Supervillain Origins: Metallo

A character dating back to 1942, he was originally introduced under a separate Golden Age incarnation. However, the character was completely re-invented for the Silver Age and re-introduced as journalist John Corben. A killer who experienced a car accident, he was found by an elderly scientist who replaced all of his body parts with metallic ones. Constantly requiring uranium to survive, he took on a crime streak, eventually seeking out the power of Kryptonite, butting heads with Superman in the process. Join as we explore the comic book origins of John Corben, otherwise known as Metallo.

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