"This Planet is Doomed!": Jor-El goes on to relate succeeding events in his life: the death of his father in an accident; his discovery that Krypton was doomed to explode; his frustrating attempts to convince Krypton of its impending destruction; the creation of his space-ark in Kandor, which wa


Quote1.png I left Kryptonopolis Prison feeling strangely... hollow. Our understanding of the Krull ship had only been partial. True, we'd learned some interesting things from our examinations, but I could not hope to reconstruct it without the original! And with Wegthor destroyed, Krypton no longer had an outer space base from which to launch giant space arks. Jax-Ur will pay dearly for his crime, for life in the Phantom Zone is not really life at all-- It is a substanceless hell! Yet even though I had brought him to justice, I felt no satisfaction-- For while he was sentenced to life, Krypton had been sentenced to death! Quote2.png
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World of Krypton #2 is an issue of the series World of Krypton (Volume 1) with a cover date of August, 1979. It was published on May 10, 1979.

Synopsis for "This Planet is Doomed!"

Jor-El goes on to relate succeeding events in his life: the death of his father in an accident; his discovery that Krypton was doomed to explode; his frustrating attempts to convince Krypton of its impending destruction; the creation of his space-ark in Kandor, which was stolen along with the city by Brainiac; Superman's leaving Krypton, followed by the birth of his son Kal-El; the demonstration of the Phantom Zone ray; the discovery of a Krull ship, which was subsequently destroyed during the incident in which Jax-Ur blew up an inhabited moon of Krypton; and the exiling of Jax-Ur to the Phantom Zone.

Appearing in "This Planet is Doomed!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Director Ven (Flashback only)
  • Doctor Gaf (Flashback only)
  • Doctor Mar-Ko (Single appearance) (Flashback only)
  • Ice Birds
  • Professor Ken-Dal (Flashback only)
  • Kim-Da (Flashback only)
  • The Krull (Mentioned only)
  • Kryptonian Science Council (Flashback only)
  • Lyla Ler-Rol (Mentioned only)
  • Moliom Amn (Single appearance) (Flashback only)
  • Ni-Van (Single appearance) (Flashback only)
  • Nor-Kann (Flashback only)
  • Rol-Nac (First appearance chronologically) (Flashback only)
  • Zor-El (Mentioned only)

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Items:

Vehicles:

  • Brainiac's UFO
  • Krull Space-Ship
  • Kandorian Space Ark


Trivia

  • The sky-cast vote for Molium was last seen in "Prison in the Sky" in Superman #234. Baby Kal-El's Kryptonian dedication ceremony was previously shown in "The Devil's Partner" in Action Comics #378


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