He attacks Washington DC to get Alan's attention. 3) #53, "Solomon's Revenge", Green Arrow helps Dr. Chrissie Cavendish, a S.T.A.R. He was seen as a murder victim brought back to life as a mega zombie. Grundy grabs Green Lantern by the throat and begins to squeeze the life out of him, holding his head underwater. Cyrus Gold (2011 - Present) , A freak weather occurrence releases Solomon Grundy from his prison. Batman is able to stop Grundy. In Batman '66, Solomon Grundy appears as a wealthy Olympic wrestler who Marsha, Queen of Diamonds seduced with one of her Aunt Hilda's potions. Solomon Grundy is a reanimated corpse stemming from a cursed place near Gotham City called Slaughter Swamp. Cyrus GoldAppearances • Images Alan Scott and the Phantom Stranger were given as his guides throughout the week, while Etrigan was trying to take him to Hell. See, The first Psycho-Pirate was debuted by Gardner Fox and Joe Gallagher. ", is found in Green Arrow (vol.  He is revealed to be the mastermind behind the abduction of Red Tornado's robot body (it is revealed he gained this intelligence when he was reborn after being burned by Prime). The character, renamed Butch Gilzean and portrayed as a professional mob enforcer, appeared in 2014 on Fox's television series Gotham, where he was portrayed by Drew Powell. Harlequin manipulates Grundy to attack the members of Infinity Inc., one by one. In Cullen Bunn's Sorcerer Kings storyline in Superman/Batman, The Creeper leads an army of Grundymen in a battle with Batman, Superman, and vampire Nina Skorzeny. Solomon Grundy is one of the four possible bounties in the War-Torn Village during the Bounty: Invasion Force mission of the Age of Justiceepisode. Sir Solomon Grundy is a distinguished, poised mountain of a man. Once Grundy found out that Marcie had duped him, he savagely beat her within an inch of her life. , A criminal scientist calling himself the Baron of York kills his brother and takes over his gang stating to them that he knows where to find the body of Solomon Grundy. , At this point, Grundy is freed and enlisted along with several other supervillains by the time-traveling criminal Per Degaton in his second appearance, who has traveled to 1941 to capture the Justice Society of America on the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor, hoping to change history and take over the world. Grundy hides out for a time in the Arrowcave, the long abandoned former headquarters of the Emerald Archer, Green Arrow. In the late 19th century, a wealthy merchant named Cyrus Gold is murdered and his body is disposed of in Slaughter Swamp, near Gotham City. , 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. Green Lantern leaves immediately, hoping to find Grundy before any of the JSA members are hurt going after him.  It is revealed that Solomon Grundy had been working by General Sam Lane who is responsible for the deaths of Miranda's family. When injuries do occur, his body rapidly in a matter of seconds heals up the wounds, sometimes enabling himself to re-attach severed limbs right after they are hacked off. Soon, Superman obtains a compound from S.T.A.R. He participates in the final strike against the Secret Six. The bomb went off fusing Grundy and Banner together. However, Hawkman strikes Grundy with his mace, and Doctor Mid-Nite is able to revive the Lantern. However, the process was missing one vital piece: fire, as a Plant Elemental cannot be fully created unless it died in flames. Cyrus Gold (1985 - 2011) , In a flashback, Solomon Grundy is among the villains that protected Ingrid Karlsson during a riot at Arkham Asylum. Will Hulk smash or will Grundy crush? When Banner went out see who it was, the man turned out to be Solomon Grundy. The undead monster known as Solomon Grundy is powerful, immortal and bad news for every hero unfortunate enough to cross his path. , The Prime-Earth Solomon Grundy is introduced in DC Rebirth. , 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. During a clash with Superman, it is determined that his might is too much for the Man of Steel, so Superman flies the monster to an alien world inhospitable to all save the hardiest life as the zombie propels himself through the air mimicking his one-time adversary. , In the countdown to Blackest Night, Cyrus Gold was given one week to discover the truth of who murdered him, so he could repent for all of his sins and gain absolution. Eventually it is revealed that Gold committed suicide, meaning he forced the curse of Solomon Grundy on himself. Created by Alfred Bester, he first appeared in All-American Comics #61 (October 1944).. , In Brad Meltzer's Justice League of America, Grundy is reborn with intelligence after being killed in the Battle of Metropolis. 3) #18. He is virtually indestructible and immortal thanks to the elemental energy that imbues his form with pseudo-life. Originally murdered in the mysterious Slaughter Swamp, he resurrects and regenerates there every time he is killed again in his zombie form.  It is the introduction to a seven part mini-series featuring the character. Former He is imprisoned inside a mountain by Earth-1 Green Lantern after being lifted up by Earth-1 Hawkman and dazed by blows from all the heroes, but when the machine is turned off he is substituted for Blockbuster on Earth-2 and renews the attack, defeating numerous heroes. Alan Scott serves as his reluctant guide, as the story continues in the Solomon Grundy miniseries. • The nursery rhyme is the inspiration for the DC Comics character Cyrus Gold/Solomon Grundy, a large, strong zombie supervillain created in 1944 as an adversary for the Green Lantern, though later a common foe of Batman and Superman. Later as a somewhat humorous twist, Batman provides Solomon Grundy with a Thanksgiving dinner.. Grundy expresses a desire to stop his cycle of dying and being reborn and so it appears he enlists the help of Professor Ivo to build him an Amazo body to live in forever. 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. , In the one-shot Faces of Evil: Solomon Grundy (March 2009) by Geoff Johns and Scott Kolins, Cyrus Gold returns to life in Slaughter Swamp, as he was prior to becoming Grundy. The creature chose a new name calling itself Skulk.  In the final issue, the same Unknown Man punishes another of his group – the Eighth Man, Zor – by dressing him in Cyrus Gold's clothing and leaving him for the mob to find, implying that Zor – an extremely vain character, notable for attempting several times to overthrow the Universe and for having defeated The Spectre – would later become the first Solomon Grundy. 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. , When it came to his next encounter with Solomon Grundy, Alan was reunited with Sam Zhao who has become an avatar for the White. 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Grundy reappears in Year Five where he is revealed to be cargo the Regime soldiers are investigating. , Grundy was once pulled to Earth-1 and substituted for the superstrong Blockbuster due to a machine that was accidentally pulling the Earths together in warp-space and substituting people. Solomon Grundy has superhuman strength and stamina. He was originally depicted as a murder victim brought back to life as a corporeal revenant or zombie, though subsequent versions of the character have occasionally depicted a different origin. Solomon Grundy is a character in The CW and DC Universe series Stargirl. She convinces him to press the unconscious Mister Bones' bare hand against Skyman; since Bones's skin constantly exudes a cyanide-based compound, this quickly leads to Skyman's death. This version of Grundy returns one final time, without explanation, leading a gang in the Earth-One Gotham City. After Infinity, Inc. disbands, Solomon Grundy loses his loyalty towards Jade. , 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. In this incarnation, he gains intelligence which he subsequently loses when Green Lantern defeats and buries Grundy in 1947. Johnny turns on the radio, which blares the warning that Solomon Grundy is on the loose; the members believe, based on a large, muddy footprint on the floor, that Grundy got to HQ and took Green Lantern. He shows up in a hobo camp. The two defeat Hawkman and Wildcat before Grundy is thrown into a cooling volcano by Power Girl and Superman. However the JSA and JLA went to battle an Anti-Matter being that was threatening both Earths in Warp-Space after being summoned by Doctor Fate, who had sensed the threat due to the Spectre. He is eventually defeated by Batman and Superman, the former blasting his hands off and the latter ramming himself straight through Grundy's chest since he will reanimate.  Grundy then tracks down and attacks Bizarro, using a past friendship they had to stir up the creature's emotions. Cyrus Gold was born some time around the early 19th century. It is not known if Grundy is still using this building. According to Rykel, she was pregnant with Gold's child, and sought to extort money from him for her silence. His imprisonment at the hands of the ISA forced him to commit several murders, including that of Rex and Wendi Tyler. During this event he had absorbed some of Dr Fate's magic, is stronger than before, and is even able to telekinetically lift the Flash into the air. , He later appears in the Salvation Run mini-series as one of the villains exiled to another planet. Gold murders two escaped criminals who are hiding out in the marsh and steals their clothes. Solomon Grundy is a fictional character, usually depicted as a supervillain in DC Comics and an antihero in the DC Animated Universe. “Solomon Grundy” is a poem and traditional nursery rhyme dating back to the 19th century England. , Solomon Grundy briefly works with the Injustice Society when the Fiddler retrieves Grundy from the moon of Earth-One in order to attack the JSA. Cyrus met with her for a secret negotiation at Slaughter Swamp, several miles outside of Gotham. , Hawkgirl, and Wonder Woman in Echo Park, whom Grundy knows from 1947 including,. 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