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Battles Of The Week: Maxima vs Superman (Villain vs Hero)

 

BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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OUR REVIEW RATING SCORE:

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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Writers and Artists

Louise Simonson and Sal Buscema.

SYNOPSIS FOR “LESSONS IN NUCLEAR PHYSICS”

Superman, meet the Superman Revenge Squad! Maxima, Barrage, Misa, Riot, Anomaly want to settle the score with the Man of Steel.

During the battle, Maxima puts the beatdown on the Last Son of Krypton.

IN Squads, Teams And Leagues

'Superman: The Man of Steel' (1997) #65.
Superman: The Man of Steel (1997) #65.. DC Comics

Enter the contestants in New York City. On the left side is Maxima, and on the right side is Superman, the Man of Steel.

Let’s look at the stats.

MAXIMA – NEW EARTH
Super Strength: Stellar 58%
Super Speed: Supersonic 58%
Durability: Stellar 58%
Energy Projection: City 25%
Fighting Skills: Metahuman 67%
Intelligence: Leader 33%

SUPERMAN – NEW EARTH
Super Strength: Stellar 58%
Super Speed: Supersonic 58%
Durability: Solar System 67%
Energy Projection: Stellar 58%
Fighting Skills: Metahuman 67%
Intelligence: Leader 33%

WEAKNESSES
  • Vulnerability to Kryptonite.
  • Vulnerability to Red Solar Radiation.
  • A Vulnerability to Magic.

CHECK OUT THE ACTION: Maxima, Aquaman and Power Girl vs Doctor Polaris (Team vs Villain).

THE FIGHT

In Metropolis, a mysterious buyer has recruited the Superman Revenge Squad. Together, the rogues engage Superman in battle. During the battle, Superman fights Maxima.

The battle to decide who is the true warrior!

DAMAGE SCALE







The fight starts out with Maxima punching away Superman.

MAXIMA BLUNT FORCE ATTACK: 1 DAMAGE PT.












On the following pages, Maxima follows with a divebomb. Then, Superman answers with his own divebomb. Violently, Maxima responds with a punch.

MAXIMA BLUNT FORCE ATTACK (x2): 1 DAMAGE PT (x2) = 2 DAMAGE PTS.
SUPERMAN BLUNT FORCE ATTACK: 1 DAMAGE PT.








On the final page, Maxima ends the fight with a haymaker.

At the end of the fight, Maxima wins though she leaves.

MAXIMA BLUNT FORCE ATTACK: 1 DAMAGE PT.

TOTAL


MAXIMA’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

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-1 DAMAGE PT.

METAHUMAN PTS = 10^6 PTS.

-(1 DAMAGE PT * 3.54*10^22 N * 1609 m * 1 Ton of TNT)/(300 s * 4.2*10^9 J) = -1.3561571*10^16 PTS * Tons of TNT/s.

Damage Tons of TNT = (-1.3561571*10^16 PTS * Tons of TNT/10^6 PTS * s) = -1.3561571*10^10 Tons of TNT/s.

DURABILITY: STELLAR

Durability: Stellar 58%
SUPERMAN’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

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-5 DAMAGE PTS.

METAHUMAN PTS = 10^6 PTS.

-(5 DAMAGE PTS * 3.52 x 10^22 N * 1.93 m * 1 Ton of TNT)/(300 s * 4.2*10^9 J) = -2.2602619*10^14 PTS * Tons of TNT/s.

Damage Tons of TNT = (-2.2602619*10^14 PTS * Tons of TNT/10^6 PTS * s) = -2.2602619*10^14 Tons of TNT/s.

DURABILITY: SOLAR SYSTEM

Durability: Solar System 67%

OUTCOME: MAXIMA WINS BEFORE BATTLE FIELD REMOVAL.

For more information on Damage Scale, visit the Power Level page.

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MAXIMA IN COMICS

Action Comics (1989) #645, titled “My Lady Maxima!” marks the first appearance of Maxima in DC continuity. The issue tells the first meeting between Superman and Maxima.

The comic was written by Roger Stern, George Perez and penciled by George Perez.

MAXIMA’S FIRST ISSUE
Action Comics (1989) #645, titled “My Lady Maxima!” marks the first appearance of Maxima in DC continuity. DC Comics.

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REFERENCES

Superman: The Man Of Steel #65 in Comic Vine.
Maxima (New Earth) in DC Database.
Kal-El (New Earth) in DC Database.

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