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The Ministry of Self-Reliance was a government-sanctioned, privately-financed clandestine organization operating out of Shanghai, China.


Headed by the enigmatic Doctor Omen and responsible for forming the Justice League of China, the Ministry was a controversial group mired in conspiracy theories.


  • Academy of the Bat: one of the Ministry's three training facilities; located in Shanghai
  • Academy of the Lantern: one of the Ministry's three training facilities
  • Crab Shell: an underwater prison designed to contain metahumans; located at the bottom of the Huangpu River in Shanghai
  • Mountainside Research Laboratory: Dr. Omen's secret lab; located on the Loess Plateau in Shanxi
  • Oriental Pearl Tower: headquarters of the Ministry and Justice League of China

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