We are jumping companies however and head into DC Comic waters, this time with the man of steel himself, Superman.
Zod is very cool too. He has a neat, all-black outfit that would work very well in sci-fi trooper builds. He's also got a slick hair piece, and two sided head (angry and really angry).
As I've said, the figs drive the sets, and these two are pretty much the only reason you're buying this set. It's certainly not for the comm tower. Nor the car, but at least it's a solid build.
The car that comes in the set is worthy of any town vehicle, easily. In fact, if you're a big town theme fan, pick this set up for the car alone. It's a solid, clever build with lots of layers and details. Plus, it has a really cool, curved windshield.
The car doesn't save the rating though. It's neat mind you, but only just. Plus, I'm not buying a DC Comics set to get a civilian car.
I don't take any issue with Supes, he looks great. Zod does too, but throw in Zod's cool power armor and helmet while you're at it, he's fairly plain and we know there's cool accessories, just look at the other sets.
I say stick Superman and power-armored Zod in a small box by themselves and slap a $6.99 price tag and you got a 10/10 star set no problemo. As it stands, you're getting (and paying for) a lot of stuff you just don't need. Superman's Metropolis Showdown: 6.5 / 10 stars.