Jonathan Kent was married to Martha Kent and together they adopted a baby they found on a mysterious ship.

They named the boy Clark Kent, but a few years later, when Clark was still a teenager, Mr. and Mrs. Kent were murdered by a mugger who tried to stole from their shop. Jonathan managed to live a few moments after the attack and he was carried by Superboy to a nearby hospital. On his last moments, Jonathan tried to tell the truth about his alien heritage to Clark, but he passed away before he could explain the whole truth.

  • This version of Jonathan Kent, including all history and corresponding appearances, was erased from existence following the collapse of the original Multiverse in the 1985–86 Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series. Even though versions of the character may have since appeared, this information does not apply to those versions.



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