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|Base of Operations|
Cancerous organism evolved from Kryptonian DNA possessing super-strength, speed, agility, stamina, invulnerability, flight, the ability to dissolve other organisms for nutrition and mass.
|Action Comics #777 (May, 2001)|
|Joe Kelly & Kano|
Months later Superman followed a rash of mass killings by an adversary capable of stripping the flesh from its victims. When he tracked the monster down it called him "father" and attempted to kill the Man of Steel, who suffered a tremendous beating at the tentacles of Kancer.