In the year 2772, the year that a meteor strikes the city-planet of Acmetropolis, knocking it completely off its original axis. The impact of the meteor gives off supernatural cosmic energies that give some inhabitants superpowers. The Loonatics are formed.
A mysterious character known as Optimatus reveals that the meteor's striking Acmetropolis in 2772 was not an accident but a deliberate attempt to destroy Acmetropolis. Despite his failure in destroying the planet he plans to attack the planet a third time. He targets the Loonatics, Zadavia and all of Acmetropolis, hoping to destroy them all. They successfully save Acmetropolis along with the rest of the solar system and send Optimatus to an unknown location in the universe via wormhole.