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

BATTLES OF THE WEEK

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SYNOPSIS FOR “The Supergirl from Krypton, Part 6 of 6: Hero”

Superman is standing before Kara Zor-El’s ashes. Darkseid’s Omega Effect blasted Superman’s cousin, turning her to ashes.

Superman, enraged, engages Darkseid in a vicious battle that will have permanent consequences on their rivalry.

IN SUPERHERO BATTLES

SUPERMAN BATTLES DARKSEID TO THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE!
In 'Superman/Batman' (2004) #13, Superman is angry and battles Darkseid.
In ‘Superman/Batman’ (2004) #13, Superman is angry at the death of Kara Zor-El and battles Darkseid. AP Photo/DC Comics.

Enter the two contestants at the Kent farm in Smallville, Kansas. On the left side is Darkseid and on the right side is Superman, the Man of Steel.

Let’s look at the stats.

DARKSEID – NEW EARTH
SUPER-STRENGTH: STELLAR
SUPER SPEED: UNIVERSAL
DURABILITY: STELLAR
ENERGY PROJECTION: UNIVERSAL
FIGHTING SKILLS: WARRIOR
INTELLIGENCE: COSMIC
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Father Box.
WEAKNESSES
  • Vulnerability to Radion.
  • Dependency on X-Element.
Superman in the Middle East hovering over the land to stop a war.
SUPERMAN – NEW EARTH
SUPER-STRENGTH: STELLAR
SUPER-SPEED: COSMIC
DURABILITY: SOLAR SYSTEM
ENERGY PROJECTION: SOLAR SYSTEM
FIGHTING SKILLS: METAHUMAN
INTELLIGENCE: GENIUS
PARAPHERNALIA
  • Items in the Fortress of Solitude.
  • Legion Flight Ring.
  • Archer rifle.
WEAKNESSES
  • Vulnerability to Kryptonite.
  • Vulnerability to Red Sun Radiation.
  • Vulnerability to Magic.
  • High-Pitched Noises.
  • Psionics.

CHECK OUT THE ACTION: SUPERMAN VS BLACK ADAM (HERO VS VILLAIN).

THE FIGHT

Superman watched Darkseid murder Supergirl with his Omega Effect at the Kent farm. Now, he is going to avenge Supergirl, in a battle that takes Darkseid to the edge of the Promethean Galaxy!

The battle to decide who is the true warrior!

DAMAGE SCALE



The fight starts out with Superman punching Darkseid with his back turned to the Man of Steel.

SUPERMAN BLUNT FORCE ATTACK: 1 DAMAGE PTS.




On the following page, Superman does a piledrive attack and Darkseid responds with a blow.

SUPERMAN CONCUSSION ATTACK: 3 DAMAGE PTS.
DARKSEID BLUNT FORCE ATTACK: 1 DAMAGE PT.




Wonder Woman intervenes and re-directs Darkseid’s Omega Beam. After removing Wonder Woman from the battlefield, Superman dials up the gears. He takes Darkseid to the sun. Both characters trade haymakers near the sun. Finally, Superman gets the upperhand with three punches in the sun.

WONDER WOMAN ENERGY MANIPULATION ATTACK: 6 DAMAGE PTS.
SUPERMAN CONCUSSION ATTACK (x2) + BLUNT FORCE ATTACK (x4): 6 DAMAGE PTS + 4 DAMAGE PTS = 10 DAMAGE PTS.
DARKSEID BLUNT FORCE ATTACK (x2) = 2 DAMAGE PTS.
At the end of the battle, Superman Boom Tubes Darkseid to the Source Wall, past the Promethean Galaxy.

SUPERMAN BATTLE FIELD REMOVAL (x2): 12 DAMAGE PTS.

TOTAL


DARKSEID’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

Toggle the Toggle Arrow below to view the calculations.

-28 DAMAGE PTS.

Gravitational Pull Of Sun On Earth = 3.52*10^22 N.
Distance From Earth To Sun = 149.6*10^9 m.
Kinetic Energy Of Universe Expansion = (0.5 * 1.5×10^53 kg)(73300^2 m/s) = 4.0296675*10^62 J.

-(28 DAMAGE PTS * ((149.6*10^9 m * 3.52*10^22 N) + (4.0296675*10^62 J)) * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = -79.5944464*10^52 PTS * Ton of TNT.


Durability = We therefore can calculate that the total energy the sun has to burn is around 1.3 x 10^44 Joules. Dividing 3.8 x 10^26 Watts (the rate at which the sun is giving off energy) into this number gives an approximate value of 10 billion years for the sun’s lifetime.
http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/our-solar-system/51-our-solar-system/the-sun/birth-death-and-evolution-of-the-sun/167-how-do-you-calculate-the-lifetime-of-the-sun-advanced

DURABILITY: METAHUMAN

SUPERMAN’S NEGATIVE DAMAGE:

Toggle the Toggle Arrow below to view the calculations.

-3 DAMAGE PTS.

Gravitational Pull Of Sun On Earth = 3.52*10^22 N.

-(3 DAMAGE PTS * 1609.34 m * 3.52*10^22 N * 1 Ton of TNT)/(4.2*10^9 J) = 3.7765845*10^17 PTS * Ton of TNT.


Durability = We therefore can calculate that the total energy the sun has to burn is around 1.3 x 10^44 Joules. Dividing 3.8 x 10^26 Watts (the rate at which the sun is giving off energy) into this number gives an approximate value of 10 billion years for the sun’s lifetime.
http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/our-solar-system/51-our-solar-system/the-sun/birth-death-and-evolution-of-the-sun/167-how-do-you-calculate-the-lifetime-of-the-sun-advanced

DURABILITY: SOLAR SYSTEM

OUTCOME: SUPERMAN WINS BY BATTLEFIELD REMOVAL

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DARKSEID IN COMICS

‘Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen’ (1970) #134, titled “The Mountain Of Judgment!”, marks the first cameo appearance of Darkseid in DC continuity. Superman foils a bomb attack on the Hairies, Jimmy Olsen and the Newsboys. The attack was from Morgan Edge who received orders from Darkseid.

The issue was created by Jack Kirby and Neal Adams.

‘Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen’ (1970) #134, titled “The Mountain Of Judgment!”, marks the first cameo appearance of Darkseid in DC continuity. AP Photo/DC Comics.

NEXT BATTLE OF THE WEEK: SPIDER-MAN VS CAPTAIN AMERICA. APRIL 20TH.


SOURCES

Superman/Batman Vol 1 13 in DC Database.
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen Vol 1 134 in DC Database.

DC Day: Super Flare vs Black Hole

Can a Super Flare Defeat a Black Hole?

In Superman #38, Superman in his battle with Ulysses unleashes the super flare, that releases all the energy stored in his cells and makes him human for 24 hours. Photo/DC Comics

In Superman #38, Superman in his battle with Ulysses unleashes the super flare, that releases all the energy stored in his cells and makes him human for 24 hours.

From IGN:

In the pages of today’s Superman #38, Superman’s discovered he has a new “super flare” power where he expels all of the energy in his cells to create a bright, powerful blast capable of incinerating everything within a quarter mile. The downside — aside from the mass destruction — is that using the super flare ability depletes his cells, essentially making Superman human for 24 hours.

– ‘Superman’s New Super Flare Power and Costume Revealed’, IGN

During his fight with Ulysses, a meta-human who can absorb energy, Superman blasted Ulysses with heat vision that Ulysses absorbed which resulted in Superman unleashing his Super Flare, as he started to glow. (Superman’s New Super Flare Power and Costume Revealed)

The fight resulted in the destruction of Superman’s armor costume in the New 52 multiverse which was created as a Kryptonian nano-tech armor that would cover his body, and the creation of a new costume.

At the end of the comic book, Superman reveals his secret identity to Jimmy Olsen: “I’m Superman Jim.”

In Superman #38, at the end of the comic book, Superman reveals his secret identity to Jimmy Olsen: “I’m Superman Jim.” Photo/DC Comics

Can a Super Flare Defeat a Black Hole?

In JLA Vol 1 #77 (2003), Superman holds ” a black hole no bigger than a speck of dust that is contained by a magnetic field”. Photo/DC Comics

In JLA Vol 1 #77 (2003), Superman holds ” a black hole no bigger than a speck of dust that is contained by a magnetic field”. The black hole is named Mnemon, it steals memories and causes the Justice League to fight among itself. Superman contains the black hole and with the help of Green Lantern John Stewart flies it “to a desolate stretch of space and hurl[s] it away.” (JLA Vol 1 77)