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The 10th Anniversary Edition of Thirteen Reasons Why was released

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Jay Asher was born in Arcadia, California on September 30, 1975. He grew up with a family that encouraged him to pursue all of his interests, from playing the guitar to his writing. He attended Cuesta Community College right after graduating from San Luis Obispo High School. It was here where he wrote his first two children’s books for a class called Children’s Literature Appreciation. After high school, he decided he wanted to become an elementary school teacher. He then transferred to California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo where he left his senior year in order to pursue his career as a serious writer. He married Joan Marie on September 7, 2002. Throughout his life he worked in various establishments, including working as a salesman in a shoe store and in libraries and bookstores. Many of his work experiences influenced some aspect of his writing.

On December 27, 2016, the 10th Anniversary Edition of Thirteen Reasons Why was released. In this edition, the book’s original ending is included. The anniversary edition also includes a new introduction from Asher, an essay from Asher, pages from the notebook that Asher used while writing Thirteen Reasons Why, reader reactions and a reading guide

Thirteen Reasons Why is a 2007 young adult novel written by Jay Asher. The book was published by RazorBill, a young adult imprint of Penguin Books. The paperback edition hit #1 on the New York Times best-seller list in July 2011. The book is the basis of the television series 13 Reasons Why, released through Netflix on March 31, 2017.

Clay Jensen, a shy high school student, returns home from school one day to find that he has received a mysterious package in the mail. It contains seven double-sided cassette tapes used by Hannah Baker, a classmate who has recently committed suicide. Each tape details a reason that she killed herself. The tapes were sent to various other people before arriving at Clay’s door.The first person to receive the tapes was Justin. They kissed once after she developed a crush on him. However, Justin told his friends that they did more than just kiss, which earned Hannah the reputation of a slut at school. The second person to receive them was Alex. Alex violated their friendship when he published a “hot or not” list comparing the girls in their class. He awarded Hannah the title of Best Ass, which only escalated her reputation as a slut. He also awarded his ex-girlfriend Jessica the title of Worst Ass, in revenge for her not having sex with him. The third person was Jessica. After being compared to Hannah on the “hot or not” list, Jessica slapped Hannah and ended their friendship. The slap left a scar on Hannah’s cheek…..

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Main

  • Dylan Minnette as Clay Jensen
  • Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker
  • Christian Navarro as Tony Padilla
  • Alisha Boe as Jessica Davis
  • Brandon Flynn as Justin Foley
  • Justin Prentice as Bryce Walker
  • Miles Heizer as Alex Standall
  • Ross Butler as Zach Dempsey
  • Devin Druid as Tyler Down
  • Amy Hargreaves as Lainie Jensen
  • Derek Luke as Kevin Porter
  • Kate Walsh as Olivia Baker

Hannah BakerHannah Baker is a fictional character created by American author Jay Asher. She is the subject of his 2007 mystery novel Thirteen Reasons Why, and Netflix’ adaptation of the book, 13 Reasons Why. Hannah is introduced as a sophomore at the fictional Liberty High School, characterized by her struggle adjusting to life in an unsympathetic school environment. She is played by Katherine Langford on the television series.On the final tape Hannah recalls the day of her suicide. She decides to give life “one more try”, and visits Mr. Porter, the school counsellor, and asks for his help. She tells him about the rape, but when she refuses to disclose her rapist’s identity, he tells her that the only option is to “move on” with life. This conversation is related on Hannah’s final recorded tape. She then gives her uniform to Clay at the theatre before going to give the tapes to Tony. Hannah return home, fills her bathtub and uses the razors she stole from her father’s shop to slit her wrists. Hannah dies of blood loss and is found by her mother and father who attempt to save her by calling 911; but they are too late, Hannah is already dead.

 

Rape & Assault or Violence

If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

Rape and Incest National Network (RAINN) Crisis Hotline: 800-656-4673

In addition to its hotline, RAINN works with local rape crisis centers nationwide, providing resources, articles, programs, and events.

National Teen Dating Helpline at 1-866-331-9474 or visit www.loveisrespect.org For teens who have been abused.

National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 or visit www.rainn.org For anyone who has been raped or experienced sexual violence.

 

 

 

Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)

This is a 24-hour suicide prevention hotline that is free and available to anyone who is in emotional distress or crisis.

Hopeline: 800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

National Suicide Hotlines: 800-SUICIDE (784 2433)

Teen Hotline Covenant House NineLine: 800-999-9999

SOS Teen Hotline: 800-949-0057

Grief Recovery Helpline: 800-445-4808

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The Ultimate College Packing Checklist Part 1

Use this checklist to make sure you have everything you need for your first year at college. These are just suggestions; you should adapt this list to suit your own situation.

To save packing or shipping, it might make sense to buy some of these items after you arrive. It might also make sense to pack for one season at a time and switch items when you go home during breaks.

What do I need to do to apply for college?
Required Documents for College Enrollment & Registration
  • Copy of a photo identification such as a driver’s license.
  • Copy of your social security card.
  • Official high school transcript.
  • SAT or other college approved test scores.
  • Medical records including immunization records.
What type of clothes to pack for college?
Clothes
  • Lots of underwear and socks.
  • Clothes for sleeping/lounging. Pajamas. Leggings. Comfortable t-shirts/sweaters. …
  • Workout clothing. Running shorts. Tank tops. Cropped leggings. …
  • Going out clothes. Rompers. Dresses. …
  • Jeans (only a few pairs)
  • Shorts (only a few pairs)
  • T-shirts/tank tops.
  • Casual tops/blouses for class.

Packing for your first year at college doesn’t seem that daunting until you’re… packing for your first year at college.

School Essentials

Many of these things can be purchased at your school bookstore if you are moving long distance and need to minimize what you have to carry with you!

  • Backpack or large tote bag
  • Day planner
  • Pens (blue, black, red)
  • Highlighters
  • Multicolored tabs for note taking
  • Calculator
  • Stapler
  • 3 hole punch
  • Binders and binder paper/notebooks
  • Index cards
  • Sticky notes
  • Laptop or desktop computer (though you can use the computer lab)
  • Scissors
  • Permanent markers
  • Tape: scotch and duct tape
  • Desktop organizer

Dorm Life

It can be tempting to bring everything from your bedroom at home, but keep in mind you’re likely sharing space with your roommate.

  • Desk lamp with an extra bulb
  • Power strip
  • Small fan for white noise and cooling you down
  • Whiteboard or whiteboard wall decal (removable)
  • Laundry basket or large bag ‚Äď think about carrying it up and down stairs
  • Clothes hanging rack for things that can‚Äôt be dried
  • Clothes hangers for the closet
  • Sheets, pillows and pillowcases, and blankets ‚Äď check with your school to see if they need to be ‚Äúdorm sized‚ÄĚ or extra long, meaning regular twin sheets won‚Äôt work
  • Mattress cover ‚Äď ideally get one that covers the entire mattress, top and bottom
  • Bed risers to create more space under the bed
  • Under-bed storage totes with lids to keep out the dust
  • Portable three-drawer storage ‚ÄĒ can be used at the desk or for all of your socks
  • To go containers and Ziploc bags for bringing snacks along on those long days
  • Water bottle
  • Tea/coffee travel mug

Decorations

Dorm rooms are notoriously bland, so you’ll want to bring some decorations to make it feel like home.

  • Area rug
  • Posters
  • Washi tape (better than wall putty!)
  • Thumbtacks
  • Photos from home
  • Twinkle light strands

Essential Roomie Stuff

Discuss these things with your future roommate ‚Äď no need to double up!

  • Mini fridge ‚ÄĒ communicate with your roommate to be sure you don‚Äôt end up with two!
  • Electric kettle
  • Water filter pitcher
  • Microwave, if your school allows
  • Shoe rack
  • Doormat
  • Two sets of plates, bowls, forks, and spoons for late night snacking
  • A collection of starter snacks like crackers, granola bars, popcorn, peanut butter, instant oatmeal, and any other favorites. Don‚Äôt forget tea bags, too.

Cleaning Stuff

Don’t wait until Mom and Dad are coming to visit to keep your dorm room clean!

  • Small handheld vacuum
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Small trash can
  • Paper towels
  • All purpose surface spray
  • Laundry detergent and dryer sheets
  • Stain stick
  • Electronics wipes for your computer or laptop

Bathroom Things

Communal bathrooms may be a first for you ‚ÄĒ here‚Äôs a survival list for how to handle them in style.

  • Plastic (washable) shower caddy
  • Bathrobe
  • Shower flip-flops
  • Your favorite bath products ‚Äď consider using liquid body soap instead of a bar for ease of carrying and storing, and make sure to find a place for your caddy where it can dry out during the day. Nobody likes bacteria growing in their razor.
  • Two towels and two face cloths, for when one really needs to get washed.

Other Essential Items

All necessary insurance cards (health, dental, travel) and IDs (bring your passport, you never know when you’ll need it!)

  • Umbrella
  • Gym bag
  • Computer lock
  • Bicycle, bike lock, and helmet
  • Personal care necessities: soap and shampoo, flip-flops, toothpaste and toothbrush, deodorant, hair products, and cosmetics
  • School stuff: pens and pencils, notebooks, sticky notes and highlighters
  • Medications: headache pills, cold and flu medicine and first aid kit

Paper Products and Cleaning Supplies

  • Toilet paper
  • Tissues
  • Paper towels
  • Garbage bags
  • Freezer bags
  • Laundry soap
  • Fabric softener
  • Dishwasher soap
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Window cleaner
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Floor cleaner (wood-specific for those nice wood floors!)
  • Cleaning sponges

Pantry Staples

  • Chicken, beef, or vegetable broth
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Pasta sauce
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Whole oats
  • Hot cocoa
  • Tea
  • Lentils and other dried or canned beans
  • Snacks like pretzels, chips and salsa, granola bars, etc.
  • Olive oil, sesame oil, coconut oil

Condiments and Sauces

  • Salad dressings
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Relish
  • Maple Syrup
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Soy sauce or Tamari
  • Steak sauce
  • Mayo or Miracle Whip
  • Peanut or Almond Butter
  • Jelly
  • Honey
  • BBQ sauce
  • Vinegar (Apple Cider, Balsamic, White, Red/White Wine)

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

. Keep yourself healthy with:

  • Apples
  • Oranges
  • Bananas
  • Clementines
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon
  • Avocados
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach (or other greens)
  • Carrots
  • Broccoli
  • Potatoes
  • Squash
  • Mushrooms
  • Grapes
  • Tomatoes
  • Celery

Toiletries

In most cases, you will likely be bringing all your personal care items with you. However, if you are starting from scratch, you will want to include:

  • Deodorant
  • Bath and hand soap
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Fresh toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Cotton swabs and balls
  • Facial cleaner
  • Feminine products
  • Floss
  • Moisturizer
  • Shaving cream
  • Razors
  • Bandaids
  • Gauze
  • Lip balm
  • Sunblock

Justice of Emmett Till :Federal probe of Emmett Till’s 1955 murder reopened¬†

 

She said the quiet reactivation followed shortly after the blockbuster 2017 book, ‚ÄúThe Blood of Emmett Till,‚ÄĚ said white woman Carolyn Donham admitted she lied when she testified Till grabbed her around her waist and made sexual remarks.

‚ÄúThat part‚Äôs not true,‚ÄĚ Donham reportedly told author Timothy B. Tyson in a 2008 interview included in the book.

Fourteen-year-old Emmett Till was sound asleep when two white men dragged him out of bed waving a flashlight and gun.The assailants beat Emmett to a bloody pulp, gouged out one of his eyes and shot him in the head. They strapped a 75-pound cotton-gin fan to his body with barbed wire before dumping it in the Tallahatchie River.The black teen was brutally murdered in the early hours of Aug. 28, 1955 ‚ÄĒ all for whistling at a white woman during a time when the segregated South was deep in the throes of Jim Crow and the grip of racial injustice.Emmett‚Äôs killers got off at trial. But on Thursday, with the 63rd anniversary of his death approaching, it emerged that the Department of Justice has¬†reopened its investigation into his slaying after receiving ‚Äúnew information.Two days later, a group of boys who were fishing saw two feet sticking out of the water, leading cops to pull out Emmett‚Äôs decomposing body.He had been so badly battered that he was unidentifiable ‚ÄĒ save for his father‚Äôs silver ring still on his hand.Emmett‚Äôs murder was thrust into the national spotlight when Mobley, his mother, insisted his body be displayed in a glass-topped casket at his funeral Sept. 3 on Chicago‚Äôs South Side.

Mamie Till Mobley weeps at her son’s funeral in Chicago on Sept. 6, 1955Mamie Till Mobley weeps at her son's funeral in Chicago on Sept. 6, 1955.

‚ÄúEmmett was (Till-Mobley‚Äôs) only child. That was her baby. She put all of her blood, sweat and tears into preserving Emmett‚Äôs memory. It’s important that people never forget,‚ÄĚ she told The News.In his book, Tyson said Donham gave him a transcript of her unpublished memoir, ‚ÄúMore Than a Wolf Whistle: The Story of Carolyn Bryant Donham.‚ÄĚ

 

The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till
PG-13

 2005 ‧ History/Documentary ‧ 1h 10m

Image result for The Untold Story of Emmett Louis TillThis documentary presents a sobering reminder of the racial tensions that gripped America not so long ago. In Mississippi during the ’50s, a black teenager named Emmett Louis Till, who is from Chicago and visiting his great-uncle, whistles at a white woman in public. Not too long afterward, he is kidnapped and murdered. The filmmakers revisit the public outrage that follows, revealing Till’s family as being particularly brave for standing up to white racism when it was clearly unsafe to do so.
Initial release: August 17, 2005
Director: Keith BeauchampProducer: Keith Beauchamp
Cast: Mamie Till
Emmett Till; Right, Carolyn Bryant with her two sons Roy Jr. and Lamar

Devery S. Anderson‚Äôs masterful¬†Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement,¬†which was published in 2015 by the University Press of Mississippi. (Last week, John Edgar Wideman‚Äôs meditation on Till,¬†Writing to Save a Life,¬†was named a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award.) Still, no author save Tyson has ever interviewed Carolyn Bryant Donham. (Her ex-husband and brother-in-law are both dead.) ‚ÄúThat case went a long way toward ruining her life,‚ÄĚ Tyson contends, explaining that she could never escape its notoriety. His compelling book is suffused with information that Donham, over coffee and pound cake, shared with him in what he calls a ‚Äúconfessional‚ÄĚ spirit.

Carolyn, in fact, had approached Tyson because she was writing her memoirs. (Her manuscript is in the Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill library archives and will not be available for public view until 2036, according to Tyson.) Her daughter had admired Tyson‚Äôs earlier book,¬†Blood Does Sign My Name,¬†about another racism-inspired murder committed by someone known to Tyson‚Äôs family. And Tyson himself, a Southern preacher‚Äôs son, says that when he sat down with Carolyn, she ‚Äúcould have fit in at a Tyson family reunion‚ÄĚ‚ÄĒeven at its local church. Clearly, he observed, she had been altered by the social and legal advances that had overtaken the South in the intervening half century. ‚ÄúShe was glad things had changed [and she] thought the old system of white supremacy was wrong, though she had more or less taken it as normal at the time.‚ÄĚ She didn‚Äôt officially repent; she was not the type to join any racial reconciliation groups or to make an appearance at the new¬†Emmett Till Interpretive Center, which attempts to promote understanding of the past and point a way forward.

Mamie Till Speaks of Forgiveness #BLACKLIVESMATTER (Last Public Appearance Before Passing

In the #SpiritofEmmettTill we advocate the preservation of life through nonviolent & peaceful demonstrations giving no regard to color, creed or race.

Historian on Emmett Till’s accuser recanting story

62 Years Later She Confess It Was All A Lie..

Emmett Till Special 60th Anniversary

The Story of Emmett Till

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  • 38
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
    $493 MillionOpen Wkd $66MSpawned from a lab experiment gone awry, teenage terrapins Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael live in the sewers

    • ¬†8/8/2014
    • US¬†$191M
    • Foreign¬†$302M
  • 39
    X-Men: The Last Stand
    $459 MillionOpen Wkd $103MThe discovery of a cure for mutations leads to a turning point for Mutants (Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, Anna

    • ¬†5/26/2006
    • US¬†$234M
    • Foreign¬†$225M
  • 40
    300
    $456 MillionOpen Wkd $71MIn 480 B.C. a state of war exists between Persia, led by King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), and Greece. At the Battle of

    • ¬†3/9/2007
    • US¬†$211M
    • Foreign¬†$245M
  • 41
    Thor (2011)
    $449 MillionOpen Wkd $66MAs the son of Odin (Anthony Hopkins), king of the Norse gods, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) will soon inherit the throne of Asgard from

    • ¬†5/6/2011
    • US¬†$181M
    • Foreign¬†$268M
  • 42
    Men In Black II
    $442 MillionOpen Wkd $52MKay (Tommy Lee Jones) and Jay (Will Smith) reunite to provide our best line of defense against a seductress who levels the

    • ¬†7/3/2002
    • US¬†$190M
    • Foreign¬†$251M
  • 43
    The Wolverine
    $415 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$53MLured to a Japan he hasn’t seen since World War II, century-old mutant Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) finds himself in a shadowy

    • ¬†7/26/2013
    • US¬†$133M
    • Foreign¬†$282M
  • 44
    Batman (1989)
    $411 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$40MHaving witnessed his parents’ brutal murder as a child, millionaire philanthropist Bruce Wayne (Michael Keaton) fights crime

    • ¬†6/23/1989
    • US¬†$251M
    • Foreign¬†$160M
  • 45
    X2: X-Men United
    $408 MillionOpen Wkd $86MSeveral months have passed since The X-Men defeated Magneto and imprisoned him in a seemingly impregnable plastic chamber. One

    • ¬†5/2/2003
    • US¬†$215M
    • Foreign¬†$193M
  • 46
    Superman Returns
    $391 MillionOpen Wkd $53MWhile Lex Luthor (Kevin Spacey) plots to destroy him once and for all, the Man of Steel (Brandon Routh) returns after a long

    • ¬†6/28/2006
    • US¬†$200M
    • Foreign¬†$191M
  • 47
    Batman Begins
    $374 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$49MWhen his parents are killed, billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne relocates to Asia where he is mentored by Henri Ducard and Ra’s

    • ¬†6/15/2005
    • US¬†$207M
    • Foreign¬†$167M
  • 48
    The Adventures of Tintin
    $374 MillionOpen Wkd $10MWhile shopping at an outdoor market, young reporter Tintin (Jamie Bell), accompanied by his faithful dog, Snowy, buys a model of

    • ¬†12/21/2011
    • US¬†$78M
    • Foreign¬†$296M
  • 49
    X-Men Origins: Wolverine
    $373 MillionOpen Wkd $85MSeeking solace from his dark past, Logan (Hugh Jackman), better known as Wolverine, seems to have found love and contentment

    • ¬†5/1/2009
    • US¬†$180M
    • Foreign¬†$193M
  • 50
    Captain America: The First Avenger
    $371 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$65MIt is 1941 and the world is in the throes of war. Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) wants to do his part and join America’s armed

    • 51
      X-Men: First Class
      $354 MillionOpen Wkd $55MBefore Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers

      • ¬†6/3/2011
      • US¬†$146M
      • Foreign¬†$207M
    • 52
      The Mask
      $352 MillionOpen Wkd $23MWhen timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss (Jim Carrey) discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his

      • ¬†7/29/1994
      • US¬†$120M
      • Foreign¬†$232M
    • 53
      The Smurfs 2
      $348 MillionOpen Wkd $18MThe Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been abducted by Gargamel since she knows a secret

      • ¬†7/31/2013
      • US¬†$71M
      • Foreign¬†$277M
    • 54
      Wanted
      $341 MillionOpen Wkd $51MWesley Gibson (James McAvoy) is an office worker whose life is going nowhere. After his estranged father is murdered, he meets

      • ¬†6/27/2008
      • US¬†$135M
      • Foreign¬†$207M
    • 55
      300: Rise Of An Empire
      $338 MillionOpen Wkd $45MWhile King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans have their date with destiny at Thermopylae, another battle against the Persians is

      • ¬†3/7/2014
      • US¬†$107M
      • Foreign¬†$231M
    • 56
      Batman Forever
      $337 MillionOpen Wkd $53MBatman (Val Kilmer) faces off against two foes: the schizophrenic, horribly scarred former District Attorney Harvey Dent, aka

      • ¬†6/16/1995
      • US¬†$184M
      • Foreign¬†$152M
    • 57
      Fantastic Four (2005)
      $331 MillionOpen Wkd $56MScientist Reed Richards (Ioan Gruffudd) persuades his arrogant former classmate, Victor von Doom (Julian McMahon), to fund his

      • ¬†7/8/2005
      • US¬†$155M
      • Foreign¬†$176M
    • 58
      Superman: The Movie (1978)
      $300 MillionOpen Wkd $7MJust before the destruction of the planet Krypton, scientist Jor-El sends his infant son Kal-El on a spaceship to Earth. Raised

      • ¬†12/15/1978
      • US¬†$134M
      • Foreign¬†$166M
    • 59
      X-Men (2000)
      $296 MillionOpen Wkd $54MThey are children of the atom, homo superior, the next link in the chain of evolution. Each was born with a unique genetic

      • ¬†7/14/2000
      • US¬†$157M
      • Foreign¬†$139M
    • 60
      Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
      $289 MillionOpen Wkd $58MReed (Ioan Gruffudd), Susan (Jessica Alba), Johnny (Chris Evans) and Ben (Michael Chiklis) face an intergalactic messenger who

      • ¬†6/15/2007
      • US¬†$132M
      • Foreign¬†$157M
    • 61
      $288 MillionOpen Wkd $17MCasper (voiced by Malachi Pearson) is a kind young ghost who peacefully haunts a mansion in Maine. When specialist James Harvey

      Casper
      • US¬†$100M
      • Foreign¬†$188M
      • ¬†5/26/1995
      • US¬†$100M
      • Foreign¬†$188M

      Casper (voiced by Malachi Pearson) is a kind young ghost who peacefully haunts a mansion in Maine. When specialist James Harvey

    • 62
      $286 MillionOpen Wkd $37MIn the year 2077, Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) works as a security repairman on an Earth left empty and devastated after a war with [

      Oblivion
      • US¬†$89M
      • Foreign¬†$197M
      Open Wkd $37MIn the year 2077, Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) works as a security repairman on an Earth left empty and devastated after a war with

      • ¬†4/19/2013
    • 63
      Tomb Raider (2018)
      $273 MillionOpen Wkd $24MLara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds

      • ¬†3/16/2018
      • US¬†$57M
      • Foreign¬†$216M
    • 64
      Batman Returns
      $267 MillionOpen Wkd $46MThe monstrous Penguin (Danny DeVito), who lives in the sewers beneath Gotham, joins up with wicked shock-headed businessman Max

      • ¬†6/19/1992
      • US¬†$163M
      • Foreign¬†$104M
    • 65
      The Incredible Hulk
      $263 MillionOpen Wkd $55MScientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) desperately seeks a cure for the gamma radiation that contaminated his cells and turned

      • ¬†6/13/2008
      • US¬†$135M
      • Foreign¬†$129M
    • 66
      Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
      $246 MillionOpen Wkd $35MAfter facing Shredder, who has joined forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady to take over

      • ¬†6/3/2016
      • US¬†$82M
      • Foreign¬†$164M
    • 67
      Hulk (2003)
      $245 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$62MEric Bana (“Black Hawk Down”) stars as scientist Bruce Banner, whose inner demons transform him in the aftermath of a

      • ¬†6/20/2003
      • US¬†$132M
      • Foreign¬†$113M
    • 68
      Hercules (2014)
      $245 MillionOpen Wkd $30MThough he is famous across the ancient world for his larger-than-life exploits, Hercules (Dwayne Johnson), the son of Zeus and a

      • ¬†7/25/2014
      • US¬†$73M
      • Foreign¬†$172M
    • 69
      Batman and Robin
      $238 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$43MThis superhero adventure finds Batman (George Clooney) and his partner, Robin (Chris O’Donnell), attempting to the foil the

      • ¬†6/20/1997
      • US¬†$107M
      • Foreign¬†$131M
    • 70
      Constantine (2005)
      $231 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$30MAs a suicide survivor, demon hunter John Constantine (Keanu Reeves) has literally been to hell and back — and he knows that

      • ¬†2/18/2005
      • US¬†$76M
      • Foreign¬†$155M
    • 71
      $230 MillionOpen Wkd $28MSwackhammer, owner of the amusement park planet Moron Mountain is desperate get new attractions and he decides that the Looney [

      Space Jam 11/15/1996
      • US¬†$90M
      • Foreign¬†$140M
    • 72
      Ghost Rider (2007)
      $229 MillionOpen Wkd $45MYears ago, motorcycle stuntman Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) sold his soul to save the life of a loved one. Now, he transforms

      • ¬†2/16/2007
      • US¬†$116M
      • Foreign¬†$113M
    • 73
      The Green Hornet (2011)
      $228 MillionOpen Wkd $34MBritt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far,

      • ¬†1/14/2011
      • US¬†$99M
      • Foreign¬†$129M
    • 74
      Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
      $221 MillionOpen Wkd $17MRooted in the classic graphic novel series, Valerian and Laureline- visionary writer/director Luc Besson advances this iconic

      • ¬†7/21/2017
      • US¬†$40M
      • Foreign¬†$181M
    • 75
      Green Lantern (2011)
      $220 MillionOpen Wkd $53MSworn to preserve intergalactic order, the Green Lantern Corps has existed for centuries. Its newest recruit, Hal Jordan (Ryan

      • ¬†6/17/2011
      • US¬†$117M
      • Foreign¬†$103M
    • 76
      Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
      $202 MillionOpen Wkd $25MIn New York, mysterious radioactive ooze has mutated four sewer turtles into talking, upright-walking, crime-fighting ninjas.

      • ¬†3/30/1990
      • US¬†$135M
      • Foreign¬†$67M
    • 77
      Red
      $199 MillionOpen Wkd $22MAfter surviving an assault from a squad of hit men, retired CIA agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) reassembles his old team for an

      • ¬†10/15/2010
      • US¬†$90M
      • Foreign¬†$109M
    • 78
      The Smurfs: The Lost Village
      $197 MillionOpen Wkd $13MA mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest

      • ¬†4/7/2017
      • US¬†$45M
      • Foreign¬†$152M
    • 79
      Watchmen (2009)
      $185 MillionOpen Wkd $55MIn an alternate 1985 America, costumed superheroes are part of everyday life. When one of his former comrades is murdered,

      • ¬†3/6/2009
      • US¬†$108M
      • Foreign¬†$78M
    • 80
      Road to Perdition
      $181 MillionOpen Wkd $22M1931. Mike Sullivan and Connor Rooney are two henchmen of elderly downstate IL-based (Quad City area, though much of the action

      • ¬†7/12/2002
      • US¬†$104M
      • Foreign¬†$77M
    • 81
      The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
      $179 MillionOpen Wkd $23MA team of extraordinary figures culled from great adventure literature (including Alan Quatermain, vampiress Mina Harker from

      • ¬†7/11/2003
      • US¬†$66M
      • Foreign¬†$113M
    • 82
      Daredevil (2003)
      $179 MillionOpen Wkd $40MAttorney Matt Murdock (Ben Affleck) is blind, but his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, Murdock

      • ¬†2/14/2003
      • US¬†$103M
      • Foreign¬†$77M
    • 83
      Ant-Man and the Wasp
      $179 MillionOpen Wkd $76MAs Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that

      • ¬†7/5/2018
      • US¬†$93M
      • Foreign¬†$86M
    • 84
      Cowboys & Aliens
      $175 MillionOpen Wkd $36MBearing a mysterious metal shackle on his wrist, an amnesiac gunslinger (Daniel Craig) wanders into a frontier town called

      • ¬†7/29/2011
      • US¬†$100M
      • Foreign¬†$75M
    • 85
      Ghost in the Shell (2017)
      $170 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$19MBased on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “GHOST IN THE SHELL” follows the Major, a special ops,

      • ¬†3/31/2017
      • US¬†$41M
      • Foreign¬†$129M
    • 86
      Fantastic Four (2015)
      $168 MillionOpen Wkd $3,995Four young outsiders acquire amazing abilities after a trip to an alternate universe changes their physical forms in unforeseen

      • ¬†8/7/2015
      • US¬†$56M
      • Foreign¬†$112M
    • 87
      Dick Tracy
      $163 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$23MHard-boiled detective Dick Tracy (Warren Beatty) is searching for evidence that proves Alphonse “Big Boy” Caprice is the

      • ¬†6/15/1990
      • US¬†$104M
      • Foreign¬†$59M
    • 88
      Hellboy II: The Golden Army
      $160 MillionOpen Wkd $35MHellboy (Ron Perlman), his pyrokinetic girlfriend, Liz (Selma Blair), and aquatic empath, Abe Sapien (Doug Jones), face their

      • ¬†7/11/2008
      • US¬†$76M
      • Foreign¬†$84M
    • 89
      Sin City
      $159 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$29MFour tales of crime adapted from Frank Miller’s popular comics, focusing around a muscular brute who’s looking for the

      • ¬†4/1/2005
      • US¬†$74M
      • Foreign¬†$85M
    • 90
      Blade II
      $155 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$33MExploding from the pages of Marvel Comics comes the thrilling follow-up to the blockbuster “Blade.” Half Man … half

      • ¬†3/22/2002
      • US¬†$82M
      • Foreign¬†$73M
    • 91
      Red 2
      $148 MillionOpen Wkd $18MFormer CIA black-ops agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) and his old partner, Marvin Boggs (John Malkovich), are caught in the grip

      • ¬†7/19/2013
      • US¬†$53M
      • Foreign¬†$95M
    • 92
      Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
      $133 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$22MNow hiding out in Eastern Europe, Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) is still struggling with the curse of the Ghost Rider — the

      • ¬†2/17/2012
      • US¬†$52M
      • Foreign¬†$81M
    • 93
      V For Vendetta
      $133 MillionOpen Wkd $26MFollowing world war, London is a police state occupied by a fascist government, and a vigilante known only as V (Hugo Weaving)

      • ¬†3/17/2006
      • US¬†$71M
      • Foreign¬†$62M
    • 94
      2 Guns
      $132 MillionOpen Wkd $27MFor the past year, DEA agent Bobby Trench (Denzel Washington) and U.S. Navy intelligence officer Marcus Stigman (Mark Wahlberg)

      • ¬†8/2/2013
      • US¬†$76M
      • Foreign¬†$56M
    • 95
      Blade
      $131 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$17MA half-mortal, half-immortal is out to avenge his mother’s death and rid the world of vampires. The modern-day

      • ¬†8/21/1998
      • US¬†$70M
      • Foreign¬†$61M
    • 96
      Blade: Trinity
      $129 MillionOpen Wkd¬†$16MThe war between humans and vampires continues, but the humans’ best hope, human-vampire hybrid warrior Blade (Wesley

      • ¬†12/8/2004
      • US¬†$52M
      • Foreign¬†$76M
    • 97
      Surrogates
      $122 MillionOpen Wkd $15MIn the near future, people live their lives free of pain, danger and complications through robotic representations of

      • ¬†9/25/2009
      • US¬†$39M
      • Foreign¬†$84M
    • 98
      Dennis The Menace
      $117 MillionOpen Wkd $9MMischievous Dennis Mitchell (Mason Gamble) makes the life of neighbor George Wilson (Walter Matthau) miserable with his

      • ¬†6/25/1993
      • US¬†$51M
      • Foreign¬†$66M
    • 99
      THE LEGO NINJAGO Movie
      $117 MillionOpen Wkd $20MSix young ninjas Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya are tasked with defending their island home, called Ninjago. By night,

      • ¬†9/22/2017
      • US¬†$57M
      • Foreign¬†$59M
    • 100
      Judge Dredd (1995)
      $113 MillionOpen Wkd $12MIn the crime-plagued future, the only thing standing between order and chaos is Judge Joseph Dredd (Sylvester Stallone). His

      • ¬†6/30/1995
      • US¬†$35M
      • Foreign¬†$79M

My Superman Voice, Ranked Worst To Best.

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Superman¬†is a fictional¬†superhero¬†created by writer¬†Jerry Siegel¬†and artist¬†Joe Shuster. He first appeared in¬†Action Comics¬†#1, a comic magazine published by¬†Detective Comics[a]¬†on April 18, 1938.He subsequently appeared in various radio serials,¬†newspaper strips, television shows, theatrical movies, and video games. With this success, Superman popularized superhero archetype.Superman was born on the planet¬†Krypton. Soon after he was born, Krypton was destroyed in a natural cataclysm, but his father saved his life by sending him to Earth in a small spaceship, alone. His spaceship landed in the American countryside, where he was discovered and adopted by a¬†farmer and his wife. They named him¬†Clark Kent¬†and imbued him with a strong moral compass. Early in his childhood, Clark developed various¬†superhuman¬†abilities, which, upon reaching maturity, he resolved to use for the benefit of humanity. To protect his privacy, Clark changes into a colorful costume and uses the alias “Superman” when fighting crime.

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Fringe, where he played an FBI agent with shady allegiances, and Human Target, a loose adaptation of the DC comic about a man who takes on the identities of other people.

Valley’s turn as the Man of Steel, however, was underwhelming. As part of DC Animation’s adaptation of the classic Frank Miller comic The Dark Knight Returns, Superman plays a pivotal role in the film’s climax.

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Jerry O’Connell has certainly had an unusual career path. He originally came to prominence in the 1986 classic Stand By Me, where he played Vern Tessio, the chubby, timid member of the movie’s quartet of young boys.  Man of Steel, the role still doesn’t fit O’Connell quite right. It’s possible he could grow into the part, but at the moment, he’s a decidedly minor entry in the pantheon of Superman voices.

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Based on the classic DC Comics where young Clark Kent has future adventures with the titular superteam, the show lasted only two seasons before being unceremoniously canceled. Bizarrely for a DC show, you‚Äôd have trouble even finding a devoted cult following associated with it.Heroes¬†adventures traditionally featured Superboy, a young Clark Kent who had not yet become Superman. DC, tied up in complicated litigation at the time, were reluctant to use the name ‚ÄúSuperboy,‚ÄĚ so¬†Legion of Super Heroes¬†ended up featuring a very, very young ‚ÄúSuperman.‚ÄĚ

 

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The series teamed Batman with a new DC compatriot every week in a decidedly hard break from the Bruce Timm/Paul Dini era of DC Animated Series, and has been a surprisingly enduring success.. Ironically, the plot involves Superman being exposed to Red Kryptonite and temporarily turning evil, and it’s as this more sinister version of the character that Rose really shines.

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David Kaye is one of the most prolific voice actors in the world right now. He’s played everyone from The X-Men’s Professor X to GI Joe’s General Hawk. Kaye is a voiceover renaissance man, which is best embodied by his work in the Transformers franchise, where he holds the distinction of being the only actor to regularly portray both Optimus Prime (in Transformers Animated) and Megatron (in about a half dozen series, most notably the smooth, idiosyncratic Megatron of Beast Wars).

 

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When Justice League Action was announced, much fanfare was made over the well-publicized fact that Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill would both reprise their roles as Batman and the Joker, respectively. Jason Lewis took on the iconic role with big red shoes to fill. Lewis has acquitted himself well; he hasn’t exactly reinvented the Kryptonian wheel, but he’s taken some of the strongest aspects of the earlier vocal interpretations of the character and landed on something approaching a greatest hits version of the last son of Krypton’s voice.

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Baldwin is known almost universally as Jayne Cobb from Joss Whedon’s dearly departed western sci-fi series Firefly. Baldwin played the murderous, dim-witted mercenary Jayne with a sort of puppy dog obliviousness that made him endearing, if not exactly lovable.Baldwin’s voiced Superman a few times, but the most notable performance was in DC’s first foray into direct to video, adult-targeted movies; Superman: Doomsday.

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Featured in an adaptation of Darwyn Cooke’s immortal The New Frontier, MacLachlan’s Superman exists in the 1950’s, as the iconic paragon of truth, justice, and the American way. MacLachlan might not have been a great fit for a more modern take of the character, but he’s just about perfect as the Silver age iteration.

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He very nearly stole the show in Star Wars: Rogue One as K-2SO, Cassian Andor’s loyal but blunt droid.Tudyk seemed an unusual choice for Superman when he was announced for Justice League: War. And yet he ended up embodying the slightly younger, less open version of Superman perfectly.

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Naturally, North has portrayed Superman more than once, though the most notable iteration is likely the version from Young Justice. Controversially, this iteration of Superman is reluctant to form a relationship with Conner Kent, a version of Superboy who is a clone of both the Man of Steel and his greatest enemy, Lex Luthor (North also voiced Superboy, because of course he did).

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Bud Collyer set the tone for not just Superman, but virtually all superhero voice acting. Collyer began portraying the Man of Steel in the 1940s in radio dramasAmong his great innovations was his decision to change the inflection of his voice between Clark Kent and Superman. It seems like a simple enough notion today, but it was a brilliant bit of acting that still gets used to this very day.

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Sci-fi fans likely remember him most fondly as Lieutenant Richard Castillo on the classic¬†Star Trek: The Next Generation¬†episode ‚ÄúYesterday‚Äôs Enterprise.‚ÄĚ To the average viewer, though, McDonald will likely always be Shooter McGavin, the obnoxious, sexist jerk who serves as Adam Sandler‚Äôs primary rival in¬†Happy Gilmore.¬†McDonald recurred as Jor-El, Superman‚Äôs biological father, in the classic¬†Superman: The Animated Series. Appropriately, he also portrayed an older version of Superman himself on the futuristic series¬†Batman Beyond.

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Dark’s turn as the Man of Steel came in one of the most warmly remembered iterations of the DC Universe: Super Friends. The Hanna-Barbera animated series (which, stunningly, ran for 12 years) seems quaint and simplistic today, but for many kids it was the first time they got to see their favorite DC heroes interacting on screen. It’s still impressive how much of the DCU Super Friends actually utilized over its run. Dark’s Superman was the prototypically deep-voiced, paternalistic superhero. It defined a lot about Superman for a generation.

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After the unprecedented success of¬†Batman: The Animated Series, Bruce Timm and his collaborators turned their attention toward reinvigorating the Man of Steel in similar fashion.¬†Daly’s¬†greatest innovation was perhaps that there was very little difference in how he voiced Superman and Clark Kent. The latter was never portrayed as a Christopher Reeve-like bumbling nerd; this version of Clark was self assured and competent. Daly‚Äôs Superman set the template for how the character has been voiced ever since.

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Daly felt as essential to the animated version of Superman as Kevin Conroy did to Batman. Whatever the reasons for Daly’s omission, it felt like a massive mistake.And then we heard George Newbern.

Superman Performances Worst and Best

 

Superman, the caped crusader fighting for truth, justice, and the American way. With another DC franchise revolving around Superman now officially up and running, it’s time to look back at the brave men who have donned the Superman cape, or the Clark Kent glasses, and see which performances hold up best.

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Kirk Alyn’s Superman was a bit cheesy.

. Kirk Alyn played the role in a light-hearted manner, with his version of Clark Kent being particularly childish

.7 Superman Returns, which casts Brandon Routh as the favorite son of Krypton and a gleefully campy Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor.

Brandon Routh in 'Superman Returns' worst

Routh has the right look for the role, but his performance didn’t amount to much but a disappointing imitation of Reeve that was lost in this mess of a film. While the script took some unfortunate liberties with the character, Routh himself played it safe,

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6 Dean Cain, the star of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, was hardly a bad Superman, but he could never make the hero, once suited up, of any interest. Cain’s Superman was a smiling face and not much else, while the true highlight of his performance was his awkward earnestness as Clark Kent.

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2016: Supergirl

Tyler Hoechlin has appeared in a few episodes of¬†Supergirl.¬†He was perfect for the role ‚Äď at least for a TV show where Superman is more of a supporting character.

He falls more into the Dean Cain style of Superman being a quietly confident and more human version of Superman.

4Tom Welling best

Smallville, Tom Welling

Tom Welling turned in more hours as Superman than any other actor on this list, though the series he starred in for 10 seasons and 218 episodes generally went out of its way to separate Clark Kent from the iconic hero he would someday become.

Smallville to visually show the ways in which Clark was maturing into the selfless hero he will one day become.

Welling managed to make Clark Kent interesting for 10 years, an impressive feat when some actors can’t even do it for one two-hour film.

3George Reeves Best 

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1951: Superman & The Mole Men

1952 ‚Äď 1958: Adventures of Superman

Even his Clark Kent was interesting ‚ÄĒ a competent, more confident version of the mild altar ego we‚Äôre now used to.George Reeves managed to make Clark Kent the central figure in¬†The Adventures of Superman¬†and its seven series run on television. Rather than being mild-mannered, this version of Clark Kent was Superman but in normal clothes.But sadly committed suicide in 1959.

Henry Cavill Superman DC Extended Universe

2Henry Cavill Best

Superman (Henry Cavill) is portrayed true to the spirit of the character as seen from the comics as well as how his legacy as the hero fighting for truth, justice and the American way really translates well in modern cinematic form.

 

1.Christopher ReeveChristopher Reeve in 'Superman IV: The Quest for Peace'

1978: Superman: The Movie

1980: Superman II

1983: Superman III

1987: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

Christopher Reeve was the best Superman. Source: Warner Brothers

Christopher Reeve is quite possibly the most beloved Superman ever to grace our screens. He just epitomises the character so well. Some of the movies were terrible, featuring impressible shit scripts. But one thing remained consistent throughout the first four films and that was Reeve’s commitment to the role. He truly embodied the role better than anyone else and tops our list for the best to worst Superman actors.

Christopher Reeve, whose unfortunately short career was defined by his starring role in Richard Donner’s Superman franchise. Beyond possessing the perfect look for the hero, Reeve can’t help but exude a likability that makes the audience and citizens of Metropolis alike immediately on the side of this intergalactic protector.

He still feels recognizably human when he allowed his anger and passion to shine through his still, sculpted exterior. His Clark Kent was hapless but never cartoonish, a nerdier complement to the good-hearted hero that still defines our perception of DC’s greatest hero.

Lastly, if we mix all live-action Superman adaptations together into a single list of both TV and film, then here are my rankings:

1. Superman: The Movie

2. Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

3. Superman II

4. Man of Steel

5. Batman v Superman

6. Superman Returns

7. Supergirl

8. Smallville

9. Lois & Clark

10. Superboy

11. Justice League

12. The Adventures of Superman

13. Superman and the Mole Men

14. Superman III

15. Superman (1948 serial)

16. Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

17. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950 serial)

18.¬†It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman

Titans’ Season 1 Rumored Episode

Those notions might be confirmed with the rumored episode titles being revealed for the first season of Titans, confirming many heroes will be making appearances in the new series.

 

 

 

 

Each of the 13 episodes is named after a superhero or their alter ego, confirming characters like Wonder Girl, the Red Hood, and many more will play major parts in the show.Image result for TEEN Titan

The titles for each episode can be found below, coming from TitansTV.net:

  • 1.1 “Titans” (Pilot)
  • 1.2 “Hawk and Dove”
  • 1.3 “Starfire”
  • 1.4 “Rachel”
  • 1.5 “The¬†Doom Patrol”
  • 1.6 “The Messenger”
  • 1.7 “Jason Todd”
  • 1.8 “Angela”
  • 1.9 “Donna Troy”
  • 1.10 “Hank and Dawn”
  • 1.11 “Koriand’r”
  • 1.12 “Dick Grayson”
  • 1.13 (Season Finale) “Raven”

We already knew some of the titles, such as the pilot being self-explanatory and the fifth episode heavily featuring the Doom Patrol. In fact that team of weird heroes is getting their own series that’s on track to debut on¬†DC Universe¬†in 2019.

 

Titans  Special # 1 Nightwing Raven, Beast Boy , Donna Steel and  Miss Martian  begin to track down  those  affrcted by  the  Source Wall event  Titans W# 23 on  July 23

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Richard Grayson

Richard John “Dick” Grayson¬†is the adopted son of¬†Bruce Wayne, better known as the vigilante¬†Batman. Trained by the Dark Knight himself, Grayson eventually became Batman’s sidekick, the first¬†Robin. After Grayson outgrew his role as Batman’s sidekick, he graduated to the role of¬†Nightwing, donning a new costume, and, later, temporarily worked as¬†Batman¬†himself. However, after the¬†Crime Syndicate¬†exposed his secret identity to the world, Grayson agreed to take up a new identity and work undercover for Batman within the villainous spy agency known as¬†Spyral¬†as¬†Agent 37¬†before returning to his role as Nightwing once again.

Real Name

Richard John “Dick” Grayson

Current Alias

Nightwing

Aliases

Agent 37, Batman, Birdwatcher, Brett, Gray Son of Gotham, Robin, Talon

Relatives

Burton Crowne (great-great-grandfather, deceased)
William Cobb (great-grandfather)
Amelia Crowne (great-grandmother, deceased)
John Grayson (father, deceased)
Mary Grayson (mother, deceased)
Bruce Wayne (adoptive father)
Damian Wayne (adoptive brother)
Jason Todd (adoptive brother)
Tim Drake (adoptive brother

Status

Alignment  Good

IdentitySecret Identity

CitizenshipAmerican

Marital StatusSingle

OccupationVigilante, Personal Trainer · formerly Bartender, Casino Dealer, Spyral Agent, Teacher

Characteristics

GenderMale

Height:5′ 10″

Weight:175 lbs (79 kg)

Eyes:Blue

Hair:Black

Abilities

  • Acrobatics: Richard Grayson was an acrobatic prodigy as a child, being part of the¬†Flying Graysons¬†act who were well known for conducting incredible acrobatic feats without the use of a net. Dick is so fast and agile that even¬†Wally West¬†is surprised by and praises his speed.
  • Espionage: As a result of his former status as an agent of¬†Spyral¬†and being taught by¬†Helena Bertinelli, Grayson is proficient in the art of espionage.
  • Firearms: Dick is an expert marksman and is highly skilled in the use of firearms.[
  • Genius Level Intellect: Richard Grayson is shown to have a naturally high level of intelligence, though not as high as Batman’s. He was also trained by the Dark Knight himself in various fields.
  • Tactical Analysis: Dick is a capable tactician, having been taught by Batman. In addition, he is skilled in reading the body motions of others, allowing him to defeat multiple armed opponents¬†and anticipate an opponent’s next move.
  • Disguise: Taught by¬†Alfred Pennyworth¬†in acting, Grayson is proficient in the art of disguise. He was able to pose as the¬†Joker¬†in¬†Arkham Asylum[49]¬†and occasionally poses as Batman whenever Bruce Wayne and Batman need to be sighted at the same time.
  • Escapology
  • Investigation:Trained by the World’s Greatest Detective, Batman, Richard is known to be an excellent detective.
  • Leadership
  • Physics
  • Tracking
  • Indomitable Will
  • Intimidation
  • Martial Arts: Before even being formally trained, Richard possessed limited skill in hand-to-hand combat.¬†After being trained rigorously by Batman in martial arts,[¬†his skills impressed the likes of¬†Lady Shiva¬†and¬†Midnighter.He has even been able to match his mentor.
  • Eskrima
  • Stick Fighting
  • Peak Human Condition: Through years of extensive and intensive training, Dick has achieved the peak of human perfection both mentally and physically.
  • Seduction
  • Stealth
  • Swordsmanship
  • Throwing: Trained by Batman, Richard is proficient in throwing objects. He has often thrown his escrima sticks to incapacitate his opponents. He has even done the same with the use of a gun.
  • Weaponry: Due to his training with Batman, Richard is well versed in many melee weapons such as staffs,escrima sticks, and bladed weaponry such as swords.

Equipment

  • Nightwing Suit: As Nightwing, Richard Grayson’s costume is tailored specifically to his unique style of crime-fighting. It is made up of sturdy but flexible material that not only suits his strength, speed, and acrobatics but also is durable enough to withstand gunfire. His former costume was a stylized red “wing” across his shoulders and extending to his hands, coloring his two middle fingers, over a black torso and legs. He also has gauntlets much like¬†Batman’s suit. He also has variants of his costume with different design elements, one of which was an armored suit that sported a Bat Symbol, which has since been used by¬†Red Hood.[54]¬†His suit houses various hidden compartments for his gadgetry such as smoke pellets, fire extinguishing pellets, wing-dings, and small bombs. The fingertips of the suit also enable him to use lockpicks¬†and a needle which can give chemical analysis.[56]
  • Nightwing’s Domino Mask: As Nightwing, Dick’s domino mask is shaped just like his wing-dings. It has various capabilities such as being able to track the GPS coordinates of a cellphone, thermal vision, detect radio waves, and is capable of giving detailed analysis of scenes and fights.
  • Nightwing’s Gauntlets: Hidden within secret compartments lies Nightwing’s gadgetry, in which a great majority seems to be hidden. He has various gadgetry in his gauntlets such as binoculars and they are occasionally used to store his Escrima Sticks. His gauntlets can also shoot remote bombs, a sonic device with his ear dampeners, and a grapple line.
  • Electric Shock: Dick’s entire suit is wired to deliver a 150-thousand-volt shock through the gloves of the suit, however it only has enough power for a one-time charge.
  • EMP Mask: A highly advanced mask created by¬†Lucius Fox, the mask is made of webbing that retracts light surrounding the wearer’s head and artificially alters the appearance of someone’s face. Richard has used it to sneak into Arkham Asylum and pose as Joker¬†and used it again to gain information on¬†Lady Shiva.

Transportation

  • Wingcycle

Weapons

  • Escrima Sticks: Personalized by Richard himself, his escrima sticks are dual fighting baton-like sticks. He also later upgraded them so they could shoot a grappling line,and even hold some smoke bombs.
  • Electro-Blast: Dick’s Escrima sticks are capable of emitting high voltages of electricity.
  • Wing Dings

 

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Beast Boy, also known as Garfield Logan and Changeling, is a superhero with the power to shape-shift into members of the animal kingdom. He is a regular member of the Doom Patrol and the Teen Titans. His special abilities make him a fearsome and unpredictable opponent, although he has a very easy-going nature. Garfield received his powers when an untested serum was used to protect him from a virus transmitted through animal bite. Orphaned at a young age, he eventually found a loving family as the adopted son of Mento and Elasti-Girl. Raised as a kid hero on the Doom Patrol, he grew up and moved to the Teen Titans later in his career

Real Name

Garfield “Gar” Logan

Current Alias

Beast Boy

Aliases

Changeling

Affiliation

Titans · formerly Teen Titans, Ravagers

Base Of Operations

Hall of Justice, Washington, D.C.· formerly Titans Tower, San Francisco · New York City · Los Angeles

Status

Alignment

Good

Identity

Public Identity

Citizenship

American

Marital Status

Single

Occupation

Vigilante

Characteristics

Gender

Male

Height

5′ 8″

Weight

150 lbs (68 kg)

Eyes

Green

Hair

Green

Skin

Green

Powers

  • Unique Physiology: Garfield’s genetic code contains a “metagene” that allows him to tap into¬†The Red. Garfield’s connection to the Red allows for a genetic sense memory as well as a propensity for replication and transmutation of his own body.
  • Therianthropy: Beast Boy’s connection to the red is unclear and may not be tied to his genetic code. Normal animals native to earth are easy to transform into and control, however Beast Boy can transform into other unknown creatures and while in these forms he cannot control them easily.

Abilities

  • Encyclopedic Animal Knowledge: Beast Boy is aware of even the most obscure details about animal biology, behavior and statistics, which he uses to his advantage when the situation requires the skill of a particular animal.

 

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Donna Troy, alias¬†Wonder Girl¬†was created to be a playmate for the young¬†Wonder Woman¬†by the sorceress¬†Magala, who used a magical mirror to create a duplicate of Diana, though with her own personality. She was abducted by¬†Dark Angel¬†who mistook her for the real Diana, and cursed her to experience a cycle of countless tragic lives, given the name Donna Troy as a cruel joke to her origins. But it would not be until the intervention of Wonder Woman,¬†Hippolyta, and¬†the Flash¬†years later that she would learn this.In one of the lives she ended up living, Donna was orphaned by her birth mother,¬†Dorothy Hinckley, a dying unwed teen who had given her up for adoption. After Donna’s adoptive father Carl Stacey was killed in a work-related accident, her adoptive mother¬†Fay Stacey¬†gave her up for adoption again, unable to raise the toddler because of mounting expenses. Donna remembered being rescued from a fire by the goddess¬†Rhea¬†who, being one of the mythological Titans, brought her to¬†New Cronus¬†and raised her as one of twelve¬†Titan Seeds, orphans from various planets who would have died if Rhea had not saved them. Each one was given the name of a place that worshiped the Titans, and Donna was given the last name of Troy in homage to the ancient city. She was returned to Earth at age thirteen, where her memories of New Cronus were erased until such a time that she would return and take her place among the Seeds as gods.

Real Name

Donna Hinckley Stacy Troy

Current Alias

Donna Troy

Aliases

Wonder Girl, Darkstar, Goddess of the Moon, Wonder Woman, Troia, Princess Donna, Donna Prince

Relatives

Wonder Woman(template/”sister”),¬†Rhea(adoptive mother),¬†Terry Long(ex-husband, deceased),¬†Robert Long¬†(son, deceased),¬†Jennifer Long¬†(step-daughter, deceased)¬†Dorothy Hinckley¬†(“mother”, deceased), Carl Stacy (foster father, deceased),¬†Fay Evans(foster mother)

Affiliation

Formerly Titans of Myth, Teen Titans, Darkstars, Justice League of America, Titans, White Lantern Corps

Base Of Operations

Formerly New Cronus, 14218 Athena Drive

Status

Alignment

Good

Identity

Public Identity

Race

Amazon

Citizenship

American

Marital Status

Widowed

Occupation

Photographer, Guardian of the Universe Orb

Characteristics

Gender

Female

Height

5′ 9″

Weight

140 lbs (64 kg)

Eyes

Blue

Hair

Black

Powers

  • Divine Empowerment: As a magical replicate of Diana, Donna possesses most of her powers. At various times she has lost and gained her powers, even abilities unique to her.
    • Accelerated Healing
    • Flight
    • Psychic Link: While Wonder Woman has a psychic rapport with animals, Donna has a psychic rapport with her. This allows one to feel the other’s emotions, dreams and even thoughts.
    • Superhuman Agility
    • Superhuman Durability
    • Superhuman Reflexes
    • Superhuman Speed
    • Superhuman Stamina
    • Superhuman Strength
  • Abilities

    • Hand-to-Hand Combat (Advanced): Like all Amazons, Donna is well trained to fight with various weapons and in the martial arts, and often practices with a kind of staff which seems to be her personal weapon of choice.
      • Weaponry
    • Tactical Analysis
    • Photography: studied photography at¬†New York University, and was a co-founder of¬†Aurora Photo Studio.[16]

    Equipment

    • Donna Troy’s Lasso: Donna’s original golden lasso.
    • Lasso of Persuasion: Anyone who is held by the silver lasso of persuasion and with less will than Donna is compelled to do what she tell them to do.
    • Bracelets of Submission: Donna possesses a pair of bracelets that are common among Amazonian women. She is able to use these bracelets to deflect ranged attacks such as gunfire, missiles, and lasers. In close combat, Donna can use them to deflect punches, kicks, and melee weapons.
    • Troia Costume¬†(formerly): a costume composed of various items gifted by the¬†Titans of Myth, including an amulet of¬†Cronus, a mystic net from¬†Oceanus¬†and¬†Tethys, golden armor forged by the sun itself from¬†Thia¬†and¬†Hyperion, an earring of balance by¬†Themis, a bracelet that used to belong to¬†Phoebe, and from¬†Crius¬†and¬†Mnemosyne¬†a cloth from the starry firmament. This cloth became an important part of her later costumes, as it allowed her a map to everything, including¬†New Cronus.[17]
    • Amazon Armor: a heavy and ornate battle-armor much like her sister’s, but made of a silver-colored metal.
    • Universe Orb:¬†(formerly)¬†The Universe Orb is the repository of all knowledge and history of Universe.
    • Darkstar Exo-Mantle:¬†(formerly)¬†As a member of the Darkstars, Donna wore the standard Darkstar Exo-Mantle as part of their group, granting her superhuman strength, speed, and agility. The exo-mantle also possessed a personal force field for protection against physical impact and energy attacks. The main weapons were twin maser units that fired energy blasts with pinpoint accuracy; however, it seems that Donna did not undergo the surgical procedure to attain the instant mastery of maser control that the other Darkstars had, and had a split-second delay in reaction time when wearing the less powerful deputy version of the exo-mantle. A powerful shoulder mounted cannon complemented the maser system of the Darkstars’ exo-mantle. With the exo-mantle, one could achieve high speeds during flight, all the while protected from wind friction by the force field. Since leaving the Darkstars, Donna no longer possesses the exo-mantle.

    Weapons

    • Amazonian Weapons
    • Donna Troy’s Lasso
    • Lasso of Persuasion

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Her White Martian form.

 

The origin others know: there are two different races of Martians, distinguished by their differing world-views. The Green Martians are peaceful philosophers, while the White Martians are vicious warriors.

When the White Martians began massacring their Green cousins, M’gann’s parents sent her on a rocket to the¬†Vega¬†system to escape the civil war. M’gann learned that another Green Martian refugee,¬†J’onn J’onzz, had escaped the White Martian tyranny, establishing himself on¬†Earth, and came to Earth herself.

While almost correct, this leaves out at least one significant detail, M’gann’s true form is that of a White Martian, creatures believed to live only for war and conquest. Questioned on whether or not she¬†was¬†actually a White Martian, M’gann said it was a “long story”.

Whatever her true origins might be, M’gann eventually came to Earth along with her parents. Details of this period are sketchy, but it is known that M’gann’s parents, along with dozens of other White Martians, were captured by the United States government, many of whom, including M’gann’s parents were subsequently executed.[1][2]¬†After separating from her parents, M’gann adopted two new names during her time on this world: “Megan Morse”, the English transliteration of her Martian name, and “Miss Martian”, her chosen superhero identity.

Real Name

M’gann M’orzz

Current Alias

Miss Martian

Aliases

Megan Morse¬†¬∑ M’Gann M’Orzz (alternate spelling), Martian Girlhunter,¬†Martian Manhunter,¬†Star-Spangled Kid

Affiliation

Formerly Teen Titans

Base Of Operations

Arizona · San Francisco

Status

Alignment

Good

Identity

Secret Identity

Race

White Martian

Citizenship

American

Marital Status

Single

Occupation

Adventurer

Characteristics

Gender

Female

Height

5′ 10″

Weight

135 lbs (61 kg)

Eyes

Red

Hair

Red

Skin

Green

Powers

  • Martian Physiology
    • Extrasensory Input
    • Martian Vision
      • Infared Vision
      • X-Ray Vision
      • Electro-Magnetic Spectrum Vision
      • Telescopic Vision
      • Microscopic Vision
      • Thermal-Blast
    • Telepathy
      • Mind Control
    • Telekinesis
      • Flight
    • Malleable Form
      • Intangibility
      • Invisibility
      • Elasticity
      • Size Alteration
    • Invulnerability
    • Regeneration
    • Self-Sustenance
    • Superhuman Speed
    • Superhuman Endurance
    • Superhuman Strength

Weaknesses

  • Martian Physiology
    • Vulnerability to Fire
    • Pyrophobia

Raven is the daughter and herald of the demon Trigon and a member of the Teen Titans.

Origin

Raven was born of the demon¬†Trigon, a demonic entity who had conquered many worlds and fathered¬†many sons. Raven was his first and only daughter. Trigon murdered the women who birthed his sons, however he allowed Raven’s mother¬†Arella¬†to live, believing that Raven needed to be raised by a human in order to help her reshape the under-realms in his image. Afraid of what Trigon had in store for her daughter, Raven’s mother took her daughter and fled to the dimension of¬†Azarath, which was beyond Trigon’s reach. Over time, the monks of that realm trained Raven to control her powers and overcome her father’s influence. When Trigon finally found her again, Raven fled from Azarath to Earth in order to protect her mother and teachers. Eventually she was found by the immortal¬†Phantom Stranger¬†on Trigon’s behalf. When she returned to Trigon’s realm time itself flowed differently, and it was revealed that Trigon was impressed by her natural abilities, allowing her to have free will and shape her own destiny. He gave her a seat at his throne.

Raven, also known as Rachel Roth, is a superhero with dark magic powers. Her strong personal motivations and desire to see good conflict with her heritage, as her father is a powerful demon named Trigon who wants to enslave the planet. Her mother is a human woman named Arella who was living on Earth at the time of conception, later to relocate to the mystical realm of Azarath. At all times, Raven must keep her emotions in check lest she risk unleashing the terrible might within. Despite this, she has still managed to find a second family in her friends who love and accept her regardless of her troubled past. She is a regular member of the Teen Titans, and has also been a member of the Sentinels of Magic.

Raven, or Rachel Roth, has been a prominent member of the¬†Teen Titans. Raven is a tele-empathetic, she can teleport, and send out her¬†Soul-Self, which can fight physically, manifest as a force field, manipulate objects and others as with telekinesis, as well as act as Raven’s eyes and ears away from her body.

A dark, moody character, Raven is the half-breed daughter of a human mother named¬†Angela Roth¬†(also known as Arella) and the demon overlord¬†Emperor Trigon. Raven was born and raised in the pacifistic reality called¬†Azarath¬†by the Azarathian monks, after her mother ran away from home, which was possibly in¬†Gotham City, and joined a cult (possibly the¬†Church of Blood), where she was raped by Trigon. In Azarath, Raven was taught to “control her emotions” in order to suppress and control her inherited demonic powers by¬†Azar, the founder and leader of Azarath.

Real Name

Raven

Aliases

Rachel (birth name) · Rachel Roth (alias she uses on Earth)

Relatives

Trigon (father)
Arella (mother)
Alice Williams (aunt)
Jack Williams (uncle)
Belial (half-brother)
Suge (half-brother)
Ruskoff (half-brother)
Mary-Beth Williams (cousin)
Billy Williams (cousin)
Jessica Williams (cousin)
Etrigan (nephew)
Merlin (nephew)

Affiliation

Titans · formerly Teen Titans, Trigon, Sons of Trigon

Base Of Operations

Hall of Justice, Washington, D.C.· formerly Titans Tower, San Francisco · Azarath

Status

Alignment

Good

Identity

Secret Identity

Marital Status

Single

Characteristics

Gender

Female

Eyes

Blue

Hair

Black

Powers

  • Unique Physiology: As the daughter of a demon, Raven has a host of unique abilities.
  • Astral Projection: Through the use of her Soul-Self, Raven can project her consciousness for therapeutic purposes (to aid in her own meditation, or to help calm an agitated ally), or for offensive attacks, rendering her enemies unconscious.
  • Soul-Self: Raven can manifest her “Soul-Self” through astral projection. It normally takes the form of either her human shape or a giant raven.
  • Darkness Manipulation: Raven can generate darkness from herself and project it forward to attack her enemies. This darkness normally takes the form of a giant raven.
  • Psionics: Raven is able to read thoughts, project and broadcast her own thoughts, as well as scan and alter the memories of others.[1]
  • Empathy: Raven can sense the feelings of others with no filter. She constantly feels all the emotions of others and must learn to control them or they will overwhelm her.
  • Emotion Negation: She can also use her empathic abilities to steal emotions from others, rendering them emotionally “numb”.
  • Empathic Healing: She can absorb the pain of injured people to ease their suffering, and induce rapid healing. This cannot be done for major injuries.
  • Chronokinesis: Using her Soul-Self in conjunction with her demonic abilities she can force herself through the time-stream and even bring passengers.
  • Psychokinesis: Using her Soul-Self, Raven can telekinetically manipulate, arrange and alter matter and energy at the molecular level.
  • Teleportation: Raven can convert her physical body into her Soul-Self and carry or teleport herself and others across vast distances.
  • Magic: Due to her demonic and mystical heritage, Raven has also displayed the ability to control mystical energy.
  • Flight

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Natasha Irons¬†is the daughter of¬†John Henry Irons’s¬†brother,¬†Clay, and Clay’s wife Blondel. Like her uncle, she has an¬†armor¬†and goes by the name¬†Steel. During her time in the¬†Everyman Project, she also went by¬†Starlight¬†and¬†Vaporlock.

Alter egoNatasha Jasmine IronsTeam affiliationsInfinity Inc.
Team Superman
TitansNotable aliasesSteel, Starlight, Vaporlock, Jenny BlakeAbilitiesAs Steel
Superhuman Strength (via armor)
Flight (via armor)
Size-shifting
As Starlight
Superhuman strength
Durability
Flight
Solid light constructs
As Vaporlock
Transformation into living mist
Flight

Natasha Irons is the daughter of John Henry’s brother, Clay, and Clay’s wife Blondel. She is introduced in the first issue of Steel’s solo series, where she is initially portrayed as being 13. Like the rest of her family, she knew about Steel’s secret identity all along. Contrasting sharply with her brother Jemahl, Natasha is shown to be very level headed and practical. By issue #14, she is shown to be working (presumably as an intern) for a U.S. Senator. She appears to have aged forward to be about 16 somehow. Nat is a supporting character throughout Louise Simonson’s run on the series. She is kidnapped by Hazard and Steel has to rescue her. She also uses the drug Tar to help fight at her uncle’s side briefly. She is later kidnapped by the villain Plasmus and apparently kills him by shattering once Steel froze the villain (although he later turns up alive). Natasha was devastated at the loss of her beloved great-grandmother, Bess Irons, but is the only one of her family who stays with Steel when he moves to Jersey City (see the¬†Steel¬†entry for more details of the Irons family).

With Christopher Priest at the helm of¬†Steel¬†starting with #34, Nat was radically altered. She was transformed into a more stereotypical modern teenager with a flippant attitude. All trace of her previous work for a U.S. Senator was never referenced. During this time she also meets and befriends a teen named Paul, whom she dubs “Boris”. Her father also makes a return as the villain Crash. When an assassin named Skorpio poisons Nat, Crash has to turn himself in so that he can give a blood transfusion and save his daughter. He is never seen nor heard from again.

Nat later goes with Steel to Metropolis when he opens up Steelworks there. She becomes his assistant, even reprogramming¬†Superman’s Kryptonian robot¬†Kelex¬†to speak hip hop slang. For a time she is dating a local boy, Boris.

Powers and abilities

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Exo-gene

  • As Starlight, Natasha is able to fly, exert superhuman strength, and is more durable. Her fists also emit large flashes of light. She also can focus her light into forcefields, and trap her opponents within them, such as when she encased¬†Blockbuster¬†in a light energy field to prevent him from moving.
  • As Vaporlock, Natasha has the ability to transform her body into a gaseous substance.

Armor

  • Natasha’s “Steel” armor boosts her strength to super-human levels, and rockets in her boots allow her to fly. The armor can grow to heights of up to 60 feet, and it is equipped with limited-technomorphing abilities able to shift energy guns and projectile weaponry from its liquid-metal.
  • Natasha’s main weapon is her hammer, which has inertial dampeners that cause the hammer’s force to increase exponentially (the farther it is thrown, the harder it hits). The hammer can fire electromagnetic pulses and generate powerful electric and magnetic fields at Natasha’s command. When the hammer is placed on the ground, it connects with the Earth’s magnetic field and cannot be moved except by Natasha or someone with similar DNA, such as her uncle John Henry Irons.
  • The original, Entropy-Aegis-fueled armor endowed her with enhanced strength and¬†teleportation, and enabled her to fire blasts of strange, purple energy from her hands

Hawk¬†and¬†Dove¬†are a duo of crimefighters powered by the¬†Lord of ChaosT’Charr¬†and the¬†Lord of Order¬†Terataya. Together, they offer both aggression and calmness to their fight.

Hank Hall and Holly Granger have operated as Hawk, while Don Hall and Dawn Granger have operated as Dove. Sasha Martens and Wiley Wolverman also used the names, but were not related to the Lords of Chaos and Order.

Henry Hall is the son of renowned Judge,¬†Irwin Hall, and had a brother named¬†Don. Hank and Don discovered a plot in which a criminal named Dargo planned to murder their father, to remove any chance of serving time in prison. They tracked Dargo to his hideout but got locked in a room, where the boys started arguing until Don shouted “I wish I had the power to get us out of here right now and go save dad!”. At that moment a flash of light appeared and a voice said that if they wish for power, all they need to say were the magic words to transform themselves into the Avatars of War and Peace. Henry became Hawk; an Avatar of War, and Donald became Dove; an Avatar of Peace.

Real Name

Henry Hall

Current Alias

Hawk

Aliases

Hank Hall

Relatives

Don Hall (brother), Irwin Hall(father)

Affiliation

Hawk and Dove · formerly Titans, Teen Titans

Base Of Operations

Washington, D.C.

Status

Alignment

Good

Identity

Secret Identity

Citizenship

American

Marital Status

Single

Characteristics

Gender

Male

Eyes

Brown

Hair

Brown

Powers

  • Transformation: When Hank Hall says the word ‘Hawk’ he transforms into the avatar of war granting him several powers.
  • Accelerated Healing: Hank was able to grow back a severed finger in less than a day.
  • Claws
  • Enhanced Vision
  • Superhuman Agility
  • Superhuman Durability
  • Superhuman Strength

During the Crisis, Dawn Granger was in London with her mother. Her mother, a diplomatic courier, was at the American embassy when terrorists took it over, and threatened to blow it up. Unable to get help from the police, who were too busy with the panic caused by the Crisis, Dawn was contacted by voices that offered her the power to deal with the problem herself. She agreed, was transformed into Dove, and easily subdued the terrorists.

While she initially assumed she was one of a number of Doves, she later learned that the other Dove had died during the Crisis, and was concerned that he had died because she had taken his power. She traveled to the memorial service for the fallen heroes, where she managed to identify Hawk in his civilian identity, and followed him to try and discover who he was. She followed him for a while, seeing him become increasingly unstable, but lost him when she had to go into action as Dove.

Real Name

Dawn Granger

Current Alias

Dove

Affiliation

Hawk and Dove · formerly Titans

Base Of Operations

Washington, D.C.

Status

Alignment

Good

Identity

Secret Identity

Citizenship

American

Marital Status

Single

Characteristics

Gender

Female

Eyes

Blue

Hair

Blond

Powers

  • Transformation
  • Danger Sense
  • Enhanced Intellect
  • Flight
  • Superhuman Strength

Powers

  • Danger Sense Transformation: When in the presence of danger, whether to herself or others, Dawn Granger can call out the word “Dove” and be transformed into her Dove form. She does not need to be aware of the danger for the transformation to take place, so if she happened to say the word while unknowingly being in danger, the transformation would take place. The transformation only reacts to actual danger, so if Dawn incorrectly believed that she was in danger she would be unable to transform into Dove. The transformation wears off a short time after the danger has passed, unless Dove has received serious injuries which would kill Dawn, in which case she would remain as Dove until the danger from the injuries has passed. On high magic worlds she can remain as Dove for extended periods regardless of whether there is any danger present.
  • Hyper-Vigilant: As Dove her natural aptitudes are enhanced, such as her ability as a good judge of people and situations allowing her to read people and objects in a situation, within seconds, and know how they will act and react.
  • Flight: The transformation changes Granger into a minor force of Order and she gains some brilliant avian physical characteristics, which are usually hidden under her costume.
  • Superhuman Agility: Dove can dodge almost indefinitely, multiple times from multiple sources of action. She’s dodged punches, swords, bullets and more multiple times.
  • Enhanced Durability
  • Concentrated Radiance: On high magic worlds her powers are enhanced, she can concentrate her radiance into a blinding beam of light. Likewise, during the¬†Blackest Night, Dove was able to channel the White Light of Creation to destroy¬†Black Lanterns¬†with her aura.

Abilities

  • Hand-to-Hand Combat (Basic)

Superman

Superman¬†is a fictional¬†superhero¬†created by writer¬†Jerry Siegel¬†and artist¬†Joe Shuster. He first appeared in¬†Action Comics¬†#1, a comic magazine published by¬†Detective Comics¬†on April 18, 1938.He subsequently appeared in various radio serials,¬†newspaper strips, television shows, theatrical movies, and video games. With this success, Superman popularized superhero archetype.Superman was born on the planet¬†Krypton¬†and sent to Earth as baby in a spaceship by his scientist father¬†Jor-El, moments before Krypton’s destruction. Discovered and adopted by a¬†farm couple¬†from Kansas, the child is raised as¬†Clark Kent¬†and imbued with a strong moral compass. Early in his childhood, Clark displays various¬†superhuman¬†abilities, which, upon reaching maturity, he resolves to use for the benefit of humanity. To protect his privacy, he changes into a colorful costume and uses the alias “Superman” when fighting crime. Clark resides in the fictional American city of¬†Metropolis, where he works as a journalist for the¬†Daily Planet.

Alter ego Kal-El (birth name)
Clark Kent (adopted name)
Species Kryptonian
Place of origin Krypton
Team affiliations Justice League
Legion of Super-Heroes
Partnerships
  • Supergirl
  • Superboy
  • Superdog (Krypto)
  • Power Girl
Abilities
  • Superhuman strength, speed, durability, and longevity
  • Flight
  • Heat vision
  • Freezing breath
  • Extrasensory powers, including X-ray vision

 

Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster met each other in 1932 in high school in Cleveland and bonded over their mutual love of movies, pulp fiction magazines, comic strips, and science fiction. Siegel aspired to become a writer and Shuster aspired to become an illustrator. Siegel wrote for his school newspaper and self-published a fanzine called Science Fiction: The Advance Guard of Future Civilization. His friend Shuster often provided illustrations for his work.Jerry Siegel  РwriterJoe Shuster, illustrator

This is a list of the actors who have played Superman (including Clark Kent prior to becoming Superman) in live-action lead roles in both television and film

 

 

Kirk Alyn:¬†Superman (1948)¬†–¬†Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)Image result for kirk alyn as superman

George Reeves:¬†Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)¬† –¬†“Adventures of Superman” (1952-1958Image result for George Reeves:√ā¬†Superman

David Wilson (actor):¬†It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman! (1975) (TV)Image result for david wilson superman

Christopher Reeve:¬†Superman (1978)¬†–¬†Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)Image result for Christopher Reeve:√ā¬†Superman

John Newton (actor):¬†“Superboy” (1988)Image result for John Newton (actor):√ā¬†"Superboy

Gerard Christopher:¬†¬†“Superboy” (1989 – 1992)Image result for Gerard Christopher:√ā¬†√ā¬†"Superboy"

Dean Cain:¬†“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” (1993 – 1997)Image result for Dean Cain:√ā¬†"Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

Tom Welling:¬†“Smallville” (2001 – 2011)¬†¬†Image result for Tom Welling:√ā¬†"Smallville

Brandon Routh:¬†Superman Returns (2006)Image result for Brandon Routh:√ā¬†Superman Returns (2006)

Henry Cavill:¬†Man of Steel (2013)¬†–¬†¬†Related image

  • Kirk Alyn (1948-1950)
  • George Reeves (1951-1958)
  • Christopher Reeve (1978-1987)
  • John Haymes Newton (1988)
  • Gerard Christopher (1989-1991)
  • Dean Cain (1993-1997)
  • Tom Welling (2001-2011)
  • Brandon Routh (2006)
  • Henry Cavill (2013- )

 Several actors have played Superman via voice performances, starting with Bud Collyer.  Bud played Superman on the radio from 1940-1951.  He also played Superman in the 1940s Fleischer cartoons and the 1960s New Adventures of Superman cartoons.  Danny Dark played Superman in the Super Friends cartoons.  Tim Daly played Superman in Superman: The Animated Series.  George Newbern played Superman in the Justice Leaguecartoons.

Other vocal performers that have played Superman include Mark Harmon, James Denton, Jerry O’Connell, Alan Tudyk, Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Mark Valley, and Adam Baldwin.