Dr. Shay Veritas was introduced in a prelude story to H'El on Earth, a crossover event between three of the four Superman family of titles (namely Superman, Supergirl, and Superboy) that take place within the New 52 continuity. She has been established as a brilliant consultant and burgeoning confidante to Superman, able to help him in scientific matters. Superman is aided by Dr. Veritas in a research complex called 'The Block' which she created and is located near the center of the planet. There he is able to train using customized equipment of her design. She was also able to cure Superboy of an ailment inflicted upon him by H'El in an attack.