Stryker's Island

First appearance Superman (vol. 2) #9 (September 1987)
Publisher DC Comics

Stryker's Island is the name of a fictional prison in DC Comics. The name is a play on the similarly located Riker's Island prison in New York. It is also known as Stryker's Island Penitentiary.

Fictional history

Stryker's Island is a maximum security federal prison that serves the city of Metropolis. It is located on an island in the West River between New Troy and Queensland Park.

In addition to housing some of the worst offenders that Superman has dealt with, it is also designed to contain various super-powered individuals that the Man of Steel has fought and defeated.

Daily tours of the facility are provided to help supplement the rising costs of staff, maintenance and upkeep.

Known inmates

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