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Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996)

The last survivor of the dead planet Krypton uses his amazing powers to defend people of his adopted world Earth.
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Superman / Clark Kent (voice)
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Lois Lane (voice)
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Lex Luthor (voice)
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John Corben (voice)
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Jor-El (voice)
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Lara (voice)
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Jonathan Kent (voice)
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Martha Kent (voice)
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Sul-Van (voice)
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Brainiac / Councilman / Cop (voice)
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Perry White (voice)
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Jimmy Olsen (voice)
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Angela Chen (voice)
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Baby Kal-El (voice)
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Bibbo (voice)
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Shunned by Krypton's leaders for his theories of planetary destruction, scientist Jor-El rockets his infant son Kal-El to safety on Earth. There Kal is raised as Clark Kent and develops unusual abilities, moves to a shining Metropolis and meets a fiesty female reporter with a knack for trouble. Written by Ray Schaff -2-

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A throwaway line of dialog actually establishes that in this continuity, Bruce Wayne became the Batman before Kent went public as Superman; while Kent ponders adopting a costumed alter ego, Martha Kent actually refers to "that nut in Gotham". In most other continuities, Kent's emergence as Superman predates Bruce Wayne's emergence as the Batman since Action Comics#1 came out before Detective Comics#27 (the respective first appearances of Superman and the Batman). The Earth-1 Kent began his champion career as Superboy well before the Earth-1 Wayne became the Batman. However, two stories indicate that the Earth-2 Batman was active as early as 1937 (Detective Comics#65 and World's Finest Comics#60); since the first Batman story in Detective Comics#27 was not an origin story, this may indicate that the Earth-2 Batman began as an adventurer before the Earth-2 Kent became Superman. See more »

Quotes

Jor-El: You know, Brainiac, somewhere in all those trillions of file clusters, there's got to be *one* that says people don't like to be spied upon.
Brainiac: Then why did they create me?
Jor-El: A question I often ask myself.
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A pretty good adaptation.
12 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

What I most enjoyed about "The Last Son of Krypton" was that it made a good effort to stay true to the comic book series. I liked how they worked in that Brainiac was actually responsible for Krypton's demise, though that was not the case in the comics. We also got to see a little bit of what exactly made Clark Kent become Superman.


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