The novel was written by Roger Stern and printed on October, 2002.
(Provided on page 37 of Smallville #9)
Spiritual guru Donald Jacobi uses Kryptonite meteorites to initially convince people that he will lead them to eternal health and happiness, before he starts taking over their minds. Clark must stop Jacobi before this mind-control spreads across the globe.
- Smallville Issue 9 and the Acknowledgements section of the book states that the book takes place between the episodes Zero and Nicodemus.
- The book mistakenly switches the names of Dale and Bill Ross between the two characters, referring to Dale as Pete's father and Bill as Pete's uncle.
- This marks the first time Keystone City is mentioned in Smallville's continuity.
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