A crime wave hits Metropolis, and the police have been blackmailed with a bomb to turn a blind eye. When one bank get robbed the populace goes berserk, and Superman has to secure some money so that they don't kill the bank manager. The culprit behind the crime wave is the mayor's campaign manager. It's a solid enough story without having any memorable elements. Superman battling common thugs and crooked politicians has lost some of its lustre.