Luthor granted Superboy his armor again, taunting Superboy-Prime by calling him a cosmic inside joke. After an intense battle where the elder Superman landed the final blow to the Anti-Monitor, Luthor offered the heroes an escape to a "Paradise Dimension" safe haven, where Superman's wife, Lois Lane-Kent awaited them. Superman Family memberThis character is or was an incarnation of or an ally of Superman, and a member of the Superman Family. This template will categorize articles that include it into the "Legion of Super-Heroes villains" category. Capabilities Functions DC Database is a FANDOM Movies Community. He subsequently assembled a cadre of young super-villains consisting of Headcase, Zookeeper, Indigo, Sungirl, Persuader and a new Inertia, each of whom had a personal grudge against the Titans. He became even more enraged when he saw the Hall of Villains, only to find out that he was not even considered a villain of Superman's, but no more then a nuisance. At the same time, this also hints Earth-96 was originally meant to merge with these Earths as well; until Superman was replaced by Lex Luthor as a paragon. Interestingly in the original comic Crisis, five earths survive the event and get merged into New Earth. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. However, Prime's main goal was to gain his revenge on the Anti-Monitor and somehow recover his own destroyed universe, or at least gain the recognition that he was the one true Superman. Superman and Brainiac 5 agreed to bring in two other versions of the Legion to combat the Legion of Super-Villains. Earth-Prime [2] In its place existed a solitary static universe with only one version of the planet Earth, with an amalgam of the histories of five different universes, none of which included Superboy's home. Dummy who found his way near his after being left behind despite swimming all the way to the Dungeon of Eternity, Superboy-Prime told him that he can get him out in exchange for removing the little red sun outside of his prison. Before he could, Luthor pulled Prime away, taking him back to his room. If You Believe In Me, I'll Believe In You, The Book of Markovia: Chapter One: Blessings and Curses Reborn, The Book of War: Chapter Three: Liberation. Little did Superboy realize that he would never again see his own. In a New England seacoast town, Jerry and Naomi Kent were hiking through the forests when they discovered the abandoned toddler. Superboy-Prime spent his time furiously defending himself on various comic message boards, trying to prove his greatness and vowing that he would find a way to return to his former power and become the most powerful villain ever. Realizing he couldn't win, he caught a Black Lantern Ring and put it on. A team was later assembled as this Earth's guardians. When a team of supervillains failed to stop Krona from witnessing the beginning of time where the Anti-Monitor and the Spectre fought, the intense energies from the event led to the destruction of the multiverse. Soon after being freed, Prime was there to greet Power Girl after she was reunited with her cousin. Solar Armor: Super-charging armor that kept his power levels at their maximum even inside of non-yellow sun solar systems. Using a combination of living lightning and a Cosmic Treadmill, they brought the young version of Bart Allen out of the Speed Force. Superboy-Prime was freed, along with the Cyborg Superman, by a strike force of Sinestro Corps members who turned the red sun yellow, restoring his strength. However, they have no idea Prime had done this, seemingly dying save for Krypto, who howls mournfully at his lifeless body. However, when he tried to funnel the Crisis Energy to the Mobius Chair, it turned out that the Batman Who Laughs outwitted them, having altered the Mobius Chair to funnel the power to him.[27]. He flies into a fury and attacked Luthor until the ring inquired him who he loved. Jor-El brought his concerns to the Kryptonian Science Council, but rather than offer solutions, they politicized the pending travesty and locked themselves in committee. Shattering a silhouette of the Batman Who Laughs, Prime sees visions of another world where he was with Laurie as a father. Known planet(s) He traveled to Earth-15, killing the Superman along with his wife and unborn child. Doctor Sivana and Mister Mind find a large box in the Magiclands when on their way to the Monsterlands to establish the Monster Society of Evil from the imprisoned monsters. But, as the battle raged, Conner inflicted a wound on Superboy-Prime's body, burning a scar across his S-Shield chest, causing it to appear on the Time Trapper also. The Siegel family filed a claim pertaining to the Superboy trademark, causing problems for all versions of characters calling themselves "Superboy". Suddenly, a tremendous tidal wave rose up on the beachhead threatening to flood the small hamlet. Mxyzptlk also reveals that both the New Earth and Prime Earth Supermen are actually two halves of the true, complete Superman; who was split into two separate people during the Flashpoint incident. He was spotted by Blue Beetle, but Prime ignored him. Being of good humor, Clark donned a Superboy costume similar to that worn by the fictional comic book hero. His world had no versions of Superman's friends, however. Directed by Thomas Carr. With the immediate disaster abated, the newly crowned Superboy aided Superman in returning him to his proper world. The Prime Earth Superman is the modern version of the character. The Spectre created a new multiverse, with this universe being part of it after all of the original multiverse was erased from existence. Prime took this opportunity to turn on the Anti-Monitor and threw him into deep space. Prime was not born with his super-abilities like most pre-Crisis Kryptonians. After finding out about the so-called "perfect universe" which he believed was his reality of origin, Superman-Prime headed off to the Monitors' satellite headquarters, threatening the brutal Monitor Solomon to help him find this recreated Earth-Prime. He is confronted by Laurie, who is confused by his own spaciness. [2], Also, certain events have happened differently on this Earth. Due to an anomaly in the new multiverse, under normal circumstances, Earth-Prime will only allow a single version of one person to exist on it, or "Highlander" rules, in. [16] As the Legion continued their battles, the Time Trapper revealed that he had known the outcome all along, claiming that the Legion would lose that day. Superboy-Prime, also known as Superman-Prime or simply Prime, is a DC Comics superhero turned supervillain and an alternate version of Superman. The paradox, however, flung Superboy-Prime back to a recreated version of Earth-Prime where he was reunited with his family and girlfriend. Superboy-Prime burned a hole through Superman's hand and broke through Yat's ring construct just in time to be informed that there was something happening at Legion headquarters. Prime himself however was imbued with magic that allowed him to decimate any member of the Shazam Family and turn them back to normal, except Billy himself. The character first appeared in DC Comics Presents #87 and was created by Elliot S! Today we are being superman! [1], Due to the vibration frequencies being different in this multiverse, this Earth currently has no access to the rest of the new multiverse by normal means nor do its occupants appear to be aware of the new multiverse's existence. [28], This character is or was primarily an enemy of Superman in any of his various incarnations, or members of the Superman Family. New multiverse [5], However, Superboy-Prime escaped from his imprisonment and built a battle-suit based on the Anti-Monitor's armor that constantly supplied his body with yellow sunlight. Superboy-Prime was then taken into the custody of the Green Lantern Corps. The clerk suggested looking up possible spoilers on the Internet when Luthor suddenly appeared as a Black Lantern, killing the cashier and a customer. This character or group of characters is or was primarily an enemy of the Legion of Super-Heroes from the 31st Century, and may have existed in any of the various Legion continuities, including but not limited to the Original Legion, Reboot Legion, and the Prime Legion. Despite the fact he did exist there; no corpse was found after the multiverse reboot. Compassion, for regretting what he did to Laurie. The Superboy (and later Superman) of Earth-Prime is a jaded reflection of Superman, coming from a world where superheroes only existed as fiction - except for him. During his torture, Mxyzptlk revealed to Superman-Prime that his aging to adulthood was from him absorbing the cosmic Oan powers of the Guardian that sacrificed himself. My favorite color is red and my favorite superhero is Superman. [8], Now calling himself Superman-Prime, he joined in the battle to attack most of the major heroes of Earth as part of the strike force of the Sinestro Corps. Billy however stated that they both needed help and Adam agreed to work together. Prime was struck down by more Black Lantern versions of those he had murdered, including Element Lad, Charaxas and Bushido, while Luthor predicted Superboy's imminent death.[18]. But he finds things have changed while he was gone, and he must once again prove himself important to the world. In an effort to avoid benching the character, Prime was renamed to more strongly be associated as an alternate version of Superman. ", This template will categorize articles that include it into the "Black Lantern Corps members category. In the meantime, Jor-El labored to find a way to save the people of Krypton. In quick succession, Superboy-Prime obtained the Heart of Darkness diamond for Jean Loring, altered the location of Thanagar which initiated the Rann-Thanagar War, and captured J'onn J'onzz while destroying the Watchtower. Superman believed the only way to stop the carnage was to try to redeem Superboy-Prime. 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