A special issue kicking off a 3-month-long cross-media event! The story begins here, continues online, and concludes in May's SMALLVILLE #8. In the lead story, Chloe reopens her secret files after gaining information from a fugitive member of Lionel Luthor's Deletion Force…and her investigation leads to new secrets concerning Kryptonite! In the backup, Jonathan and Martha deal with the hazards of raising a super-powered teen. Plus, a report from Christopher James Beppo sheds new light on the enigmatic founder of Smallville!