Zor-El was a Kryptonian scientist and the father of Kara Zor-El. He and his wife Alura In-Ze raised Kara to become a successful pilot and she took part in Krypton's colonization of other planets, graduating top of her class. Zor and Alura congratulate her for bringing prestige to their family and wish her luck on her mission. He and his wife later watch as the ships bound for outer space leave Kandor for the unknown.
- In the DC Comics universe, Zor-El is the brother of Jor-El and uncle of Kal-El.