Jonathan Kent, Superman, Gets Another New Superpower (Spoilers)

Jonathan Kent continues to develop new powers beyond that of his father. Back in May in Superman #31, he developed and explosive heat vision, able to focus and create a ball of flame or explosion in mid air. In today's Superman #32, delayed a couple of weeks until today and published alongside Action Comics #1032, Jonathan Kent is encouraged to do what his father cannot.

Jonathan Kent, Superman, Gets Another New Superpower (Spoilers)
Jonathan Kent, Superman, Gets Another New Superpower (Spoilers)

To focus his X-Ray vision down the electromagnetic spectrum into the hyperviolet range. Which really is a thing.

Jonathan Kent, Superman, Gets Another New Superpower (Spoilers)
Jonathan Kent, Superman, Gets Another New Superpower (Spoilers)

While in Action Comics #1032, Daddy Superman may not have that kind of fine control, but he can use his heat vision as a flashlight or torch of some sort.

Jonathan Kent, Superman, Gets Another New Superpower (Spoilers)
Jonathan Kent, Superman, Gets Another New Superpower (Spoilers)

While over in Justice League #63, there's an ancient Kryptonian take on heat vision that Superman wasn't expecting either.

Superboy And Superman Vision Powers (Spoilers)

Everyone wants to be Cyclops it seems. Oh and while we're at it, in Superman, is that Dan DiDio in Bibbo's Water Hole?

Superboy And Superman Vision Powers (Spoilers)

 

I wonder where that scene lies on his Timeline? Superman #32, Action Comics #1032 and Justice League #63 are all piblished today.

ACTION COMICS #1032 CVR A MIKEL JANIN
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Michael W. Conrad, Becky Cloonan (A) Daniel Sampere, Michael Avon Oeming (CA) Mikel Janin
"Warworld Rising," part three! As the Superman family fights to keep the mysterious refugees alive, they find shocking answers about their lost colony. Meanwhile, Atlantis faces destruction by a host of supernaturally powerful sea kaiju, apparently created by the newfound "Warworld fragment"! As other world governments come to understand the devastating power Atlantis now possesses, tensions rise, and the threat of global war looms closer. As this goes on, back in Metropolis, the time-flung version of Midnighter digs deeper into Trojan's dirty scheme. Retail: $4.99 In-Store Date: 06/22/2021

SUPERMAN #32 CVR A JOHN TIMMS
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Sean Lewis (A) Scott Godlewski, Sami Basri (CA) John Timms
The end of "The One Who Fell"! Superman and Superboy were duped by the old divide-and-conquer routine, which is especially dangerous on a faraway planet where you can't tell who your enemy is. As the Shadowbreed makes their big move, Superman discovers what happened to the friend who originally sent the distress beacon that lured him and his son across the galaxy. Let's just hope it's not an answer that came too late! Elsewhere, back home on Earth, Jimmy Olsen leads his misfit team on the hunt for the sinister Projectress.
Retail: $4.99 In-Store Date: 06/22/2021

JUSTICE LEAGUE #63 CVR A DAVID MARQUEZ
(W) Brian Michael Bendis, Ram V (A) David Marquez, Xermanico (CA) David Marquez
The Trial of Naomi commences! After the shocking events of the last few issues of Justice League, the team is forced to confront its larger issues as a group and the responsibilities the League has to the world where they live versus the Multiverse at large. Guest stars galore as Justice League members from the past come to give guidance for the future. Naomi's fate is revealed. Black Adam joining the Justice League becomes public, and the fallout is surprising. And what cosmic secret is Hawkgirl carrying with her? Meanwhile, the Justice League Dark must rely on the wit of John Constantine to make their way back to the real world, which is slowly losing its grip with Merlin ready to remake it in his image. Little do they know, a knight from the sorcerer's past is the key to stopping him once and for all. Will she survive long enough to help our heroes?
Retail: $4.99 In-Store Date: 06/22/2021

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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