Adventure Comics #411

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"The Alien Among Us"Tipped off to the presence of an alien being entering Earth's atmosphere, Linda Danvers, as Supergirl investigates. Supergirl finds the alien descending into Earth's atmosphere, inside a transparent bubble. The gasses preserving the alien's life ignite inside Earth's atmosphere, jeopardizing a forest with multiple balls of fire. While Supergirl extinguishes the threat, the alien makes landfall, wandering into the city of Los Angeles. Almost immediately, the alien is attack by a gang of street toughs. After disintegrating their weapons, the alien stuns the gang, in response to their unprovoked assault. As the alien steps out onto the street, it is spotted by a police patrol car. The officers give pursuit, while also firing upon the alien. Turning swiftly, the alien grabs and lifts the patrol car up, before hurling it away. Supergirl catches the patrol car, but is attacked by the alien, as she sets it safely on the ground. Impervious to the alien's weapons, Supergirl closes on it, only for the alien to vanish. Supergirl is called before the Department of State, where a chauvinistic board of committee heads bar her from continued interference in the alien's capture. Infuriated by their gall, Supergirl continues her efforts to find the alien.Due to biased media coverage, the populace is stirred to panic, resulting in mobs of citizens assaulting anyone who seems "different". Supergirl spends the majority of her time rescuing Hippies, those with handicaps, and those with deformities, from crazed mobs who believe these people may, in fact, be the alien. In actuality, the alien is holed up in the basement of a tenement building. Found by a young child, the starving alien snatches an apple from the child's hand, hungrily devouring it. The child returns upstairs to fetch the alien a sandwich, and a banana. The alien notices that the child has a lame arm, and uses medicine from it's belt pouch to restore the arm's mobility. The child's father witnesses the...