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An - Kal (Earth-1)

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Bio:
Anthropologist who worked with Kryptonian gorillas to enhance their genetic code. The fruit of his labors is almost certainly Yango, a super-powered gorilla, whom he sent to Kenya just as Krypton exploded. His hope was that his genetic manipulation would then be introduced into Earth's gorilla population.

Notes:
Despite the potentially sinister nature of genetic manipulation, An-Kal has not, to date, been portrayed as a "mad scientist", but rather a colleague of Jor-El, who was one of the few to believe Jor-El's warning of impending doom. Of course he never really lived long enough to deal with implications of a super-intelligent, super-powered gorilla organizing other gorillas to action.

First Appearance: Superboy (1949) #172

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Superboy (1949)

Group Affiliation(s):
Kryptonians (DC)

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