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[48], In the JLA/Avengers crossover, Grundy is among the villains enthralled by Krona to defend his stronghold. In this new timeline, Solomon Grundy is once again a villain for Alan Scott. Originally murdered in the mysterious Slaughter Swamp, he resurrects and regenerates there every time he is killed again in his zombie form. He is named after the 19th century nursery rhyme "Solomon Grundy". In Green Arrow (vol. When Henry made the workers feed the body to the crocodiles, Grundy snapped, killed Henry, and everyone else in the slaughterhouse, then committed suicide while reciting the "Solomon Grundy" nursery rhyme he would often sing to his infant son. Cyrus met with her for a secret negotiation at Slaughter Swamp, several miles outside of Gotham. He is an amalgamation of Solomon Grundy and Hulk. [16], While imprisoned, Grundy incorrectly deduces that the second Green Lantern's Earth must contain a second Solomon Grundy, and crosses over from his Slaughter Swamp prison on Earth-2 to Earth-1 where he overpowers that Earth's Superman before being tricked and stranded on the moon. [54], During the Emperor Joker storyline where the Joker warped reality, Solomon Grundy was the warden of Arkham Asylum. In the present, Solomon Grundy somehow returned to Earth, went on a decaying rampage, and fought members of the World Army where he was briefly dissolved. Calendar Man used them to help to kill the Batman, which took a whole week for him to defeat all the clones. First appearing in Earth 2 #3, Grundy personifies "The Grey" life-destroying forces and opposes "The Green" forces that choose Alan Scott as their champion. Green Lantern fights back with his power ring and fists until both men fall into a nearby stream and over a small waterfall. At the end of the series' run we see Grundy reanimated as a Black Lantern, and Cyrus Gold in hell. In the later seasons the character was revealed to originally be named Cyrus Gold and became a zombie-like figure after his corpse was dumped in a swamp contaminated with experimental chemicals. DC vs Marvel! His entire gang was put down by Kid Baltimore with a single bullet each except for Grundy who took two. [29], Grundy is manipulated by Gorilla Grodd via mind control into attacking Batman and Superman for President Luthor for the bounty of one billion dollars in Superman/Batman. [21], This version repeatedly plagues Superman for years until, during an encounter wherein multiple Grundys are spawned, Superman and the Swamp Thing both encounter the clones. Gold murders two escaped criminals who are hiding out in the marsh and steals their clothes. The Solomon Grundy poem is telling the story of Solomon Grundy, a man who, metaphorically, lives and dies his entire life in one single week. Fifty years later, he is reanimated to serve a new leader. Toeing the line between sinister villain and tragic antihero, Solomon Grundy has become one of the more popular antagonists in DC's extensive catalog of characters, and one of the comic book publisher's oldest still in wide usage, having made his debut in 1944. Cyrus became loyal to Marsha and she told him to wait outside. In this incarnation, he gains intelligence which he subsequently loses when Green Lantern defeats and buries Grundy in 1947. [17] The Earth-One Solomon Grundy is born when the Parasite uses an enhanced crystal to metabolically hasten the growth of residual cells which becomes a new, much more bestial version. Some have been truly evil; some much less so. During an aerial bombardment of Dover, he is blasted to life out of the rock from the white cliffs. Batman is able to stop Grundy. He is reanimated by Marsha's Aunt Hilda and goes on a rampage in Gotham Cemetery until Batman and Robin stun him with an electric shock to hold him until the police arrive. This is the beginning of the end for Infinity Inc., and for Grundy's quasi-heroic career. Cyrus GoldAppearances • Images • Gallery • Quotes, Solomon Grundy is an immortal zombie super-villain from the 19th Century with several origins. He is nearly invulnerable to physical, magical, and energy attacks and he is not affected by fire or low temperatures. The same thing never happened on Justice League Unlimitedbecause he died thrice before the Legion even formed. Will Hulk smash or will Grundy crush? By modern day, Solomon … His imprisonment at the hands of the ISA forced him to commit several murders, including that of Rex and Wendi Tyler. Two rivalling bumbling oafs duke it out to end their rivalry! He attacks Washington DC to get Alan's attention. [39] Bizarro eventually manages to defeat Grundy by flying him into the sun, which completely incinerates him, and the black ring. Solomon Grundy is a reanimated corpse stemming from a cursed place near Gotham City called Slaughter Swamp. When Green Lantern and Grundy meet, Grundy rips a tree out by its roots and smashes it into the Lantern. The two combat Grundy and each other until Bizarro leaves and Superman rips Grundy's head off when the zombie prevents him from going after Bizarro. He participates in the final strike against the Secret Six. See more ideas about solomon grundy, grundy, dc villains. The Red Tornado kills Grundy with F5 tornado winds, ripping him apart. Grundy is once more an unintelligent monster, repeating the opening line of the nursery rhyme. [9], A freak weather occurrence releases Solomon Grundy from his prison. Cyrus Gold (1985 - 2011) Grundy was introduced as an enemy of comic book hero Alan Scott (the original Green Lantern), but has since become a prominent enemy for a number of superheroes such as Superman, Batman, the Green Lantern, and The Flash. He was seen as a murder victim brought back to life as a mega zombie. He hates Green Lantern so much he thinks everyone he sees is Green Lantern. [7] Strong, vicious, and nearly mindless, Solomon Grundy falls into a life of crime—or perhaps returns to one, as his scattered residual memories may indicate—attracting the attention of the Green Lantern, Alan Scott. However, when the villains exit, Grundy's hand trembles, accompanied with a groaning sound. Eventually, this affectionate relationship turns tragic as the villainous Marcie Cooper, a.k.a. Alan Scott serves as his reluctant guide, as the story continues in the Solomon Grundy miniseries. Feb 24, 2018 - Explore Javier Perez's board "Solomon Grundy", followed by 4798 people on Pinterest. Swamp Thing attempts to cry out for Superman to stop, as he believes Grundy to meet the definition of life, but Swamp Thing is unable to express this, due to physical difficulty in speaking. Green Arrow subdues the new monster, and leaves Grundy be. [44], In a flashback, Solomon Grundy is among the villains that protected Ingrid Karlsson during a riot at Arkham Asylum. He is based on the 19th century nursery rhyme "Solomon Grundy."[1]. In it, he is convinced by Icicle to help Wizard, who is in trouble.[32]. This version of Grundy returns one final time, without explanation, leading a gang in the Earth-One Gotham City. Cyrus Gold (2011 - Present) Solomon Grundy is a DC Comics character who debuted as a Green Lantern villain in 1944 and has been fighting pretty much every hero in the DCU ever since, though he remains tied to Slaughter Swamp just outside Gotham. Gold had a habit of getting killed. 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