Superman's Kryptonian family name El is one of the Hebrew names for God, one of many savior allusions in the character's mythos. This comes from the original comic writers Jerry Siegel
and Joe Schuster
, who, being Jewish, would have been familiar with this trivia as part of their cultural heritage. See more
General Swanwick's aide Carrie Farris is consistently addressed as "Captain" and wears accurate Captain's bars. The credits, however, list "Major Carrie Farris." See more
Will you not understand? Krypton's core is collapsing! We may only have a matter of weeks! I warned you, harvesting the core was suicide! It has accelerated the process of implosion!
Our energy reserves were exhausted. What would you have us do, El?
Look to the stars, like our ancestors did! There are habitable worlds within reach. We can begin by using the old outposts.
Are you seriously suggesting that we evacuate the entire planet?
No, everybody here is already dead. Give me ...
Written and Performed by Chris Cornell
Courtesy of A&M Records
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