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Omar Karindu

In Reply To
TJ Burns

Subj: Re: Questions About Superman Villians: Are Superman And Luthor Friends, Prankster, Metallo
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 at 09:22:07 am EST (Viewed 1 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Questions About Superman Villians: Are Superman And Luthor Friends, Prankster, Metallo
Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2007 at 04:02:57 pm EST (Viewed 1 times)

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> > # Were Brainiac and Superman ever allies, or always enemies? I thought Brainiac was a Legion member before he turned bad. Or was that ANOTHER Brainiac I'm thinking of? How many are there anyway?
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> Superman and Brainiac grudgingly allied against Braniac-13, a future model that wanted to replace the original, but the team-up was fraught with compromise and betrayal. Pre-Crisis, they once teamed up to ward off an even smarter alien menace named Grax who threatened them both.
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> Brainiac 5, a descendant of another Brainiac -- it's as much a title on their homeworld as anything -- is the Legion member, and has never been a Superman opponent. There are 13 Brainiacs, but we've only seen versions of 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 12, and 13.

Wasn't Lyrl Dox Braniac 3? Since he was effectively lobotomized by his father, I don't know if we'll ever see him again, but still...


TJB

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> > > # Were Brainiac and Superman ever allies, or always enemies? I thought Brainiac was a Legion member before he turned bad. Or was that ANOTHER Brainiac I'm thinking of? How many are there anyway?
> >
> > Superman and Brainiac grudgingly allied against Braniac-13, a future model that wanted to replace the original, but the team-up was fraught with compromise and betrayal. Pre-Crisis, they once teamed up to ward off an even smarter alien menace named Grax who threatened them both.
> >
> > Brainiac 5, a descendant of another Brainiac -- it's as much a title on their homeworld as anything -- is the Legion member, and has never been a Superman opponent. There are 13 Brainiacs, but we've only seen versions of 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 12, and 13.
>
> Wasn't Lyrl Dox Braniac 3? Since he was effectively lobotomized by his father, I don't know if we'll ever see him again, but still...
>
>
> TJB

I'm not sure he ever "officially" took up the title, or if it was ever established that he was the father of the Brainiac Four seen in a few Legion stories, so I left it up in the air.

- Omar Karindu

"A Renoir. I have three, myself. I had four, but ordered one burned...It
displeased me." -- Doctor Doom


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