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This article is about Kryptonite, the element from the Superman mythos. For
other uses, see Kryptonite (disambiguation).
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Lex Luthor in front of a display of Kryptonite and holding green
From a panel in /Action Comics Annual/ #10, 2007. Art by Gary Frank.
Publisher DC Comics
First appearance *Radio:*
/The Adventures of Superman/
In story information
Element of stories featuring Superman
*Kryptonite* (not to be confused with Krypton) is a fictional material from
the Superman mythosâthe ore form of a radioactive element from
Superman's home planet of Krypton. Within the mythos, it is the ultimate
natural weakness of Superman and most other Kryptonians. In popular culture
the word /Kryptonite/ has since become synonymous with an /Achilles'
heel/âthe one weakness of an otherwise invulnerable hero.^
Originating in the Superman radio show series, the material is usually
shown as having been created from the radioactive remains of Superman's
native planet Krypton, and generally has detrimental effects on Superman
and other Kryptonians. The name "Kryptonite" covers a variety
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