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Episode 15 of the Superman Confidential podcast takes a look back at Season 2 of Krypton and the news of cancellation from Syfy.
Syfy has cancelled Krypton following Season 2 – (Deadline)
- Ratings for Season 2 had dropped
- Syfy only benefits from watching on Syfy or Syfy’s website/app
- Warner Horizon Scripted Television is shopping the show, with DC Universe and HBO Max as options
- Season 2 will be on DC Universe in 2020
Spin-off for Lobo will also not be moving forward with Syfy
- Cam Welsh on Twitter – Says the show is still in development, but not with Syfy
- Could the show be wrap up the Jor-El/Brainiac storyline?
Season 2 non-spoiler
- Visuals – variety
- Villains – Zod, Doomsday, Brainiac
- Character work
- Relationship pairings
Season 2 spoiler
- Zod leading Krypton
- Inside the Phantom Zone – Seg-El and Brainiac
- Baby Cor-Vex
- The Wegthor Moon and Jax-Ur
- Zod’s somatic reconditioning
- Colu – “Death of Brainiac”
- Introduction of Lobo
- Space Elevator
- Lyta-Zod’s arc
- The legend of Flamebird and
NightwingVohc (from Jayna)
- Nyssa the double agent
- “Death of Lyta”/For The Man Who Has Everything
- The origin of Doomsday – Superman/Doomsday: Hunter/Prey
- The “birth” of Jor-El
- Zod will “conquer 467 planets and eradicate 233 billion alien life forms.”
- Doomsday unleashed on Wegthor
- Kem the military leader
- Defeat of Zod/Black Mercy
- Brainiac taking Jor-El to Earth
- Nyssa on Rann? Rann-Thanagar War?
- The Omega men
- Zod probably no longer in control of Earth?
- Is Detroit still bottled by Brainiac in the future?
- Doomsday survived
- Cam Welsh on Twitter – “It was a squad of Thanagarians that Nyssa saw. She was on a Thanagarian occupied Rann, and we would have gotten heavily into the Rann/Thanagar war, with The Omega Men (not Darkseid) the wild card. “
- Twitter – The Eradicator was to be introduced in Season 3
- Teaser for Season 3 – set in 2020 Russia, young-ish Jor-El with “Dad” Brainiac
- Jor-El: Red Son? – “By defeating Zod, Earth was saved, but that just opened up this new future where Jor-El was living the upside down Superman origin story in Russia rather than Kansas, and with Brainiac instead of Ma and Pa Kent raising him.”
- Twitter – Sardath and Alanna
- The End of Krypton?
Recommendation – Adventures of Superman #28
- “Dear Superman”
- November 2013
- Physical copy #10?
- Written by Josh Elder, art by Victor Ibanez, edited by Alex Antone
- USA Today – Inspired by Elder’s experience
- Collected in Adventures of Superman Vol 2