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A [[Metropolis]] strong men's club which is open to anyone who can pass the demanding tests of strength, such as bending an iron bar, required for membership. In September-October 1952, a gang of criminals, convinced that one of the club members must secretly be [[Superman]], begins trying systematically to murder them all to determine which of them is invulnerable, Superman thwarts all the attempts and takes the villains into custody. (S No.78 Sep-Oct 1952: "The Strong Man Club!") (TGSB)
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'''Amazo'''
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Android created by [[Professor Ivo]] to assist him in collecting the oldest living animals on Earth in an attempt to distill from their essences an elixir that would grant Ivo immortality.
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Amazo has the ability to mimic the superpowers and other abilities of anyone within a certain range.
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In his quest to collect the oldest living animals, Amazo acquires the powers and abilities of [[Aquaman]], [[The Flash]], [[Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)|Green Lantern]], the [[Martian Manhunter]] and [[Wonder Woman]] of the [[Justice League of America]]. He also somehow produces exact duplicates of Green Lantern's power ring and Wonder Woman's magic lasso. The League subsequently regain their powers and defeat Ivo and Amazo (The Brave and the Bold No. 30, Jun/Jul 1960: "The Case of the Stolen Super Powers").
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Amazo returns to battle the JLA many times over the years, as well as facing [[Superman]] in solo combat.
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==Amazo appearances in the Superman Chronicles==
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*S No. 314, Aug 1977: "Before This Night Is Over, Superman Will Kill!"
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*Act No. 480, Feb 1978: "Amazo's Big Breakthrough"
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*Act No. 481, Mar 1978: "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Supermobile"
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*Act No. 482, Apr 1978: "This Is a Job for Supermobile"
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*Act No. 483, May 1978: "Sleep No More"
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*SS No. 3, 1985: "Amazo Means Mayhem"
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==External Links==
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazo Wikipedia entry on Amazo]
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*[http://dccomics.com/dcu/heroes_and_villains/?hv=origin_stories/amazo&p=1 Amazo's Origin at dccomics.com]
  
 
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Amazo

Android created by Professor Ivo to assist him in collecting the oldest living animals on Earth in an attempt to distill from their essences an elixir that would grant Ivo immortality.

Amazo has the ability to mimic the superpowers and other abilities of anyone within a certain range.

In his quest to collect the oldest living animals, Amazo acquires the powers and abilities of Aquaman, The Flash, Green Lantern, the Martian Manhunter and Wonder Woman of the Justice League of America. He also somehow produces exact duplicates of Green Lantern's power ring and Wonder Woman's magic lasso. The League subsequently regain their powers and defeat Ivo and Amazo (The Brave and the Bold No. 30, Jun/Jul 1960: "The Case of the Stolen Super Powers").

Amazo returns to battle the JLA many times over the years, as well as facing Superman in solo combat.


[edit] Amazo appearances in the Superman Chronicles

  • S No. 314, Aug 1977: "Before This Night Is Over, Superman Will Kill!"
  • Act No. 480, Feb 1978: "Amazo's Big Breakthrough"
  • Act No. 481, Mar 1978: "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Supermobile"
  • Act No. 482, Apr 1978: "This Is a Job for Supermobile"
  • Act No. 483, May 1978: "Sleep No More"
  • SS No. 3, 1985: "Amazo Means Mayhem"

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