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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.|
She entered into a dysfunctional relationship with her teammate Ultraman, but also had an affair with another teammate, Owlman, while at the same time carrying out another affair with Alexander Luthor, the Crime Syndicate's greatest enemy and one of the "heroes" of Earth 3 (although just as brutal and deadly as the Syndicate). She also delighted in using her Lasso of Submission to enslave others to her will, and apparently posed for suggestive photographs taken by her world's James Olsen, in exchange for him doing favors for her.
Main article: Forever Evil
When the Crime Syndicate's world was destroyed by a powerful being, they attempted to escape to another Earth, but apart from two of their number - The Outsider and Atomica - Superwoman and the others were held in a kind of limbo for five years until their allies brought them over to join them. The Syndicate imprisoned most of the members of the various Justice Leagues in the Firestorm Matrix and began a reign of terror over the world, eliminating any resistance.
Superwoman was pregnant, supposedly by Ultraman, but she told Owlman the baby was his. She manipulated both men, trying to make each suspect the other of treachery, and she wiped any records of herself so that Grid could not find out anything about her. When the Injustice League attacked, Superwoman tried unsuccessfully to enslave Sinestro to her will. When some of the League freed the Syndicate's prisoner Mazahs, Superwoman revealed her hand. It was Mazahs who was actually the father of her child, and she had manipulated the rest of the Syndicate into bringing him with them as their prisoner. Superwoman helped Mazahs battle Black Adam and Bizarro, but was taken out of the fight by Adam's lightning. Mazahs was killed by his counterpart Lex Luthor, Owlman escaped and Ultraman and Superwoman were captured and imprisoned. When her counterpart Wonder Woman visited her, Superwoman taunted her that her Lasso of Truth would not work on her, and gloated that her soon to be born son was destined to bring doom with him.
Main article: Justice League: The Darkseid War
When the Anti-Monitor at last came to Prime Earth and killed Darkseid, several members of the Justice League became gods in the aftermath. The Justice League were left with little choice but to free Ultraman and Superwoman from A.R.G.U.S. custody, which they did along with a new Power Ring and the newly Grid-possessed Cyborg. Though initially hostile to them, Superwoman stopped her attack when Owlman returned, telling her that in order to succeed, the Crime Syndicate and the Justice League would have to work together.
During the fight against Steve Trevor - who had been forced to absorb the power of the Anti-Life Equation - and Grail, Superwoman gave birth to the child of Mazahs. She then used him to drain the powers of both Superman and Luthor while commenting her son was the inheritor of evil and that like his father before him, the child is able to absorb any energy, even that of the Gods with Superwoman also believing her son will be the most powerful being on Earth in this universe or any universe. With her eyes glowing red, Superwoman vowed that they would destroy all who stood in their way but Grail then used her Omega Beams to incinerate Superwoman, killing her with Grail commenting that Superwoman had loved to hear herself talk. When her mother expressed concern for the baby, Grail told her she wouldn't hurt it and after everything the cow (Superwoman) went on and on about, she would use it the way her mother had used her. She then took the child, which possessed the same ability as Mazahs and this ability was used to absorb the Omega Effect from Lex Luthor as well as the Anti-Life Equation from Steve Trevor, causing her child to become the new Darkseid with Grail telling her mother death was too good for Darkseid.
Superwoman and the rest of Earth 3 was resurrected in the multiverse when it decided to heal itself as to how it thought Earth 3 should be. Witnessing the Symbol of Doom in the sky on their Earth, the Crime Syndicate learned about Perpetua and started a mass-slaughter to gain her notice. Their plan was successful as they gained an audience and she directed them to lead their people, who had been turned into Apex Predators, as part of her army.
Earth 0's John Stewart, Superman of Earth 23 and Wonder Woman of Earth 6 struck Earth 3 to destroy the tuning fork powering her with Anti-Crisis Energy, after she had taken over the multiverse. As Ultraman and Superwoman fought the defeated John Stewart's allies, Owlman decided to betray his team, since he was already upset at the evil Batmen from the Dark Multiverse taking over Earth 0 and was hesitant at what Perpetua will do when remaking the multiverse. Using a gun made at Qward, he killed both Ultraman and Superwoman.
Superwoman was seemingly restored to life once again by the recreation of the Multiverse. However, the history of her world was changed and her place as Superwoman was taken by another. She joined an interdimensional team of villains called Injustice Incarnate to ensure that the worlds of the Multiverse would remain separate.
Powers and Abilities
- Flight: Superwoman can fly.
- Heat Vision: Superwoman is capable of a version of red energy projection from her eyes.
- Superhuman Strength: Superwoman was strong enough to rip open the thick, metal doors of Arkham Asylum with her bare hands, as well as injure Black Adam.
- Superhuman Stamina
- Superhuman Durability: Superwoman was able to survive Black Adam's powerful Shazam lightning, although it did knock her out.
- Lasso of Submission: A barbed lasso that compels the tied individual to obey and love the wielder.
- Super-Woman was created by Gardner Fox and Mike Sekowsky, first appearing in Justice League of America #29. However, in the Prime Earth continuity, Super-Woman first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Justice League (Volume 2) #23 by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis.
- 49 Appearances of Lois Lane (Earth 3)
- 30 Images featuring Lois Lane (Earth 3)
- 1 Quotations by or about Lois Lane (Earth 3)
- Character Gallery: Lois Lane (Earth 3)
|Crime Syndicate/Society member|
This character is or was primarily a member of the the CSA (Crime Syndicate of America • Crime Syndicate of Amerika • Crime Society of America), in any of its various incarnations, either on Earth-Three, Earth-3, Earth 3, or in the Antimatter Universe. As with all other CSA members, they are an evil version of a hero of the mainstream DC Universe, primarily the Justice League. This template will categorize articles that include it into the "CSA members" category.
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