"The answer is always more." ―Max Lord, Wonder Woman 1984
"The answer is always more." ―Max Lord, Wonder Woman 1984
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1980 was a year of the 20th Century.



Jor-El prepears to sent Kal-El on Earth.




  • General Zod and the Sword of Rao are released from the Phantom Zone after Krypton implodes. The Black Zero is retrofitted to enable Zod to traverse the cosmos.[1][2]MoS logo template.png



  • The film Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back is released, featuring the character Yoda.[3]


The Kents find Kal-El.


  • Jonathan and Martha Kent discover a crashed UFO on their farm containing a small boy who they take in and name Clark.[1][2][4]MoS logo template.png



  • Jonathan Kent and Martha Kent bring a six-month-old Clark Kent|Clark to the doctor. Believing Clark to be suffering from colic, the doctor administers a hearing test, and Clark proceeds to scream so loud that he blows out the glass elements not just in the doctor's office, but in the windshields and storefront windows across town.[5]

Battles and conflicts




  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Man of Steel
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 In Man of Steel, in scenes set in December 2013, Kal-El says he has been on Earth "for 33 years", suggesting he arrived in 1980. Kal is typically found on June 18th, suggesting he landed on June 18, 1980. This matches the fact that Superman's date of birth is typically February 29th, a date which only occurs every 4 years, and occurred in 1980. Therefore, Kal was born on February 29, 1980, and landed on June 18, 1980, then December 2013 is 33 years later. This is supported when Zod says that they prepared "for 33 years".
  3. Shazam!
  4. Goyer, David S., Johns, Geoff, Snyder, Zack, Gates, Sterling (w), Ordway, Jerry (p), Ordway, Jerry, McLeod, Bob, Rubinstein, Joe, Wiacek, Bob (i), Hi-Fi (col), Leigh, Rob (let) & Quinn, Kristy (ed). Man of Steel Prequel: (May 18, 2013), DC Comics
  5. Cox, Greg (June 18, 2013). Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization. Great Britain: Titan Books.

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