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Detective Chimp is an intelligent, talking chimpanzee who works as a detective. After inheriting the Sword of Night during the events of Dark Nights: Metal, he became the protector of Myrra, and joined the Justice League Dark.
Powers and Abilities
- Sword of Night: Gifted to him by Nightmaster, the Sword of Night is a powerful magical artefact capable of opening rifts to the dimension of Myrra.
- Detective Chimp was created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino, first appearing in Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #4. However, in the Prime Earth continuity, Detective Chimp first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Channel 52 #6 by Freddie E. Williams II.
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This character is or was a member of the Justice League of America, or the Justice League in any of its various incarnations, sworn by a duty to act as guardians of America and the world by using their skills and/or superpowers to protect Earth from both interstellar and domestic threats.
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