Lois Lane is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Daily Planet of Metropolis. She was the first reporter to interview Superman after he first appeared in Metropolis. Superman later revealed his secret identity to her; the two married and have a son, Jon Kent.
Jimmy Olsen is a photojournalist working at the Daily Planet, as well as a close friend of both Clark Kent and Lois Lane.
Genetically engineered to surpass all human limits, Slade Wilson was once a soldier but now works as one of the most feared assassins in the DC Universe. He has frequently clashed with the Teen Titans, Batman, the Justice League, Green Arrow, and even gods!
James Gordon is one of Batman's first supporters, helping him fight against crime and corruption in Gotham City. He eventually rose to the rank of Commissioner in the Gotham City Police Department, and continues to be one of Batman's greatest allies.
One of the most bizarre criminals in Gotham City, the Ventriloquist (real name Arnold Wesker) is a crime lord who directs all orders (and executions) through a wooden dummy named Scarface. A female crime lord, named Peyton Riley, has also assumed the alias after Wesker's death.
The wooden dummy known as Scarface "rules" over much of Gotham City's underworld in conjunction with his "underling", the Ventriloquist. Though most have accepted Scarface to merely be a conduit for the Ventriloquist's alternate personality, many signs have hinted that the dummy is in fact alive.
One of Batman's most recurrent enemies, Jervis Tetch (A.K.A. The Mad Hatter) is obsessed with Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, basing all of his crimes on the novel. Jervis is often depicted as a joke-villain but is a serious threat to Batman with his powerful mind-control technology.
One part of the Body Doubles.
A crooked financier who pleaded insanity to escape a prison sentence, Warren White was sent to Arkham Asylum where he was scarred, mutilated, and gradually driven insane by the other inmates.
A supervillain born with a rare ability, triple-jointedness, which enabled him to bend his arms and legs in astonishing ways.
The Key is a master scientist who has developed a large variety of futuristic weapons, most of which are in the shape of keys, keyholes and locks.
Mitch Shelley's archenemy and original director of the Lab
Madame Xanadu focuses her occult sensitivity through her Tarot cards. Her actual powers in terms of matters of the soul are somewhat limited - she is only allowed to advise.
Porter Vito is a funerary agent who resurrects people from the dead. It it believed that he started practicing this because his own parents passed away. He uses zombie swarms as his defense.
Resurrection Man has the power to not only revive himself, but to return with a new ability derived from the circumstances of his death.
Amygdala is frequent inmate of Arkham Asylum, he has no amygdala resulting in him having inhuman rage and super human strength. He was once a resident in Dick Grayson's apartment building while working at Lockhaven Prison.
Mr. Zsasz is a serial killer with no regard for human life. He carves a mark into his skin for every life he takes, slowly covering his entire body in scars.
Fright is a former geneticist who was responsible for the Scarebeast and helped the new Black Mask.
A deranged scientist who performs twisted surgeries on his victims to make them into Dollotrons, his idea of perfection. Professor Pyg often comes into conflict with Batman and was formerly an agent of Spyral.
A celestial agent of Heaven after the soul of the Resurrection Man.
Preston Shelley's neighbor and former supervillain called the Transhuman.
News reporter for the Daily Planet who was interested in Clark Kent.
Pandora is the mysterious figure who appeared at the end of Flashpoint when then the DC, Vertigo, and Wildstorm universes merged into one. She later appeared throughout the DC Universe, seemingly observing all the characters.
Izzy Izquierdo is the new hands-off publisher of the Daily Planet. She was introduced into the DC universe after the relaunch of 2011.
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