A brave scientist sends his infant son from a doomed world where he lands on a distant planet and is discovered by a couple who raise him to become their planets greatest hero…sounds simple enough.
But what if, instead of going from Krypton to Earth…it was the other way around? Are you sensing a theme with my Story Spotlights yet?
What if brilliant astrophysicist Jonathan Kent sent his infant son Clark off-world before a meteorite crashed into the planet Earth? What if a worm-hole caught the ship caused it to crash land on the planet Krypton where he is discovered by scientist Jor-El and his assigned mate Lara where they raise the child as Kal-El?
WOW! There’s a lot to unpack there and Steve Gerber and Doug Wheatly do a masterful job telling one of the most original Elseworlds tales ever imagined in both Superman: Last Son of Earth and it’s follow up Superman: Last Stand on Krypton!
What else changes? Well, join me and find out