Great White Shark
Not to be confused with King Shark of current Suicide Squad fame (“meat, meat, meat”), Great White Shark started out as just a regular scumbag by the name of Warren White. He used every ounce of cunning and wit to embezzle everything from every person in his companies, and cleverly deduced that he could get off lightly if he pretended to be insane. Instead the Gotham judge overseeing Warren’s case, sent him to Arkham Asylum indefinitely, where he was the labeled “fish” much like highschoolers dub the fresh meat or freshmen.
This led to several acts of violence against Warren, notably Killer Croc slicing gills into the “fish’s” neck and his being trapped in Victor Fries’s subzero chamber. Frostbite leaves his skin deathly white and his hair, some fingers, lips, and his nose fall off, victims of frostbite. Warren White is despised by every villain he encounters, only forging a short term alliance with Harvey Dent. Last we heard before the reboot, he was under Black Mask’s leadership as he’s been shunned by all other villains for his crimes.
What powers does he have? Ha! He can provide excellent financial advice and he can make the Joker be utterly disgusted by him. I suppose he is highly intelligent and charismatic enough to be a crime lord but that’s about it.
He hasn’t shown up in loads of stories, so I’m kind of at odds at what to suggest other than his origin tale Arkham Asylum: Living Hell. It’s definitely enjoyable so check it out and let me know what you think!
Best Great White Shark quote IMO: He’s not really TOO memorable and I remember him saying something hilarious as he reads Jaws but I can’t find the screen cap for you guys :(
I’m not too sure why anyone would want to kneel before Zod. Sure, he’s rockin’ a sweet v-neck and he has a killer goatee, but he’s not particularly scary. Zod is a particular kind of Kryptonian that thinks he’s better than everyone else. He frequently attempted to rule Krypton and created dozens upon dozens clones of himself. When Jor-El refuses to assist him in exacting “justice”, Zod murders several council members. On top of these wonderful traits and deeds, he was banished by his people to the Phantom Zone for committing treason. Zod forever branded Jor-El a coward and vowed revenge against the House of El. While he was banished, he fathered a son, Lor-Zod, whom he eventually sent to Earth. Lor-Zod’s arrival allowed remaining Kryptonians to follow him to Earth and Zod proceeded to destroy Metropolis in the hopes of making it a “new Krypton.” Eventually his son betrays him. Zod is currently making chaos filled appearances in Action Comics for the DC52. I’m not reading that title, but I HEAR that a certain super doggy may not be alive anymore thanks to him.
Zod’s powers are like that of Superman: he has superhuman strength, speed, agility, endurance, and hearing, has awesome heat vision, can fly, heal himself, he has x-ray vision, oh and did I mention he’s an amazing tactician? Good luck fighting this guy cause now he sounds pretty scary.
A good story with Zod is a tough choice. I personally am torn between both War of the Supermen and the Return to Krypton arc.
Best Zod quote IMO: “I shall be your general and those who reject the true ways of Krypton shall be consumed in the fires of purgation.”