Can someone explain to me the difference between the two? Because honestly, every incarnation I see of Prime is Superboy. Even the Superman Prime incarnations look like Superboy Prime. He always looks the same. I mean, when does he become Superman Prime, and then become Superboy Prime again? I mean, how does that even make sense? I am so confused. Is he Superman Prime or Superboy Prime? Are they two different people?

SuperBOY Prime was a hero/villain from Earth 3, he was the main villain in Infinite Crisis and many different titles. He became SuperMAN Prime after absorbing the Guardians Oan energy.

**@Deranged Midget**said:

SuperBOY Prime was a hero/villain from Earth 3, he was the main villain in Infinite Crisis and many different titles. He became SuperMAN Prime after absorbing the Guardians Oan energy.

*this is the answer***@Deranged Midget**: But isn't he Superboy Prime again? How is that so?

**@justanormalguy** said:

@Deranged Midget: But isn't he Superboy Prime again? How is that so?

Unless he's appeared in the DCnU, it's hard to say what his actual title is right now. Most people called him Super*boy* Prime out of habit. Least that's how I see it.

**@justanormalguy**: He became Superboy Prime after draining the energy fighting Monarch.

**@Deranged Midget** said:

SuperBOY Prime was a hero/villain from Earth 3, he was the main villain in Infinite Crisis and many different titles. He became SuperMAN Prime after absorbing the Guardians Oan energy.

If I recall correctly, SBP was for Earth Prime; His ex-partner, Alexandre Luther Jr., was from earth 3 (where Luthors & associates are good and Superman/Ultraman & company are evil).

On a side note, Power Girl and Black Lanterns Sups & Loise were from earth 2.

Also to the OP, are you referring to superman prime in the black costume, that is superboy prime with a temporary cosmic growth spurt. There is also a Golden Superman Prime which is Regular Superman ascended to godhood via thousands of years of power-ups.

**@drgnx** said:

@Deranged Midgetsaid:If I recall correctly, SBP was for Earth Prime; His ex-partner, Alexandre Luther Jr., was from earth 3 (where Luthors & associates are good and Superman/Ultraman & company are evil).

On a side note, Power Girl and Black Lanterns Sups & Loise were from earth 2.

Also to the OP, are you referring to superman prime in the black costume, that is superboy prime with a temporary cosmic growth spurt. There is also a Golden Superman Prime which is Regular Superman ascended to godhood via thousands of years of power-ups.

THIS would be the correct answer.

Superboy Prime and Superman Prime are one in the same. SMP is just SBP grown up after he absorbed Oan Energy.

Superman Prime One Million is the Golden Superman in the JLA One Million Story Arc.

**@drgnx**: Mmm, always get the earth's mixed up.

Actually, no. Superman Prime is the Gold Superman.

**@Deranged Midget** said:

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