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|As a result of the New 52 in 2011, the entire line of DC characters was relaunched, incorporating properties belonging to the company's imprints: Wildstorm, Milestone, and Vertigo. As such, elements of this character's history have been altered in some way from the previous incarnation. For a complete list of all versions of this character, see our disambiguation page.|
Krypto is the loyal companion of Superman.
During Krypton's final moments, Jor-El tried to save his family by opening a portal to the Phantom Zone, when suddenly the incarcerates tried to escape. Krypto bravely defends the family but was sucked into the Zone, while baby Kal-El showed anguish at losing the dog.
Meeting Kal-El (again)
Adventures with Superman
Adventures with Superboy
At some point after their encounter with H'el, Superman intrusted Superboy to take care of Krypto. Learning a lesson after his battle with H'el, Superboy would also return the millions he stole from the bank. While fighting a villain, Superboy was tricked by Doctor Psycho. Superboy would also defeat a H.I.V.E. villain with his help. Superboy also assisted a girl who was manifesting a monster with her mind. He was tricked into destroying a school thinking that a villain was teleporting around. Superboy finally snapped out of his trance after he used a phone camera to realize that there was actually no villain there after all. The "villain" turned out just to be a manifestation of his Superboy's fears created by the Psycho Pirate. Even with all his power, Superboy could not defeat him. Superboy was badly beaten and all his telekinetic senses were temporarily stolen from him.
Alongside the Superman Family again
Krypto accompanied Supergirl when she traveled to the remains of Krypton.
- Kryptonian Canine Physiology
- Krypto was created by Otto Binder and Curt Swan, first appearing in Adventure Comics #210. However, in the Prime Earth continuity, Krypto first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Action Comics (Volume 2) #3 by Grant Morrison, Rags Morales, and Gene Ha.
- Krypto (Prime Earth) appears as Krypto (Prime) a playable character in the Infinite Crisis video game.
- 87 Appearances of Krypto (Prime Earth)
- 31 Images featuring Krypto (Prime Earth)
- Quotations by or about Krypto (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Krypto (Prime Earth)
Superman Family member