List of New Gods

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This list covers the New Gods of New Genesis and Apokolips, as well as related sundry. They first appeared in The New Gods #1 (February 1971), and were created by Jack Kirby. After the beginning of the Fifth World in Final Crisis, most of the people included in this list were considered dead, but following the New 52 and then Rebirth, many are again alive, with many others there is no information about.

Inhabitants of New Genesis[edit]

  • Akarl - Childhood friend of Orion. Killed during a Bug raid.
  • Antinoos
  • Astorr - The original Infinity-Man.
  • Atinai - The builder of New Genesis' architecture, buildings, and cities.
  • Avia - Queen of New Genesis, wife of Highfather, mother of Scott Free (the second Mister Miracle), grandmother of Avia II in the Kingdom Come reality, mother-in-law of Big Barda, sister-in-law of Big Breeda, adopted mother of Orion, adopted mother-in-law of Bekka and adopted sister-in-law of Himon.
  • Avia II - The daughter of Scott and Barda Free, granddaughter of Izaya, Avia and Big Breeda and adopted niece of Orion and Bekka of the Kingdom Come reality. Murdered by Steppenwolf.
  • Big Barda - Former leader of the Female Furies, Princess of New Genesis, daughter of Big Breeda, wife of Scott Free, mother of Avia II in the Kingdom Come timeline, daughter-in-law of Izaya and Avia I, adopted sister-in-law of Orion and Bekka.
  • Bugs - A race of humanoid insects.
    • All-Widow - Queen of the Bugs of New Genesis.
    • Forager - A male warrior Bug of New Genesis and ally of Orion.
    • Forager - A female warrior Bug of New Genesis and successor of the first Forager.
    • Prime One - The leader of the Bugs of New Genesis and Forager's mentor.
  • Celestia - A flier.
  • Council of Eight - A group of New Gods who receive their orders from Highfather.
    • Bekka - Himon's daughter and Orion's wife.
    • Hyalt - A cybernetically-enhanced blacksmith.
    • Lightray - A photokinetic warrior.
    • Metron - A supreme explorer, scientist, and inventor who rides in the time-traveling Mobius Chair.
    • Orion - The second son of Uxas/Darkseid, adoptive son of Highfather, half-brother of Kalibak and Grayvenm and husband of Bekka.
    • Shadowfall - An archer who is a general in the New Genesis army.
    • Uggha -
  • Council of Five - A group that works under Highfather.
    • Commander Gideon - A high-ranking general in the New Genesis army.
    • Lonar - An explorer who was the first to discover the remnants of the Old Gods.
    • Madame Nature - Security chief.
    • Teledar - A science officer.
  • Desdemona - A teacher for the children of Supertown who is Metron's former lover.
  • Divine Guard - The foot soldiers of New Genesis that work for Highfather and the allies of Orion.
  • Enkar - Guardian of the New Gods' after-realm of Hadis.
  • Fastbak - A young god from Supertown who appeared The New Gods #5. He uses Aero-Pads that enable him to fly and have super-speed.
  • Highfather - Izaya is the King and Prophet of New Genesis, husband of Avia I, father of Scott Free, grandfather of Avia II (Earth-22/Kingdom Come), father-in-law of Big Barda, brother-in-law of Big Breeda, adopted father of Orion, adopted father-in-law of Bekka and adopted brother-in-law of Himon.
  • Himon - The mentor of Mister Miracle.
  • Infinity-Man - Drax is the older brother of Darkseid.
  • Jezebelle - A New God in the Pre-Crisis comics. She is a mutant and former student of Granny Goodness who defected to New Genesis.
  • Jigundus - A warrior with super-strength and enhanced durability who appeared in Superman/Aliens.
  • K'zandr - A keeper of Highfather's Oracle with precognition.
  • Magnar - An Orion-level warrior who protected Supertown as seen in Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #147.
  • Malhedron - A former servant of Darkseid that defected to New Genesis and a former member of the Council of Eight.
  • Mister Miracle (Scott Free) - An escape artist who is the prince of New Genesis, son of Highfather (Izaya) and Avia, father of Avia II (Earth-22/Kingdom Come), husband of Big Barda, son-in-law of Big Breeda, adopted brother of Orion, adopted-brother-in-law of Bekka and protegee of Himon. He is also the adopted brother of Grayven and Kalibak, the adopted son of Uxas/Darkseid, Tigra and Suli, adopted nephew of Drax/Infinity Man, adopted great-nephew of Steppenwolf and adopted grandson of Heggra and Yuga Khan)
  • Monitors - The aerial police of Supertown.
  • Primitives - A race of indigenous peoples that live in the forests of New Genesis.
    • Mother Herrae - The leader of the Primitives and one of the original New Gods.
    • Aarden - Warrior from the Primitives.
    • Sserpa - A warrior from the Primitives.
  • Seagrin - The water-loving New God. Slain by the Deep Six.
  • Sister Sunlight - A New God with healing powers in the Pre-Crisis comics who originated as a "lowlie" on Apokolips before Himon emigrated her to Earth.
  • Stanga - A hermit.
  • Takion - The living embodiment of the Source.
  • Teledar - A disembodied head in a floating orb device.
  • Thunderer - Lonar's battle horse and survivor of Ragnarok from Forever People #5.
  • Valkyra the Commander - Vykin's mother who rides a winged robot horse and is an expert at hand-to-hand combat.
  • Vayla - The wife of Highfather and the mother of Scott Free.

Earth-based allies of New Genesis[edit]

  • Angry Charlie - A mutant created by the Evil Factory.
  • Arin, the Armored Man - A Silver Surfer–like artificial being from Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #146.
  • Aurakles
  • Forever People - Five people taken from different parts of Earth's history and were experimented on by Highfather. They can use their Mother Boxes to summon Infinity-Man.
    • Mark Moonrider - The leader of the Forever People. He can generate and project electrical bots from his fingertips.
    • Beautiful Dreamer - The illusion-casting member of the Forever People.
    • Big Bear - The density-manipulating member of the Forever People.
    • Serifan - A cowboy-themed member of the Forever People who wields different cartridges that have different purposes.
    • Vykin - The electromagnetic member of the Forever People.
  • Black Racer- New Gods version of death.[1]
  • Ted Brown - Son of Thaddeus Brown, the first Mister Miracle.
  • Eve Donner - A friend of Lightray.
  • Forever People
  • Christine Little - Oberon's daughter.
  • Shilo Norman - The third Mister Miracle.
  • Oberon
  • Sonny Sumo - A man who was bonded to his own Mother Box.

Humans with the Anti-Life Equation[edit]

  • Ellis Ames
  • Don Bradford
  • Anita Fite
  • Anne Flaherty
  • Wilson Gilmore
  • Victor Lanza
  • Dave Lincoln
  • Harvey Lockman
  • Nomak (deceased)
  • Hartley Rathaway
  • Randall Rodman
  • Claudia Shane
  • Maxwell Torch

Inhabitants of Apokolips[edit]

  • Aerotroopers - The winged minions of Darkseid.
  • Agogg - A massive ape-like minion who targeted Ellis Ames for the Anti-Life Equation that he had. He was slain by Darkseid's Omega Beams when Ames claimed that he gave the Anti-Life Equation to him.
  • Antagonist - A minion of Darkseid.
  • Brimstone - An artificially-created being who was created by Darkseid.
  • Buna - A warrior of Apokolips and daughter of Kalibre that appears in Superman vol. 2, #104.
  • Canis Major - A minion of Darkseid in dog-themed armor.
  • Canis Minor - A minion of Darkseid in dog-themed armor and the son of Canis Major.
  • Captain Hathak - The former lover of Tigra and the possible father of Orion. He was later killed by Darkseid.
  • Commander Tusk - A commander in Darkseid's army.
  • Concord & Harmon - The minions of Darkseid.
  • Control - A communications officer.
  • Cyborg-87 - A red robot and minion of Darkseid.
  • Darkseid - The ruler of Apokolips and the father of Orion, Kalibak, Grayven, and Grail. He had a battle with the Anti-Monitor during the "Darkseid War" storyline until Grail reduced him to an infant.[2]
  • Darkseid's Elite - The elite warriors of Darkseid.
    • Amazing Grace - A master manipulator.
    • Bane of Apokolips - A minion of Darkseid from New Gods #18.
    • Brola - A member of Darkseid's Elite who has a "Hand of Stone."
    • Desaad - A torturer.
    • Devilance the Pursuer - A hunter. He was killed by Lobo.
    • Doctor Bedlam - A pure energy being with a never-ending series of artificial bodies and an enemy of Mister Miracle.
    • Glorious Godfrey - A master manipulator who is mostly adept at bending huge masses of people to his will. He is the older brother of Amazing Grace.
    • Granny Goodness - The supervisor of the Female Furies and keeper of Apokolips' horrid orphanages.
    • Kalibak - The son of Darkseid and Suli who serves as the second-in-command of Apokolips.
    • Kanto - A master assassin.
    • Lady Justeen - The second-in-command of Desaad.
    • Mantis - A bug-like warrior from the Bugs of Apokolips.
    • Mortalla - A servant of Darkseid who can induce sleep with one hand and death with another. She was once a mortal, but was heavily modified to serve Darkseid.
    • Steppenwolf - Darkseid's uncle who is the general in his armies.
    • Titan - A massive green-skinned warrior and member of Darkseid's Elite from The New Gods #18.
    • Virman Vundabar - An expert strategist and sycophant who is the father of Malice Vundabar.
  • Deep Six - The fish-like warriors who have fought the New Gods of New Genesis as well as Aquaman.
    • Gole - A member of the Deep Six who wears a helmet that covers his face and wields bladed weapons.
    • Jaffar - A green-armored member of the Deep Six who can mutate other beings with his touch.
    • Kurin - A gold-armored member of the Deep Six who often wields a trident.
    • Shaligo the Flying Finback - A member of the Deep Six whose wing-like fins enable him to fly.
    • Slig - A blue-armored member of the Deep Six who can disintegrate an object or mutate other beings with his touch.
    • Trok - An axe-wielding member of the Deep Six who wears a copper helmet.
  • Dog Cavalry - Warriors on dog-like mounts that are commanded by Steppenwolf.
  • Ericht - A Theta drone.
  • Esak - A brilliant young man from Supertown who was Metron's protégé. He was destined to take Metron's place one day as cosmic explorer and master technologist, until he was injured in an accident which damaged him both physically and mentally. His soul and faith were embittered badly and he soon turned against Metron and his New Genesis allies by joining the ranks of Darkseid's Elite. Orion finally confronted Esak and killed him; but before he died, Orion, still respectful for Esak's past self, prayed to the Source for Esak and his face was healed before he finally died.
  • Female Furies - A group of female warriors that work for Granny Goodness.
    • Artemiz - The archer of the Female Furies.
    • Bernadeth - A knife-wielding member of the Female Furies who is Granny Goodness' right-hand woman and is the most intelligent of the group.
    • Big Breeda - The mother of Big Barda, grandmother of Avia II (Kingdom Come), mother-in-law of Scott Free, and sister-in-law of Avia I and Izaya.
    • Bloody Mary - A mind-controlling vampire-themed member of the Female Furies.
    • Gilotina - A member of the Female Furies whose super-strength enables her to chop through anything.
    • Lashina - A whip-wielding member of the Female Furies. She was also known as Duchess when she was in the Suicide Squad.
    • Mad Harriet - A wild member of the Female Furies with claws.
    • Malice Vundabar - The daughter of Vermin Vundabar.
      • Chessure - A creature controlled by Malice Vundabar.
    • Speed Queen - A member of the Female Furies who roller skates enable her to have super-speed.
    • Stompa - A super-strong member of the Female Furies who wears anti-matter boots.
    • Wunda - A light-manipulating member of the Female Furies.
  • Grail - The daughter of Darkseid and the Amazon Myrina.
  • Grayven - The third son of Darkseid whose mother is unknown.
  • Gravi-Guards - The hulking minions of Darkseid who are able to become super-dense. They debuted in Jack Kirby's Fourth World #12.
  • Harassers - They serve as the security guards at Granny Goodness' orphanages.
  • Heggra - The mother of Darkseid.
  • Hunger Dogs - Also called "Lowlies, they are the downtrodden citizens of Apokolips who reside the Armagetto district.
    • Jovita - A rebel Hunger Dog from Armagetto.
    • Kyta - A rebel Hunger Dog from Armagetto.
  • Infernus - The pyrokinetic minion of Darkseid.
  • Iota - A minion of Darkseid.
  • Jet-Bow Squad - The soldiers of Apokolips who wield Jet-Bows.
  • Kalibre - An assassin who is the father of Buna.
  • Killroy - The son of Steppenwolf.
  • Lakutha - A midwife who was slain by Tigra to hide Orion's true parentage.
  • Little Barda - A warrior who idolized Big Barda and fled to Earth.
  • Lucifar - A minion of Darkseid who was sent by Darkseid to live with an Alaskan family.
  • Marvelous Marno - An inventor.
  • Master Mayhem - A minion of Darkseid. He was killed by Doomsday.
  • Meteorra Mayhem -
  • Mokkari - An evil scientist who ran the Evil Factory that is Apokolips' version of Project Cadmus.
  • Necromina - A female minion of Darkseid who can raise and control the dead with her "Mortis Mark."
  • Nurse Maggit - An assistant to Desaad.
  • Pacifiers - Giant red robots that enforce peace through force. They appear in Superman vol. 2, #3.
  • Parademons - The common foot soldiers of Apokolips.
    • Pharzoof - A Parademon with a mind of his own.
    • Topkick - A Parademon drill instructor.
  • Photon Patrol - The regular soldiers using Parademon flying harnesses from Mister Miracle #25
  • Powerboy - A friend of Little Barda who fled from Apokolips with her.
  • Precious - A failed potential recruit for the Female Furies.
  • Protector Willik - The Armagetto district's protector who wields a throw-club.
  • Pythia - The keeper of Darkseid's Oracle with precognition who also controls Apokolips' Garden of Hope.
  • Red One - An assistant to Meteorra.
  • Rip Roar - A four-armed warrior who fled to Earth after stealing a New Genesis Super-Cycle and trapped in stone. Riproar later battled Young Justice upon being freed from his stone prison when the Super-Cycle with his imprint on it was accidentally activated.
  • Servitors - The giant armored minions of Darkseid.
  • Simyan - An evil scientist who ran the Evil Factory which is Apokolips' version of Project Cadmus.
  • Sleez - The former boyhood friend of Uxas.[3]
  • Stingaree - An arachnid warrior from the Bugs of Apokolips.
  • Suicide Jockeys - A group of non-humans fitted with flying harnesses and suicide bombs that speak in rhyme.
  • Suli - The wife of Darkseid and mother of Kalibak.
  • Tigra - The wife of Darkseid and mother of Orion.
  • Tygar the Tearer - A sabre-toothed gladiator.
  • Tyrus - A minion of Darkseid who is one of Apokolips' greatest assassins. He later defected to New Genesis.
    • Tracker - A giant-sized three-headed hound that serves Tyrus. The Tracker was cloned and grown if the one before it was killed.
  • Warhounds - The 12 ft. robotic dogs from Legends #3 that were developed by Desaad and his fellow scientists.
  • Yuga Khan - The father of Darkseid.

Earth-based allies of Apokolips[edit]

Old Gods of the Third World[edit]

Inhabitants of Urgrund[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phantom, White; AtPhantom. "Black Racer". Comicvine. Comicvine. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. ^ Tomasi, Peter J.; Manapul, Fransis; Orlando, Steve (November 22, 2016). Justice League: Darkseid War - Power of the Gods. DC. p. 200. ISBN 978-1401265243. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  3. ^ Byrne, John; Zuiko, Tom (1993). Action Comics #592-593 (1st ed.). DC. p. 50. Retrieved 14 August 2018.

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