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Kal-El is the last-born survivor of the planet, Krypton. When his parents, Jor-El and Lara learned that Krypton was doomed to be destroyed, they sent a baby Kal-El away in a rocket, aimed towards Earth, where they knew their son would be strong under the yellow sun. The rocket landed in Kansas, where Kal-El was discovered and adopted by Jonathan and Martha Kent, and given the name of Clark Kent. After he got a job as a reporter at the Daily Planet newspaper, he became the superhero known as Superman.

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In the alternate Flashpoint timeline, Superman was born as Kal-El. When his father, Jor-El realized that their planet Krypton was doomed, he and his wife Lara, sent Kal-El to Earth; where he crashed into Metropolis and was taken into captivity by the United States Government. Years later, he was released by The Flash, Batman, and Cyborg; however, as he was exposed to red sunlight all his life, he was extremely thin, pale and weak. After the team escaped the facility with him, they were confronted by the United States army, threatening to open fire unless they surrender him. During the battle, Kal-El was exposed to yellow sunlight for the first time and his powers began to manifest. Being unable to control them, his heat vision activated, vaporizing all the soldiers that he laid his eyes on. Horrified and afraid, he flew away much to the team's frustration. He later returned for the final battle between the Atlanteans and Amazons. After Aquaman had severely damaged Cyborg and was about to kill him, Kal-El used his heat vision to sever Aquaman's right arm and used his freeze breath to blow him through a wall. As Cyborg died, Kal-El called him a "hero and "friend". He was later vaporized after Aquaman detonated Captain Atom within his flagship, creating a new nuclear shock wave destroying the world.

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