"Yesterday and Tomorrow": While Superman leaves the planet Earth to take care of business on New Krypton, he leaves Mon-El in charge of protecting Metropolis. Superman provides him with a [[Jimmy Olsen's Signal Watch|signal w
- You must be Jimmy Olsen. I am Mon-El. Superman told me to give you this. It is attuned to my hearing. And now I am just a signal-watch away.
- -- Mon-El
Appearing in "Yesterday and Tomorrow"
Synopsis for "Yesterday and Tomorrow"
While Superman leaves the planet Earth to take care of business on New Krypton, he leaves Mon-El in charge of protecting Metropolis. Superman provides him with a signal watch to give to Jimmy Olsen should he ever need him. He also asks Guardian and John Henry Irons to look after him.
Mon-El is virtuous, but is not entirely familiar with the intricacies of super-heroing. He gets into a battle with Rampage and flies her a mile into the air, whereupon he drops her to the ground without any real knowledge as to whether she will survive the fall or not.
Guardian addresses Mon-El and decides to give him a secret identity -- Jonathan Kent. As Kent, Mon-El joins the Metropolis Science Police. Mon-El meets Billi Harper, the niece of the original Guardian, James Harper.
- This book was first published on March 25, 2009.
- Issue is navigation number 19/2009.
- The flashbacks from this issue take place immediately prior to Superman: World of New Krypton #1. The main story takes place before Batman: Battle for the Cowl #1.
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