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Metropolis is a city on the American east coast, and the home of Superman. It is affectionately known as the City of Tomorrow.[1]

Known locations



August 3, 07:38 EDT

During the morning rush hour, a bridge collapsed. Superman repaired it when Superboy's attempts to help threatened the bridge's stability. The incident was witnessed by Bruce Wayne from his office.[2]

August 3, 21:18 EDT

Bruce Wayne met Clark Kent at Bibbo's Diner to discuss his relationship with Superboy.[2]

August 14, 01:45 EDT

After Shirley Mason and Duk Trang were murdered, the Team regrouped in Bibbo's Diner.[5]

October 1, 08:08 EDT

One of the Injustice League's plant creatures attacked the city. Superman, Hawkman, Hawkwoman and Green Lantern fought it.[4]

October 23, 17:28 EDT

Superboy and the Forever People stopped Intergang from robbing the Metropolis Federal Reserve.[8]


December 1, 09:48 EST

Noor Harjavti held a democracy rally. Beta Squad was in the crowd, providing covert security.[10]

December 1, 10:02 EST

Noor's rally has commenced.[10]

December 1, 10:18 EST

Daily Planet reporter Clark Kent met up with Beta Squad.[10]

December 1, 10:24 EST

Devastation made her way to the podium. Before she could get there, she disappeared in a flash of light. Superman and Superboy also disappeared.[10]

December 1, 10:29 EST

Beta Squad contacted the Cave about the disappearances. In a conference with Alpha Squad, the League and the Cave, Nightwing formed Gamma Squad. Miss Martian and Lagoon Boy were to split off; the rest continued their mission.[9]

December 1, 10:30 EST

Gamma Squad departed as Batgirl took over command of Beta.[9]

December 1, 10:35 EST

The Collector of Worlds's ship appeared above Metropolis and dropped a device. It created a force field.[9]

December 1, 10:38 EST

The force field destroyed one of Metropolis's bridges, and cut off all communication to the outside world.[9]

December 1, 10:45 EST

From his office, Lex Luthor witnessed the force field.[9]

Suicide Slum
December 1, 10:46 EST

The people in Suicide Slum watched the force field too.[9]

December 1, 10:55 EST

Beast Boy, fearing an attack on Noor Harjavti, broke his cover and made contact with her.[9]

December 1, 13:45 EST

Alpha Squad and Blue Beetle arrived as a number of Justice League members attempted–and failed–to breach the force field.[11]

December 1, 14:01 EST

The League and Team members listened to Red Tornado's report of the whereabouts of the other Leaguers. Beast Boy and Bumblebee took Noor Harjavti to Bibbo's Diner for safekeeping. At LexCorp, Otis informed Luthor that the force field had allowed Match to escape.[11]

December 1, 16:22 EST

The Collector of Worlds's ship fired an energy beam at the force field, to no apparent effect. Atom realized the force field was likely being generated from inside. Nightwing informed the heroes inside the field.[11]

December 1, 16:28 EST

Martian Manhunter and Flash moved to confront the alien ship, with Alpha Squad and Zatanna on the Super-Cycle alongside them in an invisibility bubble.[11]

December 1, 16:56 EST

Plastic Man kept watch over Batgirl at the edge of the force field. Beast Boy and Bumblebee continued to guard Noor at Bibbo's. Black Lightning and Jim Harper moved down the tunnel left by the alien probe. Martian Manhunter and Flash waited for a response from the alien ship.[12]

December 1, 17:30 EST

Plastic Man shifted into a message board to ask Batgirl if she was okay. She responded with a holographic smiley face. Both were surprised when Match erupted from the ground near Batgirl.[12]

December 1, 17:45 EST

Manhunter, Flash and Atom infiltrated the alien ship. They were confronted by the Collector of Worlds, who they attempted to attack.[12]

December 1, 17:54 EST

Black Lightning and Jim climbed out from the tunnel, and reported to Bumblebee and Beast Boy. They had been unable to affect the probe and asked the young heroes to come and attack it from the inside out. Karen and Gar reluctantly left Noor at Bibbo's.

Aboard the Collector's ship, the three Leaguers were soundly defeated and dumped out of the ship through a hatch in the floor. However, the concealed Alpha Squad were able to enter the ship through the hatch.[12]

December 1, 18:03 EST

At Bibbo's Diner, Queen Bee and her accomplices captured Bibbo and Noor and replaced them with Krolotean robots.[13]

December 1, 18:16 EST

Beast Boy and Bumblebee headed to the probe at the center of the bubble. At the edge, Batgirl fought Match.[14]

December 1, 18:20 EST

Outside the bubble, Plastic Man noticed a trench appearing. The city was shrinking, and he could do nothing about it. Meanwhile, Batgirl finished off her fight with Match, but was knocked out in the process. A LexCorp van hauled Match away.[14]

December 1, 18:31 EST

Black Lightning and Jim Harper subdued rioters.[14]

December 1, 18:33 EST

Batgirl was helped up by Black Lightning and Jim Harper. Bumblebee and Beast Boy contacted her, saying they found a way to shut down the force field. Batgirl ordered them to proceed.[13]

December 1, 19:03 EST

Following the discovery of the tampering with the force field, the Collector was forced to shut down the shrinking beam. Nightwing and Captain Atom convinced him to restore the city and leave Earth.[13]

December 1, 22:03 EST

The heroes gathered in the park, musing on the coincidence of two alien incursions on the same day.[13]


January 5, 17:09 EST

Blue Beetle, Bumblebee and Bibbo Bibbowski confronted a Krolotean who had taken over Bibbo's Diner. They cornered him in an alley, but the alien got away through the sewers. The Manta-Flyer was waiting in the harbor to pick him up.[15]

March 21, 19:11 EDT

Speedy had traveled to Metropolis to exact his revenge on Lex Luthor. He blew up Luthor's office on the top floor of the LexCorp tower, and fought Mercy in the building's parking garage. In the end, Luthor persuaded the boy not to kill him, by giving him a state of the art robotic arm.[7]

June 13, 20:28 EDT

The Toyman, piloting a gigantic toy robot, broke through the First Bank of Metropolis's roof and took the vault. Before he could abscond with it, Blue Beetle defeated him.[6]

June 20, 08:16 EDT

Forty heroes gathered in Metropolis. Captain Atom and Lex Luthor gave a briefing on the plan to disable the Magnetic Field Disruptors threatening Earth. From his LexCorp office, Luthor advised the heroes on dealing with a belatedly discovered MFD at the North Magnetic Pole.[16]



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