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.
The Joker, Clown Prince of Crime, is Batman's arch-nemesis. An agent of chaos known for his malicious plots, wacky gadgets and insidious smile, he has caused Batman more suffering than any other villain he has ever faced. His origin, name, and true motivations remain a mystery.
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.
Multi-Man is immortal, gaining a new superpower every time he comes back to life. However, he never knows what that power will be.
Dinah Lance was born into a family of crime fighters; her mother was a vigilante and her father is a cop. She grew up with the company of heroes, and after years of training, followed in her parent's footsteps by assuming the costume, identity, and legacy of her mother Dinah Drake, the Black Canary.
As the first Robin, Dick Grayson was the most famous sidekick in comic book history. As he ventured forth on his own, he formed the Teen Titans and became their leader. When the boy became a man, he became the independent hero known as Nightwing.
Harleen Quinzel was a psychiatric resident at Arkham Asylum, where she met the incarcerated Joker. Falling in love with her patient, she conspired to break him out of prison and eventually became his lover and loyal sidekick, Harley Quinn.
Dina Bell is a U.S. Marshall. She has crossed paths with the Birds of Prey and other characters in the Batman-related series.
Rancor was the Joker's right hand man during his "Last Laugh" when he thought he was dying.
He was the ward of Thaddeus Brown, the first Mister Miracle and is the Mister Miracle of Grant Morrison's, Seven Soldiers series.
The sole survivor of a race of mind-controlling worms from Venus, who had plans to invade and take over the Earth. Mr. Mind continues their goal while also clashing with Captain Marvel/Shazam.
Hellgrammite is a recurring villain of Superman
Nanaue is a humanoid shark who originally terrorized Hawaii, but now operates as a member of the Suicide Squad. Contrary to popular belief, King Shark is indeed a shark.
He can grow in size, becoming stronger.
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.
Waylon Jones was born with a genetic mutation giving him a reptile's skin, sharp claws, and teeth; due to genetic atavism. Croc became a circus wrestler who would rise to conquer the Gotham Mob racket only then to become one of Batman's most physically imposing rogues.
He is a French super-villain most commonly associated with the team, the Brotherhood of Evil (or Society of Sin).
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.
Afflicted with a disease that threatened to leave him deaf, Dr. Kirk Langstrom devised an experimental cure that merged the DNA of humans and bats. After testing it on himself, however, the cure backfired and transformed him into a giant bat-like creature.
At the age of nine, Timothy Drake cleverly deduced the identities of Batman and Robin. Four years later, after the death of Jason Todd, Tim convinced Batman that he should be the new Robin. He would later become leader of Young Justice.
Dr. Jason Woodrue is the Floronic Man, a plant/human hybrid and super-villain who wishes to eradicate all animal life. In some versions, he is responsible for the creation of Poison Ivy. He is an enemy of The Atom and Swamp Thing.
Carnivora was part of an extraterrestrial invasion fleet who's spacecraft was destroyed by an Asteroid field. Being the sole survivor she landed on Earth,an angered Carnivora battled Power-Girl.
Lady Spellbinder was the original Spellbinder's girlfriend, until she murdered him to gain more power. Her primary foes are Batman and the Birds of Prey.
Helena Bertinelli, born into one of Gotham's mafia families, became a spy and vigilante, destroying those that had killed her family. As a key member of the Birds of Prey, she has moved toward brutal, but non-lethal methods for fighting crime.
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.
Gorilla Grodd is a super intelligent, telepathic, anthropomorphic gorilla. A deadly opponent to all of the champions of good, Grodd is most well known for his rivalry with The Flash.
Angela Hawkins was born into British aristocracy. She has the psychic ability to detect other people's fears and project them with great intensity. Frightened by her powers, Angela's parents sent her away: causing Phobia to have a life-long fear of being alone.
An extremely agile athlete, Copperhead relies heavily upon his snake suit to accomplish his ends. The fangs in his helmet are coated with venom that can cause paralysis or even death.
A friend to the original Killer Frost who assumed the murderous identity following the original's death.
Stephanie Brown is the Cluemaster's daughter. She becomes the Spoiler to "spoil" her father's criminal plots, and dated Tim Drake while he was Robin. Steph temporarily becomes Robin when Tim is forced to quit by his father. Later, she briefly resumes being Spoiler before Cassandra Cain decides to pass her the mantle of Batgirl. In the New 52 and Rebirth, she's back to being The Spoiler.
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