History Characters / GLOtherVillains

9th May '17 12:49:45 AM rafi
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An EvilCounterpart to our Green Lantern, Power Ring hails from an alternate universe and is a founding member of the Crime Syndicate of America. Pre-Crisis he was a petty criminal who gained a magical ring from a Tibetan mystic named Volthoom; this ring made him one of the most powerful villains on Earth-3, second only to Ultraman.

Post-Crisis (where he was from the Antimatter Universe) and in the New 52 (when he was from a destroyed Earth-3), Power Ring is portrayed as suffering from a curse, with his ring dominating his every thought, and controlling everything he does. He is little more than a pawn for Ultraman, Owlman, and the rest of the Crime Syndicate.

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An EvilCounterpart to our Green Lantern, Power Ring hails from an alternate universe and is a founding member of the Crime Syndicate of America. Pre-Crisis he was America, a petty criminal who gained a magical ring from a Tibetan mystic named Volthoom; this ring made him one team of supervillains paralleling the most powerful villains on Earth-3, second only to Ultraman.

Post-Crisis (where he was from the Antimatter Universe) and in the New 52 (when he was from a destroyed Earth-3), Power Ring is portrayed as suffering from a curse, with his ring dominating his every thought, and controlling everything he does. He is little more than a pawn for Ultraman, Owlman, and the rest of the Crime Syndicate.
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* ArtifactOfDoom: The ring in all continuities.
* BlessedWithSuck: Most versions of Power Ring are essentialy enslaved by the ring, rather than using it for their own ends. Most Power Rings are still evil, just frustrated at their lost free will.
* CurbStompBattle: Pre-Crisis Power Ring inflicts one on Superman after taking the battle to Earth-3 where he has the edge.
* DirtyCoward: In the New 52, where the ring makes him paranoid.
* EvilCounterpart: To our Green Lantern in all continuities—though the Pre-Crisis Power Ring had more in common with Alan Scott, the Earth-2 Green Lantern, than Earth-1 Green Lantern Hal Jordan.
* EvilGenius: Pre-Crisis Power Ring played this role alongside Owlman. Owlman would come up with the plans, but it was Power Ring who would find a way to magically implement them.
* EvilTwin: In the New 52 where in addition to being an evil Green Lantern he is Earth-3's Hal Jordan.
* GoOutWithASmile: New 52 Power Ring dies smiling and thanking Sinestro for freeing him from the ring's control.
* GreenLanternRing: Has an evil variant of one.
* GrewASpine: New 52 Power Ring grows one just in time to die fighting Sinestro.
* HeroicSacrifice: Pre-Crisis Power Ring died alongside Ultraman, Superwoman, and the rest of the Crime Syndicate, attempting to save Earth-3 from the Anti-Monitor's antimatter wave.
* KilledOffForReal: The New 52 Power Ring was pretty definitively killed by Sinestro.
* UnwittingPawn: Of Ultraman in the New 52.
* VillainousValor: New 52 Power Ring, who overcomes his fear and decides to die standing up in his battle with Sinestro.
7th May '17 10:37:50 AM FuzzyBarbarian
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!!The Tattooed Man #2

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!!The Tattooed Man #2II
7th May '17 10:37:30 AM FuzzyBarbarian
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* StuffedIntoTheFridge: The TropeCodifier, as per Creator/GailSimone, when he killed Kyle's girlfriend.

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* StuffedIntoTheFridge: The TropeCodifier, as per Creator/GailSimone, when he killed Kyle's girlfriend.girlfriend Alexandra [=DeWitt=]
15th Apr '17 9:04:05 PM Psychadelico
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* BalefulPolymorph: In his first appearance, he turned Hal's sidekick Thomas Kalmaku (who was disguised as Hal at the time) into a monkey.
4th Apr '17 12:34:10 PM rafi
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* GenericDoomsdayVillain: He was only created to justify the retcon that is the Crisis.

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* GenericDoomsdayVillain: He was only created to justify the retcon that is the Crisis. No real personality, motivations or backstory, just ridiculous amounts of power in one package.
6th Mar '17 11:26:03 AM SarcasmKid
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->'''Homeworld:''' [[spoiler:Unknown]]

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->'''Homeworld:''' [[spoiler:Unknown]]
[[spoiler:Earth-15]]



* NamesTheSame: Shares a name with another Volthoom, who was either (In the pre-Crisis Earth Three) a monk who gave the villainous Power Ring his eponymous weapon, or (In the post-Crisis Anti-matter Earth) a benevolent mystical being who resided within the villain's ring. Of course, he may possibly be that person's mainstream counterpart...

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* NamesTheSame: Shares a name with another Volthoom, who was either (In the pre-Crisis Earth Three) a monk who gave the villainous Power Ring his eponymous weapon, or (In the post-Crisis Anti-matter Earth) a benevolent mystical being who resided within the villain's ring. Of course, he may possibly be ''Green Lanterns'' #18 revealed that person's mainstream counterpart...the current version of Earth-3's Volthoom was created by a version of [[ComicBook/LegionOfSuperheroes Mordru]], using a piece of this Volthoom's soul to create the Power Ring. Meaning that the First Lantern and Earth-3's Volthoom are indeed the same person.



* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Volthoom came from the future of the doomed Earth-15, and was sent into the Multiverse using a device his mother created called a "Travel Lantern" (the Lantern he had with him when he first met the Guardians) to find a way to save their Earth from destruction. Volthoom has spent untold years travelling the Multiverse trying to find a way to save his Earth, but got sidetracked by becoming the First Lantern before he lost his sanity.]]



* TimeAbyss: Has been around since Krona looked into the past, 10 billion years ago.

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* TimeAbyss: Has been around since Krona looked into the past, 10 billion years ago. [[spoiler: Nekron reveals to him that the reason he's lived for so long is because Volthoom literally cannot die until the Emotional Spectrum, and the universe, does.]]
23rd Dec '16 7:21:55 PM mogo
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* EvilCannotComprehendGood: He trains obsessively to become a Green Lantern, not understanding how it truly chooses it's wielders.



* ItsAllAboutMe: His biggest problem: He thinks everything's about him. His first action once [[spoiler: Mastering the Phantom Ring and accessing Will is to parade around a Hal Jordan statue as the "new Green Lantern". ]]




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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He makes a racist comment to Tom Kalmaku and seems to resent Simon for being a Muslim Lantern.
* PowerIncontinence: [[spoiler: He can't control the PHantom Ring at first, the various emotional powers overwhelming him. A pep talk/berating from Volthoom convinces him to turn it around.]]
19th Nov '16 1:45:08 PM Scorntex
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[[folder: Goldface]]
!!Goldface
->'''AKA:''' Keith Kenyon

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[[folder: Goldface]]
!!Goldface
->'''AKA:''' Keith Kenyon
[[folder:Frank Laminski]]
!!Frank Laminski / Phantom Ring


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An unpleasant test pilot who worked at Ferris Air, Frank Laminski spent his whole life being ignored and unwanted by everyone. When he was saved from a plane crash by a just-recruited Hal Jordan, Frank set his sights on becoming a Green Lantern himself, no matter what it took.

* AscendedExtra: Originally he was just a jerkwad pilot Hal had to deal with in ''Secret Origin''. In Sam Humpries' run, he suddenly becomes much, much, much more important.
* ComboPlatterPowers: [[spoiler:The Phantom Ring grants him all the powers of each of the Lantern rings save Black and White.]]
* ICouldaBeenAContender: He came within mere ''seconds'' of getting a Green Lantern ring of his own, it was even halfway through the usual introduction, right up until the ring (which being a merger of Sinestro's and Hal Jordan's was acting off) realised he ''didn't'' have sufficient willpower, changed its mind and went for Simon instead.
* IJustWantToBeSpecial: His main drive in life is to become a Green Lantern, and then become a hero so people will respect and acknowledge him. Once he gets his hands on the Phantom Ring, he tries becoming a hero, only for it to become clear he has no idea how to act heroic at all.
* {{Jerkass}}: He's introduced making a racist comment to Tom Kalmaku, and later makes some incredibly skeevy remarks about Carol Ferris.
* TheMentallyDisturbed: By the time of his reappearance in the Sam Humpries run, Frank's showing signs of major obsessive tendencies, with his desire to become a Green Lantern overriding a lot of concerns, like his own health, not to mention an utter lack of empathy or concern for anything beyond his own gain (for example, setting a woman's house on fire just to draw Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz's attention) while there's a child in the house. He also has severe issues with attention.
* ParentalNeglect: His parents ignored him constantly as a child. It's part of the reason for his attitude.

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[[folder: Goldface]]
!!Goldface
->'''AKA:''' Keith Kenyon
->'''Homeworld:''' Earth
2nd Nov '16 9:41:56 PM DustSnitch
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* BiggerBad: Arguably the Biggest Bad in the entire DC universe. His experiment to see the creation of the universe backfired spectacularly, creating numerous parallel universes as well as the Anti-Matter universe; originally, this was said to have been the origin of evil itself, but if that probably counts as CanonDisContinuity it still makes him responsible for the Anti-Monitor, the Weaponers of Qward (and by extension, Sinestro) and a host of other horrors. Its recently been revealed that he's also the boss of [[spoiler: Parallax, and the other emotional entities]] and was responsible for [[spoiler: the Manhunters going rogue]]. More accidentally, he was once sent to Nekron's realm. The impossibility of an immortal in the realm of the dead gave Nekron his first glimpse into the physical universe and started his streak of omnicidal mania (Krona was all too happy to help him at that point anyway). He's actually the reason the Guardians of the Universe even exist, as the Oans became this to atone for Krona's sins.
** BigBad: Became this directly during the War of the Green Lanterns, where Krona poisoned the GL corps by placing Parrallax's fear energy in the main battery. Hal eventually beat him though.
* [[spoiler:DroppedABridgeOnHim: After being revealed to be OnlyMostlyDead in the pages of Red Lantern, he is unceremoniously killed off-screen by Abysmus.]]

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* BiggerBad: Arguably the Biggest Bad in the entire DC universe. His experiment to see the creation of the universe backfired spectacularly, creating numerous parallel universes as well as the Anti-Matter universe; originally, this was said to have been the origin of evil itself, but if that probably counts as CanonDisContinuity it still makes him responsible for the Anti-Monitor, the Weaponers of Qward (and by extension, Sinestro) and a host of other horrors. Its recently been revealed that he's also the boss of [[spoiler: Parallax, and the other emotional entities]] and was responsible for [[spoiler: the Manhunters going rogue]]. More accidentally, he was once sent to Nekron's realm. The impossibility of an immortal in the realm of the dead gave Nekron his first glimpse into the physical universe and started his streak of omnicidal mania (Krona was all too happy to help him at that point anyway). He's actually the reason the Guardians of the Universe even exist, as the Oans became this to atone for Krona's sins.
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BigBad: Became this directly during the War of the Green Lanterns, where Krona poisoned the GL corps by placing Parrallax's fear energy in the main battery. Hal eventually beat him though.
* [[spoiler:DroppedABridgeOnHim: After DroppedABridgeOnHim: [[spoiler:After being revealed to be OnlyMostlyDead in the pages of Red Lantern, he is unceremoniously killed off-screen by Abysmus.]]]]
* EldritchAbomination: He became a Formless energy caught between space and time during his first banishment.



** EldritchAbomination: He became a Formless energy caught between space and time during his first banishment.


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* GreaterScopeVillain: Arguably the Biggest Bad in the entire DC universe. His experiment to see the creation of the universe backfired spectacularly, creating numerous parallel universes as well as the Anti-Matter universe; originally, this was said to have been the origin of evil itself, but if that probably counts as CanonDisContinuity it still makes him responsible for the Anti-Monitor, the Weaponers of Qward (and by extension, Sinestro) and a host of other horrors. Its recently been revealed that he's also the boss of [[spoiler: Parallax, and the other emotional entities]] and was responsible for [[spoiler: the Manhunters going rogue]]. More accidentally, he was once sent to Nekron's realm. The impossibility of an immortal in the realm of the dead gave Nekron his first glimpse into the physical universe and started his streak of omnicidal mania (Krona was all too happy to help him at that point anyway). He's actually the reason the Guardians of the Universe even exist, as the Oans became this to atone for Krona's sins.
30th Oct '16 2:41:26 PM HamburgerTime
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* AxCrazy

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* AxCrazyAxCrazy: Just as one example, he once wrenched the arm of a [[YouHaveFailedMe failed subordinate]] out of its socket and beat the poor sap to death with it.


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* NighInvulnerable: As an EnergyBeing he is notoriously hard to kill.
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