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!
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.
The editor of the Daily Planet, the newspaper where Clark Kent (Superman) works. A hard taskmaster, but a very loveable character.
Jimmy Olsen is a photojournalist working at the Daily Planet, as well as a close friend of both Clark Kent and Lois Lane.
Lana Lang is Clark Kent's high school sweetheart. She is one of the very few people who knows that Clark Kent is Superman.
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.
Morgan Edge is a Metropolis hood who organized the various gangs of the city into corporate conglomerate known as Intergang. He is CEO of a now worldwide gang organization.
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.
The sports editor at the Daily Planet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lara Lor-Van is a Kryptonian Scientist as well as the biological mother of Superman and wife to Jor-El.
Josh Coyle was the television director of WGBS News of Metropolis during the pre-Crisis universe.
Mr. Mxyzptlk is a fifth-dimensional imp with the power to do almost anything he can imagine. He could transform Superman into ashes or erase him from existence, but where's the fun in that?
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.
The Prankster was one of Superman's first reoccuring foes in the Golden Age. In the New 52, he's Nightwing's new nemesis, a brilliant cyber-criminal.
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.
Bizarro is an imperfect duplicate of Superman. Everything Bizarro does is deliberately backwards or the opposite of normal.
During the Silver Age, tales of Superman as a baby were often used as back-up stories and filler.
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.
Lar Gand was an explorer from the planet Daxam who sacrificed himself to save Earth. Lar, whom came to be known as Mon-El, was a member of the Justice League and friend of Superman in the modern era and is a member of the Legion of Superheroes in the future.
Once a janitor at S.T.A.R. Labs, exposure to radiation gave him the ability to absorb power upon touch. His absorption abilities have been evolving over time.
The princess of the Amazons, armed with superpowers 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 and peace. Her original origin allegorically depicted her as a clay figure brought to life by the gods, but in recent years she has been depicted more literally as the daughter of Zeus and the Amazon queen Hippolyta.
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.
A mermaid from Tritonis who fell in love with Clark Kent while attending Metropolis University.
Gag strip character by Henry Boltinoff.
Winslow Schott is a misunderstood villain that uses toys as weapons as the Toyman. He believes that it is the adults that are ruining the world for the children.
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