Zor-El was a Kryptonian scientist and a member of the Kryptonian Thinker Guild. He was the husband of Alura In-Ze and the father of Kara Zor-El.


Zor-El was a Kryptonian scientist and the father of Kara Zor-El. He and his wife Alura In-Ze raised Kara to become a successful pilot and she took part in Krypton's colonization of other planets, graduating top of her class. Zor and Alura congratulated her for bringing prestige to their family and wished her luck on her mission. He and his wife later watched as the ships bound for outer space left Kandor for the unknown.[1]

Behind the Scenes

  • In the DC Comics universe, Zor-El is the brother of Jor-El and uncle of Kal-El. More recently, he also took on the mantle of Cyborg Superman.


  1. 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

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