Star City: Team Arrow (Oliver Queen / Dinah Laurel Lance) | Team Arrow Family Members | Citizens | Criminal Groups (Malcolm Merlyn / Slade Wilson / Prometheus) | Independent Criminals
Central City: West-Allen Family (Barry Allen) | Team Flash (Caitlin Snow & (Killer) Frost) | Citizens | Criminal Groups (Rogues) | Independent Criminals
National City: Citizens (Kara Zor-El / James Olsen) | Luthor Family & Associates | Criminal Groups & Organizations
Freeland: Pierce Family | Citizens | Criminals
Organizations: US Government & Military (Earth-38 Immigrants / Earth-BL Immigrants) | A.R.G.U.S. | The D.E.O. | Justice Society of America | The League of Assassins | H.I.V.E. | Savage and His Followers | International
Other Locales: Gotham City | Other (Earth-38 Immigrants / Earth-BL Immigrants)
Time Travel: The Legends (Sara Lance / Ray Palmer / Leonard Snart / Mick Rory / John Constantine) | Time Masters & Time Bureau | Legion of Superheroes | Time Criminals (Eobard Thawne / Damien Darhk) | The Past | The Future
Miscellaneous: Metahumans (Firestorm / The Hawks / Grodd) | Aliens | Mystics | Other Entities
The Multiverse: Other Earths (Earth-2 (Hunter Zolomon) / Earth-38 / Earth-90 / Earth-X)
BEWARE OF SPOILERS!
- Adaptational Villainy: While Cadmus was never portrayed as nice, they were always part of the goverment in the source material. Here, they were a government program, but have become an outright terrorist group, filled with nothing but utter hatred for any aliens and Cult-like tendencies.
- Do Not Adjust Your Set: They take over the airwaves to announce their intent to take back Earth from the aliens.
- Evilutionary Biologist: They have no problem experimenting on anyone, especially J'onn, whom they wanted to dissect in Season One.
- Fantastic Racism: Virulently xenophobic, considering Superman, Supergirl, and J'onn an "alien menace".
- Foil: To the D.E.O. - while the D.E.O. incarcerates aliens, they focus on criminals and have no real problem with law-abiding aliens. Cadmus views all aliens as threats, benevolent or malevolent.
- His Name Is...: Chet Miner and his two henchmen are killed by a sonic weapon implanted in their skulls after Chet offers to reveal who the leader of Cadmus is.
- Undying Loyalty: When The Mole is cornered by Alex and demands a name from him, he says she won't get one before he's shot. What's especially chilling about this is that he sees his killer and knows he's going to be Killed to Uphold the Masquerade, and is perfectly fine about it — basically the bullet version of a Cyanide Pill.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: They claim they're "protecting" the world from alien threats.
- With Us or Against Us: You are with Cadmus or against Cadmus.
Henry Henshaw / Cyborg Superman
Species: Human (Enhanced via technology)
Known Aliases: Cyborg Superman
Portrayed By: David Harewood
The original director of the DEO who recruited Jeremiah Danvers to work under him. He died trying to kill J'onn J'onzz, who decided to impersonate him.
- Adaptational Deviation: Cyborg Superman in the comics was a Mr. Fantastic Expy who became a villain infused with Kryptonian technology, whose powers are to interface and control any technology. This version is a variation of Metallo.
- Adaptation-Induced Plot Hole: In the comics, Hank Henshaw is dubbed "Cyborg Superman" due to him creating a cybernetic body with Superman's likeness. That obviously isn't the case here, which is possibly lampshaded.Supergirl: You may be a Cyborg, but you're no Superman!
- Alliterative Name: Hank Henshaw. Also phonetically, Cyborg Superman.
- Asshole Victim: A righteous xenophobe, Henshaw attempted to kill the Martian Manhunter, despite the fact that he was a refugee. He had no guilt or remorse for this attempted vile act of his. Needless to say, Jeremiah killing him was a necessary action for such a repugnant human.
- Badass Longcoat: Post-transformation, he uses a winter jacket to echo this effect.
- Came Back Strong: He was just a normal person originally, but after he died he was saved by Cadmus and turned into Cyborg Superman. However, overtime he Came Back Wrong when once it became clear, he was much angrier.
- Celebrity Paradox: Kara and Winn are fans of Homeland despite the fact that his actor was a major cast member of that series.
- Comic-Book Movies Don't Use Codenames: Oddly averted. He still refers to himself as "Cyborg Superman" despite him not really having any connection to Superman.
- Composite Character:
- His main counterpart is obviously Hank Henshaw aka Cyborg Superman, but he also fills the role of Det. John Jones as Martian Manhunter's regular human disguise.
- Visually he highly resembles Cyborg due to being African-American and having a metal faceplate and a cybernetic eye on the left side of his face.
- Cybernetics Eat Your Soul: The already mad Henshaw becomes much angrier after becoming a Cyborg.
- Cyborg: He's been enhanced to an even greater degree than the Metallos, giving him strength and speed on par with Kryptonians.
- Demoted to Dragon: Formerly the head of the DEO and known for ruthlessly pursuing aliens, he now serves under Lillian Luthor at Cadmus for the same purpose.
- The Dragon: He now works as Lillian Luthor's main enforcer.
- Disney Villain Death: Jeremiah throws him off a cliff to his supposed death, Subverted as it turns out he somehow survived. Later was turned into Cyborg Superman by Cadmus.
- Evil Sounds Deep: He has a very deep and often growly voice, fitting for such a cruel and hateful man.
- Expy: This version was basically a Gender Flipped Amanda Waller.
- Eye Beams: He can fire a beam from his uncovered cybernetic eye.
- Fantastic Racism: Hated aliens, and tried to kill J'onn for simply being one.
- Irony: Hated aliens and (supposedly) died trying to kill one. The alien ends up impersonating him.
- Wanted to take Kara away from the Danvers which made Jeremiah Danvers desperate enough to join the DEO.
- Tried to ambush J'onn J'onzz despite his saving Jeremiah's life from a poisonous snake and not making a single move to attack Jeremiah, then refused to listen to Jeremiah's pleas.
- Kill and Replace: By J'onn in order to hide himself and reform the DEO, though the "kill" part was Jeremiah's doing on accident and J'onn essentially just filled a void that presented itself. Subverted in that he was never killed.
- Never Found the Body: Jeremiah Danvers threw him off a cliff, and he wasn't seen again for ten years.
- Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: His attempt at killing J'onn led to J'onn taking over the DEO and making it a far more benign organization. Not that Hank sees it that way.
- Not Quite Dead: He's presumed dead by the time the show starts. He actually survived and joined Cadmus.
- Race Lift: In the comics, the real Hank Henshaw is Caucasian, even before taking on Superman's appearance.
- Robotic Reveal: Kara burns off the left side of his face, revealing a robotic skull with a glowing blue eye underneath.
- Scary Black Man: If his hostile demeanor won't scare you, his Cyborg face will.
- Tall, Dark, and Snarky: Unlike his impersonator, he really is an unpleasant man.
- That Man Is Dead: "Hank Henshaw is dead. I'm Cyborg Superman."
- Wham Shot: Henshaw reappears in "The Darkest Place" — with superpowers.
- Voice of the Legion: After his Robotic Reveal, his voice becomes more mechanical-sounding.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: He assists in the infiltration of the Daxamite ship in "Resist", and has his cybernetics overridden by remote when he and Lillian attempt to betray Supergirl, yet is nowhere to be seen in "Nevertheless, She Persisted." Considering the actor's disdain for the character is more than likely Henshaw will never come back to the show.
Dr. Jeremiah Danvers
Species: Enhanced human
Portrayed By: Dean Cain
Voiced By: Carlo Vázquez (Latin-American Spanish dub, season 1-2), Armando Guerrero (Latin-American Spanish dub, season 2)
Karas foster father and a brilliant scientist.
- Adaptation Name Change: In the Silver Age comics, Supergirl's adoptive father was named Fred Danvers instead of Jeremiah.
- And Starring: Is credited with a "Special Guest Star" citation.
- Anti-Villain: Works with Cadmus and helps them accomplish some horrible goals, but not of his own volition, and mainly to protect his family.
- Chekhov M.I.A.: Searching for him is the (supposed) main plot of Season 2.
- Cyborg: CADMUS mechanically enhanced him, or at least his right arm.
- Composite Character: Though initially a modernised Fred Danvers, he's revealed to be a Cyborg Superman like Hank Henshaw, making him a composite of Fred and the New 52/Rebirth version of Zor-El.
- Deal with the Devil: He made one with the DEO to keep Kara from being exploited, ultimately resulting in his alleged death. He makes a similar one with CADMUS, to keep Kara and Alex safe.
- Disappeared Dad: He's been missing for ten years at the start of the story (see Chekhov M.I.A. above).
- Heroic Sacrifice: He turned on Henshaw upon realizing J'onn J'onzz wasn't dangerous, which resulted in his and Henshaw's supposed deaths.
- Hot Scientist: A Tall, Dark, and Handsome scientist.
- Not Quite Dead: Assumed dead, but was employed by Cadmus, and finally reappears to save Kara from imprisonment.
- Not So Above It All: Blackmails Mon-El to keep silent his suspicions about Jeremiah's somewhat easy rescue from Cadmus.
- The One Guy: The only male in the Danvers household.
- Papa Wolf: As explained above has made variable "deals with the devil" to protect his daughters. First agrees to work for the corrupt DEO under the real Hank Henshaw in exchange for Kara's freedom, and later works with Cadmus after Lillian makes her threats to his family's safty. He also defies Cadmus and helps Kara and Mon-El escape, though this may have been part of the plan.
- Posthumous Character: He is supposedly long dead by the time the series begins and only appears in flashbacks. Subverted when J'onn sees him alive when he mind melds with Harper and finds out that he's being held at Project Cadmus. Finally reappears in "The Darkest Place".
- Put on a Bus: He has not appeared from Season 3 on.
- Robotic Reveal: After his rescue, he says that CADMUS tortured him for helping Kara and Mon-El, thus permanently damaging his right arm. Turns out he was lying, and his "damaged arm" was mechanically enhanced by CADMUS.
- So Proud of You: Uttered verbatim to Supergirl when he reappears in "The Darkest Place".
- Trapped in Villainy: He mentions that he was forced to help CADMUS for Alex's sake. He never elaborated what their threat exactly was, but it's obviously not good.
- Token Good Teammate: He only worked on CADMUS to protect his family from retaliation, otherwise he wouldn't be with them.
John Corben / Metallo
Species: Human (enhanced via technology)
Known Aliases: Metallo
Portrayed By: Frederick Schmidt
An assassin hired to kill Lena Luthor, and is kidnapped by Cadmus after he fails to eliminate his target.
- Achilles' Heel: Most of his body is Made of Indestructium, except his battery/power source, that is exposed in order to function as a Chest Blaster; once it's damaged or removed from his body, Metallo is done.
- Chest Blaster: He can fire beams from the kryptonite power core on his chest.
- Cyborg: When Cadmus gets their hands on him after he's shot by Lena, and as with the comics, he's embedded with a Kryptonite "heart".
- Electronic Eyes: The first signs of Corben's transformation are the silver metallic eyes he sports.
- Emergency Transformation: He's transformed into Metallo by Cadmus to save him from the bullet wound which would have otherwise killed him.
- Evil Brit: He sports a cultured British accent and is a ruthless, no-nonsense assassin.
- Icy Blue Eyes: Icy blue and menacing, making his Death Glares fairly creepy.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Alex stabs his power core with a pipe, disabling him.
- Made of Indestructium: His skeleton is made of Prometheum, the strongest metal on Earth.note
- Man of Kryptonite: Pretty much a literal example, being his power source.
- Person of Mass Destruction: Thanks to unstable artificial Kryptonite, Metallo becomes a K-bomb that explodes at the end of "Luthors".
- Professional Killer: As John Corben. He uses high tech supplied by Lex Luthor.
- Robotic Reveal: In his first encounter with Superman and Supergirl, opens his chest to reveal his Kryptonite "heart". Supergirl's heat vision burns his hand away to reveal a metallic skeleton.
- Rogues-Gallery Transplant: Played With. In the comics, he is a Superman villain. Here, while he did fight both Superman and Supergirl, his ultimate showdown is with the latter (and Alex).
- Starter Villain: For Season Two.
- Tall, Dark, and Snarky: He stands 6'1 and definitely has a gruff demeanor.
- That Man Is Dead: "John Corben dies today. Long live Metallo!"
- Walking Shirtless Scene: As Metallo, per the comics norm.
- Would Hit a Girl:
- Lena Luthor is his target. While doing said job, he is thwarted by Alex and they engage in combat. He is about to fight Kara until Lena shoots him In the Back.
- He throws Supergirl around quite a bit in both of their fights in "The Last Children of Krypton", with some fairly brutal moves.
Dr. Gilcrist / Metallo II
Species: Enhanced human
Known Aliases: Metallo II
Portrayed By: Rich Ting
A member of Cadmus who serves under the Lead Scientist as her assistant before being turned into a second Metallo.
- All There in the Manual: He goes unnamed in the episode.
- And Show It to You: He ends up on the receiving end when J'onn removes his Kryptonite. He appears to survive, at least.
- Asian and Nerdy: Downplayed. While he's Asian-American and is smart enough to be a science-inclined Cadmus member, he doesn't behave in any stereotypical fashion whatsoever.
- Blood from the Mouth: Bleeds some kind of techno-organic fluid after J'onn tears out his Kryptonite core.
- Chest Blaster: He can fire beams from the kryptonite power core on his chest.
- Cyborg: Just like Metallo.
- Flat Character: He's a Cadmus member who is transformed into a weapon and is then defeated.
- Got Volunteered: He is clearly not happy when he gets dragged away to be transformed. Afterwards, he behaves like a silent minion with no objections.
- More Than Mind Control: Strongly hinted that being "volunteered" involved this.
Portrayed By: Jaylee Hamidi
A deep cover Project Cadmus agent.
- The Mole: She's Lena's secretary, but is actually a Cadmus monitor.
Portrayed By: Alexander Cendese
A crook hired by Cadmus to sow non-human anti-sentiments in National City by using weapons powered by alien technology.
The Children of Liberty
- Berserk Button: Seeing other humans mingling with aliens sickens them.
- Darker and Edgier: They are even more extreme than Project Cadmus was. While Lillian Luthor's master plan was to deport all aliens from Earth, the Children of Liberty have much more deadly things in mind.
- Dirty Coward: They always attack in groups, but whenever somebody proves to be not an easy target for them, they tend to run away.
- Fantastic Racism: Goes without saying. Their usual moniker for any kind of aliens is "roaches", likening them to cockroaches in how they infiltrate society and then become impossible to get rid of.
- Humans Are the Real Monsters: Despite all their rhetoric and claims of helping people, the Children of Liberty are, almost without exception, shown to be worse than the aliens they attack (who are, more often than not, helpless and/or innocent).
- Mundanger: What makes them so scary is that most of their supporters are completely normal people.
- Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: A number of their plans endanger humans, with at least one (a False Flag Operation to spread fear of aliens) directing targeting innocent people, exposing the group as nothing but xenophobic hate-mongers rather than the Well-Intentioned Extremists they claim to be.
- Putting on the Reich: Once they've been deputised by President Baker, they adopt a Neo-Nazi aesthetic, complete with armbands. Lockwood's own attire gives him a distinct resemblance to an SS officer.
- Right-Wing Militia Fanatic: They're a bunch of well-armed Malevolent Masked Men who use whatever weapons available to kill and stoke hatred against as many aliens as they can.
- Villain with Good Publicity: Especially after Baker deputizes them.
(Former) Director Benjamin "Ben" Lockwood / Agent Liberty
Species: Human note
Portrayed By: Sam Witwer
The head of the Children of Liberty. He is a former history professor who became a terrorist after a series of familial and personal tragedies which he blamed on aliens' presence on Earth. Originally just a charming demagogue, he is eventually appointed Director of Alien Affairs by an increasingly unhinged and corrupt President Baker, allowing him to take his beliefs in a direction he never dreamed of.
Eventually, all of his efforts are rendered moot by the revelation that he has been nothing but Lex Luthor's pawn all along.
- Absolute Xenophobe: A murderous fanatic who kills aliens just for being aliens.
- Adaptational Job Change: In the comics, he was a CIA agent before becoming Agent Liberty. Here, he's a former history professor.
- Adaptational Villainy: While Agent Liberty was a hero in the comics, this version of him is an Absolute Xenophobe who murders aliens.
- Adaptational Wimp: Agent Liberty in the comics was a CIA agent, is skilled at hand-to-hand combat, and possesses several gadgets to give him an edge. Here, he is borderline helpless in any physical confrontation.
- Ape Shall Never Kill Ape: He is appalled at the idea of killing humans despite being an advocate for alien extermination... when he's not using alien tech to frame human murders on them to stoke xenophobia. He's also willing to throw away any pretensions of solidarity with his fellow man when he feels personally aggrieved; Lockwood tried to kill Manchester Black as soon as his enemy was disabled and helpless, and later murders a Child of Liberty for trying to take over the organisation.
- Asskicking Equals Authority:
- Averted. He's only the head of the organization due to his charisma and has to leave the muscle to people like Jensen and the Graves siblings. When Manchester Black catches him flatfooted in his home, Ben is completely at his mercy.
- Played straight when some more rabid members begin to think he's gone soft and begin grumbling about changes in leadership... and he responds by killing said member with his mask. After that nobody dares challenge his authority.
- Played even more straight after he takes a dose of undiluted Harun-El.
- Arch-Enemy: Manchester Black despises Lockwood for murdering his fiancée, Fiona, setting off Manchester's crusade against the Children of Liberty and his formation of the Elite. Even when Manchester has other priorities or is pursuing other goals, Lockwood remains very high on his hit list.
- Bad Boss:
- Pressed for a new advantage in his crusade against aliens, Agent Liberty forcibly infects Jensen with Parasite, a painful experience that leaves Jensen in constant agony.
- Lockwood feels fine with using a Body Double to keep himself out of harm's way, showing little regard for said doubles' lives.
- When one member of the Children of Liberty decides that Lockwood has "gone soft" and tries to take over, Lockwood bashes the would-be usurper's head in, and threatens everyone else present to keep them in line.
- Big Bad: For Supergirl Season 4. In reality, Lex Luthor is the true Big Bad and Lockwood is just a pawn in Luthor's scheme.
- Big Bad Wannabe: At the end of the day, for all the threat he poses, Lockwood is nothing but a pawn in the schemes of Lex Luthor, the real Big Bad of Supergirl's fourth season. Compared to the super-genius who runs rings around the heroes and poses a grave threat to the likes of Superman and Supergirl, Lockwood is next to nothing.
- Blade Below the Shoulder: One of his gauntlets has a retractable blade, which he uses to kill Fiona.
- Boisterous Weakling: Ben's a very loud, confrontational person who never runs out of threats toward aliens, but he's barely an inconvenience combat-wise.
- Brought Down to Normal: Loses his unstable powers during the Season 4 finale again, being injected with the cure by James.
- Charm Person: Mercy provides support for him because he has the charisma to sway people against aliens unlike her other associates.
- Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: He is the first sole male Big Bad on Supergirl. note
- Corrupt Bureaucrat: When President Baker appoints him Director of Alien Affairs, he's gleefully abuses the position to advance his human supremacy agenda.
- Dirty Coward: Agent Liberty's primary victims are aliens who helpless, and he himself doesn't take part in the Children of Liberty's field operations, although part of that might be simple pragmatism; he's a former history professor, not a soldier or lifelong criminal.
- Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Despite his genocidal views against aliens, he is/was a loving family man. When Manchester arrives in Lockwood's home to confront him, Lockwood prioritises his wife's safety.
- Even Evil Has Standards:
- He rejects the idea of killing humans, talking Mercy out of murdering Agent Jensen.
- Even a rabid xenophobe like Lockwood wants nothing to do with Lex Luthor.
- Evil Teacher: He was a professor before becoming an anti alien fanatic and he was fired for using slurs against a former alien student of his.
- Fantastic Racism: His goal is to rid the world of aliens. Even before Jumping Off the Slippery Slope, he defended a xenophobic rant in his classroom by saying, with regard to aliens, that "they're not people", and as a wounded alien factory worker pleads for mercy, Lockwood bludgeons him to death with a hateful sneer.Floor manager: Please! I'm just a floor manager!
Lockwood: No... you're an alien. [beats the floor manager to death]
- Faux Affably Evil: A man of great intelligence and charisma, Agent Liberty sells himself as a heroic figure, urging people to rise up and defend their rights. In reality, he's a xenophobic hate-monger trying to turn people against aliens. This is in stark contrast to the genuine Nice Guy he used to be. The falseness of his affable demeanor is shown quite well at the end of "Parasite Lost"; while brooding over the failure of his latest plan, Lockwood gets a phone call and answers it angrily, only to suddenly switch to a friendly tone when he realises who he's talking to.
- To Supergirl. They're both symbols for their respective sides of the alien argument, both encourage others to stand up and follow what they believe is right, and both are close with their family. In all other ways, they're total opposites. Unlike the genuinely good-natured Kara, Lockwood is Faux Affably Evil, hiding his cruelty beneath his eloquence. Supergirl shows her face to the public (although not her identity), while Lockwood initially hides behind a mask. Kara is brave, superpowered, and a capable combatant, while Lockwood is a Dirty Coward, normal human, and has trouble handling himself in a fight. Kara encourages her sister to be the best version of herself, while Lockwood's influence builds up his son's bigotry. While Kara loses favor with President Baker, Lockwood finds himself in the man's inner circle. Supergirl champions hope, but Agent Liberty spreads fear.
- To Manchester Black. Both are humans driven to violence and hatred by a painful loss (Lockwood's father, Manchester's fiancée), but unlike Lockwood, a hatemongering Dirty Coward and Absolute Xenophobe, Manchester believes in the rights of aliens, can more than handle himself in a fight, and would have married an alien if Lockwood hadn't murdered her. Lockwood becomes a government official, while Manchester embraces his criminal roots. As time goes on, however, their similarities become more apparent, as they both use public forums to drum up support for their cause, ruthlessly murder those who they feel have it coming, and are both willing to incite violence against the opposite side.
- From Nobody to Nightmare: Started off as nothing more than a mild-mannered history professor with a family before gradually becoming a radical xenophobe and terrorist.
- The Heavy: While Lex Luthor is the actual Big Bad of the Season, Ben is still the most consistent threat the heroes have to deal with in Supergirl Season 4.
- Helmets Are Hardly Heroic: When he starts wearing his Agent Liberty outfit again in "American Dreamer" and "The Quest for Peace", Lockwood stops wearing his mask.
- Despite Lockwood's xenophobia and hatred of all things alien, he has no problem using aliens to his own advantage; he uses alien tech and the captive Fiona to brainwash aliens for a False Flag Operation, and infects Jensen with an alien parasite to use him as a living weapon against aliens.
- Among Lockwood's philosophies is "we don't kill humans" and "humans won't let humans down". These claims would carry more weight if his plans didn't include using brainwashed aliens to attack innocent people to spread fear and forcibly infecting Jensen with an alien parasite.
- Upon being unmasked to the public, Lockwood rails against Supergirl, claiming that he's shown his true face to the public, and that she should as well. True to form, he neglects to mention that he was unmasked by force, and up to then, was happy to hide behind the mask of Agent Liberty.
- All of Lockwood's claims of putting humans first, the message being more important than any one man, and never harming humans fly out the window when one of the Children of Liberty talks down to him and tries to usurp control of the group; Lockwood brutally murders the man to reassert his authority, and makes it clear that he's willing to do the same if anyone else feels like challenging him.
- Irony: He's an anti-alien xenophobe, but the one who hates him the most and the only one who sincerely wants to kill him is Manchester, a fellow human.
- For added irony, his Alternate Self on Earth-167 is an alien.
- I've Come Too Far: Upon learning everything he's achieved and sacrificed for has been solely to further Lex Luthor's own ends, Ben continues his crusade of violence. Not because of faith in his principles, but because there's literally nothing left for him but to lash out until his Super Serum poisons him or someone puts him down like an animal.
- Jerkass: After descending into bigotry, and especially after being appointed to President Baker's cabinet, Lockwood is a smug, shamelessly cruel piece of work who abuses his authority and threatens the spouses of aliens he arrests for no good reason.
- Jumping Off the Slippery Slope: He makes the leap from bigot and Rabble Rouser to xenophobic murderer when he bludgeons an alien factory worker to death.
- Karma Houdini Warranty: Due to his supporters rising numbers, President Baker eventually relents and sets him free, due to his acts of terrorism supposedly only targeting aliens and not humans -- even though humans have been hurt and targeted in some Lockwood's plans -- specifically his plan to brainwash an alien to attack humans. And then Baker appoints him Director of Alien Affairs. However, at the end of Season 4 he is finally rearrested, alongside Baker. And he has to watch from prison as his son sets out do undo all of his hateful work.
- Knight Templar: He considers himself righteous for murdering aliens, believing that their presence detracts from the human race.
- Lack of Empathy: While he does sincerely love his wife and son, Lockwood has zero empathy for aliens (which he shamelessly admits to), and his regard for other humans tends to vary, although he'll seldom allow things like collateral damage or loss of innocent life to dissuade him from his plans.
- Large Ham: Lockwood is eloquent, charismatic, and passionate, which lends itself well to some dramatic speeches, along with some epic rants whenever he suffers a Villainous Breakdown. As he becomes more vicious and his mental state grows more fragile, Lockwood develops a tendency to snarl animalistically when he gets angry.
- Laser-Guided Karma:
- His murder of Fiona ultimately leads to Manchester Black hunting him and cornering him at his house, exposing his secret identity to the world and getting him arrested.
- His wife Lydia is eventually murdered by the wife of an alien he personally arrested for no reason other than sheer spite.
- A Lighter Shade of Black:
- He is a murderer and a fanatic, but he comes off as relatively better than the Graves siblings; where they have no qualms at all about killing humans, he refuses to ... at first.
- Lockwood is a loathsome fanatic with increasingly few redeeming qualities, but he's definitely this compared to Lex Luthor, a narcissistic maniac whose selfish machinations have endangered the entire world.
- Malevolent Masked Men: He's mostly seen with his mask on and he's definitely not a nice guy.
- Moral Myopia: Agent Liberty balks at murdering humans. The man himself murders helpless aliens in cold blood as a matter of course. Even worse, he comes up with a plan to foster fear of aliens by siccing mind-controlled alien prisoners on a fair full of children; in his mind, this just proves to people that aliens are something to be feared.
- Never My Fault:
- He holds the alien student that he insulted responsible for the loss of his job, despite the fact that he made a blatantly racist comment about her in the middle of a classroom full of fellow students, only the latest in a series of such incidents according to the dean. As it turns out, the student didn't even report him.
- When an ill-conceived plan of Lockwood's fails to capture Supergirl, he only reports to President Baker that she "outsmarted the DEO".
- No Celebrities Were Harmed: His civilian identity as a charismatic commentator who espouses derogatory views on minorities, brings to mind various controversial right-wing commentators, most notably Ben Shapiro, with whom Ben shares an uncanny resemblance and first name.
- Non-Action Big Bad: Lockwood is a teacher turned terrorist and understandably lacks any combat training. He stays out of fights if he can help it, delegating the ground work to his followers. When Manchester Black catches him at home, the best Ben can manage is to run from him. This is later averted when he injects the Harun-El into himself.
- Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: Lockwood claims, and seems to honestly believe that he founded the Children of Liberty to help people who feel oppressed by the presence of aliens, and who have suffered from alien attacks. Actually examining Lockwood's actions reveals his motives to be little more that hatred, bigotry, and xenophobia; Lockwood dresses up his hate speech with a lot of eloquence and charm, but he ultimately can't disguise how hateful and cruel he really is.
- Pragmatic Villainy: Is against the use of using the dispersal bomb to lace the atmosphere with kryptonite because it would do more bad than good to the movement by making Supergirl a martyr. Mercy ignores him.
- Rabble Rouser: He's a capable demagogue, speaking in front of crowds to rally them against aliens.
- Remember the New Guy?: He is retconned into having met half the show's cast at some point, and is present during the events of several episodes. However, most of these interactions are brief from their perspective, so they have no reason to remember him.
- Sanity Slippage: As his life falls apart from one alien-related event after another, Ben goes from mild-mannered and open-minded to xenophobic and murderous. His mental health declines even further as time goes on; the once-Dirty Coward brutally murders a would-be usurper, and his Villainous Breakdowns start changing from ineffectual ranting to nearly psychotic screams and snarls.
- Slowly Slipping Into Evil: Ben Lockwood's descent into bigotry and murder didn't happen all at once. Over the course of several alien-related events, he developed a deep-seated hatred for anyone not from Earth, and took to murdering them after killing an alien in a drunken rage.
- Smug Snake: He is unbelievably arrogant and just an outright dick whenever he feels like he has the upper hand. Whenever the tables turn however...
- Sorting Algorithm of Evil: He is one of the least physical threats that Supergirl has faced up until now, but the reason he's so dangerous is because he tends to invoke You Cannot Kill An Idea, while successfully corrupting others to his way of thinking.
- Start of Darkness: His corruption starts when his father's steel factory starts losing business to an Nth metal refinery, and his father's death during Reign's attempt to terraform Earth finished the job.
- Took a Level in Badass: After taking the undiluted Harun-El, he becomes strong enough to easily overpower Nia, James and Brainy. J'onn however is still too much for him. Also, as it turns out, the undiluted serum is taking a toll on his health.
- Tragic Bigot: Lockwood was once a mild-mannered professor who fought for alien rights. But when an alien he was defending from a mob accidentally injured him, Lockwood's faith was twisted into irrational hate.
- Trauma Conga Line: Being accidentally injured by an alien, his family business going bankrupt, having his home destroyed by J'onn fighting a Daxamite, losing his job for his radical views, and watching his father die in a collapsed building during the Worldkillers' attempted terraforming of Earth turns a tolerant professor into a genocidal killer of aliens.
- Ungrateful Bastard: Supergirl stops Manchester from killing him - he proceeds to blame Supergirl for the injuries Manchester gave him and manages to turn public opinion against her.
- Unwitting Pawn: Unknown to him, his entire movement is one — the Graves sought him out on Lex's orders. When he finds out, he is naturally not happy.Ben: Otis, so you're saying that everything that's happened, all of this, you're telling me that it's all about money?
Otis: And world domination. It's kind of his thing.
- Villainous Breakdown: Lockwood doesn't take defeat very well. He tends to brood over any failure with his plans, and he develops a very short fuse whenever he's thwarted. He has an especially big one when he finds out that he has been nothing but a pawn in Luthor's schemes.
- Villain with Good Publicity: Despite losing his teaching job, Lockwood remains a figure of some standing, being a respected speaker among anti-alien groups and invited to attend ceremonies at city hall. Disturbingly, this has little to do with actually hiding his racist views; he simply hides his criminal activity and openly presents himself as very pro-human and anti-alien, but he still manages to gain support from normal people who aren't open to aliens and city officials who see aliens as a problem. Lena and James are unsettled to hear the Mayor of National City himself say that Lockwood's views might be more common than they think. Even when he's unmasked in the winter finale, he's still this as the right-wing media dubs him a "human rights activist" (ignoring the numerous crimes orchestrated by him) and the xenophobes of National City eat it up, protesting his arrest. Averted at the end when he is arrested again and the truth of Lexs scheme is revealed to the public.
- What You Are in the Dark: He was originally tolerant of aliens, but when the time came to practice what he preached - especially when he was accidentally injured by one because its natural defense mechanism went off because he was being attacked - he showed what he really was.
Species: Human (Enhanced via symbiotic alien)
Portrayed By: Anthony Konechny
A former D.E.O. agent whose anti-alien bigotry lead him to join the Children of Liberty.
- Canon Character All Along: Once he becomes infected by the Angon alien parasite, it becomes clear that Jensen is the show's adaptation of Raymond Maxwell Jensen, the original, pre-Crisis Parasite from the comics.
- Empowered Badass Normal: Already a trained D.E.O. agent, once he's infected with Parasite, Jensen becomes a credible threat to the likes of Supergirl.
- FaceHeel Turn: A government agent turned terrorist supporter.
- He Knows Too Much: Mercy almost kills him for this reason, but Lockwood talks her down.
- HeelFace Door-Slam: Alex manages to talk Jensen into ending his attacks, but releasing the energy he'd absorbed as Parasite leaves Jensen brain-dead.
- Legacy Character: Succeeds Rudy Jones as the new Parasite.
- The Mole: Agent Liberty stops Mercy Graves from killing him and instead plans to use Jensen to get into the D.E.O.
Officer Dean Petrocelli
Portrayed By: Kirby Morrow
A police officer secretly helping the Children of Liberty.
- Asshole Victim: One can't fault Manchester for murdering him at all.
- Cold-Blooded Torture: Is subjected to this by Manchester Black in order to gain intel on Agent Liberty.
- Dirty Cop: He was secretly helping the Children of Liberty, even going out in a golden mask himself.
- Dirty Coward: Once at the mercy of Manchester, he pretty quickly becomes a pathetic wreck.
- Friend on the Force: He's an evil version, being the Children of Liberty's connection to the NCPD.
- Identical Stranger: His actor portrayed Matt Istook in the first Season of Arrow.
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Manchester shoots him once he has everything he needs from him.
Portrayed By: Steve Byers
A member of the Children of Liberty contaced by James to come into dialogue with the group.
- First-Name Basis: He is only introduced with Tom, no last name.
- HeelFace Turn: He comes to his senses when James is taken prisoner by the Children, risking his life to help him escape.
- Mouth of Sauron: He speaks with James on behalf of the Children and later sets up a meeting with Agent Liberty himself.
- Right-Hand Attack Dog: He has a pretty vicious Malinois which can identify aliens and he even sics it on them.
- You Are Better Than You Think You Are: James tries to (forcefully) talk some sense into Tom when the latter wants to go out with the rest of the Children of Liberty to brutalize aliens. Sadly, it doesn't seem to take at first.
Portrayed By: Graham Verchere
Ben Lockwood's teenage son, who idiolizes his father.
- Broken Pedestal: After his mother's death, any respect George had for his father vanishes.
- Before that, he was a rather shocked at how his mom supported Ben's crusade, and doesn't seem rather concern about her son's growing hesitation, reminding him they're "not human".
- Daddy's Little Villain: Male version, initially.
- Disownment: He rightfully blames his father's mad crusade for his mother's death and tells him that he hates him for it, especially after Ben leaves him alone at the funeral.
- HeelFace Turn: When he sees the reality of his dads' beliefs and policies — aliens ripped away from their families despite doing nothing wrong and that one of his friends is secretly an alien, he decides he can't go along with them anymore. At the end of Season 4, he even sets out to become a peaceful activist in favour of alien rights.
- Off with His Head!: How he deals with the Menagerie symbiote, even though that apparently doesn't kill it for good.
- Rabble Rouser: He is almost as good as his father in rallying the masses against aliens.
- Troubling Unchildlike Behaviour: He starts acting racist against aliens even earlier than his father, and when the latter asks him to carry on his mission, he even gets into physical fights without hesitating.
- You Are in Command Now: Ben tasks him with leading the Children of Liberty while he is in prison, even though he is just a kid.
- Adapted Out: So far, there is no trace of Coldcast, or their sentient ship "Bunny". Nor of the mention Manchester's sister, Vera.
- Dwindling Party: In their second episode, the members are slowly one by one apprehend by the D.E.O. until only Manchester is at large who dies in the next.
- Kick the Son of a Bitch: They target the Children of Liberty, who are hardly people to feel sorry for.
- A Lighter Shade of Black: Next to the Children of Liberty, they come across as infinitely more sympathetic. Though Supergirl, J'onn, and the D.E.O for obvious reasons consider them no better, if just as worse.
- Pay Evil unto Evil: Their shtick is that they target those who harass, mistreat, or kill aliens.
Manchester "'Ches" Black
Portrayed By: David Ajala
The fiancée of the late Fiona Byrne, a former street criminal, now on the path of vengeance, who has no use for heroic morality.
- Adaptational Heroism: Comic Manchester Black didn't have much of a Freudian Excuse, and instead of being a Well-Intentioned Extremist was a sociopathic fascist who believed that Might Makes Right.
- Adaptational Wimp: Possesses both telepathy and telekinesis in the comics, verging on story-breaker levels given Manchester was a master telekinetic and telepath, and went toe-to-toe with Superman, only losing because he wielded his powers brutishly without any strategy. On the show, however, Manchester is shown not to have any powers. Not that it stops him from being a Badass Normal.
- Affably Evil: Quite a friendly and charming fellow, all things considered.
- Anti-Hero: Originally, which puts him into conflict with Supergirl. But as the season progresses he progresses into full-blown villainy.
- Anti-Villain: Manchester may be vicious and brutal, but he's a sympathetic character who restricts most of his violence to those who have it coming, and he is, in his own way, trying to do what he feels is right.
- He really gets under J'onn's skin as he repeatedly rebuffs and mocks J'onn's outreaches to try and reform him — his (secondary) goal is to make J'onn angry enough that he'll forget his vow of peace and perhaps even kill him.
- With Ben Lockwood, obviously, since he was the one that murdered Fiona. Manchester almost returns the favour by targeting Lydia Lockwood.
- Badass Longcoat: He wears one, true to the source material.
- Badass Normal: In a world full of aliens and metahumans, Manchester manages to hold his own despite having no powers of his own. Even among the Elite, all of whom have dangerous powers, Manchester is the clear and unquestioned leader.
- Big-Bad Ensemble: His increasingly more unhinged actions eventually keep Supergirl and her friends just as much on their feet as the Children of Liberty during Season 4 until he dies in Episode 15.
- The Chessmaster: Manchester is a remarkably clever and savvy individual; in "Rather the Fallen Angel", he plays Supergirl and the Children of Liberty like well-tuned fiddles to get a shot at Agent Liberty, and in "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way?" he runs circles around the heroes to achieve his goals.
- Composite Character: As a black former hoodlum, he takes traits from Coldcast.
- Crusading Widower: Becomes hellbent on revenge after the Children of Liberty murder Fiona.
- Disc-One Final Boss: The first part of Season 4's Big-Bad Ensemble to bite it in Episode 15.
- Does This Remind You of Anything?: While the Children of Liberty are obviously the shows version of the Alt-Right, Manchester's entire character is a Shout-Out to left-wing extremism. While his reasons are pretty sympathetic and the people he targets are far worse than him, his violent and uncompromising approach is still treated as wrong. Even gets lampshaded, when Supergirl tries to talk Manchester down from killing Ben Lockwood and his wife, asking him what that would make him. He just snarkily and proudly declares himself as "The Intolerant Left" in response.
- Dramatic Irony: Who would've thought the person out for Lockwood's blood would be a human instead of an alien?
- Evil Brit: Of the hooligan variant.
- Evil Feels Good: His motivation to hurt people remains more noble and sympathetic than his cohorts, but he admits to Supergirl that the rushes of power are good.
- Freudian Excuse Is No Excuse: As J'onn points out in "Stand and Deliver", Manchester commits violent acts so frequently and cavalierly, it's almost as if he's glad Fiona is gone. That made Manchester furious, and screams he's doing what J'onn is unwilling to do.
- Genius Bruiser: Manchester is a tall, strongly built man and a solid fighter, but he's also highly intelligent, running circles around hero and villain alike in the planning department.
- Go Out with a Smile: Due to knowing that he succeeded in bringing J'onn down to his level.
- Guns Akimbo: His normal style when wielding a pair of handguns or laser blasters.
- Kick the Son of a Bitch:
- In pursuit of Agent Liberty, Manchester kidnaps, tortures, and ultimately murders Officer Petrocelli, a Dirty Cop who was working with the Children of Liberty.
- On Thanksgiving, Manchester savagely murders several Children of Liberty, but as the Children in question were in the middle of raiding homes to assault innocent aliens, no tears were shed over them.
- After tracking him down, Manchester terrorizes and tries to murder Ben Lockwood.
- London Gangster: What he used to be.
- Manly Tears: After Fiona's death.
- Mythology Gag: At the end of his introductory episode, Manchester Black wears a shirt with the Union Jack on it, a nod to his famous chest tattoo from the comics.
- No Body Left Behind: Gets completely vaporized by J'onn and the Staff of K'lar.
- Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: All his rhetoric against Lockwood and the Elite, doesn't justify his secondary crusade to goad J'onn to abandon his vow of peace and kill him, one bit.
- One-Man Army: Despite being the only human in the Elite, has been known to cut through multiple opponents either barehanded or with his favorite bat if need be.
- Oop North: Like his namesake, he comes from Manchester, England.
- Pay Evil unto Evil: He brutally kills several Children of Liberty and fully planned on killing Lydia Lockwood as revenge for Ben killing Fiona had Supergirl not stopped him.
- Race Lift: He is Caucasian (and racist) in the comics.
- Reformed Criminal: He used to be a hooligan, until Fiona convinced him to change. But once she was killed he went back to his old ways.
- Roaring Rampage of Revenge: He doesn't shy away from anything to get justice for Fiona, even endangering Supergirl.
- Suicide by Cop: He wants to goad J'onn into killing him, although he's willing to delay such a fate while Manchester goes on putting paid to the Children of Liberty. He gets his wish in "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
- Token Human: Manchester is the only one of the Elite without powers. Menagerie has an alien parasite that grants her control over manifestation of snakes and control over those snakes, the Hat is well-versed in using magic stemming from his hat, and they have a Morae, who is an alien creature that can turn invisible.
- Wearing a Flag on Your Head: He wears lots of Union Jack shirts, and even his brass knuckles have one of them.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: After a stint in prison, Manchester decides to put revenge aside for a while, forming the Elite to fight against bigotry by killing off the bigots in question.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: After escaping from prison, Manchester has purple hair dyed onto his black hair, as homage to the comics where Manchester had purple hair.
Pamela Ferrer / Menagerie
Species: Human (Enhanced via symbiotic alien)
Portrayed By: Jessica Meraz
A jewel thief who became bonded to a heart-eating alien symbiote, which she puts to great use.
- Adaptational Modesty: In the comics, neither of the Menagerie sisters ever wore that much clothing, keeping much of their skin exposed in order to more easily release their symbiotes. Ferrer, on the other hand, wears a suit that exposes very little skin.
- Adaptational Wimp: In the comics, Menagerie was an entire creche of different aliens, each with unique powers. The Menagerie in the show is a single parasite with a relatively limited set of abilities.
- Drunk on the Dark Side: Obviously enjoys her newfound powers.
- Evil vs. Evil: Engages the Children of Liberty when they target her for her bond with an alien, and would have killed several of them had Kara not interfered.
- Fatal Flaw: Her Greed leads to her capture as all it takes is the sight of a pretty pearl necklace for her to walk into a trap.
- Lack of Empathy: Pamela doesn't really care that her symbiote murders the people she robs.
- Named by the Adaptation: Pamela's (and by extension, her sister Sonja's) last name was never revealed. Here, she's given the last name Ferrer,
- Not Brainwashed: When Kara tries to talk Pamela down during their first encounter, she reveals that she isn't being controlled by Menagerie; in fact, she enjoys the relationship.
- Not-So-Well-Intentioned Extremist: Menagerie only joined the Elite for fun, and money.
- Off with His Head!: What happens to the symbiote during her debut episode, courtesy of George Lockwood. It doesn't kill it, however.
- Only in It for the Money: Her association with the Elite is one of convenience. She cares less for their ideals than how it can benefit her personally; jewels in Pamela's case.
- Prim and Proper Bun: She wears her hair in a bun, but is hardly prim or proper. The bun also serves a practical purpose by keeping her hair out of the way for the symbiote when it emerges from the back of her neck.
- The Symbiote: Menagerie bonds with Pamela in a mutually-beneficial relationship: Menagerie gets to eat hearts while Pamela uses its powers to steal jewelry.
- Token Evil Teammate: While none of the Elite are exactly nice people, Menagerie's main interest is in money and fun, rather than the greater good. That said, she does seem quite pleased with herself when the Elite massacre a group of mercenaries who tortured aliens for amusement.
Portrayed By: Louis Ozawa Changchien
The last member of the Elite, a British-Asian magician with a magical hat, who's an old friend of Manchester.
- Adaptational Nationality: Japanese in the comics, but British-Asian here.
- The Alcoholic: Like the Hat of the comics, he enjoys his booze.
- Deflector Shields: He can generate a bullet-deflecting forcefield to protect himself.
- Evil Brit: Just like Manchester.
- Nice Hat: A nifty bowler. It's from the Fifth Dimension and the source of his powers.
- Old Friend: He and Manchester go way back.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: His real name is never mentioned.
- Pull a Rabbit out of My Hat: Not a rabbit so much as whatever he imagines.
- Teleporters and Transporters: He can teleport himself and others to any location he's been before by drawing them into his hat and appearing somewhere else. He can also use it in combat to disappear and reappear at will.
- Token Good Teammate: He legitimately believes in changing the world for the better, and objects to Manchester's goal of getting bloody vengeance for his losses.
The Morae / "Mo"
A rogue Morae who signs up with Manchester Black.
- Action Girl: Is a female.
- Canon Foreigner: She doesn't have a comic book counterpart (in fact, her entire species is an original show creation).
- Intelligible Unintelligible: While the other teammates have sometimes trouble, Hat understands her perfectly.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Only gets called "Mo" by her teammates.
- Revenge: Her motivation — considering what Colonel Haley did to her, she's targeting others who do the same.
- Ancient Conspiracy: Lena translates their name from inscriptions on an ancient medallion, suggesting they've been around a really long time. Their leaders came to Earth with the same asteroid that destroyed the dinosaurs.
- Big-Bad Ensemble: They pose the greatest threat in Season 5, alongside Lena Luthor.
- Eco-Terrorist: They arrange the murder of a climate-denier governor and attempt to kickstart a global flood. In fact protecting the planet has been their goal for centuries.
- Nebulous Evil Organisation: Their exact goals are unclear, but it involves "protecting" the planet from the humans destroying it.
- Phlebotinum Killed the Dinosaurs: The asteroid that carried them to Earth killed the dinosaurs.
- We Are Everywhere: They have agents all over the globe.
Portrayed By: Mitch Pileggi
One of the leaders of Leviathan.
- Badass in Charge: He's apparently the leader of Leviathan and has shown far more combat skills than underlings like Margot or the old man.
- Bald of Evil: Played by the naturally bald Mitch Pileggi.
- Been There, Shaped History: He has been instrumental in several historical and mythical events, like the extinction of the dinosaurs, Noah's flood, Pompeii and more.
- Celebrity Paradox: Cat Grant makes a Shout-Out to The X-Files back in Season 1. His actor is a main cast member of the show.
- Dishing Out Dirt: He has power over the Earth itself, letting him sense anything anywhere on the planet, create natural disasters, and control various natural elements in combat.
- Large Ham: Acts very melodramatic.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Gamemnae's blue, always wanting to solve everything with brute force.
- When All You Have Is a Hammer...: His only solution to problems is brute force, which he reasons has worked well enough throughout history. In the present, however, technology is making it obsolete.
Portrayed By: Cara Buono
Another leader of Leviathan.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue one to Rama Khan's red, preferring a subtle approach and using technology.
Portrayed By: Patti Allen
An agent of Leviathan, who acts as their representative to other agents.
Portrayed By: Duncan Fraser
Another frequently seen agent of Leviathan.
- An Offer You Can't Refuse: How he convinces Andrea to take the Acrata medallion; she has to, and offer her black ops services to Leviathan with her ensuing powers, or her father will die.
- Mouth of Sauron: Seems to share this role with Margot for the episode "Confidence Women".
- No Name Given: His name hasn't been revealed yet.
Species: Human (inhabited by an Aurafacian)
Portrayed By: Brea St. James
A former special-ops commando turned assassin, empowered by an Aurafacian.
- Animated Tattoo: How the Aurafacian manifests on her, as living spider tattoos on that spread to others to kill them.
- Empowered Badass Normal: Caroline was a decorated soldier before coming into contact with the Aurafacian.
- He Knows Too Much: When Caroline is de-powered, a living shadow rushes in and stabs her in the chest to keep her from talking.
Portrayed By: Luisa D'Oliveira
A meta-human assassin working for Leviathan.
- Blow You Away: She can use very strong winds to blow people away and even suck the air out of a person's lungs.
Russell Rogers/Rip Roar
Portrayed By: Nick Sagar
William Dey's best friend, who became romantically involved with Andrea Rojas before supposedly being murdered. In fact, Leviathan, for undetermined reasons, transformed him into a dangerous cyborg under their command.
- Adaptation Species Change: In the comics, Rip Roar is an Apokoliptian who has four organic arms. Here, he's a normal human who was given extendable robotic limbs similar to Marvel's Doctor Octopus.
- Alliterative Name: As both Russell Rogers and as Rip Roar.
- Brainwashed and Crazy: What Leviathan did to him.
- Evil Former Friend: For William. In this case though, Russell was turned into a villain and would be a normal guy otherwise.
- Ironic Name: For a guy codenamed "Rip Roar", he's rather reserved and has a mostly monotone voice.
- Multi-Armed and Dangerous: He has two mechanical arms that extend out of a backpack he wears.
- Race Lift: An odd case; Rip Roar in the comics wasn't human, but he was identical to a ginger haired white man. The character here is played by a black actor.