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!
With the ability to overcome great fear and harness the power of will, test-pilot Hal Jordan was chosen to be the Green Lantern of Sector 2814 inheriting the ring of the dying alien Green Lantern, Abin Sur. He later on went to creating his own power ring from his own will power. Through sheer will power and determination, Hal has established an impressive record of heroism across the galaxy with the help of his fellow Green Lanterns as well as his peers in the Justice League.
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.
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.
The princess of the Amazons, armed with super abilities 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, Beauty, and peace. Her original origin allegorically depicted her as a clay figure brought to life by the gods, but in recent incarnations she has been depicted more literally as the daughter of Zeus and the Amazon queen Hippolyta.
Oliver Queen was a spoiled, thrill-seeking playboy, until he was left stranded on a deserted island for several years. There, he trained to become a master archer in order to survive. After his return home, he used his new-found skills and his wealth to became the costumed vigilante known as Green Arrow.
Carter Hall, now infused with the mysterious Nth Metal, is granted flight, strength and a living armor. He battles dangerous threats, both alien and mystical, as the savage Hawkman.
Ray Palmer is a scientist, superhero and longtime Justice League member who devised a means of miniaturization through dwarf star matter technology. From the Microverse to the greater world, he fights for good as the mighty Atom!
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.
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.
While in Mesopotamia with his father, Sven Nelson, the famed archaeologist Kent unwittingly awoke Nabu from suspended animation by releasing Nabu a poisonous gas was released, killing Kent's father but leaving him unharmed. Nabu took pity on Kent, where he erased Kent's memory of his father and raised Kent as his apprentice, making him become Doctor Fate, Sorcerer Supreme of Earth.
Lucas "Snapper" Carr has been an honorary member of the Justice League of America since its inception.
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 brilliant scientist who created a way to collect energy radiation produced by stars into a cosmic rod, and beginner of one of the longest superhero lines in the DC universe.
Once a physician until he lost his eyesight to an experiment gone wrong. Charles McNider was the first Doctor Mid-Nite and a founder of the JSA. Due to his blindness, Doctor Mid-Nite uses goggles that give him the ability of infra-red vision, allowing him to see in the dark.
A super-villain who uses his superior mind and dreaming powers, centered on an invention called the Materioptikon, to commit crimes.
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.
Colonel Steve Trevor is an Air Force pilot and the classic love interest of Wonder Woman. He is now a U.S. Government Agent and head of A.R.G.U.S.. He was also co-leader and a member of the Justice League of America.
Amos Fortune is a villain obsessed with luck who founded and led the Royal Flush Gang at an early age. A gang consisting of Amos' "body guards" from the days he gambled at school. He also discovered the existence of "Luck Glands" and manipulates the luck into his favor.
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.
Created by Professor Ivo with revolutionary Absorption Cell Technology. This android can replicate the powers of any metahuman he encounters.
5000-year-old villainous sorcerer who was one of the Justice League of America's first adversaries.
Hawkgirl is the reincarnated spirit of Chay-Ara. Born on Thanagar, she gained the rank of lieutenant in her world and was subsequently sent to Earth on a mission, but during her stay, she grew to love Earth and care for its inhabitants, eventually becoming known to the people as the superheroine Hawkgirl.
Pro-boxing star Ted Grant, inspired by stories of The Green Lantern, became a superhero to clear his name. Wildcat has served as a mentor to many younger heroes including Batman and Black Canary.
A tough-as-nails journalist from Central City, who has a long and complicated history with Barry Allen. Before the New 52, she ultimately became Barry's wife.
Formerly married to Ray Palmer (the Atom), Jean was a lawyer specializing in criminal law. She lived in Ivy town and helped The Atom on cases at times. Jean later suffered a mental breakdown after accidentally murdering Sue Dibny. While incarcerated at Arkham Asylum, she was taken over by Eclipso and became that entity's new host, remaining so until being killed by Mary Marvel.
Rex Tyler uses Miraclo to gain powers for one hour.
The first Mr. Terrific. A child prodigy who, at a young age, demonstrated incredible intellect and physical skill.
An android created by the supervillian T.O. Morrow to infiltrate the Justice Society of America. The android has since become a noble superhero and member of the Justice League.
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