Action Comics #17 Shows Us How The Kents Died In The New 52

 

Originally Martha and Jonathan Kent died of natural causes, after their adopted son Clark Kent graduated college, and never saw him as Superman. Except one time when Jonathan was able to travel, briefly, to the future.

Then, after Crisis Of Infinite Earths, they were rebooted, now younger when they found Clark and both lived to see their son grow into an adult.

Now, in the New 52 Action Comics, Grant Morrison has reverted the situation. The Kents were still not elderly when they found Clark, but they do die before his time, according to the io9 preview, due to injuries sustained in a car accident. We also get Jonathan Kent’s speech from the deathbed, urging Clark to use his powers for the benefit of humanity, just as he used to have done.

But this is a time travel comic, with Superman fighting the same foe in three separate timelines simultaneously. Will there be room for a little time travel to the future again? Or from the past?

 

[Have a question for the entertainment experts at BC? Use the Ask BC form instead. Have a comics, film, games, or entertainment commentary that's too epic for a comment thread? Use BC Letters to the Editor.]
nke4sx1

Jason Momoa Basically Is Aquaman In Real Life

ninjak

Ninjak: Weaponeer – 24 Trades Of Christmas

thorragnarok

In Case That Last Thor Ragnarok Poster Is Fake, Here’s Another One That’s Totally Real

Is Cyborg’s Female Equivalent Called Variant? Or She-Borg?

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer To Play ‘Barbie’ In A Live Action Film

vixen_01

A Look Ahead At Justice League Of America’s New Members. Some Of Them.

78878

New Look for Thor in Ragnarok?

The Image Revolution Is Available To Stream For Free On Amazon Prime, Hoopla

The Arrow Fan Art That Caused The TV Show To Apologise

[SPOILER] Civil War II #8 Preview Suggests THAT Premonition Went Differently