Kal-El was an orphan from the dead planet Krypton. He was raised on a farm in Kansas. He grew up to be the Man of Steel, a beacon of hope for all man kind to look up to, a hero with the strength and will to save the world from any foe. The Superman DC Comics Be Strong Mug is great for fans! Measures about 4 1/3-inches tall. Hand wash only. Not dishwasher safe. Do not microwave.