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.
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!
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 pillar 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.
Originally a composite being, Firestorm had power over fire and heat, and could alter the atomic structure of objects
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.
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.
Halo is the fusion of a human body and an Aurakle, an ancient energy-being of iridescent color. Bright as the stars the beautiful young woman now calls herself Violet Harper, an entity in human form. Halo was a founding member of the Outsiders.
Brion Markov is the king of Markovia. Thanks to breeding and science, he has the powers of the planet Earth, including gravity, earth control, lava blasts and super-strength. He's also co-leader of the Outsiders and a founding member.
A superb samurai, she uses her deadly sword, The Soultaker, to fight evil around the world. The mystic sword contains the soul of every person killed by it and Katana can communicate with those souls. She is currently a member of the Suicide Squad.
Formerly an architect, social activist, and U.S. Marine sniper, John Stewart was selected by the Guardians of the Universe to be one of the Green Lanterns for Sector 2814. His distinguished service in the Corps has resulted in a place among the Oan Honor Guard and the position of chief trainer for new Lantern recruits.
Assistant of the Monitor - an ultra-dimensional being who used her to gather information on super-powered beings across the universe/multiverse.
Botanist Alec Holland became the avatar of the Green, known as the Swamp Thing, following his death in a swamp as a result of a horrific accident. With the ability to control any form of plant life, Swamp Thing uses his powers to protect both the human and the plant worlds.
A violent, noir detective/anti-hero and the chief protagonist of the "Watchmen" series. With a black-and-white worldview and an uncompromising moral code, Rorschach is well-known among criminals as the terror of the underworld.
Dr. Jon Osterman was a lowly lab technician, before he was caught in a radioactive particle test. He returned as a god-like superhuman. He is powerful and highly intelligent, yet he grew to become emotionally distant towards people. He is the only superhero with powers in the Watchmen storyline.
A former costumed hero and considered the smartest man alive, he left heroics shortly before the Keene Act came into effect and became involved in business.
A crime-fighter who took up the identity of Nite Owl following the original's retirement, who himself retired in 1977 following the passage of the Keene Act
The gleefully amoral and borderline sociopathic government vigilante, The Comedian had a history of terrible deeds. His murder causes the chain of events in the Watchmen. He is known for his twisted sense of humor, his nihilistic worldview and his smiley-faced badge.
Laurie Juspeczyk was chosen by her mother to succeed her as Silk Spectre. Resentful of her mother and her duties as a superheroine, she retired in 1977.
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