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Brother Eye is a rogue sentient satellite developed by Project Cadmus. Batman is still shown to have been involved in his creation, although to what extent is unclear. Rather than work for anyone's agenda, he manipulates people independently towards his own means.
Brother Eye weaponizes a Cambodian-American named Kevin Kho to fight Cadmus and steal the technology he needs. Eye claims to be connected to every machine and every form of communication known to man. Having been imprisoned by Checkmate's leader Maxwell Lord, he's vowed to never let this happen again and is putting together a personal army. This includes having OMAC recruit fellow Cadmus experiment Amazing Man. Checkmate agents are sent to hunt OMAC down led by Sarge Steel, and Eye's technology is nearly stolen by the Psi-Fi Man. Kho loses contact with Brother Eye when he's chased into a subway by Mokkari, but he regains his connection to the power before they can kill him. S.H.A.D.E.'s top agent Frankenstein is sent to hunt OMAC down. Their leader Father Time has a battle of wits with Brother Eye, and both entities hack into each other's information. This leads to their subservient android Humanids gaining sentience and starting a rebellion. He becomes concerned when Kevin Kho starts investigating the Mother Box technology that went into his creation, and they are attacked by a member of the Female Furies named Sweet Leilani. Eye sends OMAC to investigate Simyan's Evil Factory in Command B, and they destroy it as an abomination for turning animals into people. In their last confrontation, Maxwell Lord outsmarts Brother Eye and destroys him. His final act is to give Kevin his personality back, trapping him in the OMAC body forever.
Eye is later revealed to have survived by hiding himself in OMAC's programming. He takes control of Kevin Kho and uses him to destroy the Justice League International. Booster Gold takes him down by having Skeets hack into his programming, but not until after the entire team is devastated. Eye finally leaves Kho's body, allowing him to become human again. He also visits Batman to warn him that he's under the control of a new programmer, and Batman will "join him or die."
- Brother Eye was created by Jack Kirby, first appearing in OMAC #1. However, in the Prime Earth continuity Brother Eye first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in OMAC (Volume 4) #1 by Dan DiDio and Keith Giffen.
- Appearances of Brother Eye (Prime Earth)
- Item Gallery: Brother Eye (Prime Earth)
- Images featuring Brother Eye (Prime Earth)
Links and References
- ↑ OMAC (Volume 4) #1
- ↑ OMAC (Volume 4) #2
- ↑ OMAC (Volume 4) #3
- ↑ OMAC (Volume 4) #4
- ↑ OMAC (Volume 4) #5
- ↑ Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #5
- ↑ Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #6-7
- ↑ OMAC (Volume 4) #6
- ↑ OMAC (Volume 4) #7
- ↑ OMAC (Volume 4) #8
- ↑ 11.0 11.1 Justice League International Annual (Volume 3) #1