Alien Species Black Mercy

Black Mercy

Black Mercy

Black Mercy
Black Mercy
Nick Name
|
Origin Galaxy
Unknown
Star System
Space Sector 2261
Planet

Matris Ater Clementia


Note: Matris Ater Clementia is known as the Black Mercy Planet.


Representatives

Mother Mercy


Note: The Black Mercy are the spore offspring of Matris Ater Clementia also known as Mother Mercy.


Group Affiliation

Black Mercy

Employed by Mongul.

Mother Mercy

Green Lantern Corps


Base of Operations
Matris
Body Type
Plant
Average Height
~1.5 ' wide
Average Weight
Unknown
Average Eye Type & Color
None
Average Hair Type & Color
None
Average Skin Type & Tone
Plant
Technology
None
Government
None
Known Powers

Alien plant life which binds itself to victims supplanting their minds and creating elaborate dream fantasies to keep them docile and feed off of their bio-aura.


Accessories
None
Common Enemies
Mongul
Regularly Appearing

Green Lantern Vol. 2

Green Lantern Corps


First Appearance
Superman An. #11 (1985)
Creator
Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons
Origin

On an unnamed planet dwelled a creature in the ocean deep that gave life to the planet and the planet gave life to it. When an alien craft crashed in the planet's ocean a wounded alien struggled to shore with no hope of survival. Detecting the alien's pain the creature that would become known as Matris Ater Clementia broke the surface of the water and merged the alien with herself transmitting thoughts of euphoria into the alien's mind to ease his pain. After the alien's death Matris could feel the pain of others emanating across the void of space. Planting herself into the earth she spawned spores that would become known as the Black Mercy, which would leave their native planet in a quest of easing the suffering of others without hope. To feed the cycle of new spores, sustenance needed to be found; to solve this dilemma the dead were brought back to the planet to nourish it with their flesh and blood.


When the Black Mercy Planet was discovered by the galactic tyrant Mongul, Matris concealed her sentient nature to ensure her quest of mercy. Mongul returned to the planet repeatedly to harvest the Black Mercy eventually utilizing the plant in a plot of revenge against Superman on his birthday. Anonymously sent, the plant lay dormant until the Man of Steel opened his gift and was assaulted - sending him into a docile state while the plant feed on the Kryptonian's bio-aura. It was with the intervention of Wonder Woman, Batman and the second Robin that the threat was neutralized and turned back upon Mogul when Robin affixed the parasite to the tyrant's chest.


Spider-Bob's Comic Book Encyclopedia is sponsored by advertising revenue.
Help out a fellow comics nerd by disabling your ad-blocking software on SpiderBobComics.com.
Please consider purchasing from our advertisers.
Thanks, Spider-Bob.


Superman