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Author Topic: Planets other than Krypton where people get powers  (Read 3890 times)
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« on: February 19, 2006, 10:00:21 PM »

The obvious one that springs to mind right away is Daxam, home of Superman's fellow member of the Legion of Super-Heroes, Mon-El. But there were other planets that produced super-powered beings in Superman comics, whose powers were equal to Superman's own.

There was also the homeworld of Karb-Brak, the alien from Andromeda, who was sent to earth because he was allergic to superpowers that all of his race possesses (and thus, seeks to destroy Superman because he has similar powers to those of his race).

Then we have the home planet of Hyperman, who was the protector of the planet Oceania, whose origin was that he was from a race of powered people, as I recall.

Did we ever get an origin for Vartox? It would be strange if he was in fact, NATIVE to Valeron and thus the only one from that world that possesses powers (it is a common law of the DC Universe that only humans tend to have weird powers and Earth alone produces "heroes," which is why Adam Strange was a big deal, though obviously there are exceptions to this).

And we have the Martian race that produced John Jones, Manhunter from Mars, ALL of whom possessed "a thousand Martian skills," which include telepathy and shapechanging, in addition to other Supermanlike abilities.
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« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2006, 10:08:20 PM »

Thoron home of Halk Kar. Halk Kar wasn't quite as powerful as Superman but far more powerful than most humans. He was also a prototype for Mon-El who was from Daxam.
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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2006, 03:09:00 AM »

Well, that other noble gas homeworld, Xenon, of course... Cool

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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2006, 06:35:48 AM »

Terra, Earth's near identical twin, home of Marvel Maid and Marvel Man (Action Comics #272-273)

Check "Marvel Maid and Marvel Man" entry at:

http://obscure.dcuguide.com/m.htm
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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2006, 07:13:24 AM »

where was guy gardner's alien powers from?
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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2006, 07:16:57 AM »

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where was guy gardner's alien powers from?

He was a Vuldarian/human hybrid. His alien DNA is dormant now.
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