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Grace Balin, also known as Orca, was once a marine biologist who spliced her own DNA with that of a killer whale to repair spinal cord injuries and was transformed into a human-whale hybrid.
She became a criminal in Gotham City, acting as an environmental saboteur. Eventually, she fled to Bludhaven and joined the supervillain recovery group the Run-Offs; however, she left them, seeing herself as a freak, and joined robber gang the Whale's Enders.
- Orca was created by Larry Hama and Scott McDaniel, first appearing in Batman #579. However, in the Prime Earth continuity Orca first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Nightwing (Volume 4) #11 by Tim Seeley and Marcus To.
- 13 Appearances of Grace Balin (Prime Earth)
- 8 Images featuring Grace Balin (Prime Earth)
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- Character Gallery: Grace Balin (Prime Earth)