A Hero Among Us is a one-shot story in which Clark Kent is depowered as part of a test programmed by his father, Jor-El, to interact with humanity. The story debuts the characters from 6Teen incorporated into the The Last Son universe.


Three years after parting ways, Nikki Wong is on her way home. While waiting for their friend's return, the gang reflects on their earlier years...when their paths crossed with a kid in red and blue.


Jonesy: (noticing Nikki's newly pierced nose) So, I guess you made it past the metal detectors.

(the gang are lifting Clark)
Jonesy: Holy! Dude, what'd you eat for breakfast? CEMENT?