Lisly Bonner was an up and coming journalist working on infiltrating the Whitaker family mob. When she was caught, the mob family tried to execute, shooting her twice in the belly and once in the head. Lisly survived the shooting but found that she could no longer feel & had the power of hypnotic suggestion over men using the trigger phrase 338, representing the 3 bullets of a .38 caliber handgun the Whitaker family used to shoot her.
Powers and Abilities
Gretel is unable to feel physical pain
Gretel is capable of controlling the minds of men
Gretel was created by Batgirl writer Gail Simone.