DC Comics Year By Year
DC Comics Year By Year #1 - DC Comics Year By Year released by DK Publishing on January 1, 2010.
Honored Fallen Lantern of Space Sector 2814; predecessor of Hal Jordan.
A sci-fi character that started during the 50s has held true to the traditions of the typical sci-fi hero archetype with a love story. Adam Strange is also Life's thinker of the Aberrant Six.
The man who ruled over Nazi Germany during World War II. He wished to wipe leftists, Jews and other "inferiors" from the planet and rule over the world propagating an Aryan race agenda, an ideal that he oddly did not fall into himself.
Larry Jordan was the first hero named Air Wave, and fought during World War II as a member of the All-Star Squadron. Once he died, his helmet was passed along to his son, Harold "Hal" Jordan, who became the third Air Wave.
The Golden Age Atom, he was the first hero to use that name. He was also a founding member of both the JSA and the All-Star Squadron.
Alan Scott, the bearer of the mystical Starheart, is the original Golden Age Green Lantern and a founding member of the Justice Society of America. An all-time great, Alan continues to fight for truth, justice and freedom well into old age as a member of the Justice Society. He has now been introduced as an iconic gay character in DC's new reboot, The New 52.
Wife of Adam Strange and resident of Rann. Current member of the Canadian super-team known as Justice League United.
Alfred Pennyworth is Bruce Wayne's loyal father figure and butler. Alfred raised Bruce (and later Dick Grayson) after the death of the Waynes. A former British secret agent, Alfred is a skilled surgeon who often treats members of the Bat-Family.
Created by Professor Ivo with revolutionary Absorption Cell Technology. This android can replicate the powers of any metahuman he encounters.
Andrew Bennett was ambushed by a vampire, and left for dead. He would survive this as a vampire, who can control his urges of consuming blood. He would later turn his lover, Mary Seward into a vampire only to see her succumb to the curse of vampires.
Angel and her primate partner, Sam Simeon, run a detective agency.
As a happy-go-lucky hero and devoted family man, Buddy Baker can mimic the powers of any animal on Earth and beyond. His powers come from a connection with the morphogenetic field of Earth, also known as the Life Web or the Red.
The Anti-Monitor is The Monitor's counterpart from The Anti-matter Universe. He is responsible for the original Crisis on Infinite Earths, was the sole Guardian of The Sinestro Corps and once, against his will, was the source of The Black Lantern Corps Central Power Battery.
The Greek goddess of love, beauty, and sexuality. She is the wife of Hephasteus.
The son of an Atlantean queen and a lighthouse keeper from the town of Amnesty Bay, Arthur Curry would grow up to become the superhero Aquaman, and later take on his birthright as the King of Atlantis. He is a founding member of the Justice League and is among DC Comics' most recognized heroes.
Arisia is the Green Lantern of Space Sector 2815. Her family has a long and proud history of serving in the Green Lantern Corps, and she has honored that lineage by serving with distinction in many of the Corps' harrowing campaigns.
Artemis is the Shim'Tar (greatest warrior) of the Egyptian Amazons of Bana-Mighdall. For a short time, she also held the title of Wonder Woman. Currently, she is teamed up with The Outlaws.
Greek Goddess of the Moon, the Hunt, and the Wilderness. Later she also became the Goddess of Childbirth and was believed to assist in women's health.
Dr. Light is a recurring enemy of the Justice League and the Teen Titans, manipulating light energy for various nefarious purposes.
The Goddess of Wisdom, Heroic Endevour, Justice and Strategically guided Warfare. She is also known for being the tutelary deity of Athens.
Atlas is the strongest of the Titans. The brother of Prometheus, Atlas avoided imprisonment in Tartarus after Zeus overthrew the rule of Cronus. His former base of operations was the Atlas mountains in modern-day Morocco. He now holds the weight of the heavens upon his shoulders for eternity.
The Godson of the original Atom, all Al ever wanted was to be a super-hero. Achieving this, he's found himself on both sides of the fence, a hero of the JSA and an enemy of them, with Black Adam.
Sergeant Gardner Grayle became a test subject for S.T.A.R Lab's atomic research project. He was given atomic weapons and armor, and became the Atomic Knight. He was once briefly a member of the Outsiders team.
One of the five survivors of the massacre in Sector 666 and founder of the Red Lantern Corps, Atrocitus anointed the Red Lantern in blood and harnessed the power of rage and red light.
A member of the Inferior Five, Awkwardman is incredibly strong, but also incredibly clumsy.
B'wana Beast is a jungle hero who got strange powers from radiation. B'wana can control the minds of animals and can combine two animals to make a more powerful hybrid under his control.
Forced to serve a life sentence for the crimes of his father, Bane was born and raised in the underground prison, Peña Duro. There, he forged himself into the pinnacle of physical and mental potential all without seeing the light of day. Escaping to Gotham City, Bane challenged Batman and became famous as "The Man Who Broke the Bat".
Barbara Gordon was the first modern age Batgirl until she was brutally shot by the Joker, rendering her paralyzed from the waist down. Barbara reinvented herself as Oracle, providing intelligence to the DCU heroes and leading the Birds of Prey. She has recently become Batgirl once again to protect Gotham City.
Having discovered his mother murdered and his father blamed for the act, forensic scientist Barry Allen sought to clear his father's name and find the real killer. After being doused in chemicals and struck by lightning, Barry was granted the gift of super-speed. Now he protects his hometown of Central City as The Flash, the fastest man alive and founding member of the Justice League.
Hailing from the 30th century, Bart Allen is the grandson of the Flash, Barry Allen and Iris Allen. Originally using the name Impulse and trained by Max Mercury, Bart utilizes the same powers of super-speed possessed by his grandfather and fights crime alongside the Teen Titans, known as Kid Flash and Wally West's sidekick.
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