Potential MAN OF STEEL Spoilers In "Superman Saves Smallville" Junior Novel

As we saw with The Dark Knight Rises, these illustrated storybooks aren't always a perfect match with the film that they are based on, but sometimes they do reveal a spoiler or two. Thus, be careful. Hit the jump to see a few pages.

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In a distant galaxy, on the planet Krypton, the leading scientist named Jor-El discovered that the planet's core was about to collapse. With time running out, Jor-El decided to send his only son, the newborn Kal-El to Earth.

Together with his wife, Lara, Jor-El placed the baby into a special spacecraft. "These Earthlings are a primitive people," Lara said. "But they look like us."

"His cells will soak up rays from the Earth's yellow sun. He will be very powerful," Jor-El explained. "Kal-El will bring them hope." The loving parents launched the little shuttle into outer space.


Kal-El's spacecraft zoomed through Earth's atmosphere, crash-landing on a cornfield in Smallville, Kansas.

Young farmers Jonathan and Martha Kent discovered the shuttle. They adopted the baby and raised him as their own, naming him Clark.

Clark's alien cells adapted to his new environment as he grew older. The process was slow and painful, but he developed a number of special abilities.

Aside from his incredible strength and speed, Clark had amazing senses, such as X-ray vision, super-hearing, and heat vision. He could fly, too!


Zod ripped through the car as if it were a tin can. He threw the pieces at a crowd of frightened bystanders.

Like a speeding bullet, Superman zoomed to catch the debris. Then he turned to Zod. "It ends now," he shouted. The Man of Steel unleashed a blast of heat vision straight at Zod. ZAP!

The general collapse in a crumpled smoking heap. Faora and Nam-Ek had recovered. They ran to his side picked him up and carried him back to their spaceship.

"This isn't the last of us!" they cried.


"How dare you?" Zod roared. "Get him!".

Faora and Nam-Ek attacked Superman. With their combined strength, they brought the Man of Steel to his knees.

"We are warriors and have never lost a battle," Faora cried. With lightning speed, the hero broke free. He lifted Faora and Nam-Ek up and slammed their heads together, instantly knocking them unconscious.

"The secret to winning," Superman said, "is using your head."


"Man of Steel: Superman Saves Smallville"
John Sazaklis (Author), Jeremy Roberts (Illustrator)





Man Of Steel was directed by Zack Snyder, from a script written by Chris Nolan and David Goyer. The cast includes: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Ayelet Zurer, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Michael Shannon, Antje Traue, Chris Meloni, Harry Lennix, Laurence Fishburne, Julian Richings and Richard Schiff. Man Of Steel flies into theaters June 14th, 2013!

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TheGambitFreakIsBatmanOfCBM - 4/27/2013, 2:41 PM
If Russell Crowe and Christian Bale had a baby, it'd be that picture of Jor-El, just sayin'...
Brainiac13 - 4/27/2013, 2:43 PM
Yes.. using your Heads!!!
koolaidbag - 4/27/2013, 2:44 PM
so is this saying lex is in the film, and is a big baddie
IronVenom22 - 4/27/2013, 2:57 PM
@koolaidbag it's supposed to be Tor-An
GuardianAngel - 4/27/2013, 3:12 PM
Still don't see the hipster cops
DCfan89 - 4/27/2013, 3:12 PM
God, i hope this dialogue isn't from the movie
Fantine - 4/27/2013, 3:15 PM
I really hope to god he doesnt say that head line
Thegeekygurl - 4/27/2013, 3:22 PM
I love the way this film pays Homage to Donner's Superman and some elements from early seasons of Smallville which were 2 important pieces in the exploration and expansion of the mythos.
Smallville Haters be damned!
GuardianAngel - 4/27/2013, 3:23 PM






JR - 4/27/2013, 3:25 PM
3 kryptonians? Wow how is he going to get out of that mess?
Visualiza - 4/27/2013, 3:30 PM
So, Superman has a fight with the villains at some point in the film. It's astounding the things that some folks consider spoilers...
GuardianAngel - 4/27/2013, 3:32 PM







GuardianAngel - 4/27/2013, 3:33 PM
There's at least a dozen more.
ironspider12 - 4/27/2013, 3:43 PM
teabag wants some juice
iPaul - 4/27/2013, 3:43 PM
@GuardianAngel What are you trying to show us?I don't get it .
Fantine - 4/27/2013, 3:45 PM
Those two characters, are the real Mandarin's, who works for the man in the shadows, all controlled by Taila ah Ghul.
Optimus83 - 4/27/2013, 4:10 PM
Coolest Spoiler. ...
113 - 4/27/2013, 4:14 PM
As long as that's not the dialogue from the film, sweet.
Floke - 4/27/2013, 4:16 PM
iPaul, perhaps he is trying to flash us his wang, but he is shy and keep hidibg it behind random comic strips?
ButthurtKurvos - 4/27/2013, 4:28 PM
SPOILER! Zod is actually Superman's brother and Cavill's Superman isn't really Kal-El. He was kidnapped by Jor-El after Kal-El 1 went missing. As it turns, the REAL Kal-El was in another dimension before Krypton blew up and that version will be played by Brandon Routh. So after all, Superman Returns and Man of Steel will be connected. That will be epic!!!!
VIRILEMAN - 4/27/2013, 4:30 PM
So it sounds like Krypton does get destroyed! YES!
GuardianAngel - 4/27/2013, 4:33 PM
@iPaul Are you serious? Some of them are literally pointed out. There are these two mysterious hipster cops that pop up in just about every one of these superhero children's books.
thunderforce - 4/27/2013, 4:46 PM
I am good as long as this is #1 in the DCCU films .
IronLantern79 - 4/27/2013, 4:47 PM
The more I see of this movie the more I can't wait to see it.


http://blip.tv/baronsmoviecrypt/baron-von-ghoulstein-s-movie-crypt-the-hitch-hiker-6577136
thorhulk77 - 4/27/2013, 4:51 PM
Super one-liners
Emjeed - 4/27/2013, 5:03 PM
Lol.. those hipster cops give me the creeps. They're EVERYWHERE!
testamentsol - 4/27/2013, 5:25 PM
@GuardianAngel wow, thts crazy!! they're everywhere!! now I've got to find out who those hipster cops are
Neek2086 - 4/27/2013, 5:31 PM
Intruder sounds butthurt!
kenjim152 - 4/27/2013, 5:42 PM
@Intruder vanished??? Poor one ;)
CavEl - 4/27/2013, 5:49 PM
That makes 5 Kryptos confirmed.

Zod, Faora, "Nam-Ek", Tor-An and Dev-Em.

Supes, you're in for a fight!
Brainiac13 - 4/27/2013, 6:03 PM
@Intruder

I saw IM3....was the worst IM movie. Truth is....it was Shit. Avenger much better. Not worth the rating given on Rotten T.

It was a Pop corn movie. Last 15 min is ok.

Hope u enjoy it.
Brainiac13 - 4/27/2013, 6:11 PM
I tell u whats Corney!!!

I am always angry!!! and I'll have that drink now!!!

[frick] was that shit or what!!
Melinae - 4/27/2013, 7:01 PM
WOW! This a perfect bed time story. I wish my parents read this to me when I was a child.
DoubleD - 4/27/2013, 7:28 PM
Found at Box Office Mojo:

1. Iron Man 3 (May 3): When the second entry in a franchise is poorly received—as was the case with Iron Man 2—that typically indicates that the third movie will see a decline in domestic box office. Iron Man 3 should be able to buck this trend, though, since it's technically a follow-up to last May's universally loved (and incredibly successful) superhero team-up The Avengers. While Iron Man 3 won't match The Avengers's $623.4 million, it should be the highest-grossing entry in the Iron Man franchise thanks to its great release date, strong early word-of-mouth, and goodwill from The Avengers. (Domestic: $400 million, Foreign: $600 million)

3. Man of Steel (June 14): With his superhuman strength and somewhat bland personality, it's been tough to get Superman to stand out against Batman, Spider-Man and the like in the past few decades: 2006's Superman Returns did decent business ($200 million domestic) but was widely considered a creative disappointment. With Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan providing guidance to director Zack Snyder, though, it appears Man of Steel has found a way to make the invincible superhero seem accessible to general audiences. The movie's previews have received tons of praise so far, and if it's as good as rumors suggest, then Warner Bros. should have a pretty big hit on their hands. (Domestic: $290 million, Foreign: $360 million)
DoubleD - 4/27/2013, 7:32 PM
Superman 2 all over again
lucio7lopez - 4/27/2013, 8:03 PM
@DoubleD I think Man of Steel could be a very good recaudation, far so better than $400
Facade - 4/27/2013, 8:05 PM
"He lifted Faora and Nam-Ek up and slammed their heads together, instantly knocking them unconscious."

Insert Three Stooges bonk sound effect.

JULEZ13 - 4/27/2013, 8:36 PM
Nam-Ek!?!? Where's Piccolo?!? ;D

All joking aside, so we know the other Kryptonian's name is Nam-Ek. Superman smashes his head together with Faora's? lol

I know too much about this movie. I need to avoid spoilers.

That drawing of Jor-El looks cool as hell! I wish he looked more like that in the movie!
KarlRobinofEarth2 - 4/27/2013, 8:40 PM
LOL is no one in trouble for showing pictures of a copywritten book?
LP4 - 4/27/2013, 8:45 PM
@Intruder is just JEALOUS. He knows MOS will destroy IM3 and he's just gettin over how shitty his dumb "Mandarin" will be since we all know it aint Ben Kingsley!!! LMFAO

GTFO @Intruder you [frick]en marvel troll. Enjoy your drunk, paid actor character in Ben Kingsley
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