Superman [Jon Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Brain Cells; Trojan's Zealots; Kelex; Brainiac (flashback); the Five Empires (flashback); the Golden Gods of Creon (flashback); the Time Luchadores (flashback)
In the future, Jon Kent tries to keep Metropolis from falling under the control of an artificial intelligence by shrinking the city and storing it in a bottle in the Fortress of Solitude. This results in a confrontation with Supergirl, who disagrees with Jon's actions.
Manhattan Guardian [Jake Jordan]; Jimmy Olsen; Honest Mary [Mary Capshaw]; Black Lightning (flashback); Rosa; Larry; Andrej Trojan (flashback)
The Manhattan Guardian tries to calm the citizens of Metropolis, who are panicking because of their city being surrounded by a glass barrier. When Jimmy Olsen is kidnapped, Guardian sets out to track down Honest Mary, who is trying to influence the public by using her brand of honesty.