Darkseid intended to probe the minds of every human in order to piece together the Equation. After killing A.R.G.U.S. Darkseid also arranges for detective Dan Turpin to be lured into the Dark Side Club, where Turpin is turned into Darkseid's "final host", as his Boss Dark Side body has begun to mummify due to Darkseid's foul astral presence. During the Final Crisis, Darkseid used his Omega Beams to grant power to Mary Marvel, and her powers afterwards were based on Anti-Life rather than magic. He fights Wonder Woman himself and as he starts to drain her life force, he is betrayed by Jason. There are also post-apocalyptic elements as the premise of the games is that the apocalypse has wiped humanity out already. He returns and comes into conflict with that era's champions, the Legion of Super-Heroes. Kalibak informs his father of Superman's worldwide ceasefire on Earth. Jan 12 2013. [3] Darkseid has been substantially adapted into various forms of media, most notably being voiced by Michael Ironside within the DC animated universe, by Andre Braugher in Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, by Tony Todd in the DC Animated Movie Universe, and as the main antagonist in the final season of Smallville. Seeing other deities as a threat, Darkseid invaded the island of Themyscira in order to discover the secret location of the Olympian deities, planning to overthrow the Olympians and steal their power. However, the rebirthing process is still far from complete as Dan Turpin's mind and soul, while corrupted by Darkseid's essence, still remains in firm control over his body. Home; About; Jan 12 2013. After using both scientific and magical methods to enhance his power, Darkseid transposes the planets Apokolips and Daxam—which places Daxam under a yellow sun and gives each of its inhabitants Kryptonian-like superpowers equal to those of Superman. However, Darkseid's life essence endured even the death of his body and fell back in time, where he was reborn as "Boss Dark Side", aided by his resurrected minions and the supervillain Libra. After killing the Anti-Monitor using an Anti-Life Equation-powered Steve Trevor, Grail would later resurrect Darkseid through the newborn child of Superwoman. Metron used a wheelchair, the Black Racer was an old white man in a wheelchair, DeSaad was an evil psychiatrist, Granny Goodness was a pimp (or "madam") for the Female Furies and Darkseid himself was now an evil gang leader who is referred to only as "Boss Dark Side". Later, under Darkseid's command, Ares manipulates the Justice League into battle with the Greek Gods. Darkseid (as a baby) appears in DC Universe: Rebirth #1 where Grail tells him of Wonder Woman's long lost brother, Jason. Learn how and when to remove this template message, Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show, The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians, Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League, Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom, "Real Life Inspirations Behind Some of the Best Comic Book Villains", "SDCC 10: Smallville - Darkseid, Blue Beetle and More Are Coming! In the Injustice Annual, Darkseid hires the bounty hunter Lobo to go to Earth and kill Superman in retaliation for the death of Kalibak at the Man of Steel's hands. This never comes to fruition and Darkseid is either returned to or retrieved by Grail. With his legion of followers and allies aiding him as he undergoes his latest "rebirth", Darkseid successfully conquers the Earth with the unleashing of the Anti-Life Equation onto mankind. However, Darkseid reveals that he planned for this and that his true target was Zeus himself, and he begins to drain and kill him, restoring Darkseid back to his original self. Oct 30, 2016 - Explore Norman Quinn's board "Comics: Darksiders", followed by 335 people on Pinterest. Who would come for him?" With Darkseid dead, the universe is unbalanced as it has lost its God of Evil. His main power, the Omega Beams, is a form of energy that he fires from his eyes or hands as either a concussive force or a disintegrating energy which is capable of erasing living objects and organisms from existence.