Questions about Superboy

#1 Posted by Husk45 (183 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok I have some questions about Superboy (Kon-el). 1.) How old is he?..... 2.) When he gets older will he be as strong as Superman? Because I hered that when he dose grow up he will have powers that Superman dosent. Is that true? Plus is he still with Wonder Girl?
#2 Edited by CosmicSpiral (5471 posts) - - Show Bio

1) I'm not really sure what you mean by the question. How long he's been around in comics, his age in comics? He was created in 1993, and he's around 16 (I guess).  
2) Theoretically he should, even though he's only half-Kryptonian. When he appeared in Titans Tomorrow he had the advantage of the TK field as well, so he may be even more durable.  
3) They'll probably address that sometime later in Teen Titans. 

#3 Posted by Husk45 (183 posts) - - Show Bio
@CosmicSpiral:
16 I thought he was older then that.
#4 Edited by CosmicSpiral (5471 posts) - - Show Bio
@Husk45: I'm just guessing. He died during Infinite Crisis and got resurrected during Legion of Three Worlds, so he never aged over that time. And I'm sure he was underage during the whole "OMG I can't believe Superboy and Wonder Girl did it" thing right before Infinite Crisis, and that was why people were upset in the first place. 
#5 Posted by Husk45 (183 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok I got one. Are Superboy's Powers transferuble? Let me explane. When Superman gets struck by lightning and somebody is standing next to him they get his powers. So I was wondering if the same thing cam happin to Superboy.
#6 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Husk45:  his age was addressed in another thread, he's 18, as for his powers in the futuer it was showen that he will have full telekinesis + all of the regular Kyptonian powers, but in tearms of power since he is half human some people believe that he'll only be as half as powerful as Superman but considering that he holds back a great deal thats still pretty powerful and he would also be holding back. As for him and Wonder Girl in the recent issue of Teen Titans it was shown that their relation ship is rocky at the moment, and then their was the lmage in the origins and omens back-up of Wonder Girl kissing the Beetle.
#7 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio

He's 18 I think.

#8 Posted by daredevil21134 (10964 posts) - - Show Bio

yes he is
#9 Posted by Hyperlight (5518 posts) - - Show Bio

i was under the impression that , like supes, his powers will never stop growing, even only if that is only barely so. it depends on his proximity and capacity to solar radiation, as well as how long he lives.

#10 Posted by The New L (78 posts) - - Show Bio
@Husk45:
Well if it was so then that person would get his Krptonion powers and not his telakenisis.
#11 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@The New L said:
" @Husk45: Well if it was so then that person would get his Krptonion powers and not his telakenisis. "
yea, his TK is his mutant power in away
#12 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedK: So he's a mutant.
#13 Edited by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:  Well only him and Chris have tactile TK and his will develop into full TK as he ages. but i think those two have it as compensation for their kryptonian powers being weaker from being in the phantom zone for Chris and for Connor he didn't have any powers to start out with except his TK, until his Kryptonian powers started to mainfest when he joined the Titans. sort of like how a blind persons senses are incresed, their compensating for the loss of sight
#14 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedK: That's pretty cool I guess.Hey Superboy is tecnically Superman's son right?
#15 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:  well tecnically he is superman, as he is his clone only younger and with some luthor genes mixed in, but his alias is as Clark's cousin
#16 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedK: i count that as his son. Getting prett angry with the ''cousin thing''
#17 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:  thats only an alias, if Connor went around saying he was his son that would bring up alot of questions for both Superman and Clark Kent
#18 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedK: People are blind
#19 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:  meaning?
#20 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15258 posts) - - Show Bio

Body of a 17 year old actual age I would say undetermined he was crafted in a test tube 

#21 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedK: Can't tell the difference between Superman and Clark Kent.
#22 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:  no Connor knows, what i meant was if he said he was his son that would bring up questions for him as both Superman and as Clark Kent
#23 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Son_of_Magnus said:
" Body of a 17 year old actual age I would say undetermined he was crafted in a test tube  "
i think it was said he was 18, and he came out of the tube aged to about 13 or 14 so his actual age is 5 or 6
#24 Posted by cbishop (7202 posts) - - Show Bio
@Husk45 said:
"Ok I got one. Are Superboy's Powers transferuble? Let me explane. When Superman gets struck by lightning and somebody is standing next to him they get his powers. So I was wondering if the same thing cam happin to Superboy. "

I think you're thinking of Smallville, where they did that with a chunk of Kryptonite and electricity.  That's the show.  It doesn't work like that in the comics.  Parasite or somene like him could steal powers, but they're not transferrable.
#25 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedK said:
" @Primmaster64:  no Connor knows, what i meant was if he said he was his son that would bring up questions for him as both Superman and as Clark Kent "
Meant other people
#26 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64: that makes more sense, but Supes dosen't wear a mask so you wouldn't think he has another identity, when he first told the JLA they said they idea of him having a secret identity never even occured to them cause they though he didn't have one cause he dosen't wear a mask
#27 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedK: they did?
#28 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:


#29 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedK: cool Wheres it from?
#30 Posted by RedK (2521 posts) - - Show Bio
@Primmaster64:  it's from issue 50 of JLA from back in 2001
#31 Posted by Primmaster64 (21138 posts) - - Show Bio
@RedK: pretty old.lol

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