Solomon GrundyBack to Supporting Cast Main > Solomon Grundy
Real Identity: Cyrus Gold
Affiliation(s): Injustice Gang I and Injustice Gang II
Appearances (JL/U):Injustice For All Part One, Part Two, Fury Part One, Only a Dream Part One, Part Two (Dream), The Terror Beyond Part One, Part Two, and Wake the Dead
Appearances (JLI Comics): The Mirror Crack'd Part Two
Powers: Enhanced Physical Attributes and Unarmed Combat
Voiced By: Mark Hamill / Bruce Timm
Decades ago in the 1920's, Cyrus Gold was an infamous gangster operating in Gotham City. After a successful bullion robbery, Gold was betrayed by his co-conspirators. They cursed his body with gris-gris and dumped the body in a swamp with its own mystical properties. Over time, the magic mixed, and a soul-less zombie rose from the swamp, always seeking wealth but never knowing why. A community of drifters named him Solomon Grundy after a nursery rhyme, because he was 'born' on a Monday. Grundy's super strength can match that of even Superman or J'onn Jonzz.
However, when Icthultu invaded Earth, Grundy fought along the side of Aquaman, Dr. Fate, Inza and members of the Justice League. He succeeded, but was ultimately killed in his search for a soul.
Grundy's grave was indirectly disturbed when three youths attempted to conjure a demon for power. The spell was disturbed and the chaos magic was released and accumulated into Grundy, effectively re-animating him. However, little of Grundy's original personality was left. Instead, it was filled with innate rage and rampaged. It was opposed by Vixen, Green Lantern, Superman, Aquaman, Dr. Fate, AMAZO and Shayera Hol. However, given the nature of the chaos magic, Grundy neutralized Dr.Fate and AMAZO's powers. The only way to stop it was Shayera Hol's energy mace. The mace, itself, was constructed with Nth metal whose properties are capable of fighting magic. Ultimately, Shayera Hol put Grundy to rest for the second, and hopefully last time.