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Quote1.png My mother! We're far different gods of love, she and I! To her, love is a wimsy thing, all gossamer and moonlights tender sighs! But to Eros-- love is fierce, intense, so that its denial makes me grow to giant size in rage. Quote2.png
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Eros is the God of Love and a member of the Olympians, a extra-dimensional race once worshipped as a deity by the people of Ancient Ancient Greece. He uses a mystical bow and arrow which will cause anyone to fall in love with the first thing they see.


Eros was enamored with his niece Wonder Woman. After her lover Steven Trevor was fatally wounded by Cylvia Cyber Eros took possession of his body as "Steve Howard" to be with her, merging with Steve's soul. After he was removed from Steve's body his mother was able to resuscitate Steve using another body by separating Eros from Steve's soul.

New Earth

Eros is a trickster who often chooses to manifest as a flirtatious teenager. He helps his father Ares harass Zeus, and is annoyed when Ares interferes in his romantic pursuits. Unlike his siblings who live with their father in the Areopagus Eros lives in Olympus like their mother Aphrodite.




  • Bow and Arrows

  • In pre-Crisis continuity Eros spent a few years with the memories of the late Steve Trevor, believing himself to be the true Steve brought back to life by Aphrodite.[3] During that time he used the alias Steven Howard and changed his appearance slightly, since Steve Trevor's death was still remembered by other people. When Steven Howard himself died,[4], Eros' essence was released and eventually reformed in his true form. His memories as Steven Howard were shortly after accidentally reintegrated with the Steve Trevor of another world,[2], effectively resurrecting the Steve Trevor of Earth-One, whose death's memory had been erased by that point due to the Mists of Nepenthe.[5]
  • This character is an adaptation of Eros, a character in traditional stories. These include, but may not be limited to religious texts, myth, and/or folk lore. More information on the original can be found at Wikipedia.org.
  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985–86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.