Aztek is a super-hero trained from birth by the mysterious Q Society, a secret organization dedicated to providing a champion for Quetzalcoatl. His mission is to prepare for the eventual second coming of the dark god Tezcatlipoca, and he spends his days protecting the city of Vanity, Oregon. He later goes on to become a member of the Justice League of America. Aztek was created by Grant Morrison, Mark Millar and Norwood Steven Harris, first appearing in Aztek: The Ultimate Man #1. (1996) A post-DC Rebirth Aztek debuted in Justice League of America (Volume 5) #20 to challenge The Ray as Vanity's protector.