Nick Name
Civilian ID
Mark Antaeus
Legal Status
Deceased citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
United States
Group Affiliation
Justice League
Base of Operations
United States
Eye Color
Hair Color
Known Powers

Biologically and cybernetically altered human with superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility and durability.


Antaeus Armor: Cybernetic armor surgically grafted to the body.

Common Enemies
Justice League
Regularly Appearing
JLA: Super Power Vol. 1
First Appearance
JLA: Super Power #1 (1999)
John Arcudi & Scott Eaton

A small-town hero, Mark Antaeus gained limited superhuman abilities as the result of genetic experiments performed by his father. Grief stricken after he failed to save people from a tenement fire because he was not powerful enough Mark disappeared for several years.

Returning with extensive cybernetic alterations and more powerful than before, Antaeus soon came to the attention of the Justice League. Offering the hero a trial membership he excelled under the League's tutelage, but he desired to make an even bigger difference.

Liberating a third world nation from its dictatorship, Antaeus' actions accidentally cause more deaths when the nation was plunged into chaos. In the end Antaeus' misery and feelings of failure cause him to take his own life.

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