A Major Superman Villain Was Just Killed



A significant Superman villain is killed by [SPOILER] because the Man of Steel’s Warworld Saga involves a detailed in DC’s Superman: Warworld Apocalypse #1.

The following article accommodates spoilers from Superman: Warworld Apocalypse #1, on sale now from DC.

Mongul, a longtime Superman enemy who has served because the Man of Steel’s major antagonist all through the Warworld Saga, meets his finish by the hands of Kryl-Ux in Superman: Warworld Apocalypse #1.

Superman: Warworld Apocalypse #1 comes from author Phillip Kennedy Johnson, artists Brandon Peterson, Will Conrad, Max Raynor and Miguel Mendonça, colorist Lee Loughridge and letterer Dave Sharpe. Throughout the Warworld Saga, Superman has teamed up with the Authority to attempt to defeat Mongul, who has enslaved Warworld for his personal sinister bidding. While he is discovered himself with out powers, Superman has planted the seeds for a revolution on Warworld, which lastly involves a head in Superman: Warworld Apocalypse #1.

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After utilizing his newfound, ultra-powerful weapon to convey Osul-Ra again to life after Mongul kills him, Superman and his nemesis have a climactic conflict. Aided by his powers as soon as once more after Leonath sacrifices himself to put in a Genesis Reactor system, the struggle turns in Superman’s favor; nevertheless, Kryl-Ux is finally the one who surprises Mongul with a dying blow.

Who is Kryl-Ux?

Forced to struggle as a gladiator for Mongul after his homeworld was destroyed, Kryl-Ux first met Superman after they have been imprisoned collectively. While the 2 initially fought on the identical facet, Action Comics #1046 noticed Kryl-Ux betray the Man of Steel. After killing Mongul in Superman: Warworld Apocalypse, Kryl-Ux explains his actions. “To kill Mongul, I wanted the Fire of Olgrun,” he tells Superman. “But I could not attain it by myself. I let Mongul uncover our folks’s existence on Warworld, our ties to Krypton…and gave him just a few hundred rebels who’ve been weaned in your legends, to persuade him of my loyalty.” He additional explains he purposefully aligned himself with Mongul all in an effort to get Superman on Warworld in order that the villain’s reign might finish.

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With Mongul now lifeless, Kryl-Ux heads off to gather additional extract revenge on Thaaros, who he additionally holds answerable for the dying of his folks. Before leaving, Kryl-Ux says he nonetheless counts Superman as a “good friend and an ally,” although Clark would not appear to essentially really feel the identical means. “Perhaps not,” Kryl-Ux responds. “Even so…you have taught me hope.”

Superman: Warworld Apocalypse #1 options cowl artwork by Steve Beach and variant cowl artwork by Mario “Fox” Foccillo, Prasad Rad (Pressy) and Mikel Janín. The challenge is on sale now from DC.

Source: DC

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