Name: The Futuresmiths
First Appearance: Superman: The 10-Cent Adventure #1 (Mar. 2003): "Truth"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 6
Enemy of: Superman
Ally: Supergirl (Cir-El)
Ally: Yes! Coffee
Note: mysterious, apparently omnipotent
The Futuresmiths were responsible for the existence of Cir-El. They upgraded many criminals in Metropolis.
It was eventually revealed that the Futuresmiths were a disintegrated form of Superman's enemy Brainiac, from far in the future.
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