Some villains want to increase their financial standings. Some want to best their enemy in battle. Others want to take over a country and a few even desire to rule the planet. One stands above them all. One whose ambition extends beyond simply conquering the world. One that doesn't want to rule humanity—but all of existence. He is Darkseid, and when it comes to villains in the DC Universe, it doesn't get any bigger or badder than him.
The ruling dictator of the world of Apokolips, Darkseid operates on a scale that terrifyingly dwarfs those of the world's greatest heroes. He commands a legion of powerful creatures known as Parademons and his court consists of some of the most depraved, sadistic and frighteningly powerful beings in the universe. Darkseid's near limitless might is matched by his immeasurable intelligence, and while he generally prefers to manipulate and control others to reach his goals, he is able to single-handedly stand toe-to-toe against the entirety of the Justice League.
Darkseid seeks to enslave all life in the universe, reshape existence in his image and exert ultimate control. His desire is to eliminate free will and control everyone so that they bow beneath his feet and do whatever he says, and he certainly has the means to do it. His extraordinary physical strength, intelligence, godlike powers and army of Parademons make him not only a threat to our world and its heroes, but to every world within reach. He’s no less than the single most dangerous villain in the universe.
newJUSTICE LEAGUE ODYSSEY #10Cyborg, Starfire, Green Lantern Jessica Cruz and Azrael journeyed halfway across the Multiverse intent on fixing the chaos created by the Justice League in “No Justice.” Now the team is forced to split into pairs to complete a cosmic scavenger hunt for Apokoliptian relics before Darkseid can gather them and bring his master plan to fruition. But while Darkseid is the clear and present danger, a growing distrust between each duo could doom them all!
updatedFEMALE FURIES #5Scott Free has escaped Apokolips, and now it’s all-out war between that wretched planet and New Genesis. This is good news for the Furies, who now have a clear mission to fulfill: keep Scott Free from joining the other side. That’s bad news for Big Barda, who has fallen in love with the future Mister Miracle. It’s a race to Earth to see who can get to Scott first, and maybe Barda’s last chance to convince her sisters that they don’t have to do what Darkseid says anymore—which could be the only way she comes out of this alive herself.
FEMALE FURIES #4
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FEMALE FURIES #1
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