Lara Lor-Van was the wife of Kryptonian scientist Jor-El that lived on the late planet Krypton. Little is known about her early life, but what is known is that she had given birth to Kal-El before the destruction of the planet and assisted in her son's escape from the plaent. After the death of her husband, Lara witnessed General Zod and his party being sentenced to the Phantom Zone. She died after being engulfed in flames, witnessing the destruction of Krypton.