Editing help is available. This page was last edited on 5 December , at Selecting Power Girl as the prime candidate, Vartox comes to Earth, staging a fight with an Ix Negaspike, a creature that is indestructible, in an attempt to woo her. During another of Vartox’ stays on Earth, Lana is caught up in a complex revenge plot orchestrated by a former lover of Vartox from Valeron. Vartox is described as a Hyper-man, possessing Hyper-powers. With a nearly unlimited power, Vartox chose to become a force for good, and he became the champion and protector of Valeron.
Superman offered Vartox a place to stay until he found another planet that needed him, and provided him with a secret identity: His mission complete, Vartox departs. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. With a nearly unlimited power, Vartox chose to become a force for good, and he became the champion and protector of Valeron. DC , Supergirl -. Thus, Lana is struck hard by the bitter irony that “Vernon O’Valeron” turns out to be another such man, compounded by the fact that the world that Vartox is committed to was an entirely different planet—and one whose atmosphere is poisonous to Earthlings. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here
Charming, heroic and nearly unstoppable both in war and in love, Vartox is a relentless force for good… and quite an annoyance as a rival. Vartox is described as a Hyper-man, possessing Hyper-powers. Vartox tricks Sykes into accompanying him voluntarily so that his trial will have the proper legal standingand although Superman pursues the pair, he figures out Vartox’s mission and allows Sykes to be extradited and tried on Valeron, where he is found guilty of murder.
Vartox Vartox’ first appearance in Superman art by Nick Cardy. Anyway, we can still hope. The two heroes obviously liked each other the best when they stayed each one on their planet… but that became impossible the moment Moviie was destroyed, and Vartox found himself without a planet and a people to protect.
Superman offered Tje a place to stay until he found another planet that needed him, and provided him with a secret identity: Retrieved from ” https: There was yet another survivor from Valeron, vartx In a later storyline Vartox, like Superman, loses his homeworld and adopts a new world which he is sworn to protect.
To exact vartx revenge, Syreen involved Lana, and she turned her into a stone statue after making her able to breathe on Tynola, so that Vartox would have suffered the vvartox for her demise. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Vartox is a friend and equal to Superman and the two have shared many adventures together. She attempts to stop the Negaspike by freezing and shattering it, only for the pieces to reform into a swarm of Negaspikes.
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With the help of Superman, Vartox defeated the movue god and exiled him for good, but chose to stay on Tynola to help the ones who really needed it.
After Vartox describes his people’s predicament, he has Power Girl enter a “fertility chamber”, which combines their life-forces to send out a “pregno-ray” to Valeron, making all the females and males pregnant.
February Learn how and when to remove this template message. He was sentenced to sixty years… and that on Valeron meant he would have been artificially aged the number of years he was sentenced to: Syreena first gives Vartox and Lana false hope by transforming Lana in the guise of an “energy phantom” so that she can breathe in Tynola’s atmosphere; she then makes it appear mmovie an accidental ricochet of Vartox’ “hyper-energy” beams has turned Lana to stone.
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In the end, two things ruin Syreena’s plan: DCSupergirl.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Vartox described himself as “far more experienced” than Superman SupermanNovember Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. However, Busiek left Superman before using the character. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Instead of being imprisoned, Sykes is subjected to a treatment that ages him sixty years, the penalty for murder on Valeron. Labs Smallville Stryker’s Island Warworld.
Selecting Power Girl as the prime candidate, Vartox comes to Earth, staging a fight with an Ix Negaspike, a creature that is indestructible, in an attempt to woo her. You can help by converting this section to prose, if appropriate.
This version has significantly reduced powers, apparently slightly less than the post- Crisis Superman, and a revised costume. He possesses powers of flight, some degree of invulnerability and super-strength and hyperspeed a little below the Post- Crisis Superman.
Jerry Siegel Joe Shuster Other writers and artists. Vartox bears a striking resemblance to Scottish actor Sean Connery and his name and appearance are regarded as an allusion to the movie Zardoz in which Connery starred.
A brief mention of Vartox’ homeworld Valeron is mentioned in Team Superman 1, at that time it had a super-champion called Ontor who claimed he was “the only sentient wearing a cape for thirty-eight light years in every direction. You are commenting using your WordPress. Cary Bates writer Curt Swan artist. Crisis on Infinite Earths. Views Read Edit View history.
However, Vartox and Lana are forced to part once again—the effect that would have let her live on Tynola was apparently linked to the pertrification effect, and both are transferred away when Lana was “cured”. Pingback by Jemm Who’s Who on November 19, 5: Valeron is later destroyed and Vartox temporarily assumes the secret identity of ” Vernon O’Valeron “, taking a job as a temporary security officer at television and media company Galaxy Communications where, pre- CrisisSuperman worked as co-host of the evening newscast, in his own secret identity of Clark Kent.
By the time Lana and Vartox meet, however, she has abandoned her pursuit of Superman as hopeless, because she has accepted the reality that any true relationship with a man who literally took the responsibility of the world on his shoulders is all but impossible. All the while, she mentally manipulates Vartox from afar, appearing as her own “ghost” to render him irrational and unable to guess the truth.