Hector Hammond is a male comic supervillain that features in DC Comics.
The New 52
Following the Flashpoint, a new version of history was created with a different series of events.
He was shown to be in a comatose state and being a prisoner at S.T.A.R. Labs. (Superman v3 #18)
Upon arriving at the Darkstar homeworld, Hammond used his powers to effortlessly disconnect the captive Controllers from the machines that maintained the Exo-Mantle's hive-mind communication. This allowed for the Green Lantern heroes and their allies to prepare for the final confrontation with the Darkstars. (Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps v1 #49)
Personality and attributes
After his transformation by the Kroloteans, he came to be referred to as the God Brain. (Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps v1 #46)
Powers and abilities
- Hector Hammond was created by John Broome and Gil Kane where he made his first appearance in Green Lantern v2 #5 (March–April, 1961).
In other media
- In Green Lantern, Hector Hammond made an appearance as an antagonist in the live-action movie where he was portrayed by actor Peter Sarsgaard. He was shown as being the son of United States Senator Robert Hammond with his father being disappointed in Hector. Hammond engaged in the sciences where he became a high school professor who was close friends with Hal Jordan and Carl Ferris. However, he held romantic desires on Carol but did not act on them. He was enlisted by the Department of Extranormal Operations Dr. Amanda Waller to study the corpse of the deceased alien known as Abin Sur. During the autopsy, he became infected with DNA from the alien Parallax that began to mutate Hammond giving him an enlarged cranium and telepathic as well as telekinetic powers.
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