* CompleteMonster: {{Brainiac}}. He brainjacks Luthor in the most horrifying way possible, murders most of Superman's remaining friends, and is completely devoid of anything resembling a conscience.
* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: The Elliots' son is named [[spoiler: Jonathan, as in Jonathan]] Kent.
* HilariousInHindsight: Jordan Elliot looks like [[Comicbook/{{Watchmen}} the Comedian.]]
* {{Squick}}: The Luthor/Brainiac Teamup.