Personal Info:
Real Name: Unknown
Also Known As: No Known Alias
Place Of Birth: Unknown
First Appearance: Justice League Of America Vol.1 #41 (1965) Silver Age Villain
Known Associates: Star-Tsar
Group Affiliation: Intergang, Injustice League Unlimited, Secret Society of Super Villains
Base Of Operations: Mobile
Grudges: The Justice League Of America
Creators: Gardner Fox and Mike Sekowsky
Gallery: Click
Expanded Consciousness: The Key’s psycho-chemicals have allowed him to access the 90% of the human brain that is untapped. This has increased his intelligence vastly and expanded his range of senses.
Psycho-Virus: The Key has created a programmable psycho-virus that initiates a dream like flu. The flu takes over the Central Nervous System and allows the Key to produce structured hallucinations. He is then able to steal the energy from the minds of the infected person.
Keymen: The Key has several robot servants that he uses to perform tasks for him. The androids have some resistance to physical attack and have offensive capabilities too.
Key Blaster: The Key carries a blaster in the shape of a key.
The Key was originally a scientist working for Intergang. He began experimenting in an attempt to increase his already remarkable intelligence. He was able to create psycho-chemicals that opened the doors to the untapped areas of his brain. Adopting the identity the Key he embarked on his attempt to rule the world only to be defeated by the Justice League. Deciding that in order to control the world he needed to destroy the Justice League the Key designed more powerful psycho-chemicals. After taking the chemicals he slipped into a coma for years and allowed them to expand his consciousness. Years later he awoke with vastly increased intelligence, ready to destroy the Justice League.
The Key at DC Database
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