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J. Michael Straczynski - Ten Grand Vol. 1
TEN GRAND charts former mob enforcer Joe Fitzgerald's journey into the world of demonology and the ancient powers that threaten to tear down the pillars of Heaven itself in a new war between the forces of light and dark. Can the man willing to die a thousand deaths so he can be with his love for just a few minutes in-between save the lives of an entire world? Or will this be the end of...well, everything? Here's your chance to catch up on the story before leaping into the exciting second half of TEN GRAND's epic story. - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/ten-grand-vol.-1-tp#sthash.Wvq8HmIk.dpuf

J. Michael Straczynski - Ten Grand Vol. 2
Joe Fitzgerald’s journey has taken him from Earth to Purgatory to Hell itself, a bloody path made of equal parts love for his beloved Laura’s spirit, and his desire for revenge against those who plucked her from her refuge in heaven. What began as one man’s quest becomes a struggle between the forces of light and dark that could topple the very foundations of heaven itself...depending entirely on which way Joe goes. Will he choose love above all else and let the world burn? Collects TEN GRAND #7-12

J. Michael Straczynski - The ​Amazing Spider-Man: Ultimate Collection 1.
J. ​Michael Straczynski and John Romita Jr. introduce an enigmatic stranger who will forever change the way Peter Parker views himself - and the origins of his amazing alter ego!

Peter David - J. Michael Straczynski - Out ​of the Darkness
Centauri ​Prime declares war on the Interstellar Alliance in Book Three of the epic trilogy that continues Babylon 5's brilliant legacy . . . Blind to the fact that he is a pawn in the Drakh's deadly strategy, Centauri prime minister Durla launches an overwhelming blitzkrieg, sending Centauri warships to devastate other races' homeworlds and pave the way for total conquest. Yet Durla is forced to fight a war on two fronts. Even as he mobilizes the massive space fleet for its glorious attack, resistance leader Vir Cotto works feverishly to counter the Drakh's evil influence on Centauri Prime. Emperor Londo Mollari possesses the key that can reveal the presence of the Drakh, but to do so would spell disaster, so he is forced to remain silent. But when the Drakh bring another pawn into play--David Sheridan, son of Alliance president John Sheridan--the time for silence may be past. If Vir and the Resistance are to prevail, it will be only through action, and with help from very strange allies . . .

Jim Mortimore - J. Michael Straczynski - Babylon ​5 - Clark's Law
DEATH ​BEFORE DISHONOR The Tuchanq, a newly discovered humanoid species, can be an important ally for the Earth Alliance commanded by President Clark. So Captain John Sheridan welcomes their ambassador to Babylon 5, not knowing that among them is D'arc - a mass murderer on the run hoping to escape into the unsuspecting worlds of the galaxy. CLARK'S LAW But the unforgiving rules of space have a different fate in store for D'arc. A terrifying accident wipes away D'arc's identity and his evil...leaving behind a loving, innocent being with child's mind-a being that must die because President Clark, a leader with his own secret agenda, orders his immidiate execition. Now, as Babylon 5 physician Dr. Stephen Franklin begs Sheridan to defy Clark's law, the captain faces the greatest test of his command-and a far greater test of his manhood, which may end his career in shame or become a shining reminder of what being human truly means...

J. Michael Straczynski - The ​Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 2) - The Life and Death of Spiders
In ​this collection of Marvel's most popular Spider-Man series, an introspective Peter Parker ponders the true nature of his powers and reflects on the moral responsibilities that accompany them... and realizes there are natural enemies his powers bring him as well. Collects: - Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 2) #46-#50

J. Michael Straczynski - A ​hihetetlen Pókember - Hazatérés
Peter ​Parker sokszor érezte magát egyedül. Amikor rájött, hogy milyen nagyszerű képességeket kapott, először nem beszélt róla senkinek. Amikor kamatoztatni akarta a tudását, az Ben bácsikája életébe került. Úgy tűnt, senki sem érti, milyen nehéz az ember és a hős közötti egyensúlyt fenntartani. Egészen mostanáig. Hirtelen felbukkan egy titokzatos alak, akinek a képességei Peteréhez hasonlatosak. Ki ez a rejtélyes ember? És kiket képvisel? És mi az az ősi gonosz, ami Amerikába érkezett és Petert keresi? A gyűjtemény a _The Amazing Spider-Man_ (2. széria) 30-35. számát tartalmazza.

J. Michael Straczynski - The ​Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) - Civil War
Life ​couldn't be more complicated - or more dangerous - for Peter Parker. After rushing to the aftermath of the Stamford Massacre to offer aid to its victims, Peter travels with Tony Stark to Washington, D.C., and the White House - where the enactment of the Super Hero Registration Act appears imminent. As the Marvel Universe braces for the implications of legislation that will forever change the societal status of super heroes, Peter is forced to make an important personal decision - maybe the most important decision of his life. As Civil War tears apart the super hero community, will Spidey stay true to that decision? Collects Amazing Spider-Man #532-538.

S. M. Stirling - J. Michael Straczynski - Babylon ​5 - Betrayals
BY ​ANY MEANS NECESSARY.. When diplomats from the universe's two warring superpowers come to Babylon 5 for a peace summit, Captain Sheridan and the Earthforce personnel know that security is paramount. But a brilliant con woman is making plans of her own--plans for the ambassadors of both Centauri and Narn--and in the belly of B5 the seeds of rebellion are being sewn.... BETRAYALS A twin brother and sister, equally committed to their cause but divided by strategy, seek liberation for the planet T'll. Then a T'llin exile is murdered, and violence erupts on Babylon. 5, its internal communications hopelessly scrambled. With rebels threatening to bathe the peace conference in blood, and hostile warships approaching, Garibaldi must plot a rescue of Sheridan and the diplomats. But it may be too late. The T'llin have learned the art of destruction from masters, and for them freedom is worth any price: even self-annihilation.

Jeanne Cavelos - J. Michael Straczynski - Summoning ​Light
The ​explosive space epic continues, as the techno-mages come face-to-face with the devastating evil of the Shadows . . . War against the Shadows is inevitable, and the ruling Circle has ordered the techno-mages into hiding. Many are unhappy with this decision--none more so than Galen, the only mage who has faced the Shadows and lived. But the Shadows aren't Galen's only enemy--he is driven to hunt and kill Elizar, the traitor who murdered the beautiful mage Isabelle while Galen stood by helplessly, his hands tied by the Circle's sacred code he had sworn to follow. Now a new mission awaits as the Circle contrives a plan that may enable the five hundred mages to escape without leaving a trace. Dispatched to the Shadow's ancient capitol to uncover the enemy's plans, Galen will find everything he so desperately seeks--including a shocking legacy that threatens to consume his very soul.

J. Michael Straczynski - The ​Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 1) - One More Day
The ​stakes have never been higher for Peter Parker. At his darkest hours - and he's had plenty - Peter has always had one shoulder to lean on, one person who'd remind him who he is, who he was, and who he can be. Now he's about to lose that person. What would he do...what would you do, if you only had "One More Day?" The most-talked about - and controversial - comic event of the year - brought to you by J. Michael Straczynski and Joe Quesada! Collects Amazing Spider-Man #544-545, Sensational Spider-Man #40, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #23.

Robert Sheckley - J. Michael Straczynski - Babylon ​5 - Call to Arms
When ​the time comes to choose your target, be sure to pick the right one. Because you will only get one shot . . ." The Shadow War is long over, and the Interstellar Alliance--presided over by former Babylon 5 commander John Sheridan--is about to celebrate the fifth anniversary of peace among its united member worlds. But a planet, annihilated by an unspeakable weapon appears in chilling dreams. And on that world there lies a terrifying promise of Armageddon. For the Drakh, once servants of the bloodthirsty Shadows, are following in the footsteps of their vanquished masters--preparing to launch a devastating interstellar war. Their first target is Earth. This threat will draw Sheridan back to Babylon 5--and into an uneasy partnership with a beautiful and deadly survivor of Shadow genocide. In the desperate race to warn Earth, he must face an apocalyptic showdown with the ultimate war machine--one capable of killing an entire world . . .

Peter David - J. Michael Straczynski - The ​Long Night of Centauri Prime
The ​beginning of an exciting new adventure that continues the Babylon 5 legacy . . . Bombed to the brink of oblivion, the planet Centauri Prime is starting the slow and painful process of rebuilding, under the watchful eye of Emperor Londo Mollari. But Londo is in turn being watched--and manipulated--by the conquest-hungry Drakh. The malevolent beings are reshaping the Centauri Republic into a secret seat of power from which to strike out at their enemies--especially the Interstellar Alliance. All but helpless to resist, Londo watches as his beloved Homeworld is transformed into a ruthless police state. And the Drakh have willing allies, including one of Londo's own countrymen--Durla, a powerful official with his own sinister agenda. As the abuses of the repressive new Republic escalate, the double-edged Drakh master plan begins to unfold. Their goal is to smash the Interstellar Alliance by assassinating its president, John Sheridan, and to obliterate Earth, using a fabled, monstrous Shadow weapon known as a Planet Killer . . .

J. Michael Straczynski - Before ​Watchmen 2. - Nite Owl / Dr. Manhattan
A ​New York Times Best Seller! The controversial, long-awaited prequels to the best-selling graphic novel of all-time are finally here: Before Watchmen! For over twenty years, the back stories of the now iconic characters from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbon's landmark graphic novel have remained a mystery - until now! Discover what happened before Watchmen as writer J. Michael Straczynski is joined by Andy Kubert and the legendary Joe Kubert to take flight with the gadget-savvy vigilante known as Nite Owl! And JMS teams with fan-favorite artist Adam Hughes on the all-powerful super-man Dr. Manhattan! For Dr. Manhattan, past, present, and future are one and the same. But as he observes the events of his life, do they remain the same? Or are they changed? The very fact of his existence may have altered the nature of what will or will not be...It collects Before Watchmen: Nite Owl numbered 1-4 and Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan numbered 1-4.

J. Michael Straczynski - Pókember: ​A Másik - Evolúció
Pókember ​meghal... és csak a Pók marad. Az Új Angyalok és Peter családja átélik Peter elvesztésének minden kínját, de lezajlik az evolúció - és Pókember visszatér. De már nem ugyanaz, mint addig. Ezúttal könyörtelenül küzd meg Morlunnal, és el is pusztítja őt - mindezt a pók irányítása alatt, miközben Tony Stark elkészíti számára az új Vaspók-jelmezt.

Jeanne Cavelos - J. Michael Straczynski - Babylon ​5 - The Shadow Within
THE ​DARKENING LIGHT Anna Sheridan has two passions--her husband, John, and the mystery surrounding some intriguing artifacts found during a mission on a distant planet called Z'Ha'dum. Now she gets orders to become the science officer on the follow-up mission scheduled for the spaceship Icarus. Happy, young, beloved, and brilliant, never, has a woman had so much to live for. Or so much to lose. THE SHADOW WITHIN While John, recently promoted to the rank of captain, struggles with his new command on the Agamemnon, Anna begins to assemble her science crew...and makes her first mistake. She signs on Dr. Morden, a highly credentialed translator whose heart hides a weakness that can cost Anna her life...or her soul. Her second mistake is to underestimate the danger on Z'Ha'dum. What is awaiting the Icarus near the rim of known space is an unimaginable horror. What is awaiting Anna Sheridan is an explosive destiny...and a dark future that can crush her husband's dreams and a terror that can come back to haunt us all.

J. Michael Straczynski - Superman: ​Earth One
Forget ​everything you know about The Man of Steel and brace yourself for a staggering new take on the world's most popular Super Hero. Best-selling, Hugo Award-winning writer J. Michael Straczynski (BRAVE AND THE BOLD, Thor, Babylon 5) and red-hot rising star artist Shane Davis (GREEN LANTERN, SUPERMAN/BATMAN) team up for this exciting launch of the EARTH ONE graphic novel series. Set in an all-new continuity re-imagining DC's top heroes, EARTH ONE is a new wave of original, stand-alone graphic novels produced by the top writers and artists in the industry. The groundbreaking new line rockets into effect right here with the Super Hero who started it all – Superman! What would happen if the origin of The Man of Tomorrow were introduced today for the very first time? Return to Smallville and experience the journey of Earth's favorite adopted son as he grows from boy to Superman like you've never seen before!

J. Michael Straczynski - The ​Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 2) - Coming Home
Alone. Throughout ​his life, Peter Parker has often felt alone. When he first discovered his spider-like abilities after being bitten by a radioactive spider, he kept them secret. His attempts to exploit then for profit resulted in his Uncle Ben's murder. Later, his attempts at maintaining the secret from his love, Gwen Stacy, resulted her death. I seemed as though no one understood the difficult balance between mortal and hero. Until now, that is. A mysterious figure appears suddenly, exhibiting similar powers to Peter. He can stick to walls and jump from building to building, just like the wall-crawler. Who is this mystery man? Who are the people he represents? And what is the ancient evil that has arrived in America in search of Peter? This ground-breaking tale was written by famed comics and television scribe J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5, Rising Stars) and illustrated by the knock-out art team of John Romita Jr. and Scott Hanna.

Jeanne Cavelos - J. Michael Straczynski - Casting ​Shadows
The ​spectacular space epic continues, as the techno-mages face the growing threat of the Shadows . . . As Elric and his student Galen watch with taut anticipation, dragons, angels, and shooting stars rain from the sky, heralding the arrival of the techno-mages on the planet Soom. It's the first time Elric-a member of the ruling Circle-has hosted such a gathering, and if all goes well, Galen and the other apprentices will emerge triumphant from the grueling initiation rites, ready to embrace their roles as full mages among the most powerful beings in the known universe. But rumors fly of approaching danger and Galen and his young lover, Isabelle, are chosen to investigate the dark tidings. An ancient race has awakened after a thousand years, thirsty for war, slaughter, and annihilation. Will the techno-mages be the deciding factor in the war ahead? Or the first casualties?

J. Michael Straczynski - A ​hihetetlen Pókember - Az új Bosszú Angyalai?
A ​Hidra nevű terrorszervezet megsemmisítő csapást készül mérni Amerikára. Mialatt rászabadítják az új Bosszú Angyalaira Sólyomszem, Thor, Amerika Kapitány és Vasember genetikai mását, titokban vegyi és nukleáris fegyvereket csempésznek be New Yorkba. Pókember a Stark-toronyba költözik családjával, és rájön, hogy a Hidra támadásai mögött valami sokkal komolyabb dolog van készülőben. Míg Mary Jane egy lesifotóssal bajlódik, Peter - nem törődve a következményekkel - megpróbálja megakadályozni a végzetes rakétakilövést...

Neal Barret, Jr. - J. Michael Straczynski - Babylon ​5 - The Touch of Your Shadow, the Whisper of Your Name
THE ​ENEMY WHITIN Babylon 5, designed to be a place of peace in a troubled universe, has erupted into rioting as visiting cultures clash and passions explode. Security chief Garibaldi must use all his skills to quell the violence between races. But the troubles escalate as terrifying nightmares plague everyone on board from Captain Sheridan to Vorlon Ambassador Kosh. It seems as if some "force" is touching them all... THE TOUCH OF YOUR SHADOW, THE WHISPER OF YOUR NAME Then an alien presence appears. A long, twisting band of green light nine million miles long stretches out against the darkness of space on a collision course with Babylon 5. Since it remains invisible to computer sensors, some are calling it an illusion, others are calling it an evil life force. Still others are calling it God. Now, it is up to Captain Sheridan and Garibaldi to find out, risking their lives, and perhaps their souls, to venture forth amond the stars to meet the unknown...

Mark Millar - J. Michael Straczynski - Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa - Polgárháború ​- A háború vége
Megváltoznak ​az erőviszonyok: Pókember nem bír túllépni a kormányerők módszerein, ezért átáll a lázadókhoz. A Fantasztikus négyes háromfelé szakad: Fáklya és a Láthatatlan csatlakozik az ellenállókhoz, a Lény próbál semleges maradni; egyedül Reed tart ki eredeti elhatározása mellett. Vasember csapata már szuperbűnözőket is bevet, hogy ellensúlyozzák a számbeli hátrányukat, ráadásul kémet helyeznek el a lázadók csapatában. Mindkét tábor igyekszik új tagokat vagy csapatokat maga mellé állítani, és mindkét oldalon súlyos veszteségeket könyvelnek el az összecsapások során. Pókember ellen általános hajtóvadászat indul most, hogy már mindenki tudja a kilétét. Az elmaradhatatlan, végső nagy összecsapásban pedig eldől, melyik oldal fog győzedelmeskedni, és mi lesz a másik tábor sorsa. TE KINEK AZ OLDALÁN ÁLLSZ?

J. Michael Straczynski - Peter David - Reginald Hudlin - Pókember: ​A Másik - Morlun visszatér
Pókemberről ​kiderül, hogy halálos beteg. Megpróbál mindent, de úgy tűnik, semmi sem segíthet rajta. Ráadásul visszatér egyik legnagyobb nemezise, Morlun, aki ezúttal valóban az életére tör. Pókembernek már elsőre se volt esélye ellene, de itt végképp elbukik. Már az Angyalok segítségére sem számíthat, csak egyet tehet: készül a halálra.

Peter David - Reginald Hudlin - J. Michael Straczynski - Spider-Man: ​The Other - Evolve or Die
The ​lives of Peter Parker and everyone close to him change forever! Haunted by unsettling dreams. Disturbed by a growing sense of dread. Convinced that people are out to get him. A portrait of someone on the edge of a nervous breakdown? Nah. Simply a typical day for Peter Parker, as your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man must contend with a new and deadly opponent named Tracer, self-defense lessons with Captain America and some disturbing news that will change his life in a distinctly negative manner. This is the startling super-story that turns the wall-crawler's world upside down and setting the stage for the year to come! Collects Amazing Spider-Man 525-528, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man 1-4 & Marvel Knights Spider-Man 19-22.

J. Michael Straczynski - Superman: ​Earth One 3.
The ​follow-up to the NEW YORK TIMES #1 bestselling graphic novels SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 1 and 2 is here! Written by J. Michael Straczynski with art by Ardian Syaf (BATGIRL), SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 3 follows a young Clark Kent as he continues his journey toward becoming the World's Greatest Super Hero. Who will save Superman? He may be invulnerable – but he’s also alone! In his brief career as a costumed hero, Clark Kent has run a gantlet of the world’s most deadly and monstrous villains. But his most dire threat may come from two powerless humans who happen to be the two smartest people on the planet. Lex and Alexandra Luthor have been paid to find a way to cancel Superman’s powers – and the man who destroyed Krypton has been welcomed by the world’s governments to complete his mission – with the murder of Kal-El! Betrayed and at his most vulnerable, there’s no place to hide and no one Superman can trust!

J. Michael Straczynski - Thor ​3.
Has ​Thor turned his back on Asgard? Has Asgard turned it's back on Thor?! After a series of monumental and cataclysmic events, the God of Thunder' life has changed completley! What unexpected way do his true friends figure out to help him? And what could possibly be the next step in the devious Loki's sinister scheme and machinations? Then in Thor: Giant Size Finale, treacherous plans for the Asgardians in thier new home of Latveria... and does the scheming Dr. Doom have an agenda of Doom's own? Collecting THOR #601-603 and THOR: GIANT SIZE FINALE.

J. Michael Straczynski - The ​Amazing Spider-Man (vol. 2) - Revelations
In ​the wake of the World Trade Center tragedy, Spider-Man comes to understand that not all heroes possess great powers. Meanwhile, Aunt May struggles with her discovery of Peter's greatest secret. Collects: - The Amazing Spider-Man (Vol. 2) #36-#39

Kathryn M. Drennan - J. Michael Straczynski - Babylon ​5 - To Dream in the City of Sorrows
THEY ​CALLED THEM THE FIRST. LINE OF DEFENSE. THEY CALLED THEM RANGERS. Ambassador to the alien world of Minbar, former Babylon 5 commander, Jeffrey Sinclair, is one of the first to learn the truth about the Shadows, the ancient race pursuing the destruction of the galaxy. Sinclair also discovers a startling secret: he is the linchpin in the plan to stop them. Now, Sinclair is asked to revive the legendary Minbari warrior group, the Rangers. But it may cost him his one chance to love... and his life. TO DREAM IN THE CITY OF SORROWS Catherine Sakai, commercial pilot and planetary surveyor, has lost her heart to Jeffrey Sinclair. Not even an attack by the Shadows can stop her from getting to Minbar to join him and the Rangers. As she trains with other pilots, including the mysterious Marcus Cole, the time is coming when their skills will be tested on their first mission. Led by Sinclair, they will venture into deepest space, into a battle of stealth and might, and toward a fate none but the bravest can face...and none but the luckiest will survive....

Brian Michael Bendis - J. Michael Straczynski - The ​Road to Civil War
WHOSE ​SIDE ARE YOU ON? The clouds are quickly building on the horizon for a storm that will split the Marvel Universe down the middle, and the line is drawn here! Ripped from the pages of _New Avengers_ comes the explosive hidden story of Marvel Universe’s secret past, the secret history of Marvel’s most secret team – how they came together, and how they are ripped apart – setting the stage for _Civil War_. Meanwhile, Spider-Man's got a new lease on life, new powers and a new costume with some very special features – courtesy of his new best friend, Tony Stark. So what could possibly go wrong? Lots, True Believer. The bonds that Spider-Man now forges may very well determine his capacity to withstand the coming storm. And finally, a mysterious object has fallen from the heavens to crash in the Midwest, and Reed Richards of the Fantastic Four has been called in to try to piece together the mystery surrounding it. What is it, and how will it lead into _Civil War_ and the return of a Marvel mainstay? Collecting the _New Avengers: Illuminati_ One-Shot, _Amazing Spider-Man #529-531_ and _Fantastic Four #536-537_ - written by Brian Michael Bendis and J. Michael Straczynski; and illustrated by Alex Maleev, Ron Garney, Mike McKone and Tyler Kirkham.

Peter David - J. Michael Straczynski - Babylon ​5 - Thirdspace
The ​last true hope for freedom, Babylon 5 is struggling to survive. The station has severed ties with Earth - and has been quarantined in retaliation. Then, in the depths of hyperspace, a squad of starfuries makes an astonishing discovery that could affect the destiny of the civilized universe. But have the pilots from the embattled space station uncovered the threshold to a new age... or a gateway to hell? As they recover a gargantuan alien artifact floating derelict in space, both Captain Sheridan and archaeologist Elizabeth Trent know it is a gold mine of possibilities. But the telepath Lyta is the first to sense the danger when her mind is assaulted by swift, crippling images of unspeakable terror. And as research teams attempt to penetrate the mysteries of the mammoth machine, Babylon 5 is thrust toward a terrifying confrontation with the monstrous dimension of Thirdspace...

J. Michael Straczynski - Peter David - Ron Cliquet - Colleen Doran - Spider-Man: ​Back in Black
The ​entire status-quo-shattering BACK IN BLACK saga, collected in one mammoth oversized hardcover! reeling in the aftermath of CIVIL WAR, Peter Parker has plenty of reasons to consider a change of wardrobe: Black is his state of mind. But the worst is yet to come for Spider-Man! In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, events are set in motion that will forever change life of your favorite web-slinger. There IS no going back! In FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN, the secrets of the alternate Uncle Ben are revealed, but not before the Sandman attacks! And in SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN, younger, less-experienced versions of our web-spinning hero begin appearing all over the city, causing havoc wherever they go. Can Peter stop them, and whoever's behind them, before more lives are lost? Collecting Amazing Spider-Man 539-543, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man 17-23 and Annual 1, Sensational Spider-Man 35-40 and Annual 1.

J. Michael Straczynski - Superman: ​Earth One 2.
The ​highly anticipated sequel to the #1 New York Times best-selling graphic novel SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE by acclaimed writer J. Michael Straczynski and superstar artist Shane Davis is here! Young Clark Kent continues his journey toward becoming the World’s Greatest Super Hero but finds dealing with humanity to be a bigger challenge than he ever imagined! From a ruthless dictator to a new love interest who’s NOT Lois Lane, things are never easy for this emerging Man of Steel. And the worst is yet to come, in the form of a man-monster with an insatiable appetite, the Parasite! The only thing that might appease his hunger is The Last Son of Krypton! But that will also mean he will have Superman’s powers without his conscience, and Kal-El learns to live without powers beyond those of mere mortals.