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!
Chloe Sullivan is the best friend of Superman, cousin of Lois Lane and a member of the Justice League. She was the long time girlfriend of Jimmy Olsen, but after his death Chloe married Oliver Queen. She worked as a journalist for the Daily Planet but was fired by Lex Luthor.
Several years later, she was introduced into the comic books as the former girlfriend of Jimmy Olsen and a reporter for an online newspaper.
Lex Luthor, Superman's arch-nemesis, is one of the most brilliant men alive, whose hatred of "interfering aliens" pushes him down the path of a sociopath. Known for his "ends justifies the means" approach to life, his single-minded and often brutal focus puts him at odds with The Man of Steel. Luthor is arguably DC Comics' most iconic villain.
Lana Lang is Clark Kent's high school sweetheart. She is one of the very few people who knows that Clark Kent is Superman.
Martha Kent is married to Jonathan Kent, and the pair of them are the adoptive parents of Kal-El, also known as Superman and Clark Kent. With Jonanthan, Martha is primarily responsible for raising and providing guidance to various super-powered beings in addition to Superman, including Supergirl, Superboy, Mon-El, and Krypto.
Jonathan Kent, married to Martha Kent, is the adoptive father of Clark Kent, who is better known as Superman. Before his recent death, he was a rural farmer in Kansas. He is sometimes referred to as Pa Kent, and sometimes as Eben Kent.
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.
Lionel Luthor is the father of Lex Luthor. He first appeared in the "Smallville" TV series but was later introduced into the DC Universe.
Pete Ross was the Vice-President of the United States under Lex Luthor. After Lex was indicted Pete became the President. He is currently divorced from Lana Lang and living in Smallville once again.
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.
Lena Luthor is the daughter of Lionel Luthor, the youngest sister of Lex Luthor and the mother of Lori Luthor.
Tess Mercer was born as Lutessa Lena Luthor and was the sister of Lex Luthor and the daughter of Lionel Luthor. She became a Checkmate agent and after Lex's disappearance, she took over LuthorCorp. Tess also became the second operator of the Watchtower and a member of the Justice League, but was murdered by her own brother. Months later, it was discovered that Tess's spirit is caught in Lex's mind and was freed by her friends later.
Jimmy Olsen is a photojournalist working at the Daily Planet, as well as a close friend of both Clark Kent and Lois Lane.
Jor-El was a major Kryptonian scientist on the Kryptonian Science Council, the biological father of Superman, and the husband of Lara Lor-Van. He discovered the Phantom Zone and invented the Phantom Zone projector.
Whitney Fordman was Lana Langs first boyfriend and left Smallville to join the United States Marines. He belongs to the continuity of the Smallville TV series, and had a brief cameo in Zach Snyder's Man of Steel film.
Sheriff Nancy Adams was the sheriff of Lowell County. She was the hard line peace officer who replaced Ethan Miller when he was exposed as corrupt.
Brainiac is one of Superman's oldest and most powerful foes. A techno-organic being with a twelfth-level intellect and hyper-advanced technology, he travels the multiverse seeking civilizations to shrink and abduct, which he then adds to his collection of captured worlds. He has been responsible for the extinction of countless cultures and the deaths of untold billions.
General Dru-Zod was a member of the Kryptonian military, exiled to the Phantom Zone by Jor-El after attempting to conquer Krypton. When he escaped years later he targeted Superman and his adopted planet Earth.
Kara Zor-El is Superman's cousin and last survivor of Krypton's Argo City. She has a brash and defiant personality that she developed in response to the destruction of Krypton. Currently, she is operating out of National City alongside the D.E.O.
A scientific genius and one-time friend to Superman, and now the mysterious villain Ruin.
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.
Doomsday is a seemingly unstoppable behemoth who adapts his physical form to overcome and destroy anything or anyone in his path. He is best known for being the murderer of Superman in the "Death of Superman" storyline.
Krypto is Superman's Kryptonian dog. He possesses all of the sun-borne abilities of his master, as well as super-canine intelligence.He is also known for being a sort of sidekick to Superboy becoming his companion after Superman saw he had no time to give to the very social canine. He has also appeared in his own cartoon series.
Faora Hu-Ul is a beautiful and dangerous Kryptonian woman who was imprisoned in The Phantom Zone for 300 years after she tortured and murdered 23 Kryptonian Men. After escaping from the Phantom Zone she plots alongside fellow Kryptonian General Zod.
Jeff Hage was an intern for the Daily Planet and is now a cub reporter. He belongs to the "Smallville" continuity.
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.
Hailing from the 30th century, Bart Allen is the grandson of the Flash, Barry Allen and Iris Allen. Originally using the name Impulse and trained by Max Mercury, Bart utilizes the same powers of super-speed possessed by his grandfather and fights crime alongside the Teen Titans, known as Kid Flash and Wally West's sidekick.
Kon-El/Conner Kent is a human/Kryptonian hybrid clone and was created to be the next Superman.
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.
One of the residents of Apokolips, Granny Goodness is in charge of training (sometimes through brainwashing) new soldiers for Darkseid's forces. She leads the Female Furies.
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