Magog. That's a character that Mark Waid invented that was really just put to me like come up with the most God awful, Rob Liefeld sort of design that you can. What I was stealing from was, really only two key designs of Rob's the design of Cable. I hated it. I felt like it looked like they just threw up everything on the character, the scars, the thing going on with his eye, the arm, and what's with all the guns? But the thing is, when I put those elements together with the helmet of Shatterstar, I think that was his name well, the ram horns and the gold, suddenly it held together as one of the designs that I felt happiest with in the entire series.After Superman's Stealth Hi/Bye to him, which Batman just about holds a patent for, there's really only one way for Bats to react:
— Alex Ross on the creative process behind Magog.