Trivia. Mister Mxyztplk exclusively used magic to completely frustrate Kal-L time and time again, interfering with his abilities. "; and others). [32] He also appears in the video game Justice League Heroes as an alternate costume for Superman. In later years, he was considered an "elder statesman" of Earth-Two's superhero community, the one that later generations of superheroes looked to as an example and role model. Kal-L continued on his quest to bring back his version of history alongside Superboy-Prime and Alexander Luthor Jr., which culminated in the recreation of an exact duplicate of Pre-Crisis Earth-Two, though it was completely unpopulated. Retrieved from … Superman is established as a founding member of the Justice League in Justice League of America (vol. At some point during the Silver Age, Superman's cousin Kara arrived on Earth after a lengthy journey from Krypton. Following the New 52 reboot, the Earth-2 concept was rebooted. Promotional art for Adventures of Superman #649 (April 2006) cover, by Ivan Reis. As a result of Mister Mind "eating" aspects of this reality, it takes on visual aspects similar to the pre-Crisis Earth-Two, including an alternate Superman along with other Justice Society of Americacharacters. Kal-L's superpowers were a result of his Kryptonian heritage, whereby the Kryptonians native to his original universe had known superhuman abilities and powers. Kal-L's S-shield symbol was slightly different. Batman and Superman are the rulers of the world.A version of Superman,from an alternate reality appears and might the Superman of Earth One. http://www.twitch.tv/eligiblemonsterPatreon! Inconsistencies between Earth-Two continuity and the actual Golden Age comics resulted in many Golden Age Superman stories being retroactively assigned to other Earths. His father was the esteemed scientist, Jor-L, and his mother was a librarian named Lora. Kal-El was born on Krypton in Sector 2813. Seeing that he was wrong, and that the ambitions of recreating the universe would not bring about an improvement, Kal-L decided to correct his mistake. Rocketed to Earth, he was found by Jonathan and Martha Kent; growing to maturity and gaining great powers under Earth's yellow sun, he would grow to be the mighty Superman, … Action Comics #1 (June 1938), the debut of Superman. Superman Family memberThis character is or was an incarnation of or an ally of Superman, and a member of the Superman Family. Superman of Earth-Two is a superhero in comic books published by DC Comics, who first appeared in Action Comics #1 (June 1938). Joe Shuster Kal-L and many heroes from different universes of the Multiverse engaged in several battles against the Anti-Monitor, but were not able to stop him directly, despite massive losses of heroes, as well as many of the populated universes. Superman was able to time travel under his own power to watch his father Jor-L and the events that led to him being sent to Earth. While Kal-L was still a toddler, his father discovered that the planet Krypton teetered on the brink of absolute destruction. Thought the world couldn't get along without him." While not possessing the soul and judgment of Kal-L, the reanimated corpse joined Lois Kent of Earth-Two, who was also revived as a Black Lantern. Many of his earliest public actions showed Kal-L engaging in aggressive actions against wife-beaters, slum lords, and various other social criminals, which included corrupt politicians and law officials. During one battle with Funnyface, Superman clashed with a duplicate of his pseudo-criminal identity of the Flying Tiger (possessing powers and weaknesses comparable to his original, not unlike Bizarro). DC Comics characters who can move at superhuman speeds, DC Comics characters with accelerated healing, DC Comics characters with superhuman strength, File:Adventures of Superman 649 coverart.jpg, The Justice League Watchtower: The Justice Guild of America, Superman Through the Ages: Earth-2 Superman, https://mavericuniverse.fandom.com/wiki/Superman_(Earth-Two)?oldid=6703, {{cite book | first=Robert | last=Heinlein | authorlink= | date=1980 | title=Expanded Universe | edition= | publisher=. Superman Earth One has been an unexpected success for DC the past couple years. Kal-L was a formidable presence, and helped to establish the Justice Society of America. Kal-L's corpse and base memories were revived by the Black Lantern Ring, and was used as an active weapon against the New Earth Superman and Conner Kent in Smallville. it:Superman di Terra-2 However, along with the rest of the multiverse, Earth-Two was destroyed and erased from everyone's memory. The current Kal-El heard Kal-L cry out in agony, and came to Earth-Two to investigate. Mr and Mrs Superman, a feature in Superman Family (1974–1982), featured stories of the adventures of married Superman and Lois Lane of Earth-Two. All Kryptonians of the Earth-Two dimension had superhuman powers inherent to their own evolution and physiology which included being able to lift several tons while on Krypton, as well as the ability to leap thousands of feet into the air, sub/near sonic speed movement and high end endurance, unlike other-dimensional Kryptonians who need yellow sunlight to accomplish the same feats. By the 1960s, it was clear that Kent was not immortal, and he began showing his age. In order to find out why Kryptonite made him weak, Superman went on a voyage of discovery to find out the stone's origins. He was killed by hero-turned-villain Superboy-Prime in Infinite Crisis #7, but later resurrected as a Black Lanturn, along with his wife Lois. Nevertheless, the two Supermen realized that Superboy-Prime was completely out of control, and was openly killing people and was not merely intent upon simply recreating the universe. In 1950, Superman encountered three other surviving Kryptonians known as U-Ban, Kizo, and Mala. [30], This separation was confirmed in Justice Society of America Annual #1 (2008) when during the battle between the JSA and Justice Society Infinity, it is revealed that this universe's Superman has been missing for several years after a major crisis. Alexander Luthor of Earth-Three then reveals to Kal that he saved the Lois Lane of Earth-Two from the collapse of the Multiverse. In 1991, S.T.A.R. Template:SeealsoIn the final issue of 52, a new Multiverse is revealed, originally consisting of 52 identical realities. DC Database is a FANDOM Movies Community. After the 1985-86 miniseries Crisis on Infinite Earths, the Earth-One Superman … Written collaboratively by Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza and Geoff Johns, the new version includes details such as Krypto's presence on Krypton, Jor-El's frustrations with the Council of Krypton refusing to evacuate the planet, Clark's awareness of his adopted status from a young age, having interacted with Lex Luthor at a younger age, Clark not being the direct cause of Lex's baldness, his wearing glasses as far back as his early teens in Smallville, and using his powers to help others at a younger age. 1) (#423) and Action Comics (#583), both published in September 1986. Kal-El then intervenes and eventually manages to take down Superboy-Prime, who is then imprisoned by several Green Lanterns. When heroes started rising up against Kal-L's more violent methods, he would strike them down with his own Justice League. He eventually marries Lois Lane (Act No. Its … Luthor then took himself, Kal-L, Lois Kent, and Superboy-Prime into the pocket dimension, saving them from the destruction of the Anti-Monitor's exploding energies, and a universe that would no longer remember them. Several minor differences between the two Supermen were established to make the distinction clearer. As a result of Mister Mind "eating" aspects of this reality, it takes on visual aspects similar to the pre-Crisis Earth-Two, including an alternate Superman along with other Justice Society of America characters. https://www.patreon.com/comicstorianDiscord! Freed of his need to repress his more aggressive and assertive persona, Kent acted out his nature, but without his costume and his flight abilities. Not sure how best to phrase it. This template will categorize articles that include it into the "All-Star Squadron members" category. Lois then tried to forsake their marriage, but Kent wouldn't let her. Labs in 1991 on Earth-2 while his counterpart from Earth-1 (as well as Eobard Thawne in the altered timeline) founded S.T.A.R. pt:Superman (Terra 2). He often wore a holster on his utility belt that carried his pistol and had a machine gun mounted on the Batplane. Kal was initially content to stay in the "paradise" dimension until Lois began to fall ill. Kal then created a replica of Metropolis and the Daily Star office building in an attempt to help. "Mutual Radio" Earth (no formal name given): Superman arrived on Earth as an adult from a Krypton that orbited the sun opposite the Earth and after inventing the name Clark Kent worked at the Metropolis. Mr. Superman#76 not an Earth-2 story. After establishing himself as one of the premiere heroes of Earth-Two, Kent later started to focus on his personal life, advancing his own reporter career to become the Lead Investigative Reporter for the Daily Star. Opening it he stares gleefully at a large, glimmering diamond. Among the parallel realities shown is one designated "Earth-2". Without his clumsy acts and disappearing devices, he eventually won the heart of Lois Lane as Clark Kent. Like the Justice Society of America and its splinter team, Infinity, Inc. Unlike the more popular Superman, the Earth-Two Superman is portrayed as decades older and is given the birth name of Kal-L. Clark earned himself a job as a reporter at the Daily Star after turning in a story about Superman's first public act. [15][16], After his battle with Kal-El, Kal-L realizes that a perfect Earth doesn’t need a Superman and that Alexander is using him for his own purposes. Following the events of the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling graphic novel by acclaimed writer Michael J. Straczynski and superstar artist Shane Davis, comes the long awaited sequel … Alexander and Superboy used Kal-L's distraction over Lois' health to break out of the "paradise" dimension and start their plan to recreate the Multiverse. The ensuing Earth 2 (2012–2015) and Earth 2: World's End (2014–2015) stories depict the formation of a new group of heroes ("Wonders") who try and fail to save the Earth from Darkseid's second invasion attempt. Based on comments by Grant Morrison, this alternate universe is not the pre-Crisis Earth-Two. As time progressed, Kal-L began to fight against larger, more direct, and obvious criminal organizations which gathered his public identity as a hero, most notably against the Earth-Two Alexei Luthor (who, unlike Earth-One's Lex Luthor, still had his red hair and a far more bloodthirsty nature). Kal-L's joy turned to heartbreak when Lois died, despite their seeming return to Earth-Two. 484, Jun 1978: "Superman Takes a Wife!"). Reactivated once again as the Black Lantern Superman, Kal-L's corpse was eventually stopped by the full Justice Society. He is the creator of the hit TV series Babylon 5, and was … Kal-El was one of the last survivors of the planet Krypton, doomed by his father's Jor-El's own attempts to avert its sun's destruction. But while most of these villains were merely operating on scientifically-based equipment, Superman found his most effective villain in the form of the short, mostly-purple-suited mystical imp, Mister Mxyztplk. Kal-El hears Kal-L's screams of sorrow from the current Earth and investigates. Kal-L fighting Kal-El, in art based on the cover to Action Comics #1. Realizing that there was not enough time to save everyone on the planet, he deposited his son inside of a specially designed rocket ship and launched him into outer space. Lois Kent then emerged from the pocket dimension. The death of Kal-L from Infinite Crisis #7. Action Comics #850 (2007) presents the latest revision of Superman's origin, since the history of the DC Universe was reset in Infinite Crisis. Once removed from the ship, this virtual reality ceases to exist. The commencement of the Silver Age saw characters such as the Flash and Green Lantern revamped for more modern times, ignoring or abandoning established continuity and thus creating a clean break between the two eras. Born Kal-L on Krypton and later living on Earth as Clark Kent, he is the protector of Metropolis and Earth. [22] Black Lantern Lois sacrifices herself by removing her ring and giving it to Kal-L to reanimate him once again. [21], Kal-L's corpse is placed in Justice Society headquarters away from the Black Lanterns, his wife Black Lantern Lois tries to get close enough to her husband's body when Power Girl prevents her. Later, George Taylor retired as editor-in-chief of the Daily Star, and Clark replaced him in that role, promoting Lois to Lead Investigative Reporter, though he would usually still follow her in many of her dangerous investigations as Superman. "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?" Art by Ethan Van Sciver. [3] He fought against evil, at first on a local level in his base of operations, the American city of Metropolis; later in his career, he would consider first the entire United States, and then the whole world under his protection. An additional ability he possessed which his modern day counterpart didn't was an ability to "mold" his face to disguise himself, as chronicled in several Golden Age tales.Template:Citation needed, Originally,[26] he was significantly weaker than the Silver Age Superman of Earth-One or the Modern Age Superman; it was later revealed his powers took longer to develop or be discovered. In the final issue of the weekly comic book 52, a new Multiverse is revealed, originally consisting of 52 identical realities. For Superman, it was the wedding of the century in 1978's Action Comics #484, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Superman… Through his trip, Val was educated by his parents' knowledge recorded on his capsule, teaching him that violence was the stupidest way to overcome issues,driving him to become a pacifist man. In post-Crisis continuity, Kal-L's role in various All-Star Squadron adventures was taken by the character Iron Munro from the Young All-Stars series. Despite being mostly retired from heroic actions, Kal-L was one of the first heroes recruited by Harbinger and the Monitor to fight back the assault on all populated universes of the Multiverse. The epilogue follows. As Superman, Kal-L was considered to be the first superhero in Earth-Two's history, being the first individual to appear in a colorful costume and display superhuman abilities. Superman was born Kal-L of the planet Krypton. This character is or was a member of the All-Star Squadron in any of its various incarnations. Art by George Perez. Stories featuring both Supermen also indicated that Kal-L was the older of the two, being depicted as late middle-aged with greying hair at the temples, while his Earth-One counterpart was a youthful man of modern times. Template:Tone He built a Secret Citadel in the mountains outside of Metropolis as his headquarters and as shown in Infinite Crisis, Superman eventually built a Fortress of Solitude comparable to that of his Earth-One counterpart. Red sun radiation removes his powers. Over time, he discovered his many powers. Nearly insane with grief, Kal-L was able to gather himself together despite his intense sense of loss, and, along with the equally-alone Superboy of Earth-Prime, directly attacked and killed the Anti-Monitor. However, what exactly happened to Kal-L and other surviving inhabitants of the old Earth-Two in the new timeline isn't directly shown. See also Earth-Two, Earth-2, Smallville: Earth-2, Arrowverse: Earth-2, Earth 2 Vol 1, Earth 2: World's End Vol 1, Earth 2: Society Vol 1. Action Comics #1(June, 1938) Thus, several differences between Kal-L and the more well-known Kal-El were introduced. He seems to prefer the life of a normal man, finding great pleasure in his job as a car mechanic and stating, "Superman was overrated. This caused a continuity problem, specifically that Superman was simultaneously a member of the Justice Society of America on Earth-Two and also member of the Justice League of America on Earth-One. Alexander Luthor, Jr. had saved Lois Kent from the universal reset by taking her from the dying Multiverse to a newly-discovered pocket dimension before the battle at the "Dawn at Time," thus saving her from the reset. The names "Kal-El", "Jor-El" and "Jonathan and Martha Kent" on Earth-One became "Kal-L", "Jor-L" and "John and Mary Kent" on Earth-Two. A later conflicted re-interpretation stated Kal-L's powers fluctuated when under a red sun as noted in Infinite Crisis and All-Star Comics.Template:Citation needed. Both refused him after being shown the Earth-Two versions of their histories, though Kara was more accepting of Kal-L than the current Bruce Wayne, who argued against Kal-L for losing his version of the Batman Family, as well as the death of the Earth-Two Bruce. However, almost all later renditions[28] of the Earth-Two Kal-L showed him exhibiting his more limited abilities including reliance for a time in his leaping ability while allied with the Justice Society on a case involving his cousin Power Girl and the immortal criminal Vandal Savage. The spell misfired, and made Clark merely repress his superhero identity. The Post-Crisis Earth-2 Power Girl was searching for him for years.[31]. [6] Later Superman's lookalike Mala created a counterfeit Earth.[7]. The complete dissolvement of Kal-L's corpse. A griefstricken Kal-L angrily attacks Kal-El upon his arrival and blames him for corrupting Earth-Two as he did on his own Earth. Following the conclusion of Convergence, Brainiac sends the Parallax infected Hal Jordan, Pre-Crisis The Flash, Earth One Supergirl and the New Earth version of Superman to stop the Crisis on Infinite Earths which originally destroyed the Multiverse. The story was published in two parts, in the final issues of the series Superman (Vol. Kal-L destroys the ring and departs. Kal-L as a Black Lantern. When the dome is opened, Kal-L and the other heroes recover their powers, however, Telos, an entity which claims to be the planet itself, announces that they need to fight against other domed cities for their survival, otherwise their own cities and people would be destroyed. .The elder Superman,in Superman/Batman 3: Absolute Power,maybe either of these other Supermen.The Jordan Elliot Superman is clearly linked to the Elder Superman of Absolute Power by having a similar ending as the previous tale and his costume is somewhat similar to the Golden Age Superman,to the same or a similar version. But the time that Superboy-Prime dedicated to attacking Kal-L allowed Kal-El to recover and to drain down Superboy-Prime even further, thus knocking him out, whereby their combined attacks were able to stop Superboy-Prime. However, the names of the characters and the team are not mentioned in the panel in which they appear. When the Golden Age of Comic Books came to a close in the 1950s, most of DC Comics' superhero comic books ceased publication. Although as a young boy Bruce Wayne lost his parents to a gun-wielding robber, as his vigilante alter-ego Batman, he took firearms into his war on crime. The Symbioship provided virtual copies of Zor-L, Alura and fellow Kryptonians from within her home city of Kandor. The framing device of Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? 1) #423. The Earth-One Superman's first appearance (in a flash-forward) in a Superboy story was in Superboy (volume 1) #1 (March–April 1949). Alongside many powerful heroes, Kal-L and Kal-El decided to attack Superboy-Prime head-on in order to stop his murderous rampage. The Superman of Earth-2 is the Man of Steel from another dimension. That darkness began to affect the Paradise dimension, and as a result, Lois began to get deathly ill, despite the pocket dimension being insulated from the outside reality. He is a version of the Kryptonian superhero Superman from an alternate reality called Earth-Two. Kal-L batters an exit through the crystalline barrier which has separated them from the rest of reality.[11]. Appearance of Death After traveling through space for an indeterminate amount of time, his rocket eventually crash-landed in a small farming community named Smallville, on the planet Earth. Superman is a close friend and ally of the Batman of Earth-2 (SF No. Only Kara - Power Girl, as she would later be known - was known to interact with this virtual Kryptonian reality. However, Superman was one of the few exceptions; his stories had been published without interruption since his debut in 1938's Action Comics #1. As a tribute to the Earth-Two Superman before the Superman character was recreated by John Byrne in the Man of Steel mini-series, Kal-L's origin was retold in Secret Origins #1 (April 1986), written by Roy Thomas and drawn by former Superman artist Wayne Boring. As a result of Mister Mind "eating" aspects of this reality, it takes on visual aspects similar to the pre-Crisis Earth-Two, including an alternate Superman and other Justice Society characters, although the names of the characters and the team are not mentioned in the panel in which they appear. Lane would eventually confirm her suspicions, resulting in her marrying Kent in the 1950s. As Clark Kent, he reported on his own costumed adventures and was eventually partnered with Lois Lane, a courageous female reporter who had a crush on Superman, but who didn't think much of the timid Clark Kent. Though at first placed in an orphanage, Kal-L was soon adopted by the Kents and given the name Clark. This not only allowed DC Comics to bring Superman's Golden Age stories back into continuity, but also led them to experiment with a Superman who wasn't the mainstream one. Kal-L still occasionally engaged in his Superman-identity, even formally joining the reformed Justice Society as an active member, though only part-time, preferring to remain in "semi-retirement." Kal-L eventually revealed his dual identities of Clark Kent and Superman to the woman he loved, the Lois Lane of Earth-Two, and they got married. Superman is the superhero. Kal-L revealed himself to Power Girl, as well as to the current incarnation of his best friend, Batman, hoping to get them to agree to his plan to recreate the universe to his expectations. Most unpleasant labor was carried out by mechanical servants. After his return to current time, Kal-L continued to battle an ever-increasing amount of advanced villains, including the Puzzler, The Archer, Ultra-Humanite, Toyman, Prankster, Funnyface, and many more. Due to various personal adventures, Superman was only able to join the Justice Society as an honorary member. Kal-L's S shield is six-sided and has tails rather than round endings as drawn from the early 1940s version, though many artists (most notably starting with George Perez in Justice League of America Vol 1 #195-197) usually extended the upper top curve of the S downwards to touch the side of the shield along with the white hair at temple to distinguish Kal-L from the Earth-One Superman. Kal-L passes away in Power Girl’s arms after telling her that he’ll always be with her and whispers "Lois" as his last word. Written by Alan Moore, pencilled by long-time Superman artist Curt Swan, and inked by George Pérez (Superman) and Kurt Schaffenberger (Action), the tale incorporates the Mort Weisinger-era style but has a distinctly modern twist. This template will categorize articles that include it into the "Justice Society of America members" category. The ring appears to have given Kal-L's body all of his previous abilities as a Kryptonian under a yellow sun would have, as well as his brain being able to recollect certain aspects of his former life. The final image is of Jordan delivering a classic "Superman" wink to the reader, as he and Lois continue to "just live happily ever after." Kal-L and Lois are in Metropolis when it happens. But basically, I’m wondering when it was explained, in-story, that the wartime stories involving Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman were actually stories of the Earth-2 versions. In November 1940, Superman became a founding member of the Justice Society of America. [5] In his secret identity as Clark Kent, Superman also enjoyed success at the Daily Star, of which he was appointed editor-in-chief in the 1950s, replacing George Taylor. In this universe, the last son of Krypton, was a man, named Kal-L. Twitch!!! The glowing stone Riva wore in his turban was actually Kryptonite. ja:スーパーマン (架空の人物) Lane and Kent would usually butt heads with each other on getting the most adventurous stories, but the two eventually became respectful of each other. is the tale of a Daily Planet reporter, Tim Crane, in the then-future year of 1997, paying a visit to former Planet reporter Lois Lane-Elliot, hoping that she, as the last person to have seen Superman alive, can shed some light on the mystery of the Man of Steel's disappearance ten years previous. During this time, Wonder Woman arrived on Earth-Two and restrained Kal-L. She and Kal-EL made him realize that reconstructing the universe would not bring about the changes that Kal-L had hoped, as the recreated Earth-Two clearly showed. After killing an unknown number of residents of Smallville, they attack the Kent family by kidnapping Martha to lure his modern counterpart and Conner Kent into a confrontation. This story features an account of Superman learning the Batman's secret identity, which as shown in World's Finest Comics#271, did not take place on Earth-2 but only on … A variant of the Golden Age Superman appeared in. The concept behind the Earth One series of graphic novels is fairly straightforward. Its super-heroes had been active longer than on Earth-0. By January-February 1976, Superman of Earth-2 finds a spacecraft, which turns out to be from his home planet of Krypton. [1] The "current", Silver Age Superman was Kal-El from Earth-One, while the Golden Age Superman was Kal-L from Earth-Two. While it's not really a weakness, Kal-L's abilities were lesser than his Earth-One counterpart: He wasn't able to. Superman Characters from Earth-Two Superman (Kal-L) Power Girl Behind the Scenes This earth was presented as direct continuation of the continuity from the Golden Age comics but various inconstancies resulted in the actual Golden Age stories being assigned to Earth-Two-A. To prove his superior powers, the Wizard cast a spell to rid the world of Superman. The two Supermen then team up to take down Superboy-Prime by dragging him into space through Krypton’s red sun Rao (which cause the three of them to lose their powers), and then crash landing on the planet Green Lantern Mogo. Among the parallel realities shown is one designated "Earth-2". The battle between the two Superboys ended with Prime killing the vastly under-powered Conner, as Prime's power levels were shown to be literally infinite, with his physical strength-levels able to push planets out of orbit unaided, which was beyond Conner and Kal-L's levels. The Superman of Earth-Two is a fictional character, a comic book superhero published by DC Comics. Top creators are turned loose to create … Alexander Luthor, Jr. of Earth-Three appeared, offering to transport them out of the resulting shockwave, but the still-grieving Kal-L decided to end his life, rather than transport to safety. Kal-L was originally unaware of his powers and his own nature as a Kryptonian, thinking of himself as an advanced human of Earth. Kal-L would alter Kal-El's first encounter with Batman, as he called out his bluff and turned the two into true friends. Batman, however, asks Kal-L if the Dick Grayson of this Earth is a corrupted version of Kal-L's one, and attempts to use the Kryptonite ring against him. The villains Brainiac and Telos plucked them from their own timeline and stored them together, causing them to cross over into each others' reality. Alexander Luthor, Jr. and Superboy-Prime decided to continue to recreate the Multiverse in order to achieve their goals, despite the pleas from the current heroes and Kal-L to stop. The survivors of the Crisis are about to enter into the paradise dimension. A reporter for the Daily Planet, he eventually married his co-worker, Lois Lane, and became the paper's editor-in-chief. These stories were set at a time in which the Superman of Earth-Two was at a similar age to the then-present-day Superman … Always mindful of his dual persona, Kent kept his ambitions in check, and "Superman" largely remained a retired persona. Earth-Two was originally the home of DC's Golden Age characters. But because most of Mister Mxyztplk's capers were done more to frustrate and annoy than cause harm and physical death, many of Mister Mxyztplk's pranks had no lasting detrimental effects on Kal-L or the inhabitants of the third dimension (unlike the Earth-One Mister Mxyzptlk, who is shown to be far more dangerous, even occasionally killing Earth-One inhabitants as part of his exploits)[citation needed]. 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