Don-El is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. He is Superman and Supergirl's great-grandfather and the grandfather of Jor-El and Zor-El. He is the former head of the Kryptonian Council.
Fictional character biography
He was still alive when the city was enlarged on the planet Rokyn.
Powers and abilities
As a Kryptonian under a yellow star; Same powers and abilities as Superman.
In other media
Val-El is a supporting character in the TV series Krypton, portrayed by Ian McElhinney as Superman's great-great-grandfather and Jor-El's grandfather. Val-El, was sentenced to death for constructing the Fortress of Solitude from outside threats in the universe.
- Don-El name is a derivation of Donner, the surname of Superman director, Richard Donner.
- Ter-El's father is named Val-El in the TV series Krypton.