Genocide (DC)

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===Origin===
 
===Origin===
 
Genocide
 
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After joining the [[Secret Society of Super-Villains]], Doctor [[T. O. Morrow]] was selected by [[Barbara Ann Minerva]] to join their Science Division where he proposed the creation of a Justice League killer. Thus, he was given the resources to set forth in creating an artificial being suited for the goal. (Wonder Woman v3 #26) [[Felix Faust]] was recruited to work with the scientific team to use magic as part of the project but he made it under the express condition that he never met the completed product. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)
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Upon awakening, Morrow came to be horrified at his creation and begged Minerva to destroy it. However, she was opposed as she intended the newly created Genocide as a weapon who was first dispatched against Wonder Woman. The golem then struck at the Twin Rivers Mall located Downtown where she mercilessly murdered bystanders. Wonder Woman arrived at the scene where she battled the mysterious masked creature where she was surprised as Genocide's abilities. During the fight, Genocide came upon a fleeing bystander and took her hostage but then ruthlessly killed her in front of Wonder Woman. This provoked Wonder Woman where Genocide's powers amplified her hatred and using it against Diana leading to her swift defeat. The golem then left the defeated Amazon behind and badly wounded but not before taking her Lasso of Truth. (Wonder Woman v3 #26) She then returned to the Secret Society's hidden headquarters in [[Gotham City]] where she nearly killed [[Phobia (DC)|Phobia]]. Bringing with her the Lasso of Truth, T. O. Morrow wanted to test the magical relic but Genocide instead wanted it woven into her body. The surgery was then performed by the new [[Crime Doctor (DC)|Crime Doctor]] where she was dispatched by Minerva on an assignment to strike at the [[Department of Metahuman Affairs]]. Genocide massacred many of the staff at the site though survivors managed to call in the [[Justice League of America]]. Despite their numbers, the heroes were unable to stop the golem who used the Lasso of Truth as a weapon to attack the soul of [[Green Lantern]] [[John Stewart (DC)|John Stewart]]. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)
  
 
===Post-Flashpoint===
 
===Post-Flashpoint===
 
Following the Flashpoint, a new version of reality was created with a different history of events.
 
Following the Flashpoint, a new version of reality was created with a different history of events.
  
[[Paul von Gunther]] with her allies travelled to the Tyrrhenian Sea and battled the Gargeran legions in order for her to reach a hidden tomb. This was the site that contained the defeated Genocide which Paula awakened to serve as the last of her four Horsemen that were to ride into battle against Wonder Woman. (Wonder Woman v1 #754)
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[[Paula von Gunther]] with her allies travelled to the Tyrrhenian Sea and battled the Gargeran legions in order for her to reach a hidden tomb. This was the site that contained the defeated Genocide which Paula awakened to serve as the last of her four Horsemen that were to ride into battle against Wonder Woman. (Wonder Woman v1 #754)
  
 
==Overview==
 
==Overview==
 
===Personality and attributes===
 
===Personality and attributes===
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When asked her name, she responded with the word '''Genocide''' though she claimed it was not a name but rather her purpose. The golem even warned people to not to humanise her. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)
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She was shown as being completely merciless by nature where Genocide was shown stomping on a woman's head who begged to be allowed to return home. In the same incident, she took a hostage and forced Wonder Woman to bow but this was not to force her defeat but rather for her to see Genocide ruthlessly crush the civilian's head. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)
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Genocide believed only in killing and making other beings suffer. (Wonder Woman v3 #26) She had an intense hatred of everything from women to America. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)
  
 
===Powers and abilities===
 
===Powers and abilities===
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The nature of her being meant that Genocide was effectively a god. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)
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It was shown that she was capable of preying on the psyche of others as a form of psychological weapon against her foes. She was shown to provoke anger in her foes only to amplify their hate and use her opponent's lust for blood against them. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)
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Shew was noted for being strong even when compared to Wonder Woman. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)
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A trait possessed by Genocide was the power of teleportation allowing her to suddenly attack her foes. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)
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After stealing the Lasso of Truth, Genocide was shown capable of wielding the magical relic and had it sewn into her body. It was embedded within her bones and she could summon it into battle to wrap around an enemy and attack the soul of her enemies leaving them in despair. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)
  
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==

Revision as of 09:56, 30 June 2020

Genocide is a female comic supervillain who features in DC Comics.

Contents

Biography

Origin

Genocide

After joining the Secret Society of Super-Villains, Doctor T. O. Morrow was selected by Barbara Ann Minerva to join their Science Division where he proposed the creation of a Justice League killer. Thus, he was given the resources to set forth in creating an artificial being suited for the goal. (Wonder Woman v3 #26) Felix Faust was recruited to work with the scientific team to use magic as part of the project but he made it under the express condition that he never met the completed product. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)

Upon awakening, Morrow came to be horrified at his creation and begged Minerva to destroy it. However, she was opposed as she intended the newly created Genocide as a weapon who was first dispatched against Wonder Woman. The golem then struck at the Twin Rivers Mall located Downtown where she mercilessly murdered bystanders. Wonder Woman arrived at the scene where she battled the mysterious masked creature where she was surprised as Genocide's abilities. During the fight, Genocide came upon a fleeing bystander and took her hostage but then ruthlessly killed her in front of Wonder Woman. This provoked Wonder Woman where Genocide's powers amplified her hatred and using it against Diana leading to her swift defeat. The golem then left the defeated Amazon behind and badly wounded but not before taking her Lasso of Truth. (Wonder Woman v3 #26) She then returned to the Secret Society's hidden headquarters in Gotham City where she nearly killed Phobia. Bringing with her the Lasso of Truth, T. O. Morrow wanted to test the magical relic but Genocide instead wanted it woven into her body. The surgery was then performed by the new Crime Doctor where she was dispatched by Minerva on an assignment to strike at the Department of Metahuman Affairs. Genocide massacred many of the staff at the site though survivors managed to call in the Justice League of America. Despite their numbers, the heroes were unable to stop the golem who used the Lasso of Truth as a weapon to attack the soul of Green Lantern John Stewart. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)

Post-Flashpoint

Following the Flashpoint, a new version of reality was created with a different history of events.

Paula von Gunther with her allies travelled to the Tyrrhenian Sea and battled the Gargeran legions in order for her to reach a hidden tomb. This was the site that contained the defeated Genocide which Paula awakened to serve as the last of her four Horsemen that were to ride into battle against Wonder Woman. (Wonder Woman v1 #754)

Overview

Personality and attributes

When asked her name, she responded with the word Genocide though she claimed it was not a name but rather her purpose. The golem even warned people to not to humanise her. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)

She was shown as being completely merciless by nature where Genocide was shown stomping on a woman's head who begged to be allowed to return home. In the same incident, she took a hostage and forced Wonder Woman to bow but this was not to force her defeat but rather for her to see Genocide ruthlessly crush the civilian's head. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)

Genocide believed only in killing and making other beings suffer. (Wonder Woman v3 #26) She had an intense hatred of everything from women to America. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)

Powers and abilities

The nature of her being meant that Genocide was effectively a god. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)

It was shown that she was capable of preying on the psyche of others as a form of psychological weapon against her foes. She was shown to provoke anger in her foes only to amplify their hate and use her opponent's lust for blood against them. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)

Shew was noted for being strong even when compared to Wonder Woman. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)

A trait possessed by Genocide was the power of teleportation allowing her to suddenly attack her foes. (Wonder Woman v3 #26)

After stealing the Lasso of Truth, Genocide was shown capable of wielding the magical relic and had it sewn into her body. It was embedded within her bones and she could summon it into battle to wrap around an enemy and attack the soul of her enemies leaving them in despair. (Wonder Woman v3 #27)

Notes

  • Genocide was created by Gail Simone and Aaron Lopresti where she made her first appearance in Wonder Woman v3 #26 (January, 2009).

Appearances

  • Wonder Woman v3: (2009)
  • Wonder Woman v1:

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