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Subj: Re: heh. i seem to remember a debate not long ago where you laughed at my suggestion that....
Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 at 05:58:19 pm EST
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Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 at 12:19:06 pm EST

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Superman could draw solar energy from sources other than the sun, such as artificial lights. It looks like DC agrees with me.

> > Just wondering if any of you have been following the latest Supes storyline, where he is shown a Future that involved him being killed off fighting, but main thing that interested me was that it was shown that he was able to get powered up by absorbing energies from heat/pressure/rocks within the Core of the earth itself!(Quick story/villian used nanites to go into his body to try to kill him off, and Supes is also hurled through Earth itself, and remains lodged in its core for awhile, but than escapes back to surface, using the energies of molten core lava/rocks/heat/pressure to repower him back up to a degree!)
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> > Is this an example of showing us that Supes can use other means to absorb power/energies, not just the Sun, or was this just bad example?
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> His precise method of empowerment is the sun... what exact energies is unclear but It's not as if he's heat powered or even an energy leech who can tap into any old ambient energies... while it has been shown he can absorb differing radiation wavelenghts via the sun (just after his ressurection when his powers went out of control) it is not his standard means of getting power... we know that if he's out of range of a star while in deep space he will power down to the point of being human - he can't absorb energy out there in the same way as say the silver surfer can.
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> Superman could draw solar energy from sources other than the sun, such as artificial lights. It looks like DC agrees with me.


DC would agree with anything that makes Superman more powerful.

("Superman more powerful"? Is that like saying, "Bigger than infinity"?)