United Planets

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United Planets
Publication information
Publisher DC Comics
In-story information
Type of organization Government
Base(s) Metropolis

In the DC Comics Universe, the United Planets is a fictional governing body which is active in the 30th and 31st centuries.

Fictional biography[edit]

The United Planets (abbreviated as the "UP") is composed of Earth and other planets within the Milky Way galaxy.[citation needed] The capital of the United Planets is Superman's hometown of Metropolis on the North American continent on Earth.[citation needed] The population of the United Planets is about 300 billion.[1] The UP's official law enforcement agency is the Science Police, which is based on Earth in Metropolis.[citation needed] The UP also maintains a militia, which is based on the planet Xolnar.[citation needed]

The UP's governing body is the United Planets Inner Council, which is composed of the President of Earth and the heads of government of four other planets,[citation needed] with one of those members serving as the president of the United Planets.[2][3]

The United Planets' enemies include alien races such as the Khunds and the Dominators and organizations such as the Dark Circle, the White Triangle and the Controllers.[citation needed]

In other media[edit]


  1. ^ Adventure Comics #366 (March 1968)
  2. ^ Adventure Comics #349 (October 1966)
  3. ^ Adventure Comics #352 (January 1967)

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