The mighty Man of Steel has proven to be the one obstacle the terrifying humanoid cannot surmount. Forced to elevate his approach, with each encounter returns a little more malicious and a lot more powerful. Witness the evolution of one of Superman's most powerful and unpredictable enemies. From his first appearance to his many hideous upgrades, Brainiac is relentless in his machinations.
Collecting stories from: Action Comics #242, 489-491, 544, 649 and 763, Superman #167, Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #17, Adventures of Superman #438, and Superman: Metropolis Secret Files #1.
Written by Otto Binder, Jerry Siegel, Edmond Hamilton, Cary Bates, Marv Wolfman, John Byrne, Jerry Ordway, Roger Stern, Scott Beatty, and Joe Kelly.
Illustrated by Al Plastino, Curt Swan, Gil Kane, Jerry Ordway, John Beatty, George Perez, Kerry Gammill, Brett Breeding, Steve Kim, and German Garcia.
Cover by Carlos Pacheco & Jesus Merino.