John Stewart, one of the characters known as Green Lantern, is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics and was the first African-American superhero to appear in DC Comics. At some point, the tyrant Mongul I discovered the home planet of the Black Mercy plants whereupon he began harvesting them for a more sinister purpose. However, in time, his son came to the world and continued his father's usage of the Black Mercy plants. Eons ago Matris was a creature living under the waves providing sustenance to all the wildlife there, she is shown … He is married to Lyla Lerrol a composite of Lois Lane and Lana Lang, and has two children Orna-El and Van-El. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Their origins were traced to being the empathic offspring of the planet known as Mother Mercy and were seeded by her upon maturity whereupon they were sent into the stars on a mission to alleviate the pain and suffering felt by the sick or by the dying. Another variation of the plant created by Mongul was called the Golden Fury, which breeds and pollinates bright yellow spores that spread out and ramp up aggressive mindsets in everyone whom inhales them. He used the plants in his battles against Superman and the Justice League until he stopped coming as a result of his death. They were used against a number of members of the Green Lantern Corps which were investigating Mongul II's operations where they infected Sodam Yat and Arisia. Arisia had a huge crush on Hal Jordan, the Green Lantern of Space Sector 2814. Though Hal Jordan did ultimately return Arisia's affections, it was some time before he came to terms with her as an adult. This also makes those who're affected by which more compliant to another's influence. Using his new power ring, he genetically altered a number of Black Mercy plants which transformed them from weaving dreams within their hosts to making them instilling great fear on their victims. Black Mercy feeds on the psychic energy produced by the victim's interaction with his/her \"dream\". Black Mercy is a plant that creates a dream of a person's perfect life by tapping into the pleasure centers of a person's brain, while keeping the victim totally paralyzed. After the Sinestro Corps War, Mongul II discovered a Qwardian Power Ring whereupon he became a powerful member within the leaderless Sinestro Corps. With him, he brought a number of Black Mercy plants which infected animals and beings in a farm on the planet. Bzzd enjoys being undere… The worlds are temporary, and people always break free, either from the plants losing their grip, or the people under its thrall realizing the nature of the charade. [7], Batman: In this dream, the murder of young Bruce's parents is foiled. ). Matris Ater Clementia - a member of the Green Lantern Corps in the Pre-Flashpoint DC Universe - created the Black Mercy as a means to aid people who were suffering slow and agonizing deaths, only to see her creations stolen and corrupted by Mongul. They are harvested by Mongul, and have been seen to be used on Hal Jordan[1], Oliver Queen[1], Clark Kent, Kara Danvers, Bruce Wayne, Stephanie Brown[2], Arthur Curry[3] and even Mongul himself. The Black Mercy appears in a glass case in the Fortress of Solitude in several episodes of the Krypton television series, starting with the first episode. Green Arrow: Ollie is married to Sandra Hawke and has a great relationship with his son, Connor Hawke (who is a hero at least similar to Speedy). Superman Annual #11(September, 1985). He has at least three kids, and his identity is publicly known. Multiple heroes have ended up trapped within a mental prison by the plant-life. They are harvested by. After she was stationed on Earth with Jordan, she subconsciously used her power ring to age herself so that she and Jordan could be together. Matris is the first birth of mercy, as such she is the planet and the planet is her, they are both one in the same being. Black Mercy feeds on the psychic energy produced by the victim's interaction with his/her "dream". Coast City was never destroyed; Sinestro never turned evil, and is his mentor and friend. Fast and instinctive, Bzzd is a master improvisational tactician, and useful for missions that require stealth. An insectile Green Lantern no bigger than a common Earth housefly, Bzzd is nonetheless one of the most-respected members of the Corps because of his tremendous willpower. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. In the midst of this, Krypton is going through a political upheaval; his cousin is attacked by anti-Phantom Zone protesters. DC Database is a FANDOM Movies Community. Hal is also dating his high school sweetheart Jen. Also known as Ater Clemtia, the Black Mercy were a species of parasitic plants that were native to a world in Space Sector 2811. Hal Jordan and Green Arrow after arriving in the field discovered a large number of Black Mercy plants which had infected the cows in the region. http://www.comicvine.com/black-mercy/18-54815/, http://www.dcuguide.com/who.php?name=blackmercy, https://greenlantern.fandom.com/wiki/Black_Mercy?oldid=34263. In Coast City, Ollie and Hal save a construction worker from falling, and get an update on Despero from John, when Green Lantern (Volume 4) #7 is an issue of the series Green Lantern (Volume 4) with a cover date of February, 2006. They show the Green Lantern Corps fighting an unknown man possessed by Parallax. First Appearance Later, due to disruption in the Main Battery on the planet Oafrom which the Green Lanterns dre… They are harvested by Mongul, and have been seen to be used on Hal Jordan, Oliver Queen, Clark Kent, Kara Danvers, Bruce Wayne, Stephanie Brown, Arthur Curry an… When someone discovers the Black Mercy-created reality is fake (they notice something wrong, or otherwise realize their lives aren't this perfect), the Black Mercy will slowly lose its grip on its host, making it easier to detach from them. It was published on January 18, 2006. "A Perfect Life":Mongul has arrived on Earth, and he's brought Black Mercy with him.