Krypton season 2 to feature Doomsday, but did we see him before that finale?


Krypton was a surprisingly good DC Comics series, coming in with little expectations on the SyFy Network and then delivering something fresh and interesting.

The series tells the story of Superman’s grandfather Seg-El, as he has to stand up and try to save his planet amidst a ruling class that wants to hear nothing of oncoming doom.

However, a story that already has a tragic ending — many years later — took on a fresh tone because nothing is what it seems. Brainiac has gone back in time to try to end the chance of Superman even being born and superhero Adam Strange came back to stop that from happening.

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Through the first season, nothing was as it seemed and even major villains from the DC Comics universe ended up being completely different in this timeline — and with comic book’s alternate timelines, there is a good chance these changes will not affect the current timeline at all while maybe saving Krypton in another timeline.

Confusing? Yes, maybe, but also infinitely more interesting than what most fans thought Krypton would actually be about.

With that said — what about Doomsday?

Comic book fans know that Doomsday is who killed Superman in the Death of Superman storyline and even movie fans watched a version of that story happen in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Well, ignore the movie and think about the comics. Doomsday was genetically engineered to be an unbeatable monster in the comics. On the Krypton season 1 finale, comic book fans saw a classic comic book panel come to life with Doomsday busting his way out of a cell.

Check out this behind-the-scenes video from Krypton.

In this behind-the-scenes featurette, David Goyer shows some of the Easter eggs that appeared in the Fortress of Solitude during the pilot episode of Krypton. He shows fans a skull that he said was a version of Doomsday.

With the monster showing up at the end of the Krypton season finale, it looks like thanks to the advent of time travel and the fact that Doomsday died many times over in the comics, this might be a version of the creature that Seg-El’s grandfather dealt with long before his grandson became the chosen one to save their planet.

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Goyer promised a lot of time travel, interstellar travel and a possibility of bringing in more DC Comics lore, so this makes Krypton season 2, which was just announced last week, a very exciting prospect after a very good premiere season.