One lone survivor of Krypton became the greatest hero in the universe--Superman. But before its destruction, the Man of Steel's birthplace was home to legions of heroes and heretics who molded their society into the technological wonderland it would become. Take a look into the time before there was a Superman and walk with his ancestors to uncover the tales of their lost civilization!
From some of the industry's greatest creators come the life and times of Jor-El, father of Superman; the story of a forbidden love that would ignite a civil war and lead to the eventual destruction of the entire planet; and the Kryptonian legends that defined their history.
Collects World of Krypton (Vol. 1) #1-3 and The World of Krypton (Vol. 2) #1-4, with stories from Superman #233, #236, #238, #240, #248, #257, #266 and Superman Family #182.