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With The CW's Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch-starring Superman & Lois set to premiere on Tuesday, February 23, with a 90-minute debut (followed by Superman & Lois: Legacy of Hope, offering a look behind the scenes with previews and interviews from the cast as well as special guests discussing The Man of Steel's legacy),[...]
Jor-El Goes Full Liefeld in Superman #10
Jor-El has been acting strange lately, taking his grandson Superboy to space and keeping him there for a decade But just how weird have things gotten? Well, it started when Superboy found himself trapped on the Earth of the Crime Syndicate, where at the beginning of this preview of tomorrow's Superman #10, we see him[...]
Jor-El Loses His Faith in Science in Tomorrow's Superman #8 (Preview)
In the previous issue, we learned that Jon thought Jor-El had gone insane, and in this preview of tomorrow's issue, we learn why: because he's questioning his faith in science. And if you can't trust science, who can you trust? So what it boils down to is that Jor-El has basically become a climate change denier? My[...]
Krypton Season 1 Recap
Jor-El — Kal-El's father who sends Kal-El to earth in order to escape Krypton's destruction — is not yet born Well, maybe not born yet… more on that later. Who are the key characters on Krypton? Krypton is ruled by an oligarchy comprised of a number of guilds that are primarily populated and led by the planet's[...]
Man of Steel #5 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair
Seeing Kal-El battle this beast in the orbit of the Earth to the tune of Adam Hughes art is pretty fantastic. The issue slows down after that, with Supergirl responding to another fire in Metropolis followed by the arrival of the Justice League. We get what went down between Clark, Lois, Jon, and the alleged Jor-El[...]
Superman: Action Comics #998 cover by Will Conrad and Ivan Nunes
The "Booster Shot" story finally decides to reach an ending, and it involves a super-powered slugfest between Superman and the Zod Family. There is a palpably emotional moment after our heroes leave New Krypton and finally learn the truth of Jor-El and Mr Oz at the moment of Krypton's destruction Seeing all of this does shake[...]
Action Comics #994 cover by Dan Jurgens, Trevor Scott, and Hi-Fi
Krypton has a thriving space program, and Jor-El and Zod are close allies and friends This goes against the history which Superman knows so well What has happened to the timestream? Can Superman and Booster Gold return home? Superman: Action Comics #994 cover by Dan Jurgens, Trevor Scott, and Hi-Fi This issue enters what is known as[...]
Oz, and the second part shows just how far back that reaches too. And it seems the theory that we wrote about here on Bleeding Cool is confirmed, as Superman's father Jor-El appears to be being teleported away from the doom of Krypton by blue, perhaps Dr Manhattan connected, light. It looks pretty clear, at least to[...]
Russell Crowe Wants To Do A Man Of Steel Prequel
The actor said he wasn't sure, but was fascinated by the Krypton that Zack Snyder had created and would love to do a prequel that told the story of Jor-El and Zod and how they ended up where they did. [youtube][/youtube] Russell Crowe chatted with MTV recently and was asked if he would be returning to[...]