Posts by [email protected] (Superman) in alt.binaries.pictures.purebeauty. Thus, Silver Age elements such as Supergirl, Krypto, and Kandor had never existed in this version (though Post-Crisis versions of these elements were eventually reintroduced). This miniseries was written by Byrne and illustrated by Mike Mignola, and filled in much of Krypton's new history. This sphere of debris had been turned to Kryptonite by the planet's destruction, and the radiation causes Superman to have a hallucination concerning an alternate scenario in which the entire population of Krypton comes to Earth. Er wuchs heran und wurde dank seiner übermenschlichen Kräfte zum Beschützer der Erde. When he later returns to the Fortress of Solitude to find that the technology crystals that powered it have been stolen, Superman is visibly enraged. The Kryptonian has the same likeness as humans, the Kryptonian are segregated culture is divided by six guilds: Leadership (the High Council) Scientific (medical and engineering), Arts (design and construction), Warrior (security and weapons), Worker (services and ge… Actually, this is a rendering of the name in Earth language, using the Greek suffix "-polis" (meaning "city"). In the beginning of the film, scientists discover remains of Krypton, and Superman leaves Earth for five years to look for it. [1] Eventually this disagreement led to open violent conflict. In the 2004 miniseries Superman: Birthright, a new retelling of Superman's origin and early years, Mark Waid depicted a Krypton, officially stated as being located in the Andromeda Galaxy 6 million light years away, with elements of various versions of the planet, but closer to the pre-Crisis version. [18], Following Grant Morrison's run on Action Comics, Krypton is again a scientific and cultural utopia, and Kryptonians themselves are highly intelligent, even from infancy; Morrison describes Krypton as “the planet of your dreams. The Man of Steel. In 1985, writer Alan Moore gave a somewhat darker glimpse into the world of Krypton in his story "For the Man Who Has Everything" (in Superman Annual #11), the premise being an elaborate dream of Superman's in which Krypton had not exploded and he had grown to adulthood there. By Renaldo Matadeen Dec 06, 2020. Comment. Created from protoplasm, this creature had incredible physical and … He eventually reached the Arctic, where the crystal constructed the massive crystalline Fortress of Solitude. This matched the correct theories being published that when man reaches the moon (a lighter gravity environment) he will be able to lift great weights and leap great distances. The television series Smallville presents a version of Krypton that borrows elements from the 1978 movie version of the planet. Among them was an explanation of why the natives of Krypton perished if they had possessed superpowers on their native world (as was the case in the earliest versions of Krypton outlined above, although this only became a problem once Superman — and by extension anyone from Krypton — was portrayed as increasingly powerful, able to withstand nuclear explosions, contrasted with his original power level in which a bursting mortar shell could penetrate his skin). Lyta-Zod's death in season 2 of Krypton seems to disprove the theory about Lyta being Superman's grandmother. Whereas in the comics, Krypton was colorful and bright, in Superman: The Movie, the planet was envisioned as having stark white terrain of jagged frozen plateaus, stretching broadly under heavy, dark skies. It was established by Erok-El to distinguish family members with a "special name". When the bottle city of Kandor was finally enlarged on a new planet that was similar to Krypton, Supergirl's parents joined its inhabitants to live there. Kryptonians had to use their advanced technology to survive. As Jor-El attempts to warn the Science Council of their folly, General Zod stages a coup. In Superman Escape From Krypton, it takes 3-4." The Golden Age Krypton would be revised into another form almost as soon as it was defined (see Krypton in Transition below), and very few stories were written about it. This can be seen in the early descriptions of Superman having come from "a race of super-men" in early comics and serials, and one of the labels associated with him, "The Man of Tomorrow". Soon afterward, Kryptonopolis becomes the second capital of Krypton. Superman is famously known as the Last Son of Krypton after the rest of his people died on Krypton when it exploded. The Last Son of Krypton. Toutefois, seules les variét… Suddenly, a When the planet exploded, one entire city of Krypton, Argo City, survived the cataclysm. The population became isolated from one another, living in widely separated technological citadels and shunning all personal contact. Other versions of the Superman origin story (namely Superman: The Movie and Superman Returns) depict Krypton's red giant sun going supernova and subsequently destroying Krypton and any other planets in the Kryptonian system. In its first appearance, Krypton was only depicted at the moment of its destruction, the nature of life on Krypton being unaddressed and frankly irrelevant to Superman's adventures on contemporary Earth; the plain fact of his extraterrestrial origin was considered sufficient enough to explain his superpowered status. Superman is, of course, neither. The planet is seen only from a distance. The planet is 8.7 billion years old and approximately 27.1 light years from Earth. 0. Krypton's primordial era produced some of the most dangerous organisms in the universe. One sole survivor of Argo City, Kara Zor-El, was sent to Earth by her scientist father to live with her cousin Kal-El, who had become known as Superman. Superman's never-ending battle to protect others is driven by his strong upbringing by the Kent family, his love for Eath and its people, and the loss of his home planet of Krypton when he was just a baby. Background details are culled from other Krypton stories. Following Crisis on Infinite Earths, which rebooted the history of the DC Universe and retroactively eliminated the existence of the Golden and Silver Age versions of Krypton, writer/artist John Byrne was given the task of recreating the entire Superman mythos. Whereas in the comics Krypton was colorful and bright, the film depicted the planet with stark bluish-white terrain of jagged frozen plateaus under heavy, dark skies. WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Superman: Man of Tomorrow #20, from Josh Trujillo, Stephen Byrne … See, In the pilot episode of the 1950s television program, Krypton was very briefly depicted in the first, Krypton appears as a final cameo in the 2019 animated series, This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 10:30. In some versions of the Superman mythos, additional survivors, such as Krypto, Supergirl, her parents (kept alive in the "Survival Zone", a different but similar parallel "dimension" from the Phantom Zone), the criminal inhabitants of the Phantom Zone, Dev-Em, Beppo the Super-Monkey, and the residents of the city of Kandor (presumably numbering in the many thousands, perhaps millions), reduced to microscopic size by Brainiac, were also introduced to the continuity. The clone gained full sentience and was presented to society as a normal woman. Die Serie wurde von David S. Goyer für den US-amerikanischen Kabelfernsehsender Syfy entwickelt. Its parent star Rao is depicted as a 13 billion year old red dwarf sun. Jor-El told Louise McCallum, that Krypton has colors that humans couldn't even dream of. Before its destruction, it was home to a great civilization which boasted advanced science and technology. According to commentary on the DVD collection for the show's first season, part of Krypton's appearance was influenced by the artistic style of American comic book artist Jack Kirby. Hauptgruppe, also der 18. Kryptonians were the dominant species on Krypton. Superman's home planet Krypton exploded when he was a baby, and his birth parents placed him in a rocket and aimed him at Earth. Last Son, a storyline co-written by Geoff Johns and Superman film director Richard Donner, further delves into this version of Krypton which reintroduces General Zod and the Phantom Zone criminals into mainstream continuity. The planet was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, and was first referred to in Action Comics #1. The super-advanced technology of its Kryptonian inhabitants gave the denizens of Argo City the ability to construct a life-sustaining dome that allowed them to survive for several years, in addition to building a lead shield that protected their city from the Kryptonite radiation of their asteroid. After the 1985 miniseries Crisis on Infinite Earths, this version of Krypton was soon replaced by a newer version. The planet is portrayed as having an Earth-like terrain composed of mountains, canyons and oceans. Maggin describes the rise of a civilization which uses geothermal heat as its primary power source, developing science and technology, but finding it difficult to escape the massive world's gravity. In some versions of the story, additional survivors were later discovered, such as Krypto the Superdog, Supergirl, her parents (kept alive in the "Survival Zone", a similar parallel "dimension" to the Phantom Zone), the criminal inhabitants of the Phantom Zone, Dev-Em, Beppo the Super-Monkey, the residents of the bottled city of Kandor, and the real parents of both Superman and Supergirl. Krypton itself was the main subject of the late 1980s The World of Krypton miniseries (not to be confused with the 1979 miniseries of the same name). La kryptonite est un matériau imaginaire de l'univers DC dont il existe de multiples variétés de différentes couleurs : vert, rouge, or, bleu, blanc, etc. The very different depictions of Kryptonian clothing in the Golden and Silver Age comics, in the Christopher Reeve films, and in John Byrne's The Man of Steel all appeared in Johns' Superman: Secret Origin (which superseded The Man of Steel and Superman: Birthright). krypton (countable and uncountable, plural kryptons) English Wikipedia has an article on: krypton. A virtual reality created by Power Girl's father Zor-L also existed within her Symbioship, creating non-living duplicates based on deceased Kryptonians including her parents. After that, stick the bedsheet on to her back and when she wakes up it's stuck to the cum and she has a cape like Superman!! In the movie canon, the fabric of his costume is also Kryptonian in origin. It bears much of the civilization and wildlife from the destroyed planet of Krypton. In the radio show, Krypton was part of our Solar System, a Counter-Earth sharing Earth's orbit but on the opposite side of the Sun. In 1979, a miniseries entitled World of Krypton was published, providing a great amount of detail into Krypton's history just before its destruction, along with the life story of Jor-El himself. Among them was the device known as the Destroyer. Centuries later, Jor-El himself would discover that the reaction had only been slowed to a nearly imperceptible rate and it would eventually destroy the planet as intended. [17] This variation of Krypton's past was again seen in flashbacks during Johns' Brainiac and New Krypton story arcs. The stories also use "Kryptonian" as an adjective to refer to anything created by or associated with the planet itself or the cultures that existed on it. It was later discovered that Supergirl's parents had survived in the Survival Zone, a parallel dimension similar to the Phantom Zone, from which she released them. r/superman: Clark Kent. In the first feature-length Superman film in 1978, a vastly less idyllic image of Krypton was presented. This same story was retold in Justice League Unlimited animated series in an episode by the same name. The supervillain Doomsday was revealed in the 1990s as a being genetically engineered by Bertron, an alien scientist, on an ancient Krypton. In many versions of the story, it was either barren or icy, and often the home to huge crystals and crystalline structures. Birthright heralded the return of Krypto, Kandor, and Kara Zor-El as Supergirl. Superboy's origins were retconned later revealing that he was the cloned son of Superman and Lex Luthor making him half kryptonian. Krypton is usually portrayed in comics as the home of a fantastically advanced civilization, which tragically is destroyed when the planet explodes. Just as the planet began to shake apart, he launched the matrix towards Earth, where it would open and give birth to the infant upon landing (The post-Crisis Superman therefore was technically "born" on Earth). The debut of the Superman comic strip in 1939 also delved into further details about Krypton, including introducing the idea that all Kryptonians possessed a minimal level of heightened physical abilities, including super-strength and super-speed. Share Share Tweet Email. The disaster killed 500 inhabitants of the moon and Jax-Ur became the first and only criminal to be banished eternally to the Phantom Zone. There were two consecutive capital cities on Krypton: Kandor and Kryptonopolis. It has been consistently described as having been destroyed shortly after Superman's escape from the planet, although the exact details of its destruction vary by time period and writers. In 1979, a three-issue miniseries titled World of Krypton was published,[5] providing a great amount of detail into Krypton's history just before its destruction, along with the life story of Jor-El himself. In the newer continuity, Superman also became aware of his alien heritage only sometime after his debut as a superhero - initially assuming himself to be a human mutated in some manner and launched as part of an Earth space program - when a holographic program encoded into the craft which brought him to Earth uploaded the information into his brain (although Lex Luthor had earlier discovered his alien heritage when his attempts to create a clone of Superman were complicated by the unexpected x-factor of Superman's alien DNA). The formerly lush garden world was burned and blasted to a desert, and a sterile society—emotionally unlike its predecessor—emerged. In the Superman: New Krypton storyline, New Krypton is a planet formed by the inhabitants of Kandor in Earth's solar system. In this version, Krypton is a rugged planet … Kryptonians are a fictional extraterrestrial race of humanoids within the DC Comics universe that originated on the planet Krypton. However, the film's Krypton was still presented as having a society "better" than Earth's, unlike the Krypton that Byrne envisioned. Citizens wear the crests of their house over their chests, which hold meanings, such as the crest of House of El meaning "hope". Apr 9, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by Scott Koch. After the 1985 miniseries Crisis on Infinite Earths, the Silver Age version of Krypton was replaced by a newer version. Kal-El. In the early comics' version of Krypton, Superman's parents were named "Jor-L" and "Lora" (changed to the more familiar "Jor-El" and "Lara" by the end of the 1940s). Doomsday left the planet after killing Bertron and Krypton's natives found the remains of Bertron's lab, thus obtaining the knowledge of cloning. Kryptonians themselves were portrayed as coolly cerebral and morally enlightened, clad in stark white bodysuits emblazoned with each family's house symbol. The planet is destroyed when the red supergiant Rao becomes a supernova. American Museum of Natural History (2012, November 14). A Superman "imaginary story" entitled "What If Krypton Had Not Exploded?" A three-issue miniseries entitled The Krypton Chronicles, published in 1981, tells of Superman researching his roots when, as Clark Kent, he was assigned to write an article about Superman's family by an assignment editor impressed with the television miniseries Roots. DC's mandate for Superman being Krypton's only survivor changed as well. A Superman "imaginary story" entitled "What If Krypton Had Not Exploded?" This rewrite was started in the 1986 Man of Steel miniseries, which addressed Krypton in both its opening and closing chapters. [3] Superman's Kryptonian heritage was a frequent factor in Silver Age Superman comic storylines, as he was fully aware of his origins from an early age. The series reversed a lot of John Byrne's decisions from The Man of Steel to reflect the more Silver Age-oriented version of Superman, similar to Smallville television series and Superman movies. The planetary government was deeply isolationist and forbade space exploration and communication with other worlds. In the beginning of the film, scientists discover remains of Krypton, and Superman leaves Earth for five years to look for it. Until its destruction, many dangerous animals, including ferrophage moles, still existed on Krypton. 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