41 Facts About Anti-Monitor


Anti-Monitor is a supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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Anti-Monitor served as the main antagonist of the 1985 DC Comics miniseries Crisis on Infinite Earths and later appears as an enemy to the Green Lantern Corps and the Justice League.

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In 2009, Anti-Monitor was ranked as IGN's 49th-greatest comic book villain of all time.

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Anti-Monitor, who appears monstrous, barely resembles the Monitor, who bears a physically near-human appearance.

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The Anti-Monitor has empty, sometimes luminous eye sockets, and a wide, wrinkled mouth, often mistaken for a mass of teeth.

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Much later, when his helmet is disintegrated by Firestorm, the Anti-Monitor's head is revealed to be featureless except for his eyes and mouth.

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The Anti-Monitor rebuilt his army, taking over Qward and using the Thunderers as his own private army, as well as creating the Shadow Demons from the elite of the Thunderers.

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Anti-Monitor then released a massive anti-matter wave, absorbing the energies of the destroyed positive matter universes and growing stronger even as his counterpart grew weaker, and employed the second Psycho-Pirate, using his emotion control powers to terrorize the populations of the planets he sought to conquer and destroy.

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Anti-Monitor's remains were then used by Alexander Luthor as part of a tuning fork, similar to the ones used during the first Crisis.

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Anti-Monitor's body was rebuilt by the Manhunters, and in addition, he recruited Superboy-Prime, the Cyborg Superman, and Parallax, who was using Kyle Rayner as its host, along with Sinestro as his heralds.

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Anti-Monitor was seemingly experimenting on or torturing the Ion entity previously inhabiting Kyle Rayner.

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Anti-Monitor proceeded to kill Ke'Haan before the other Lanterns forced him back, taking the Ion entity from the planet and the anti-matter universe.

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The Anti-Monitor pursued the Lanterns for a short while, long enough for Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, John Stewart, and the other Lanterns to learn of his return.

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The Anti-Monitor traveled to the planet aboard New Warworld, and landed shortly thereafter, along with Sinestro.

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Anti-Monitor was attacked by Sodam Yat and other members of the Green Lantern Corps, but the tyrant killed the two unnamed Lanterns and severely injured the Daxamite Lantern.

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Anti-Monitor began to siphon the positive matter of New York City to create his anti-matter waves.

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The Anti-Monitor was able to counter the vicious attack, permanently disfiguring the face of Scar.

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John Stewart and Guy Gardner brought down New Warworld and the Yellow Central Power Battery, which were detonated next to the Anti-Monitor, and contained by a shield created by hundreds of Green Lanterns to contain the explosion; even this was not enough to kill him.

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Superboy-Prime, seeing an opportunity to defeat the now-weakened Anti-Monitor, flew through the Anti-Monitor's chest and hurled his shattered body into space.

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Anti-Monitor begins draining the white energies of Dove in order to escape.

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The Anti-Monitor is reanimated as a Black Lantern independent from Nekron's control.

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The Anti-Monitor is attacked by the various Lantern Corps just as he is about to pull himself out of the battery.

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Anti-Monitor is eventually resurrected by a White Power Ring and breaks free of the battery, fighting Nekron in revenge for imprisoning him.

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Anti-Monitor prevented Deathstorm, the Black Lantern version of Firestorm, in his attempt to destroy the White Lantern Battery and instead commands him to bring the lantern to him as well as an army, at which point Deathstorm brings back the Black Lantern versions of Professor Zoom, Maxwell Lord, Hawk, Jade, Captain Boomerang, Martian Manhunter, Aquaman, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Deadman and Osiris.

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Anti-Monitor was introduced in The New 52 in the final page of the Forever Evil storyline.

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Anti-Monitor has found the Prime Earth because the ring of Volthoom's energy signature was emitting a traceable pulse.

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Anti-Monitor was responsible for blinding Martian Manhunter's Earth 3 counterpart by burning out his eyes and destroying one of his arms beyond repair even by the capabilities that Martians possess.

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Anti-Monitor intends to make up for an unknown wrong he regrets, and to this end intends to kill Darkseid with the help of the latter's daughter, the half-Amazon, half-Apokoliptian known as Grail.

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Anti-Monitor uses this power to bind the Black Racer to the Flash, enslaving the New God and using him to kill Darkseid.

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Anti-Monitor's has transferred the Anti-Life to him, making him into a new vessel for its power.

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Anti-Monitor was tasked to make sure the light of creation didn't breach the greater Omniverse.

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Anti-Monitor saved Aquaman at the end of Drowned Earth and sends him into the past to aid the Flash, Green Lantern, and the Justice Society of America's attempts in retrieving Starman's Cosmic Rod and to head to Atlantis to use the Conch of Arion to return everyone back to the present.

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The Anti-Monitor is confronted by Perpetua and Apex Lex who try to convert him to their cause but are interrupted by the arrival of the Monitor, World Forger, Hawkgirl and Starman.

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Anti-Monitor is sent by Perpetua to kill Hawkgirl and Shayne, who Perpetua has stranded in space and prevented from returning to Earth.

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Anti-Monitor is one of the most formidable foes ever faced by the heroes of the DC Universe.

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Anti-Monitor is directly responsible for more deaths than any other known DC supervillain, having destroyed at least thousands of universes, if not an actual infinitude of them.

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Anti-Monitor was powerful enough to kill Supergirl when she became distracted.

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Anti-Monitor consumed at least thousands of positive-matter universes to increase his power and was able to personally battle scores of the multiverse's strongest heroes simultaneously.

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However, Nekron was unable to fully control him and thus was only able to subdue the Anti-Monitor to be used as a power source for the Black Lantern Corps' Central Battery, much in the same way the entity Parallax is the power source for the Green Lanterns' battery.

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Anti-Monitor was responsible for the death of Barry Allen, the hero better known as the Flash.

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The Anti-Monitor commanded an army of Qwardians and shadow demons and had access to highly advanced technology capable of shifting, merging, or destroying entire universes.

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