Bruce Wayne, who witnessed the murder of his billionaire parents as a child, swore to avenge their deaths. He trained extensively to achieve mental and physical perfection, mastering martial arts, detective skills, and criminal psychology. Costumed as a bat to prey on the fears of criminals, and utilizing a high-tech arsenal, he became the legendary Batman.
Humiliated in his own time-period, the 25th century, Michael Jon Carter stole future technology and a security robot named Skeets and traveled back into the 20th century to become the greatest hero you've never heard of: Booster Gold!
The deceased wife of the Elongated Man, Ralph Dibny, Sue Dibny was a close friend and ally to many Justice Leaguers for years. A wonderfully supportive spouse, Sue and Ralph would solve mysteries together until she was murdered by Jean Loring, the psychotic ex-wife of the Atom. Ralph would later try repeatedly to resurrect Sue, but those attempts ended with his own death, leading to the two of them being reunited as ghosts, and still playing the role of helpful detectives even then.
Rocketed to Earth as an infant from the doomed planet Krypton, Kal-El was adopted by the loving Kent family and raised in America's heartland as Clark Kent. Using his immense solar-fueled powers, he became Superman to defend mankind against all manner of threats while championing truth, justice and the American way!
The editor of the Daily Planet, the newspaper where Clark Kent (Superman) works. A hard taskmaster, but a very loveable character.
Sole survivor of the Martian people, J'onn J'onzz was teleported to Earth decades ago by Dr. Saul Erdel. Since then, he has adopted Earth as his new home, playing many roles over his time with humanity: detective, secret agent, explorer, and even a founding member of the Justice League.
The princess of the Amazons, armed with superpowers of a god, Wonder Woman is one of Earth's most powerful defenders of peace, justice, and equality and a member of the Justice League. She is often considered an archetype for many non-comicbook heroines. She stands for Love and peace. Her original origin allegorically depicted her as a clay figure brought to life by the gods, but in recent years she has been depicted more literally as the daughter of Zeus and the Amazon queen Hippolyta.
Nathaniel Adam was coerced into an experiment which bonded alien metal to his skin and sent him 18 years into the future, giving birth to Captain Atom, a superhero fueled by the Quantum Field.
Ted Kord was the second person to become the Blue Beetle. Deprived of the scarab that empowered his predecessor, Ted was forced to rely on his superior athleticism, fighting prowess, and technological genius to combat crime. He died a hero at the hands of Maxwell Lord.
The Spectre is a supernatural being of near-unlimited might whose mission is to unleash the Vengence of God upon evil men. He is always bound to the soul of a deceased human. Three humans have been bound to the Spectre during the modern age, with Jim Corrigan being its current host.
The first known human who ever tapped into the Speed Force, "zen master of speed" Max Mercury consistently traveled forward through time, always known by a different name over the years. A friend of Jay Garrick and Johnny Quick, Max taught Wally West how to use his speed at it's full potential and became a mentor to Bart Allen, Impulse.
Rex Mason was transformed into Metamorpho after he was exposed to the light of an ancient meteor while on an expedition to find the Orb of Ra for industrialist Simon Stagg. He uses his ability to change into any element on the Periodic Table to fight crime, discover the world's mysteries, and maybe get another chance at being human.
Dmitri Pushkin was a member of the Rocket Red Brigade (as Rocket Red #4) who went on to become a member of the Justice League International.
Jay Garrick is the original, Golden Age, super-speedster, and was the first to have the mantle of the Flash and a founder of the Justice Society of America. It was Jay Garrick's legendary heroics that inspired Barry Allen.
Mari Jiwe McCabe, better known as Vixen, is a successful fashion icon, talk show host, animal activist and superhero who is able to channel the powers of any animal that has walked or evolved on Earth through the mystical object given to her ancestor by the god Anansi called the Tantu totem.
A blind musician
One of the most enigmatic beings in the universe, the Phantom Stranger only appears when events of great magnitudes necessitate his direct involvement. Mysterious and all knowing, at one with the cosmos.
After his wife became terminally ill, Dr. Victor Fries devoted his life to saving her and used cryogenics to freeze her to get time to find a cure. After being attacked by his boss Ferris Boyle and exposed to some of his chemicals, Fries could only survive in sub-zero temperatures and built a special suit to keep himself alive, becoming Mr Freeze.
Utilizing a fear-inducing gas known as fear toxin, Jonathan Crane preys upon the people of Gotham City as the villainous Scarecrow.
A stretchy private eye and a long time member of the Justice League who gets his powers from regularly consuming a special drink. His nose will twitch when something's amiss!
She is one of two aquatic characters in the DC universe known as Aquagirl and was raised by the Atlantean Royal Family. She was the first Aquagirl. In the New 52, Tula is Orm's half-sister and the leader of a unit in the Atlantean army called the Drift.
A weak-willed counterpart of Hal Jordan from Earth-3 who is constantly tortured by the ring of Volthoom he wields.
He is an evil doppelgänger of Batman from an alternate universe. He is a member of the Crime Syndicate, a team of supervillains paralleling the Justice League.
Rip Hunter is the son of Booster Gold and the DC universe's leading authority in time travel. With his origins and true identity a mystery, so as to safeguard himself from time-traveling villains-- he defends timestream as a Time Master!
Ultraman is an evil doppelgänger of Superman from an alternate universe. He is the de facto leader of the Crime Syndicate, a team of supervillains paralleling the Justice League.
Johnny Quick is an evil doppelgänger of The Flash from an alternate universe. He is a member of the Crime Syndicate, a team of supervillains paralleling the Justice League.
The son of Highfather, Scott Free was traded as an infant for Darkseid's child, Orion, to end the war between the New Gods of Apokolips and New Genesis. Scott later fled to Earth where he took on the mantle of Mister Miracle, and is considered the greatest escape artist in the universe. He is the husband of former Female Fury, Big Barda.
One of Batman's most recurrent enemies, Jervis Tetch (A.K.A. The Mad Hatter) is obsessed with Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, basing all of his crimes on the novel. Jervis is often depicted as a joke-villain but is a serious threat to Batman with his powerful mind-control technology.
Psimon is a psychic enemy of the Teen Titans. He has worked solo on a number of occasions, as well as being a part of the Fearsome Five.
One of the most notorious of Hell's demons, Etrigan's soul was merged with the body of a human man, Jason Blood, who calls upon the demon's terrifying power to fight the forces of darkness.
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