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!
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.
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.
A character from the Golden-Age of Comics. Founding member of the Justice Society of America and a bright detective. Using a gas mask and a pistol with sleeping gas, Wesley Dodds become the Sandman, a vigilante who makes the criminals fall asleep.
The Time Lord's knowledge of futuristic science and mastery of time through his chrono-cube enable him to field an awesome array of deadly weapons against his opponents.
Zealot is a Kherubim warrior that was stranded on Earth when her ship crashed thousands of years ago. She founded the Coda and joined the WildC.A.T.S to fight the Daemonites.
Void is the evolution of a woman named Adrianna and became a member of the WildC.A.T.s
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.
Protector of Metropolis in an alternate timeline. A Roman Centurion, who had been taken by aliens only to return to Earth 2,000 years later. Acquired alien knowledge & technology which allows him to fly.
Dr. Jeremy Stone is a human-titanthrope hybrid. He's a Nobel-prized scientist that can grow to great size at the cost of intelligence or grow smaller to get even smarter. He's a member of WildC.A.T.S.
Mr. Majestic is the WildStorm universe's "Superman". He is an alien warrior who has lived on Earth for centuries, often fighting alongside others of his race (as well as humans) against the Daemonites.
A former sumo wrestler mutated by cosmic energies from a passing comet. Fuji is made of pure energy and has to be kept with in a containment suit to keep himself together.
Cole Cash, once a black-bag specialist working under I.O. turned special operator and personal confidante of Jacob Marlowe of the HALO Corporation. He now serves as a bastion of the alien warlord turned conglomerate holder's long-game plan of saving/changing the world.
Struck by the same lightning bolt that turned his uncle Barry Allen into the Flash, Wallace Rudolph "Wally" West took the name Kid Flash and became Barry's sidekick and the member of the Teen Titans. Eventually, Wally became the Flash to honor his uncle's memory, who died saving the Universe. He also became a member of the Justice League. He married a woman named Linda Park and had two kids, Jai and Iris West II. Currently, Wally was pulled from the Speed Force by Barry and is one of two fastest men alive.
Originally thought to be chosen by chance, Ganthet chose Kyle Rayner because he had the ability to harness the powers of the emotional spectrum. Once the Torchbearer of the Green Lantern Corps, Kyle graduated to the role Ganthet had intended for him: the White Lantern. After the White Ring is separated into seven rings, Kyle returns to being a Green Lantern Corpsman.
Ancient Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Western Philosophy. Perhaps the Greatest great thinker. All philosophers before him are known as "Pre-Socratic" while all philosophers after him have been influence by him in some way (even if only by adopting his quizzical nature).
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