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Old 04-12-2011, 05:14 PM   #40
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Default Re: Kryptonite in first film... Extent of use?

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Originally Posted by afan View Post
Assuming Kryptonian science was not familiar with the amazing powers a yellow sun grants........Superman grew up with his powers, they are second nature, however upon arriving on Earth Zod is suddenly granted amazing and impossible abilities, that's gotta be a hurdle to jump even for him? You would need control, to over come one who has used his skills for decades.

The maximum age for Superman is arguable....but I believe the facts to support a methuselah-like Superman are fairly recent.....but my question involved normal(red-sun)Kryptonians?
Not the way it works. it only takes a Kryptonian a few days to develop their powers fully under a Yellow sun. Zod's a solider and Kryptonians actually do know the effect of the yellow sun on their bodies, having at one point been galactic conquerers in their history.

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