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Real Identity: Not Applicable
Appearances (STAS): My Girl
Powers/Skills: Molecular Manipulation
Voiced By: Not Applicable
As part of his illegal dealings, Lex Luthor once arranged with his contact Mr. Eelan to act as a liaison in the sale of Microwave Rifles to terrorists. The rifles have to ability to agitate molecules and force the target to explode violently. Lana Lang overheard the deals and relayed the information to Superman. On his first encounter with Superman, Eelan escaped by firing the Rifle on a nearby train track. Luthor eventually learned of Lang's role and set her up to send Superman to Central City on a false lead.
Meanwhile, at LexCorp Lead & Alloy, the lead would shield the building from Superman's enhanced vision. Thus, the remaining Microwave Rifles were stored there. Superman suspected a plant and followed Lang, instead. The Rifle blasts caused the molten lead become hyperexcited and destroy the facility. All Rifles were destroyed and Luthor avoided any implication.