Meanwhile, the view on a monitor of a Earthling working in a rural area startled Lara, who noticed he exposing his skin to the sun and stepping on unprocessed soil.
Superman's origin story has been rewritten and rebooted many times over the years; most notably in John Byrne's 1986 The Man of Steel, Mark Waid's 2003 Superman: Birthright, Geoff Johns' 2009 Superman: Secret Origin and Grant Morrison's 2011 Action Comics.
There are several correct definitive historical versions each valid at a different time in his career as a result.
Jor-El wanted his son to reclaim the fullness in life denied him by the sterility of Kryptonian culture, a world where its inhabitants rarely had direct contact, and preferred to interact with each other virtually.
Jor-El planned to send his son to a distant planet orbiting a yellow sun he had been studying for some time: Earth.
Superman considers his dual heritage, and decides that no matter where he's from, his life on Earth has made him a human and an American.
Clark now has the ability to see the colorful aura of any living creature's soul before it dies, Clark is inspired by the death of a West African revolutionary named Kobe Asuru, who he met during his time as a freelance reporter.
The kindly couple decided they would adopt and raise him, naming him Clark Kent.
, Clark's abilities increased steadily as he grew up, with super-strength and invulnerability manifesting at an early age and the power of flight developing during high school.
Repeated attempts to murder Superman eventually led to Lex Corp developing an imperfect clone of the Kryptonian named Bizarro.
Jimmy began using a signal watch of his own design to call Superman whenever he was in peril.
Just before Krypton finally came to an end his parents sent him to Earth as they planned.