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|As a result of the New 52 in 2011, the entire line of DC characters was relaunched, incorporating properties belonging to the company's imprints: Wildstorm, Milestone, and Vertigo. As such, elements of this character's history have been altered in some way from the previous incarnation. For a complete list of all versions of this character, see our disambiguation page.|
Guardian is an enforcer for S.T.A.R. Labs Advanced Ideas Division.
Much of Guardian's history is classified. He is known as "Michael", but whether this is his true name remains unknown. He was, at one point, a member of the United States Air Force before joining S.T.A.R. Labs Advanced Ideas Division as Guardian-01.
- Guardian's Armor
- Guardian's Shield
- Guardian was created by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, first appearing in Star-Spangled Comics #7. However, in the Prime Earth continuity Guardian first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Superboy (Volume 6) #30 by Aaron Kuder and Jorge Jiménez.
- Guardian, a legacy name used by both black and white heroes in the past, has had his race inconsistently depicted in this incarnation. In his earliest appearances after the New 52 reboot, Michael, a new character, was African American but would later be drawn as Caucasian starting with Teen Titans Vol 5.
- 14 Appearances of Guardian (Prime Earth)
- 5 Images featuring Guardian (Prime Earth)
- 1 Quotations by or about Guardian (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Guardian (Prime Earth)