Laurie Lemmon

    Character » Laurie Lemmon appears in 9 issues.

    She was the love of Superman Prime's life. She was erased from existence by The Anti-Monitor when he destroyed Earth-Prime during the original Crisis but was eventually, truly restored when Prime finally gave up his dream of being Superman.

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    Laurie Lemmon last edited by AzureSky2099 on 11/25/22 06:18PM View full history

    Laurie Lemmon: The Love of Superman Prime's Life

    Best Friends Forever
    Best Friends Forever

    On Earth-Prime, Laurie Lemmon and the boy who would one day become the mentally deranged psychopath called Superman Prime lived directly across the street from one another.

    For as long as Prime remembered they had been best friends. One of Laurie's favorite things was the Sun and whenever either Laurie or Prime were feeling upset they would watch the Sun Rise and Set, on many occasions they would stay up all night to do just that.

    Their friendship underwent one very tough trial when Laurie fell in love with one of their High School classmates, a boy named Conner, who used to constantly pick on and would even beat up Prime just because he loved reading comic books.

    After an incident which resulted in one of Prime's favorite Batman comics being torn apart by Conner, Laurie tried to cheer Prime up by offering to buy a new copy of the issue that had been ruined, but Prime verbally lashed out at her, she knew that he did not mean it though. Then, she tried a different tactic, the one that always cheered either of them up no matter what: watching the Sunset.

    Crisis on Infinite Earths

    Laurie meets Superman of Earth-2
    Laurie meets Superman of Earth-2

    One Halloween night, Prime and Laurie's life would be changed forever when the Golden Age Superman of Earth-2 somehow wound up on Earth-Prime, at the exact same time Prime's powers were triggered.

    Then, after seeing what he thought was Halley's Comet in the sky (which was actually Superman being thrown into their reality) Prime flew up into the Heavens, much to Laurie's disbelief, and had his first run-in with Superman.

    After a long conversation Superman convinced Prime to fight alongside him and other heroes from across the Multiverse in order to stop the original Crisis on Infinite Earths. Prime returned to say goodbye to Laurie and summoned up all of his courage to kiss her.

    As Prime left, Laurie revealed that she had always been in love with him and would be eagerly awaiting his return. Shortly after Prime's departure, Laurie began making her way home...unfortunately she never had the chance to do so.

    A God-like Universe-destroying entity called The Anti-Monitor had arrived on Earth-Prime almost immediately after Prime and Superman had left. He then unleashed a wave of Anti-Matter energy which consumed all of Earth-Prime. As a result of this Laurie as well as Prime's adoptive parents were killed and then erased from existence.

    It was recently learned that Laurie was reconstituted along with the rest of Earth-Prime just like Earth-2 had been at some point during the events of Infinite Crisis. Prime eventually ended up back home on his world following the events of Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds and found Laurie at his house with his parents.

    Laurie ran from Prime in fear which Prime later discovered was because she knew of everything he had done by reading every issue of Infinite Crisis, The Sinestro Corps War and Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds.

    It was hinted that Prime killed Laurie during a temper tantrum just as his powers slowly started to reactivate. She would later come back as a Black Lantern and forgave Prime for what he had done. However, she and Prime would be separated once more before the Flash ended up rebooting the Multiverse in a vain attempt to save his own mother.

    The true Laurie Lemmon, who vanished in the Original Crisis, would eventually restored to life during Dark Knights: Death Metal when Prime realized that should he choose to be the hero he always wanted he would have to live in a world without Laurie and his parents. After he died following his battle with The Batman-Who-Laughs, he awoke to find himself in his room days after he left with Superman of Earth-Two looking down at his copy of Dark Knights: Death Metal: The Secret Origin #1.

    A Happy Ending
    A Happy Ending

    Laurie entered his room, asking if he wanted to go have lunch with her at the diner which his initial shock of seeing her alive again made her think he didn't want to but before she could leave he stopped her, put his comic away and went on a walk with her and his dog who looked exactly like Krypto.

    While discussing the plans they made the night he flew, Laurie laughed and remarked that he never got tired of telling that story but that it was okay that he was the Clark Kent without powers. When a child nearby almost got hit by a car, Laurie looked on in astonishment as Clark lifted the car up just the way Superman did on the cover of Action Comics.

    While nothing is truly certain as to what happened following that pivotal moment, it can only be inferred from the visions that Prime saw prior to his "death" that Laurie eventually married Clark and started raising a family together with him.

    New Earth Laurie Lemmon

    Another Laurie
    Another Laurie

    While doing extensive examinations of events on the New Earth created in the wake of the original Crisis, Alexander Luthor Jr. stumbled across something that would make it easier to manipulate Prime into helping him create the Perfect Universe that Alex himself desired.

    After a brief argument with Prime, Alex revealed that there was an alternate version of Laurie living on New well as alternate versions of Prime's parent's Jerry and Naomi. However, because Prime had never been born on New Earth, they knew nothing of him.

    But that didn't matter to Prime...all he wanted was to be with them. To be with Laurie, but as the event they were watching progressed all of Prime's hopes were instantly shattered as he helplessly watched the alternate versions of Laurie and his adoptive parents die in a horrific car accident involving a semi-truck.

    In a way this version of Laurie's death set the events of Infinite Crisis in motion. So far this is the only other version of Laurie Lemmon that is known to have existed.


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