"Cry for Justice: The Villain": Green Lantern thanks Supergirl for her assistance but because of the recent tension between humans and Kryptonians he asks Kara if she is there as a hero or a villain. Kara's feelings are hurt but Green Arrow steps forward to try and make the younger hero feel bet
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Synopsis for "Cry for Justice: The Villain"
Green Lantern thanks Supergirl for her assistance but because of the recent tension between humans and Kryptonians he asks Kara if she is there as a hero or a villain. Kara's feelings are hurt but Green Arrow steps forward to try and make the younger hero feel better. Afterwards, they brutally interrogate Prometheus in an effort to get him to reveal his plans. Meanwhile, Mikaal and Congo Bill continue their flight to justice but are attacked by armored men. Bill and Mikaal take the fight to the flying figures and manage to escape but they lose their transportation. Back in Gotham City Prometheus is revealed to be one of the Clayfaces, who activates the explosive hidden on his person.
Elsewhere, the real Prometheus explains his motivations to Ira Quimby. The simple act of killing a hero has lost its novelty to Prometheus. Now he wants to make it personal and hit the heroes where they hurt the most. All of the thefts in the United States and Europe have been leading towards the end that he and Quimby have been planning. Quimby begins acting strangely and Prometheus reveals that he has poisoned Quimby and reduced his intellect to that of an infant.
In Opal City Bennetti and Shade visit the clairvoyant Charity. Charity needs to get a warning of death and danger to the Justice League and Shade is just the man for the job.
Appearing in "Cry for Justice: The Villain"
- Atom (Ray Palmer)
- Captain Marvel
- Green Arrow
- Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)
- Prometheus (Flashback and main story)
- Clayface (Dies)
- Bolt (Cameo)
- Composite Superman (Cameo)
- Crazy Quilt (Cameo)
- Hellgrammite (Cameo)
- Javelin (Cameo)
- Killer Frost (Cameo)
- Mister Freeze (Cameo)
- Malavar (First appearance)
- Global Guardians (Flashback only)
Synopsis for "The Origin of Prometheus"
At a young age Prometheus' criminal parents were killed by the forces of order. Swearing a solemn vow to destroy the people that killed his parents Prometheus sets on the path to train himself to maim and kill. His journey leads him to Shamballa where he is declared the chosen one and given a key that allows him to unlock the spaces between dimensions. After building himself a home in one such dimension Prometheus constructed a helmet that allowed him to download whatever information he needed directly into his mind. Thus armed, Prometheus began his quest to destroy the Justice League.
Appearing in "The Origin of Prometheus"
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