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Phoebus Apollo is the god of the Sun and Artemis's twin brother.
In a series of false memories created by Zeus Apollo took over Zeus' throne, tried to kill Wonder Woman and had the First Born tortured and partially eaten alive before getting killed by him.
Powers and Abilities
- Old God: Apollo belongs to a race of ancient and inconceivably powerful beings known as the Old Gods. Because of this heritage Apollo has almost unlimited power.
- Archery: Apollo is the God of Archery and as such is legendary at wielding one.
- Artistry: As the god of Art Apollo is able to create the most beautiful art.
- Hand-to-Hand Combat (Advanced)
- Bow and Arrows
- Sunblade (Formerly): The sword created by Hephaestus for Apollo at the dawn of human civilization, as one of the twelve weapons created for each member of the Gods of Olympus.
- This character is an adaptation of Apollo, a character in traditional stories. These include, but may not be limited to religious texts, myth, and/or folk lore. More information on the original can be found at Wikipedia.org.
- Apollo was adapted by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter, first appearing in Wonder Woman #3. However, in the Prime Earth continuity Apollo first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Wonder Woman (Volume 4) #1 by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang.
- Apollo was the inspiration for Andrew Pulaski when he chose his alias, as he was a sun god who loved another man, Hyacinth.
- 26 Appearances of Phoebus Apollo (Prime Earth)
- 8 Images featuring Phoebus Apollo (Prime Earth)
- 4 Quotations by or about Phoebus Apollo (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Phoebus Apollo (Prime Earth)
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