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.
Martha Kent and her husband Jonathan Kent are the adoptive parents of Clark Kent (aka Kal-El / Superman). She also helps raise and provide guidance to other members of the superfamily, including Superboy and Supergirl.
Despite his codename, Cliff Steele is actually a cyborg, rather than a robot, and is one of the founding members of Doom Patrol. He is the only member to appear in every incarnation of the team, and has even served as its leader.
Rita Farr was a Hollywood actress until her career was ruined after being exposed to unusual volcanic gasses while shooting a film in Africa. Rita discovered she had the ability to grow or shrink herself to any size. Shunned and with nowhere else to turn, she accepted an offer from Dr. Niles Caulder (a.k.a. The Chief) and became a member of Doom Patrol.
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.
First appearing as a Wonder Woman doppelganger, Donna Troy has become one of the most beloved characters in the DC universe. Following the New 52 reboot, she is re-imagined as the perfect Amazonian weapon born of clay to battle Wonder Woman for the throne of Themiscyra.
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.
Alfred Pennyworth is Bruce Wayne's loyal father figure and butler. Alfred raised Bruce (and later Dick Grayson) after the death of the Waynes. A former British secret agent, Alfred is a skilled surgeon who often treats members of the Bat-Family.
The last of the Czarnians, Lobo is known and feared across the universe as a bounty hunter who never misses his mark. Super-strong, immortal and unkillable, the Main Man has frequently clashed with Superman, although they have on occasion found themselves on the same side.
"Amy Winston" is the long lost princess of Amethyst on Gemworld. She was also a Lord of Order before the New 52 reboot.
Barbara Ann Minerva was an archaeologist who used an ancient ritual to turn herself into the avatar of Urzkartaga, but because she didn't meet the requirement of virginity, she was cursed by the god to suffer from an unending hunger for human flesh.
A notorious pirate and assassin, Black Manta is one of the most ruthless and feared super villains on Earth, and Aquaman's mortal enemy.
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.
Blok is a member of the Legion of Super Heroes in the 31st century.
Doctor Will Magnus is a human scientist and creator of the Metal Men.
Lara Lor-Van is a Kryptonian Scientist as well as the biological mother of Superman and wife to Jor-El.
Once considered the greatest Green Lantern in any sector, Sinestro came to believe that the only way to ensure order in the universe was through the reign of fear, a crime for which the Guardians banished him to Qward. There he created the first yellow power ring and later on founded his own corps, The Sinestro Corps. He has clashed frequently with his former student and protege; Hal Jordan. The relationship between the two is a complicated one, a mixture of both hatred and respect in equal measures.
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.
A member of the interplanetary police force, L.E.G.I.O.N.
Named after the Angel of Death, Jean-Paul Valley was an agent of the Sacred Order of Saint Dumas. Jean-Paul becomes a more independent crime fighter after acting as Batman for a time.
Mera of Xebel is an Atlantean and famous love interest and wife of Aquaman. She hails from the penal colony of Xebel in the Bermuda Triangle of Atlantean exiles and was tasked with the mission to kill the King of Atlantis before she abandoned her quest when she met and fell in love with Aquaman. Mera has been at Aquaman's side ever since proving to be his most valuable partner in battle and in life.
Botanist Alec Holland became the avatar of the Green, known as the Swamp Thing, following his death in a swamp as a result of a horrific accident. With the ability to control any form of plant life, Swamp Thing uses his powers to protect both the human and the plant worlds.
Dawn Allen was the daughter of Barry Allen and Iris West-Allen, and the mother of the Legionnaire XS. Together, she and her twin brother Don were known as the Tornado Twins.
Don Allen was the son of Barry Allen and Iris West-Allen, and the father of Bart Allen. Together, he and his sister Dawn were the known as the Tornado Twins.
A renowned hunter turned bumbling villain, Thomas Blake lived with a lion pride in the wild to rediscover himself. Now more deadly and resourceful, Catman has become one of the world's premier hunters and trackers. The first appearance of Catman is Detective Comics 311.
Struck by the same lightning bolt that turned his uncle Barry Allen into the Flash, Wallace Rudolph "Wally" West took the name Kid Flash and became Barry's sidekick and the member of the Teen Titans. Eventually, Wally became the Flash to honor his uncle's memory, who died saving the Universe. He also became a member of the Justice League. He married a woman named Linda Park and had two kids, Jai and Iris West II. Currently, Wally was pulled from the Speed Force by Barry and is one of two fastest men alive.
George Taylor was the Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Planet. After the relaunch of 2011, he was re-introduced into the DC Universe and is now the publisher of the Daily Star.
Lyrissa Mallor was a member of the 30th century intergalactic police force, L.E.G.I.O.N. Her family lineage allowed her to tap into mystical shadowy powers.
A Kryptonian scientist who was sent to the Phantom Zone because of crimes committed against his own people.
An enemy of Batman, Charlie Brown becomes Kite-Man when the Riddler murders his son. Now Brown uses specialised kites to commit his crimes and is often considered a joke by both heroes and fellow super-villains.
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