What is Krypton (TV) About?
Krypton is an American science fiction television series that is set in the DC Comics universe. Developed by David S. Goyer and Damian Kindler, the show serves as a prequel to the iconic Superman story. The series takes place on the planet Krypton, two centuries before its destruction as depicted in the comic books. Krypton follows the story of Seg-El, Superman's paternal grandfather, as he navigates a treacherous and politically charged world. The narrative delves into the complex politics, social dynamics, and rich history of Krypton, offering deep insights into the origins of Superman's heritage. With its stunning visual effects, compelling characters, and intricate storytelling, Krypton offers a fresh and insightful perspective on one of the most beloved superhero sagas in popular culture.
The first episode of Krypton aired on March 21, 2018 and the most recent episode to air was on August 14, 2019.