Jonathan Samuel Kent (Prime Earth)

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Real Name

Jonathan Samuel “ Jon ” Kent

Main Alias


Other Aliases

Superboy Black
Finn Connors [ 1 ]
Jon Smith
Jon White

Superboy BlackFinn ConnorsJon SmithJon White


( parental half-uncle ) [ 2 ]
( adopted uncle )
( descendant )
See House of El, Kent Family and Lane Family for extended family line -El Jor (parental grandfather, deceased) Lor-Van (parental grandmother, deceased) Kent (adopted grandfather) Kent (adopted grandmother) Lane (maternal grandfather, deceased) Kent (father) Lane (mother) Zor-El (first cousin once removed) Leo Lane (maternal half-uncle) Lane (maternal aunt) Conner Kent (adoptive uncle) Mon-El (descendant)


Kent Family ·
Legion of Super-Heroes ·
Superman Family ·
Justice League ·
The Truth ·

Formerly Super Sons

Base Of Operations

Metropolis · Legion of Super-Heroes Headquarters, New Metropolis ( thirty-first Century )





Public Identity


Human / Kryptonian hybrid



Marital Status



Superheroes, Former Student












New Earth · Prime Earth


Dan Jurgens

First Appearance
Convergence: Superman #2
(July, 2015)

Jonathan “Jon” Kent is the firstborn son of Kryptonian superhero Superman and news reporter Lois Lane. Jon began fighting crime as Superboy at the senesce of 10 ; at age 11, an accident caused him to experience prison term asynchronously for several weeks and revert as a 17-year-old. His heroic verse and diplomatic actions in the intergalactic community resulted in an invitation to join the Legion of Super-Heroes in the thirty-first century. Upon returning home, Jon became the new Superman in the place of his don, who had departed the planet indefinitely on a mission to Warworld. As the first Earth-born Superman, Jon sought to use the character to help in new ways for “ accuracy, judge, and a better world. ”

original Birth

Following the cosmic upheavals of the Rebirth period, this character’s history was revised.

Revised parturition

Jon was born a relatively short prison term after his parents ‘ marriage, amidst an ( attempted ) extragalactic invasion by an alien force. His forefather, truthful to his nature, attempted to participate in the battle, lone to be dissuaded by fellow heroes martian Manhunter and John Stewart, who insisted that Earth ‘s heroes had the invasion well in-hand, and that he was needed elsewhere= namely, his son ‘s birth. During the birth, Batman stood guard outside the fortress while Wonder Woman helped support Lois. After Clark arrived at the Fortress, Diana left Lois ‘ side, letting Clark take over. After he was born, they named him Jonathan Samuel Kent, after his parental and maternal grandfathers. Outside, Bruce and Diana discussed Jon ‘s huge future potential. [ 5 ]

early childhood

Jon grew up oblivious of his parents ‘ past while living an obviously normal life. however, with his church father act as a secret super-hero and his mother hush publishing her sour under the pseudonym ‘Author X ‘, he was always leery of their awkward demeanor. This suspicion came to a head when he and his mother were kidnapped by Bruno Mannheim and Intergang. This led to the discovery that Jon had inherited superpowers from his Kryptonian father. [ 6 ] After former being rescued by his father, Jon was told the truth about his family ‘s origins. Jon later discovered he had other superpowers, including inflame vision when he unintentionally killed his kat. He and his syndicate would late encounter the Eradicator, who was purpose on absorbing Jon ‘s Kryptonian side. This battle would finally end up in the Batcave located on the Moon. Lois would use one of Batman ‘s suits and helped Jon and Superman to defeat the Eradicator. Afterwards, Clark gave Jon a hat and glasses to help form Jon ‘s secret identity. He would late travel with his church father to the Justice League Watchtower and Superman introduced Jon to Batman and Wonder Woman as Superboy. [ 7 ]

Lost and Found

soon after discovering his powers, Jon attempted a flight during night, something his beget counseled against. He got lost in the process, and as such went missing. panic, both his father and the Justice League searched urgently to find him. Superman searched Earth ‘s scope, while Batman and Nightwing searched the Earth. finally, Batman and Nightwing found him in a small cave he ‘d carved with his newfound heat-vision. He reacted ill to Batman ‘s intimidating presence, so Nightwing entered the cave rather, reaching out to Jon. After coaxing him out of the cave, he offered Jon sugarcoat from Bruce ‘s utility belt and joked to put him at still. Soon subsequently, Clark arrived on the scene, comforting his son. This incident has a heavy impact on him many years late, and he would continue to look up to Nightwing for years to come. [ 8 ]

inaugural Adventures as Superboy

While working on a skill project for school with his beget at the Fortress of Solitude, a device in the base went balmy and transported them to the dangerous Dinosaur Island, where they fought for survival alongside a maroon war veteran named Captain William Storm. [ 9 ] Storm helped the pair return dwelling but stayed behind himself to make certain the mutate dinosaurs would never make it to the outside universe .
later, while searching for a Christmas corner, [ 10 ] Jon incidentally torched some woodlands near a swamp in Hamilton but was rescued by cipher and Goliath. Having been brought to the Batcave for questioning, Jon learned that Robin had been keeping him under surveillance for a long clock time. The two initially did not get along, and the situation was further complicated when Batman and Superman arrived, blaming each early for the conflict. A fight was averted when Jon used his freeze breath to separate the two sides and explain the situation to his father. [ 11 ] In order to by rights discipline their sons and teach them the value of working together, Superman and Batman had them undergo a serial of challenges, but their miss of teamwork caused them to fail every challenge. The boys finally managed to put aside their differences and save their fathers from an apparent menace in the Batcave, which later turned out to be a ruse. [ 12 ] At this item, Alfred Pennyworth declared them to be the Super Sons .

Superman Reborn

Having been posing as an surrogate Clark Kent in Metropolis, Mister Mxyzptlk unveiled himself, having returned to harass Superman. This clock, his design targeted Jon. [ 13 ] The fifth-dimensional elf was angry at Superman for not rescuing him from Mr. Oz and intended to get retaliation by erasing Superman ‘s son from their minds and history. With Lois Lane already forgetting about their child, Superman desperately offered to play a game with Mxyzptlk in order to get Jon second. The imp agreed and created an obstacle course called the Infinite Planet. [ 14 ] After Lois and Clark completed the course, Jon emerged from the lead of the run, infused with bolshevik energy, which turned out to be the kernel of the Prime Earth versions of his parents, who, in their reality, never had Jon and were never married. After Mxyzptlk abandoned them, Jon convinced his reality-displaced parents to merge with their alternate-reality counterparts to form one set of Superman and Lois Lane with both their histories. [ 15 ] In doing sol, the Superman syndicate history was altered .

Super Sons Vs. Kid Amazo

Jonathan was unwillingly recruited by Robin to help him investigate a series of break-ins at Lexcorp, but the investigation was complicated by Lex Luthor, who tried to capture them both. [ 16 ] The two boys managed to escape and follow a jumper cable to a unavowed syndicate who even retained their powers from the Amazo Virus. however, one member by the name of Reggie Meyer was driven insane by the excessive use of his powers and took the alias Kid Amazo. He had besides stolen the Amazo Armor from Lexcorp and had planned to use it to lure the Justice League into a trap. [ 17 ] Thanks to the arrival of Lex Luthor and Reggie ‘s super-powered baby Sara, the Super Sons managed to take Kid Amazo down. not wanting to explain themselves, Robin and Superboy cursorily left the area. however, their absences from their respective homes did not go unnoticed and they were punished by their families. [ 18 ] After talking to their parents, Superboy and Robin were given permission to go adventuring on their own, ampere long as they constantly stuck together .

Black Dawn

While waiting out a big storm in the basement of their farmhouse, the Kents were paid a visit by Batman and Robin. Batman told them that his analysis on Superboy ‘s deoxyribonucleic acid had come back inconclusive and theorized that something environmental could have been suppressing the growth of Jon ‘s powers. He deduced that it might be the milk of a neighbor ‘s cow but, while attaining a sample by himself after leaving, Batman was attacked by a strange extraterrestrial being meaning within the milk .
When Batman did not return the follow dawn, Superman, Robin and Superboy went searching for him, discovering a squid monster that Superboy was forced to kill with his heat sight in self-defense. Superman then had a talk with his son about the consequences of his actions. It was belated revealed that the true villain behind Jon ‘s oppress powers was Manchester Black. He had recruited a group of aliens, which included the Kent ‘s neighbor Kathy Branden and her grandfather, in order to enact his retaliation against Superman and dress Jon into his protegé. [ 19 ] Jon, while under the master of Black ‘s mental powers, was forced to fight his own father while his powers were pushed to their limits. finally, Jon was able to throw off the mind-control and, with the help of his ally Kathy, defeated Manchester Black with a huge blast of psychic feedback. Three weeks after the incidental, Jon ‘s powers returned and he finally gained the ability to fly. [ 20 ]

Moving to Metropolis

After moving to Metropolis from the countryside, Jonathan was allowed to go patrolling the city with Robin, provided that he returned dwelling at 10:00 pm. While patrolling, they were met by the Teen Titans, who were investigating some strange energy readings. Though Starfire invited Superboy to come along, Robin denied the invitation, stating that Superboy was merely ten-spot and not a teenager like him. Having followed their lead with Superboy, the Titans had found their perpetrator – Atom Master and Chun Yull – but were well defeated and forced to return to Jon for assistant. [ 21 ] With the Boy of Steel on their english, the Titans managed to well defeat the foes and redeem themselves, once again making an invitation for Jon to join and having it denied by Damian.

Superboy and Robin continued to follow the mystery of where the villains had come from and, after being sucked into an interdimensional portal site, had discovered they had originated from Yggardis, the animation satellite. Fighting for their lives on the satellite with some other survivors, Superboy and Robin successfully returned to their home satellite and reported the wholly matter to Superman. Some time after the event, Superman and Batman decided to give Jon and Damian their own confidential base of operations equip with Justice League and Kryptonian technology at the bed of Morrison Bay. [ 22 ] a lot to Damian ‘s discouragement, Superboy nicknamed the newly base ‘the Fortress of Attitude ‘ .

Super Sons of Tomorrow

About 3 months belated at Titans Tower, Superboy argued with Robin that the Boy Wonder had not been keeping his promise to allow him to participate in a Titans mission once a calendar month. The conflict was interrupted by the arrival of Tim Drake from a dark alternate future, who had come back in prison term to kill Jon and avoid a potential catastrophe. Superboy, in a panic, flew out of the tugboat and abruptly exploded, having developed a new, destructive might called the ‘super-flare ‘, heavily damaging the headquarter and injuring the Titans. On the ply from Tim Drake and his Titans of Tomorrow, Jon and Damian escaped to the Fortress of Solitude where they found Superman trapped in a cage of Red Kryptonite and freed him. As the Titans of Tomorrow arrived, Jon panicked, incidentally charging up another, more dangerous superintendent solar flare. With everyone working together to stop the explosion, future-Tim Drake made the final sacrifice by absorbing the energy of the blast and allowed himself to be pulled into hypertime, saving the day and ending the crisis. With then a lot drama having been caused by them for the last few months, Superman threatened to disband the Super Sons, but the boys however stood up to the Man of Steel, saying they would not abandon each other. Superman yielded, respecting their friendship. belated on, at the Justice League Watchtower, Robin put to a vote whether Jon should become a part-time extremity of the Titans. With Damian being the entirely athletic supporter, the other members voted no, feeling that the team itself is falling apart under Robin ‘s leadership. Jon accepts their option, and Robin soon recasts a fresh team of Titans .

Exploring space

Jon ‘s affray with future-Tim Drake actually affected him more than he let on. He became awful of the possible future Savior was trying to prevent and was dejected at the Titans ‘ refusal to let him join, believing that they saw something improper with him. [ 23 ] One night at the Kents ‘ residence, the family was visited by none other than Mr. Oz – Superman ‘s time displaced father and Jon ‘s grandfather. Jor-El had come to take Jon on a trip through space to better educate him about the know universe. [ 24 ] Lois and Clark initially refused, but Jon tearfully revealed his insecurities to his parents, stating that this could be an opportunity to better understand himself. Convinced, Lois agreed and volunteered to go with them, much to Clark ‘s dismay before last letting his kin go. [ 23 ]

Longest trip to the Galaxy & Return to Earth

A short time former, Lois returned to Earth and their ship on the spur of the moment fell into a black hole. Jon crashed to Earth 3, where he was taken prisoner by Ultraman, who imprisoned him in a volcano for years. He finally managed to escape, spending an indeterminate amount of time helping the needy on Earth 3, to varying reactions. After some prison term, Jon attempted to break into the Crime Syndicate headquarters in holy order to find a way home. Upon doing sol, he was immediately attacked by Superwoman. Luckily, Jon was then rescued by Jor-El and sent back to Earth, where he found that although years had passed for him, on worldly concern it had entirely been three weeks since he left. [ 25 ] [ 26 ]

horde of Super-Heroes

After the conflict against Rogol Zaar, the Houses of El and Zod converge with the chiefs of diverse planets to discuss the roles of Jor-El and Zaar in Krypton ‘s destruction. Jon suggested forming the United Planets, and the Legion of Super-Heroes appeared to offer him a character in the group .
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fall of the Golden Age

Jonathan along with his founder late fight a horde of mysterious foreigner creatures that come from a breach in space, after the S.T.A.R. Labs distance station seals the rupture. When the breach belated opens up again, Superboy and Superman go back into action and after the conflict while eturning from Earth, Clark says that it ‘s hard for him to accept that Jon is nowadays a young man, only for Jon to cry and say that he learned a lot of things about Superman in the future, including that the next fourth dimension the breach opens, Clark ca n’t go as he will die, something that he deduces from the lack of information that there is about Superman in the future from this consequence in time. [ 27 ] During another struggle as the transgress opens up again one final time, Superboy protects his church father from an attack and weakens the creatures farseeing enough to take the energy source into the gap. Superboy then detonates the power informant, seals the breach and reunites with his father, with Jon questioning that the history books from the future seemed to be faulty about Superman ‘s destiny. [ 28 ] Jon and Clark subsequently travel to Thakkram where he meets an old ally of his father, Faldr Poornym, whom along his forefather and Qarath O Daanim stopped and malefic Shadowbreed in the past. Superboy is then taken by Clark to the old canyon where the Shadowbreed was defeated, there they discover the Shadowbreed ‘s cadaver. Superboy finds his forefather ‘s old communicator and some kind of device built from the same engineering Faldr used to build his radiation bombard, but this device looks like a cage. [ 29 ]

For a Better World

Becoming Superman on Earth as his church father faces threats from knocked out space, Jonathan went to California to put down a burn that was caused by a metahuman with heat-radiating powers. While the military shoot the meta-human, Jon decided to approach him in a more sensible way by talking with the Meta, realizing that he did n’t start the fire on determination, Superman hugged the meta-human and told him that everything was going to be okay before turning him over to the authorities. however, when the military knocked the meta out claiming that it was to dangerous to have him conscious due to his fluid powers, Jon had to reluctantly agree as he did n’t wan sodium go against the government. Jon then went to Damian for advice and told him that he wanted to solve bigger problems to help build a better world, Damian showed him an belowground stream called “ The truth ” that reports things that others are afraid to. [ 5 ] Jon tried to attend college under the alias of “ Finn Connors ”, but his true identity was promptly revealed when he was forced to save some students from an attack. He went to reflect on the Moon and late asked his dad why he could n’t do more as Superman, to which Clark said that Jon could do more as earth was the satellite he was born. His don later gave him the keys to the Second Fortress of Solitude and a new suit. With his founder gone for a while, Jon decided to step up and rescue a gravy boat of refuge seekers that were leaving Gamorra Island after listening about it on one of the streams from The Truth. After leaving the refugees on Metropolis, Jon met The Truth, who turned out to be one the people he saved in college. [ 1 ] Jon and his father belated helped another mysterious metahuman that was unintentionally causing an earthquake and took her to STAR Labs. After this Jon went to help Jay and his friends on a prottest muster to prevent the Gamorran refugees that he saved from being deported back to their home area at the request of President Henry Bendix. Jon allowed the patrol to arrest him and said to the news that this was a political statement due to how forefather was a refugee from Krypton and sought Earth for mental hospital years ago. After being bailed out by his father, Jon takes Jay to the Smallville grow for dinner, Clark subsequently told Jon that it was meter for him to leave and the two embraced in a dolorous adieu. right after his father left, Henry Bendix captured Faultline and dropped her from a plane which caused an explosion on the Kent Farm. [ 30 ] Jon managed to save his class and realized that Jay besides had powers so he would survive the explosion. As the Justice League arrived to fight Faultline, Jon promptly stopped them and said that it was n’t her fault. After taking Faultline under the care of Wonder Woman, Jon had a promptly chew the fat with The Flash, who revealed his identity to him and told him that he could talk to him whenever he wanted, as he knew what it was like to live up to a bequest. Superman late met Aerie and Wink who gave him data about the post-Human projects at Gamorra, Jon realized that Bendix attacked the Kent Farm and went to Gamorra in order to confront him. He finally found the inflame metahuman he met in the afforest was in risk, but this turned out to be a bunker created by Bendix. [ 31 ]


Jonathan was visited by Batman, who left him a crystal that housed an artificial intelligence based on his father which he activated on the Fortress of Solitude. His holographic don talked to him about Lex Luthor and about how he did n’t want him to make the lapp mistakes he made with Lex if he ever returned. As Luthor returned to Metropolis, he bought the tallest construction in the city and put a LexCorp polarity on it. Superman intervene when the build up was attacked by some guard robots created by Luther himself, but that were now attacking him due to one of his competitors besides had a hand on key components of said robots. Superman and Luthor on his befit teamed up and defeated the robots, Lex then offered Jon play a game of chess he and his church father never finished many years ago. Jon agreed with the discipline that if he won Luthor had to take the LexCorp sign off his build up, the two played chess while Jon talked about how Luthor could help improve the future of the satellite as it was in his opportunism, Jon then beat Luthor on the chess bet on and promptly left not before taking the damaged L off the signal that now said “ ExCorp ”. [ 32 ]



  • Heavy Machinery Operation: Superman has taught Jon how to drive the family tractor at their home, and apparently Jon can also drive a semi-truck.[38]
  • Indomitable Will: Superboy’s force of will is strong enough to overcome Time Commander’s Time Freeze.[46]
  • Multilingualism[50]

early Characteristics

  • Vulnerability to Kryptonite: Due to his half-Kryptonian DNA, Jon is susceptible to kryptonite radiation like his father.[51]
  • Power Instability (Formerly): When Jon was very young, his Kryptonian powers were inconsistent, especially his invulnerability. His powers seemed to also fluctuate with his emotions.[10] It was revealed that Jon’s power fluctuations were the result of Manchester Black’s machinations. After Black was defeated, Jon’s powers were fully recharged.
  • Vulnerability to Psionics: Jon’s inexperience in dealing with psychic foes leaves him wide open, especially if those psychic attacks target his powers.
  • Solar Energy Dependency: Like average Kryptonians, Jon needs to recharge his energy by absorbing solar energy from the yellow sun radiation. Lack of solar energy in long periods will gradually weaken his abilities, ultimately making him vulnerable.[52]
  • Vulnerability to Magic[53]

transportation system

  • 2003 Kord Motors Jeep[1]


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