The Anti-Hero is an alien menace who targeted Superman.
Throughout a lifespan that is remarkably long by human standards, the Anti-Hero devotedly pursued his deadly avocation, ultimately arriving on Earth, where he selected Superman as his next target. Using his superior weaponry, he succeeded in capturing Superman, and then impersonated the Man of Steel so that he could deliberately botch a rescue mission and announce, in apparent shame, his retirement from public life. This was done so that Superman's sudden absence from the Earth would not alarm anyone.
The ruse failed to allay suspicions in the people Superman loved and trusted most, however, and his allies Steel, Superboy and Supergirl investigated. They were able to free Superman from the Anti-Hero's clutches before the Anti-Hero could kill him, and were then able to at last convince the Anti-Hero of the error of his ways; the Anti-Hero then promised that he would return to space and attempt to make amends for his murderous life.
- 3 Appearances of Anti-Hero (New Earth)
- 2 Images featuring Anti-Hero (New Earth)
- Quotations by or about Anti-Hero (New Earth)
- Character Gallery: Anti-Hero (New Earth)
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