Raised with high moral ideals, he uses his incredible strength, speed, flight and various other superpowers to fight evil and protect the innocent.
In his civilian identity he is Clark Kent, a mild-mannered reporter working for the Daily Planet in Metropolis.
Jor-El planned to send his son to a distant planet orbiting a yellow sun he had been studying for some time: Earth.
Meanwhile, the view on a monitor of a Earthling working in a rural area startled Lara, who noticed he exposing his skin to the sun and stepping on unprocessed soil.
Martha Kent modeled a costume after traditional Kryptonian garb out of his baby blanket, and Clark began operating in his youth as Superboy.