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The Justice Society of America

The precursor to the modern Justice League.
    Alan Scott/Green Lantern 
The first human to take the name Green Lantern. He is Paul's mentor and grandfather figure.
  • Back in the Saddle: Gets out of retirement to help Paul and the Team to fight the mind-controlled League and the Light.
    • Even moreso after he gets a blue personal lantern from Paul after the latter's "vacation," allowing him to recharge his ring.
  • Broken Pedestal: Somewhat with Grayven, he's not at all happy with the way Grayven developed as a hero, even finding out that Gravyen was a mole in The Light only lessened the problem somewhat.
  • Cool Old Guy: He acts as a mentor and friend to OL. Still a good fighter well into his 90s.
  • Dating Catwoman: Played With. He didn't know she was a supervillain when he married his wife, and neither did she.
  • Distressed Dude: Was held hostage by Zorina and Power Ring to lure their counterparts.
  • Drama-Preserving Handicap: The Green Lantern are forbidden from recruiting him or letting him using their lanterns to recharge his ring and OL took his lantern and changed it to recharge his own ring. It means that he has to conserve as much ring power as possible and his old age hits him without the Green Light keep him young.
  • Face Death with Dignity: Once Alan realized that without the Green Light keeping him young, old age had finally caught up to him. He accepted that his death is inevitable.
  • Fountain of Youth: His personal lantern leaked and exposure to Green Light allows him to stay youthful well into his 90s. Once he loses this, he starts regaining his old age. He gets his youth back once he gets his ring recharged to extreme circumstance. With a fully charged ring, he looks like Paul's older brother than the old man he is.
  • I Will Wait for You: A tragic variant, despite his wife Rose going mad from her Split-Personality Takeover he never gave up on her and held hope that she would eventually recover. He would always visit her at the Amazon mental sanitarium every chance he got. She never recovered and she died cursing him with her last breath.
  • Intrepid Reporter: He was one in his youth.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Played for Laughs early on, since he was in his prime in the 40's, and while never prejudiced, he still carries the same bluntness he was raised with, referring to the idea of Paul being gay as a "fruit" with no homophobia attached to it, and acts needlessly chivalrous towards Firebrand despite her having no real gender norms.
  • Like a Son to Me: He serves as a surrogate grandfather to Paul and he sees Paul the same way.
  • The Lost Lenore: He lost his wife, Rose Canton to her own madness and never remarried.
  • Nice Guy: Is such a good person that he's the only man that Themyscira gives free reign to visit.
  • Older Than He Looks: Despite being in his nineties, he looks much younger due to exposure to the Green Light.
  • Out of Focus: Doesn't appear very often in the Renegade timeline. He dies of old age despite the Renegade's attempt at getting him a replacement Lantern, since he wasn't as motivated to save Alan as Paul was.
  • Real Men Cook: Due to living alone most of his life, Alan is a very good cook.
  • Retired Badass: Was the first Green Lantern before he retired.
  • So Proud of You: Is very proud of what Paul has achieved.

    James Lockhart/Red Torpedo 
A former member of the All-Star Squadron that had retired. He is actually an android.

    Dannette "Danni" Reily/Firebrand/Red Inferno 
A hero from the 40s who was secretly a gynoid made by T. O. Morrow.
  • Back from the Dead: Believed to have died after Taking the Bullet. She is reactivated by Dr. Morrow and rejoins the living after she is freed.
  • Fake Memories: After becoming aware about her programming, Danni has to come to terms with her BladeRunner-like implanted memories.
  • Happily Married: To Marie by the time of Bindings.
  • Immune to Mind Control: Due to being a gynoid, she is naturally immune to mind-reading or psychic attack, which was used during Psimon's trial.
  • A Lesson Learned Too Well: Played for Laughs but failing to get through Paul's obliviousness taught her that she needs to more overt when courting someone. So she realized that Marie Logan reciprocated her interest, she comes on to Marie. Naked.
  • Manchurian Agent: Was built to infiltrate the All-Star Squadron, which she only knew after the fact.
  • Playing with Fire: Her ability.
  • Refusal of the Call: Was asked to join the Justice League but declined so that she could focus on herself and reintegrating with normal life.
  • Ridiculously Human Robot: Paulphidian improved her body to the point that she has sense of taste and smell and erogenous zones to go with an improved sense of touch.
  • Robot Girl: Firebrand was a gynoid created by Dr. Morrow to infiltrate the Justice Society.
  • Shameless Fanservice Girl: When she developed an interest in Marie Logan and realized Marie was also attracted to her, she showed her interest by coming onto to her while naked.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: She doesn't get melted in lava, and becomes an active hero again; at least, in the Paragon timeline.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: Inverted. Her sugar is a facade she uses to facilitate social interactions. When she's around people she trusts she shows her true self: which is an expressionless woman because she feels that her facial expressions often don't match what she actually feels. She smiles without using her social infiltration programs, or even realizing it until it was pointed out to her, when describing Marie Logan to Alan, Ted Grant, and Paul.
  • Taking the Bullet: She died taking a plasma blast for Jay Garrick.
  • Tomato in the Mirror: She is a lot of emotional issues after finding that she is a gynoid and her earlier memories were not real and her personality was programmed.
  • Violently Protective Girlfriend: She burned Queen Bee when the latter tried targeting Marie Logan, preventing Marie's canon death.
  • Younger than She Looks: She was only three years old when she "died".

    Jason "Jay" Garrick/Flash I 
The original Flash. His accident inspired both Barry Allen and Wally West.
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    Theodore "Ted" Grant/Wildcat 
A former world champion boxer and renowned trainer who also doubled as a superhero.
  • Badass Normal: All he has is his boxing skills and personality.
  • Reality Ensues: He may be a legend of a hero, but he is also a very old man with nothing keeping him youthful.

The All-Star Squadron

A superhero group that was formed to assist the Allies against the Axis Powers. All the members of the Justice Society were members.
    Captain Cornwall I/Graham Marrack 
Cornwall Boy's great-grandfather, who teaches the young hero from beyond the grave.
  • The Archmage: His power has been noted to be comparable to Dr. Fate's.
  • Dead Person Conversation: He is summoned from the dead by John Constantine on the behest of Orange Lantern and Cornwall Boy to give the latter proper instruction on his magical inheritance.
  • Inadequate Inheritor: Despite being an extremely powerful wizard, his son had no interest in it or the title of Captain Cornwall. His son rejected the family legacy so bad that Graham's great-grandson Cornwall Boy has only a quarter of the skill despite having the same potential.
  • Jumped at the Call: Was ecstatic for the chance to properly pass down his teachings to a descendant who actually wants to learn and fulfill the legacy of Captain Cornwall.
  • Legacy Character: Is a scion of the Marrack magical bloodline and the first Captain Cornwall.
  • Lineage Comes from the Father: Their powers run patrilineal and much of the pressure is living up to his legacy.
  • Mentor's New Hope: He tried training his son in magic and superheroism and it failed pretty badly. He has renewed faith in his great-grandson Robert, Cornwall Boy, who has the ambition his predecessors lacked.
  • Mentor Archetype: He is teaching Cornwall Boy more advanced magic.
  • Not So Similar: He asks his great-grandson whether he should pull a Nabu and steal his body for his own use as he's the stronger mage. When Robert understandably freezes on how he should answer, Graham makes his own answer. He has accepted that his time on Earth is over and seeks to enrich his great-grandson by passing on his legacy and respects his great-grandson's independence.
  • Passing the Torch: He willingly comes back from the dead as a ghost to pass down the legacy of Captain Cornwall and their family magic to his great-grandson.
  • Slavery Is a Special Kind of Evil: He was a contemporary of Nabu in World War II and had deep respect for him. He is aghast and disgusted when Nabu is enslaving Zatarra and tried and failed to enslave Zatanna and Kent Nelson. Graham completely supports Orange Lantern, Zatanna and John Constantine working together to take him down.
    "My time is done. My life is over. I accept that. Life passes from one generation to the next. Great grandson, you are my heir as my own son never was. I will guide, I will steward, at your request, recognizing the rightness of your independence. I will not make you my slave, fit to live only that you serve me. It would be a foul and unnatural act and Nabu should know better. If he has become so arrogant, so debased, then strike him down and worry not for the righteousness of your cause."
  • So Proud of You: He is very proud that his great-grandson has the ambition and drive to succeed him as Captain Cornwall.
  • Spirit Advisor: Has been dead for an period of time but doesn't stop him from mentoring his great-grandson.
  • Superpowerful Genetics: He and his descendants are part of long magical bloodline.

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The Great Ten

The premier superfunctionary group of China.
    August Colonel in Iron/Fang Zhifu/August General in Iron 
The leader of the Great Ten.
  • Chrome Champion: August General in Iron's body is made entirely of metal that isn't naturally found on Earth.
  • No-Sell: Because of his metallic skin, August General in Iron is immune to Ghost Fox Killer's powers.
  • Rank Up: Thanks in part to the Renegade clearing him of any Durlan influence, Fang Zhifu is promoted to the rank of general.
  • Retcon: Mr Zoat originally had him start out as a captain, but later decided that him being a colonel made more sense.

    Socialist Red Guardsman/Gu Lao 
A radioactive member of the team and the most brutal and unforgiving.
  • Captain Patriotic: He is a true believer in the communist China.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: The only reason the other members of the Great Ten interact with him is because they're on the same team.
  • I Love Nuclear Power: Socialist Red Guardsman is highly radioactive, so he is forced to wear a special suit of containment armor based on Durlan technology.
  • Powered Armor: He wears one to contain his radioactive body and in order to fight.
  • Psycho Party Member: Gu Lao is feared/hated by his allies, possibly more than their enemies.

    Celestial Archer/Xu Tao 
A boy who was empowered by a Chinese deity.

    Thundermind 
One of the most powerful members of the Great Ten.

    Ghost Fox Killer 
A woman who steals the souls of evil men for her people.

    Immortal Man in Darkness 
Immortal Man in Darkness is the title given to the person who pilots the Dragonwing. When the current one dies, someone is selected to replace them.
  • Cast from Lifespan: Piloting the Dragonwing takes at least a year of the lifespan of Immortal Man in Darkness, so when one of them dies, the next one in the squadron takes the title and duties.

    Seven Deadly Brothers 
A martial artist who can make clones until there is seven of himself.
  • Me's a Crowd: Seven Deadly Brothers is one guy who can split into seven copies, and each copy retains a certain skill-set from the original.

    Shaolin Robot 
A sentient robot that was built centuries ago.
  • Lost Technology: Shaolin Robot is an automaton built by the brilliant engineer going by the name of Lao Yuqi for the First Emperor of China, giving it a semblance of free will. It infuriates both Paul and Truggs that Shaolin Robot is well over a millenia old but is more sophisticated than contemporary AI efforts.

Other Heroes

    Guy Gardner/Green Lantern 2814-B/Green Lantern Honor Guard 
The second human to become a member of the Green Lantern Corps.
  • Badass Creed:
    "On worlds afar or scenes at home,
    Wherever the cause should make me roam,
    Always I vow to fight the good fight—
    To combat evil with all Green Lantern's might!"
  • Big Ego, Hidden Depths: The lanterns initially mock Guy because he's a loud, obnoxious man with a crass attitude and is more than a little reckless. However, he learned how to project constructs without tying them to the ring before either Hal or John, figured out how to use his ring to heal himself based on something he watched Paul do, and helps rehabilitate criminals.
    • Turns out that if Abin Sur hadn't need to recruit someone one closer in order to explain the Green Lanterns, the ring would have picked Guy as the ring saw Guy as the superior candidate.
    • He also learned how to weaponize his large ego, or rather, he figured out how to No-Sell Orange Lantern assimilation because he wills himself to be the best he can be, and since he's already perfect, if he changed he wouldn't be the best, now would he?
  • Birds of a Feather: One would think that the Jerk with a Heart of Gold Guy and Rightly Self-Righteous Paul wouldn't get able to stand each other. But they have so much in common with their Imagination-Based Superpower, willingness to experiment and genuine empathy lead them to being fast friends.
  • Celebrity Resemblance: His ring sounds like Mister Rogers.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Guy jokes the only thing Paulphidian could tempt him is a hot Scandinavian. Only for Paulphidian to take it literally and give a dossier on Tora Olafsdottier, which included her phone number and various modelling shots of her. Guy is then sufficiently distracted. Later subverted to an extent- while he does call her and they do start dating, he deliberately threw out all the notes on how to woo her over, preferring to put in the hard work himself.
  • Enlightenment Super Powers: He becomes enlightened by the Last Supper due to channeling Ion a second time.
  • Foreshadowing: He is noted by OL to the superior Lantern to Hal Jordan and to have learned from OL's actions in the Paragon timeline, such as quickly learning how to heal himself using the ring and how to separate his constructs from his ring. Through a great act of will, he becomes the host of Ion.
  • Healing Factor: He learned from watching Paul how to heal himself with his ring.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: He is infamous for being a major jerk to the point that his fellow Lantern couldn't stand him. It turns to be part personality clash and part misunderstanding as when he starts to mentor Paragon!Orange Lantern, the better aspects of his personality come to show such as his skills at counseling and willingness to listen to new ideas.
  • Heroic Willpower: Well, duh.
  • Hidden Depths: Guy is an immature, obnoxious showboat that he pretty much alienated his fellow Lantern and the rest of the League. When he's put in charge of mentoring the loose canon Paragon!Orange Lantern, Guy's more mature and grounded side comes out. People are surprised when Paul credits Guy for teaching him about empathy and methods for reforming criminals.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Guy is an acquired taste and tend put off most people he meets. But he's a very good teacher and better friend.
  • Life Will Kill You: Was nearly killed and rendered comatose when he got run over by bus in his civilian identity. Goes to show that not even superheroes are above mundane disasters.
  • Mentor Archetype: Becomes Paul's mentor on forming constructs with his ring. Notably, Paul teaches him as much as he teaches Paul.
  • Morality Chain: He was Paul's mentor to teach the latter some restraint and give him someone that wasn't an elderly man some Lantern training. The League was worried about Paul's refusal to adhere to Thou Shall Not Kill and wanted someone to reign Paul in. It works as Paul becomes empathetic as Guy Gardener's background as a prison counselor makes him more willing to attempt reforming supervillains.
  • No-Sell: He was the first Green Lantern able to employ a method to become immune to Identity Theft. He was later able to resist being controlled with Starrotech through sheer force of will.
  • Reverse Mole: Of sorts. All the Green Lantern Corps' information on Paul and his capabilities as Orange Lantern comes from Guy reporting it. Paul knows and accepts it in hopes that Guy could find more answers on the Orange Lanterns.
  • Rightly Self-Righteous: He has a huge ego about being an overconfident braggart. But events prove that Guy has a right to be proud of himself when he's the only Leaguer to completely resist the Starrotech mind control through sheer force of will. Further, he manages to one-up this feat by being the host of Ion (the Entity of Willpower) and being the first Lantern to be able to resist Orange Assimilation (by weaponizing his massive ego).
  • The Shrink: He was a prison counselor in his day job. He notably inspires Paul to act as a Warrior Therapist to reform supervillains by telling him his own experiences with reforming criminals.
    • He is the Renegade's counselor for his anger management therapy.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Guy and Paul make fun of the other's power limitations and quirks but down the line they have each other's backs.
  • Workplace-Acquired Abilities: Guy Gardner was a prison counselor in his day job. He applies his skill as a counselor to teach Paul about criminal recidivism and to become empathetic to supervillains before using force.

    John Constantine 
A weak but cunning wizard. He becomes Paul's magical consultant and friend.
  • The Alcoholic: One of John Constantine's many vices is his love of alcohol.
  • Anti-Hero: He is this when doing something selfish.
  • Badass Longcoat: He is almost never seen without it.
  • Chaotic Good: While he's a good person, he's noted to be very chaotic in nature. Nabu fears that he could become a Lord of Chaos with enough incentive. He does just that in the Last Supper.
  • The Charmer: OL notes that when he turns on the charm he can really get going.
  • Combat Pragmatist: John will use any advantage to win a fight. Justified as he is Weak, but Skilled.
  • Doom Magnet: It is noted that anyone who hangs around him ends up dying horribly.
  • Good Is Not Nice: While some of it is exaggerated, Constantine has earned his bad reputation. OL notes him to be a huge jerk.
  • Good Smoking, Evil Smoking: He is a heavy smoker and is a good guy, some of the time.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: John. Constantine. Hands down. Absolutely no one in the organized hero community likes him (he has his own group of friends), ranging from Zatara (though he has his reasons) to Swamp Thing. In fact, Nabu uses Paul's association with Constantine as a reason why he shouldn't be made a member of the League.
    • In the original show, Guy Gardner got a "No. Just... No" Reaction. In this continuity, he's given well-reasoned discussion... but John not only gets that reaction, he gets it with even more people agreeing.
  • Hijacking Cthulhu:
    • Hijacks Klarion's connection to his Lord of Chaos power and body to become a Lord of Chaos.
    • Then he ends up getting Nabu's connection to the Plane of Order, though in this case the two powers are in contrast to each other and it leaves him feeling as though he's being pulled apart from having to contain them both.
  • I Can't Believe I'm Saying This: Speaking to Chantinelle, he never thought he would have to justify the Power of Love while explaining about the Star Sapphire.
  • Mind Control: Tends to use mind control magic the most.
  • My Greatest Failure: Causing the death of Zatanna's mother, Sindella.
  • Nice to the Waiter: Inverted with his interactions with Paragon!OL. Unlike the other people he has conned, he is downright cordial to OL.
  • Power Tattoo: John has the Seal of Solomon tattooed on his body, which causes most demons who come into contact with him to evaporate.
  • Put On The Bus: After Nabu is taken care of, he asks that Paul no contact him for a while. He hasn't been seen since.
  • Take Me Instead: He tries to offer himself to Nabu in exchange for Zatanna's freedom. He is refused.
  • Time Stands Still: Capable of doing this after absorbing both Klarion and Nabu's power.
  • Too Spicy for Yog-Sothoth: Deemed too chaotic for Nabu.
  • Weak, but Skilled: John isn't a battle mage that can make fire come out of his hands or keep up with the Atlantians, but he is skilled and cunning, which allows him to contend with people far more powerful than himself. That's before he become a Lord of Chaos.
  • Wrong Assumption: Word of God is that when Paul tried to explain his origin, John came to the conclusion that Paul is a fictional character that was pulled into reality.

    Mister Miracle and Big Barda/Scott and Barda Free 
A pair of New Gods who just want a quiet life on Earth.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: Scott is the New God of Freedom.
  • Deadpan Snarker: When Barda sees OL come up with a good lie on the spot, she comments that she didn't know Earth had a God of Bullshit. She makes many other snide remarks in Subliminal Godspeak.
  • Happily Married: They are clearly in love and have been married for at least decades.
  • Noodle Incident: Why they had to move from New York. Apparently it involved Big Barda and a "Five Items or Less" line. It's implied that violence ensued.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Barda is the aggressive Red to Scott's more cautious Blue.
  • Strong Girl, Smart Guy: Barda is tough enough to spar with Wonder Woman, while Scott is the world's greatest escape artist.
  • White Sheep: In the words of Paul, they were kicked out for being insufficiently evil.

    Ted Kord/Blue Beetle II 
A superhero and the CEO of Kord Industries.
  • Back from the Dead: After he is killed by angels, he is later resurrected as their penance.
  • Comically Missing the Point: When the Renegade took the elemental control systems from T.O. Morrow's androids to Ted Kord, Ted's first thought was to make a suit of power armor to be a superhero with them. Renegade wasn't pleased.
  • Cut Lex Luthor a Check: Paul has been using him as one of the biggest ways to get xenotech, magic, and supervillain tech out to the general public. One of their first major successes are drones, incorporating magic and T.O. Morrow elemental control gear, that are capable of controlling the weather- in his own words, the reason why Hurricane Season no longer exists.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: He is an inventor who creates things through his own company.
  • Killed Offscreen: For supporting Paul, he and his business got obliterated in by the forces of the Silver City. He got better.
  • Offerings to the Gods: In order to learn the secrets of metamaterials, he agrees to start putting up statues of Hephaestus and celebrating the holidays of said god. It's a bit of a shock for him, though, when his soul turns up in Hades' realm, rather than the Silver City.
  • Ship Tease: He's been teased with Io, his co-conspirator for working with metamaterials.

    Captain Cornwall/Trevor Marrack 
A superhero from Truro, England. His magic power runs through the males of his family.

    Mighty Adom/Teth Adom 
The wizard Shazam's former champion.
  • Action Politician: He is an ancient warrior turned superhero that is also the President of a liberated Kahndaq.
  • Adaptational Heroism: While he still initially suffered from Deliberate Values Dissonance, he's less violent and more open-minded than his comics counterpart. He was a Kahndaqi pharaoh who killed his father after his father slew Teth's family. He also has pretty legitimate reasons to hate the wizard Shazam.
  • All Your Powers Combined: Adom draws his powers from six Kahndaqi gods.
    • Shu grants Adom stamina, which gives him immense stamina and endurance. He can also accelerate his healing by concentrating on his wounds being repaired, but this requires sustenance from his body.
    • Heryshaf grants Adom strength, which gives him superhuman strength. He can temporarily increase his strength by going into a berserker rage, but it takes away some of his mental acuity.
    • Aker grants Adom speed, which give him the ability to move at great speeds and fly.
    • Zehuti grants Adom wisdom, which gives him increased mental ability, as well as the god's council for anything he asks.
    • Atum grants Adom power, which gives him the ability to resist mystical attacks on his body. He can also use it to detect magic.
    • Montu grants Adom courage, which gives him the ability to resist not only fear but also outside mental influence. This will not work if he is not concentrating on maintaining his control or aware of the attack.
  • And I Must Scream: Imprisoned in his own decaying corpse for 5000 years before Black Adam traps him in the scarab.
  • Badass Normal: It must be noted that during his original reign, whenever he led his armies to battle, he did it without his powers, and was usually personally involved in the battle himself.
  • Been There, Shaped History: Exploited. He teaches university what was his rule and Ancient Kahndaq actually like in exchange for lessons in English and modern Arabic.
  • Berserk Button: The wizard Shazam for his betrayal of him.
    • He despises Vandal Savage with his very being.
  • Defector from Decadence: He backed away from the more crueler practices of his time, like taking trophies from dead enemies and killing conquered people when his time as Mighty Adom gave him the perspective that his enemies weren't so different from him.
  • Fallen Hero: Subverted. He is treated as one by Shazam but is still a heroic figure.
  • Fashion Hurts: The reason he has his Pointy Ears is because his father wanted the royal family to have an otherworldly, thus godly, look. Adom believed that he was lucky that he didn't die of infection.
  • Fatal Flaw: Hatred. When he is sufficiently enraged, only a few people can talk him down before he does something irreversible. Among the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man, this is the only one he cannot let go. It is somewhat downplayed in that while he cannot let go of his hatred for Shazam, he will always rise above it when needed.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: Is good friends with Paul after the latter helped him win his freedom and adapt to the modern world.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: He finds several things about the modern world strange and confusing, if not outright horrifying. Such as people turning away perfectly good food like bacon because of religion, men no longer considering kilts fashionable clothing, and a funny, if disturbing, misunderstanding related to indoor plumbing and tap water, and their source.
    • Becomes a little more prominent when he proposes to Adrianna Tomaz, who is one of his key advisers. He greatly respects her, thinks they work well together and believes they have enough chemistry to grow to love each other if they were to marry. Unfortunately, he doesn't explain his reasoning until after she turns him down and he's given a crash course on modern courtship. So he resolves to learn how to court her properly.
  • Flying Brick: Has this power set. Mops the floor with comparable opponents because he's had a lot longer to master fighting this way.
  • Good Is Not Soft: Despite adopting a less violent code of combat to fit in with the modern times, he is still willing to use lethal force if he thinks the situation calls for it.
  • The Good King: When he was pharaoh, he began an age of prosperity for ancient Kahndaq for 80 years. He established fair laws, didn't have conquered peoples killed but instead moved them and built many great public works projects. In the modern day, he tries to be this as well, but he's woefully aware that he's several thousand years out of date and relies heavily on advisors. Still, he puts in efforts, like not allowing corruption or avoiding eating bacon to appease the Muslim-majority country he rules.
  • Grand Theft Me: He takes over Black Adam's body when he proved more worthy of the gods' blessing.
  • Hates Being Touched: He does not like people touching him.
  • Heroic Resolve: He will do anything to save Kahndaq, even theoretically work with Shazam.
  • Historical Beauty Update: Averted. While Black Adam looked like a bodybuilder, Teth Adom looks like his time's ideal of strength: an athletic body that would be considered mundane in modern times. The only difference between his Mighty Adom form and his normal self is that his normal form is slimmer.
  • It's Personal: He was already willing to lend a hand in the liberation of the Justice League from the Light for Orange Lantern and Wonder Woman because of his friendship with them. When he finds out that his hated enemy, Vandal Savage, was part of the attack, it gets personal.
    • When Shiruta is attacked by people with technology from Apokolips, he got already pissed at Queen Bee because her country had dealings with them. When she tried using her powers against him, he literally tore her in half.
  • Like a Duck Takes to Water: He adopts a less violent code of fighting when OL makes a successful argument of following modern laws as he would have wanted his laws obeyed. He stops eating pork to fit in with his countrymen. He hesitates at the idea of becoming king if he and the rebels overthrow Kahndaq's tyrant as he wants to rule as his countrymen want him to. So he becomes president.
  • Mentor Archetype: He has begun teaching Captain Marvel how his powers work in the Paragon timeline.
  • No-Sell: Adom's powers allow him to ignore some attempts to control or manipulate him, such as the Medusa Mask. Queen Bee's powers also don't work on him.
  • Odd Friendship: Is friends with Captain Marvel, as he doesn't hate him for the wizard's actions and views him as a worthy successor.
  • Pointy Ears: He was made to have his ears cut by his father in order to achieve an otherworldly look. It's rather embarrassing for him and he claims that he nearly died because of something so petty.
  • Power Of Hate: Survived 5000 years of boredom through his hatred of the wizard Shazam.
  • Rapid Aging: Nabu inflicts this one him in Falling Action.
  • Rebel Leader: Instigates and leads Kahndaq's rebel forces after he starts protecting them from President Muhunnad.
  • Slave to PR: Downplayed. Once he learns the importance of a distinct appearance for superheroes he refuses to give up the Black Adam costume.
  • Superior Successor: Inverted. Take Captain Marvel's power set and add around 100 years of combat experience. Most fights involving him end with villains running for their lives or maimed.
  • They Were Holding You Back: His wife and children were killed by father when he started to gain more empathy for his enemies and tried to become a kinder ruler.
  • Undying Loyalty: Towards his homeland.
  • Warrior Prince: He was this before becoming pharaoh.

    Swamp Thing 
A Plant Elemental and the Champion of the Green.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: He represents the Green, as in all of plant life on Earth.
  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: He cares more about the Green than humanity.
  • Creepy Good: He is a consciousness that can create bodies out of plant matter. He isn't exactly pleasant to look like, but he's a good guy.
  • Gaia's Vengeance: He can cause widespread devastation through the creation of plant life. He demonstrates this in Gotham.
  • Interspecies Romance: With his wife Abigail Holland.
  • Nature Hero: Protecting nature is his number 1 priority.
  • Papa Wolf: Tefé Holland is under his protection. Beware those who would harm her.
  • Physical God: He is one of the most powerful beings on the planet. When he first shows up (in the wake of the Injustice League attack) Paul mentions that he's the one foe he couldn't win against.
  • Plant Person: He is plant-life transformed into a humanoid form.
  • Verbal Tic: His speech has a lot of pauses.

    Knight II/Sir Cyril 
An English superhero and the mentor of Squire.

    Guardian II/James "Jim" Harper 
A minor hero who is revealed to be a clone of Speedy.

    Richard Swift/The Shade 
A former enemy of the original Flash. He now serves as the hero of Opal City.
  • Casting a Shadow: He is said to be the most powerful of all people on Earth with this kind of power.
  • Classy Cane: Almost never seen without his walking stick.
  • Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life: This is the reason he picked fights with the Justice Society.
  • Eldritch Abomination: He is no longer human and is more like a former human who prefers a human form.
  • Fake Weakness: When he was an antagonist of the Justice Society, he pretended that his cane was the source of his powers. For the record, it wasn't- but a fight where you could instantly slaughter every opponent is boring, so he faked having an obvious weakness.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Downplayed. He was never evil, just bored. That is literally the only reason he ever committed crimes or picked fights with the Justice Society.
  • Took a Level in Cheerfulness: Happens to him in the Renegade timeline after Circe removed Simon Culp, who was possessing him and influencing his mood.
  • World's Strongest Man: One of the most powerful people on the planet. Wonder Woman came away from their rematch with several burns and a humbled attitude. The Renegade openly calls him this when recruiting him for the new version of the Light to protect the planet, and The Shade mentions that fighting the entire Justice Society was mildly distracting.

    Mary Bromfield/Mary Marvel 
The sister of Billy Batson and a member of the Marvel Family.
  • All Your Powers Combined: Mary Marvel draws from the same sources of power as Captain Marvel.
    • Solomon grants Mary Marvel wisdom, which gives him increased mental ability.
    • Hercules grants Mary Marvel strength, which gives him superhuman strength.
    • Atlas grants Mary Marvel stamina, which gives him immense stamina and endurance. He can also accelerate his healing by concentrating on his wounds being repaired, but this requires sustenance from his body.
    • Zeus grants Mary Marvel power, which gives him the ability to resist mystical attacks on his body. He can also use it to detect magic.
    • Achilles grants Mary Marvel courage, which gives him the ability to resist not only fear but also outside mental influence. This will not work if he is not concentrating on maintaining his control or aware of the attack.
    • Mercury grants Mary Marvel speed, which gives him the ability to move at great speeds and fly.
  • Clark Kenting: She uses her actual first name as part of her codename.
  • Flying Brick: Just like Captain Marvel.
  • Nice Girl: She is as nice as her brother.

    Frederick "Freddie" Freeman/Lieutenant Marvel 
A friend of Billy Batson and a member of the Marvel Family. He is also the stepbrother of Sabbac I.
  • All Your Powers Combined: Lieutenant Marvel draws from the same sources of power as Captain Marvel.
    • Solomon grants Lieutenant Marvel wisdom, which gives him increased mental ability.
    • Hercules grants Lieutenant Marvel strength, which gives him superhuman strength.
    • Atlas grants Lieutenant Marvel stamina, which gives him immense stamina and endurance. He can also accelerate his healing by concentrating on his wounds being repaired, but this requires sustenance from his body.
    • Zeus grants Lieutenant Marvel power, which gives him the ability to resist mystical attacks on his body. He can also use it to detect magic.
    • Achilles grants Lieutenant Marvel courage, which gives him the ability to resist not only fear but also outside mental influence. This will not work if he is not concentrating on maintaining his control or aware of the attack.
    • Mercury grants Mary Marvel speed, which gives him the ability to move at great speeds and fly.
  • Cain and Abel: The Abel to Sabbac I's Cain.
  • Clark Kenting: He looks no different from how he normally looks when he uses his powers.
  • Flying Brick: Just like Captain Marvel.
  • Nice Guy: He genuinely hopes that his stepbrother, Sabbac I, can reform and become the good person he used to be.

    Tora Olafsdotter/Ice 
Guy Gardner's girlfriend and a superhero in her own right.

    Beatriz da Costa/Fire 
Ice's best friend and a superhero.
  • All Men Are Perverts: She has a tendency of thinking this. She thought Paul was one because of the eyeball incident.
  • Booze-Based Buff: It has been noted that her abilities are more powerful, or at least more easily controlled and focused, when she is intoxicated.
  • Fashion Model: This is her day job.
  • Hot-Blooded: She jumps to conclusions easily and snaps quickly.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: While she was blaming the wrong person, she did have a right of being concerned about Orange Lantern when he spied on the entire world, including her while she's in the shower.
  • Opinion Flip Flop: Beatriz didn't want her friend dating to a man obviously only into her looks and didn't want to go on a date with that man's perverted friend. She was quickly willingly to put that aside when she finds out that Orange Lantern vets people for entrance into the Justice League.
  • Playing with Fire: Obviously.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The hotheaded Red to Ice's calm Blue.
  • Romantic Two-Girl Friendship: With Ice.
  • Social Climber: Beatriz da Costa is fairly obvious about wanting an "in" with the Justice League.
  • Spicy Latina: She's a Brazilian fashion model who sometimes loses control of her temper.
  • Technicolor Fire: Green.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: She likes looking good and is willing to use her looks to her advantage, but is also a phenomenal shot with a gun.
  • Unprovoked Pervert Payback: Downplayed. She only attacks Paul verbally for spying her in the shower, only to back when she finds out that he doesn't remember doing that because he was using his scrying powers to find the League of Shadows.

    Dmitri Pushkin/Rocket Red 
A Russian superhero who uses an advanced armor made from the parts of a crashed alien ship.

    The Question 
A hero who lives in Hub City.
  • Badass Longcoat: Never fights crime without it.
  • Badass Normal: Aside from some psychometry, Question has only his wits and body to fight crime.
  • The Blank: His mask is rather disturbing to some.
  • Boring, but Practical: He carries a periscope, which can help him see things in an angle and not have to worry about being detected, like power ring scans.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: His mannerisms are rather strange, especially when he's using his psychometry.

    Jason Blood/Etrigan 
An ancient magician who has been bound to the Demon Etrigan.
  • Cursed With Awesome: Jason Blood is bound to a powerful demon, which give him some control on what the demon does. This also makes him immortal.
  • Distressed Dude: When we first see him, he is a captive in Hell.
  • Rhymes on a Dime: Etrigan is a Rhyming Demon.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Played with. He's usually the one who decides when to swap places, but other people can force a transformation, assuming they know the proper words.

    Blue Devil/Dan Cassidy 
A human who was permanently turned into a demon.

    Anya Savenlovich/Green Lantern 2814-B 
A former member of the Russian Air Force. She became a Sector Lantern after the promotion of Lantern Jordan and Gardner.

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