A hyper-intelligent telepathic ape, Gorilla Grodd has sought to rule both the simian and human worlds, though the Flash has frequently thwarted his plans.
They say big things come in small packages. So does trouble. Take the case of the diminutive psionic super-villain Doctor Psycho.
Wonder Woman’s longtime enemy Edgar Cizko began his criminal career as a man wrongfully imprisoned due to a frame-up by a romantic rival named Ben Bradley. The experience awakened in Cizko latent powers of illusion and hypnosis. He used his abilities to bend people (particularly women, whom he resented) to his will, and often fought the Amazon Princess.
Though he may appear to be little more than a greasy businessman, the manipulative Maxwell Lord has been the ringmaster of the Justice League, the world’s greatest spymaster, and an apocalyptic threat to metahumankind.
Like many of the most successful and influential people in the DC Universe, Maxwell Lord IV was born into money. His father was the CEO of a highly profitable but morally suspect pharmaceutical company, and when he killed himself upon discovering that they were releasing carcinogenic products, his surviving son resolved to put the family coffers to better use.
One of the last survivors of the civil war that ravaged his home planet of Mars, J'onn J'onnz traveled to Earth and now fights to protect his adoptive home.