humanite was the first super villain Superman ever faced. He first appeared in Action Comics #13 and was designed to be the polar opposite of Superman: while Superman is a hero with superhuman strength, Ultra-Humanite is a criminal mastermind who has a crippled body but a highly advanced intellect.

13) Which of these does Superman have in his Fortress of Solitude?


The Fortress contains an alien zoo, a giant steel diary in which Superman writes his memoirs, and a chess-playing robot.

14) What object is Superman holding on the cover of Action Comics #1?


Superman is lifting a green 1937 DeSoto touring sedan over his head.

15) What does black Kryptonite do to Kryptonians?


Black Kryptonite, which first appeared in the Smallville television series, can split Kryptonians into two separate beings, made up of that person's good side and his or her evil side.

16) What was Jimmy Olsen's superhero name in the Bottle City of Kandor?


In the Bottle City of Kandor, Superman had no powers and was branded an outlaw due to a misunderstanding. To protect themselves, Superman and Jimmy Olsen created vigilante identities inspired by Batman and Robin; however, as neither bats nor robins existed on Krypton, Superman chose the names of two native avian species: Nightwing (for himself) and Flamebird (for Jimmy).

17) Which of Superman's foes was a colossal ape with kryptonite eye-beams?


Titano first appeared in Superman #127 (February 1959). A common chimpanzee who was rocketed into space, he and his ship were bombarded with radiation, which changed him into a giant ape with incredible strength and the ability to emit beams of Kryptonite radiation from his eyes.

18) What does Superman do in Action Comics #900?


Superman has long been seen as a patriotic symbol of "truth, justice, and the American way," from his embrace of traditional American ideals to the iconic red and blue of his costume, but in Action Comics #900 he renounces his U.S. Citizenship and vows to continue working as a superhero from a more global perspective.

19) Which of Superman's enemies is an imp from the fifth dimension?


An imp from the fifth dimension, Mr. Mxyzptlk possesses nigh-limitless reality-bending powers, which he often uses to pose challenges to Superman for his own amusement.

20) Who played Superman in the 1978 film?


Christopher Reeve was best known for his portrayal of Superman in a series of movies beginning in 1978.

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