Showcase (1956-1978)#98 NMTongie Farm Pedigree Collection,comes with certificate
Published Mar 1978 by DC.
Cover pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Dick Giordano. "When the Symbioship Strikes!", script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Dick Giordano; Power Girl is under attack from Andrew Vinson, trapped in an armored suit; Power Girl recognizes the suit, and gives it a solid punch; However, instead of damaging the suit, Power Girl hurts Vinson; As the G.C.P.D. distracts the suit, Power Girl uses a trick learned by Wildcat, and pins the suit long enough to remove Vinson from it; Once Vinson is removed, the armor transforms into a spaceship; Power Girl reveals that it is the spaceship that brought her from Krypton to Earth; We find out that while Power Girl was being carried from Krypton to Earth, the ship created a virtual environment for her to live in; The ship, called a "Symbioship," taught Power Girl everything she needed to know to grow from toddler to twenty years of age. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.