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RUNNER-UP IN THE REJECTED LSHer CONTEST, HAS CHOSEN TODAY'S SUBJECT...
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THE REAL COVER (LEFT), AND ROBBY'S FAKE COVER (RIGHT)

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SUPERMAN #232 "WORLD OF KRYPTON"

HOW KRYPTON GOT ITS NAME!
EONS AGO, TWO SHIPWRECKED TRAVELERS MEET ON A DESERTED PLANET AND...

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ART BY GRAY MORROW
FROM SUPERMAN #238 (JUNE 1971)

MOVIE KRYPTON
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GOLDEN AGE KRYPTON

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ART BY JOE SHUSTER
FROM SUPERMAN #1

AND NOW, WE PAUSE FOR A WORD FROM OUR SPONSOR...
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OK, OK... SILVER AGE KRYPTON LIVES AGAIN!

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KRYPTON in ACTION COVER GALLERY!

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ACTION #223 ACTION #215 ACTION #329

KAL-EL'S SECRET READING PROBLEM!

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FROM DC LIMITED COLLECTOR'S EDITION #31 (1974)

KRYPTON by WAYNE BORING!

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FROM ACTION #223


MORE KRYPTON by WAYNE BORING!

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FROM SUPERMAN #141

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FROM SUPERMAN #141


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FROM SUPERMAN #141

MAP OF KRYPTON!

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SILVER AGE KRYPTON COVER GALLERY 2!

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SUPERMAN #141 SUPERMAN #152 JIMMY OLSEN #69


KRYPTON by CURT SWAN!

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FROM JIMMY OLSEN #69

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FROM JIMMY OLSEN #69



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FROM SUPERMAN #158 (JAN 1963)


The KRYPTONIAN THOUGHT BEAST!
This Kryptonian monster would telegraph his own thoughts on a huge screen attached to his head! Usually, the Thought Beast thought about eating whoever it happened to be looking it. There's just nothing like the Silver Age for whacky innovation, right reader? Here are three classic covers showcasing ole' beastie, menacing Superbaby, Supergirl, and Superboy!

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SUPERBOY #87 ADVENTURE #395 SUPERBOY #102

LEGEND OF THE WINGED ONES!

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FROM JIMMY OLSEN #69 (JUNE 1963)

The fabled "Winged Ones," gigantic white dragon-like creatures with wings, were considered sacred on Krypton. Here's how their legend began, from Superman #164, October 1963:
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In Jimmy Olsen #103 (April 1967), Jimmy went back in time to try and stop Krypton from exploding. While he was there, he saw this reenactment ceremony (art by Pete Costanza)...
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Jimmy was also there to witness the shrinking of Kandor by the evil robot Brainiac!
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DESTRUCTION OF KRYPTON by WAYNE BORING!

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DESTRUCTION OF KRYPTON by SWANDERSON!

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(LAYOUT OF THESE PANELS BY CARMINE INFANTINO)
FROM DC LIMITED COLLECTOR'S EDITION #31 (1974)


KRYPTONIAN COLORS!

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LONG LIVE KRYPTON!

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