"The Truth About Looker, Part 4: Pawn of the World Below!": The Abyssian monarchs start the process to return Emily Briggs her past heritage and she is into a beautiful, psi-powered woman. Tamira pretends to use her to defeat her brother, Mardo and become the rul
- I have been kidnapped... I have been brainwashed... I have been the pawn of conquerors... but no longer!
- — Looker
Synopsis for "The Truth About Looker, Part 4: Pawn of the World Below!"
The Abyssian monarchs start the process to return Emily Briggs her past heritage and she is into a beautiful, psi-powered woman. Tamira pretends to use her to defeat her brother, Mardo and become the ruler of Abyssia, but Mardo takes control of Emily by saying the code word "Looker". Like this, Emily turns into her slave and obeys his every command, killing Tamira in the process.
Mardo then pretends to make Looker his new queen and she uses her to draw Halley's Comet towards Earth in order to destroy the surface world. When the Outsiders, who have been captured, tried to stop them, they are helpless against the powerful Looker and her new abilities. Katana tries to make her remember her husband, Greg, but Mardo is confident that his control over Looker is so strong that she will never remember him. As a test, he removes her wedding ring, but this causes Emily's memory to return and she attacks Mardo, releasing the Outsiders and freeing some of them from the mind control.
The Outsiders and Looker defeat the rebel Abyssians, returning peace to their kingdom. It is then that Emily learns that her transformation is permanent and she leaves the place along with the Outsiders, who return to Gotham City after a successful mission. Back home, Emily meets with her husband, who is truly glad to have her back, and more so with her new appearance.
Appearing in "The Truth About Looker, Part 4: Pawn of the World Below!"
- This issue is set during the short period where the Pre-Crisis Batman of Earth-One existed on the post-Crisis New Earth. So while all the other characters in this issue are their post-Crisis New Earth versions, Batman is still pre-Crisis Earth-One. (For more about this period, see the Notes for Batman #392).
- Outsiders Recommended Reading
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