A villain called Carbide is running rampant through Metropolis. His unique and strange abilities, coupled with his rock-hard exterior, make him a formidable foe for the Man of Steel. But that's only the beginning! A new underground criminal element is being born in the city and Carbide just might be its mightiest member. It's a true test of Superman's newly recovered strength as he faces his latest challenge!

Written By: Roger Stern Pencils: Paul Ryan Inks: Brett Breeding Cover By: Brett Breeding Paul Ryan