La Dama (DC)
La Dama is a female comic supervillain that features in DC Comics.
Intergang later hired Giganta to attack La Dama in an effort to eliminate her so that they could take her territory. The attack on her home led to her identity being exposed as being La Dama which shocked and angered Brenda who left the home. (Blue Beetle v8 #19) She began to stay at the Reyes residence with La Dama arriving at the premises attempting to bring her niece back into her life. (Blue Beetle v8 #22) Amparo participated in the battle against the Reach when they attacked El Paso in an effort to eliminate the threat posed by the Blue Beetle. She brought in her subordinates to help defend the town with the use of Intergang weapons they had stolen. (Blue Beetle v8 #24)
The New 52
Following the Flashpoint, a new version of reality was created with a different history of events.
She came to learn that the existence of the Blue Beetle Scarab which she found to be a priceless relic that she wanted for her collection. It was present in El Paso in the possession of a gang with her dispatching her superhuman operatives to acquire it. They faced opposition from the Brotherhood of Evil who similarly sought to acquire the artefact leading to a battle between the two sides with the Scarab bonding to a bystander in the process. (Blue Beetle v9 #1)
Personality and attributes
It was said that having armed men made her feel more comfortable. (Blue Beetle v8 #22)
She cared deeply for her niece Brenda and tried very hard to be her Tia Amparo. (Blue Beetle v8 #22) This was to the point that she reduced her violent crimes to almost nothing when Brenda began staying at her house. (Blue Beetle v8 #19)
Powers and abilities
- La Dama was created by Keith Giffen, John Rogers and Cully Hamner where she made her first appearance in Blue Beetle v8 #3 (July, 2006).
- Blue Beetle v8:
- Blue Beetle v9:
- Blue Beetle v10: