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.
Abby is the niece of Anton Arcane, former wife of Matthew Cable (now known as Dream's raven Matthew) and was wife of the Swamp Thing and mother of Tefé Holland.
In the new 52, she is the still the niece of Anton, but no longer Swamp Thing's wife.
One of the most enigmatic beings in the universe, the Phantom Stranger only appears when events of great magnitudes necessitate his direct involvement. Mysterious and all knowing, at one with the cosmos.
She is a journalist in The Swamp Thing series. She helped The Swamp Thing escape from the Sunderland corporation. She later was manipulated by her husband Dennis into fearing doing most things.
Ally of Swamp Thing during Pasko's run.
A character from The Swamp Thing series.
Matt Cable was a government officer assigned to protect Alec Holland in Louisiana before he turned into the Swamp Thing. He eventually married Abby Arcane but was later left in a coma when her evil uncle Anton Arcane possessed his body. When his life support was shut off, Matthew died, but was resurrected as the raven companion for Morpheus, King of Dreams.
Karen "Casey" Clancy was originally a mute child with telepathic and telekinetic abilities. Swamp Thing became her protectorate, until it was later revealed she was the herald of the Antichrist.
Arcane uses no weaponry - except his loyal Un-men. His powers are all sorcerous in nature - including raising the dead to some semblance of life. Some claim he is the living embodiment of pure evil.
One of the primary antagonists of Swamp Thing in the early era, this shadowy general will stop at nothing until Swamp Thing is captured or killed.
John Constantine, the Hellblazer, is a working-class magician, occult detective and a golden-tongued con man. He is well-known for his scathing wit, endless cynicism, ruthless cunning and constant chain smoking. A roguish counterculture anti-hero, Constantine is also a strident humanist driven by a heartfelt desire to defend mankind from the forces of evil.
One of the most notorious of Hell's demons, Etrigan's soul was merged with the body of a human man, Jason Blood, who calls upon the demon's terrifying power to fight the forces of darkness.
Dr. Jason Woodrue is the Floronic Man, a plant/human hybrid and super-villain who wishes to eradicate all animal life. In some versions, he is responsible for the creation of Poison Ivy. He is an enemy of The Atom and Swamp Thing.
The Monkey King is a demon.
Linda Holland was born Linda Olsen Ridge some time in the late 1940s. She was likely a direct descendant of Damian Ridge and his wife, also named Linda Olsen Ridge. She would later become the wife of Alec Holland, the human template for the Swamp Thing.
Swamp Thing's enemy.
Assistant of the Monitor - an ultra-dimensional being who used her to gather information on super-powered beings across the universe/multiverse.
Tannarak is a powerful sorcerer and alchemist that uses his power for his own selfish means. He used to own the San Francisco nightclub called Bewitched along with members of the Dark Circle until Brother Night took it from him. He is an enemy of The Phantom Stranger and John Constantine.
A cosmic being in charge of maintaining the multiverse in balance. He was a main character in Crisis on Infinite Earths. After the original crisis, he was split into 52 individual Monitors. Recently, he has merged into one Monitor once more.
A friend of John Constantine, who was involved in the New Castle affair.
A friend of John Constantine, who was an expert on magic.
Man who feels guilty for his actions revolving around toxic waste.
Wallace's radioactive wife.
A homeless vagrant who becomes addicted to nuclear waste discarded in a small town mine, and subsequently has the power to destroy all he touches.
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 Joker, Clown Prince of Crime, is Batman's arch-nemesis. An agent of chaos known for his malicious plots, wacky gadgets and insidious smile, he has caused Batman more suffering than any other villain he has ever faced. His origin, name, and true motivations remain a mystery.
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!
The Amazon princess, blessed with god-like super abilities, Wonder Woman is one of Earth's most powerful defenders of peace, justice, and equality and a member of the Justice League. She is considered an archetype for many heroines outside of comic book. She stands for Love, Beauty, and Humanity. Her initial origin allegorically depicted her as a clay baby brought to life by patron goddess Aphrodite, but in recent years she has been depicted more literally as the daughter of Zeus and Amazon queen Hippolyte.
Originally a composite being, Firestorm had power over fire and heat, and could alter the atomic structure of objects
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.
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