Kal-el is born on the planet Krypton shortly before it is destroyed by an environmental disaster, made all the more tragic by the Kryptonian High Counsel's decision to return all Kryptonians to their home planet several years earlier. He alone is saved by his father Jor-el who sends him to earth in an illegal hyperdrive capable pod, where he lands in a cornfield in Kansas. he is found by John and Martha Kent, who decide to raise him as their own, and name him Clark.
Krypton's destruction throws Argo from it's orbit, dooming it's inhabitants. 15-year-old Kara Zor-el's parents Zor-el and Alura, believing Zor-el's brother's predictions of the imminent destruction of Krypton, place the family in suspended animation in hopes that they can be saved.
The Eradicator uploads itself into Jor-el's hyperspace pod to escape the destruction of Krypton, but is locked out of the pod's higher functions by Jor-el's datacore.
Morgaine Le Fay discovers a magical source to regain her youth and power. She is stopped from breaching the Paths Beyond and freeing Mordred by Jason Blood & 37-year-old Zatara.
48-year-old Sandra Knight retires as a government operative & becomes the headmistress of the Universite Nortre Dame Des Ombres.
18-year-old James Gordon attends the Police Academy.
14-year-old Lex Luthor uses his inheritance to pay for his early admission to MIT.
14-year-old Digger Harkness finds work as a ranch hand, and first discovers his affinity for boomerangs.
14-year-old William Tockman begins designing heists & selling them on the criminal market.
12-year-old Ben Turner, a martial arts prodigy, moves to japan to study under O-Sensi.
12-year-old Christopher Chance learns the art of disguise from one of his foster mothers.
12-year-old Eric Needham starts using drugs.
7-year-old Vic Sage runs away from his foster home & lives on the streets of Hub City.
26-year-old Carmine Falcone has an affair with a woman from the Gotham Slums, but abandons her when she becomes pregnant.
3-year-old Pamela Isley is diagnosed with a skin condition that requires regular sunlight. She spends most of her time in her rooftop garden.
Selina Kyle is born in the Gotham Slums.
Ra's Al Ghul's daughter Talia is born.
Selma Tolon is born in Turkey.
Tatsu Toro is born in Japan.
Sue Dearbon is born.