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Solomon Grundy
Originally in DC Comics, Solomon Grundy was the late 19th-century wealthy merchant Cyrus Gold, who is murdered and his body is disposed of in Slaughter Swamp, near Gotham City Fifty years later, in the Green Lantern strip in All-American Comics #61 in 1941, his corpse is reanimated as a huge shambling figure (composed partly of the[...]
New Origins For Solomon Grundy And Gotham in Arkham City (Spoilers)
Originally, Solomon Grundy was the late 19th-century wealthy merchant Cyrus Gold, who is murdered and his body is disposed of in Slaughter Swamp, near Gotham City Fifty years later, in the Green Lantern strip in All-American Comics #61 in 1941, his corpse is reanimated as a huge shambling figure (composed partly of the swamp matter that[...]
All American Comics #61 featuring Solomon Grundy, DC Comics 1944.
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All-American Comics #61 and the True Origin of Solomon Grundy
All-American Comics #61 is the first appearance Solomon Grundy, of one of the most important super-villains of the Golden Age of comics and a character who has remained a fixture of Gotham up to modern times.  Written by Science Fiction great Alfred Bester and drawn by Paul Reinman, this Green Lantern story takes a nursery[...]
DC Primal Age 100-Page Giant 1
Of the short stories, the standouts were the Wonder Woman/ Solomon Grundy one by Jerry Ordway, Wendy Broome, and Saida Temfonte, and the Mister Freeze one by Louise Simonson, Phil Winslade, Carrie Strachan, and Carlos M Mangual Mister Freeze as a mage using magic to save his beloved? More of that please The Batman/ Lucious[...]
Drew Powell
His body was dumped in Slaughter Swamp where it came in contact with the Indian Hill toxic waste and turned him into Solomon Grundy. He spent the early part of season 4 as the unintelligent Grundy, following Nygma around until eventually his brain started working again and he hooked up with Penguin, who promised to get[...]
Swamp Thing Winter Special #1 cover by Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson
Swamp Thing knows that he must kill the monster, or he and the Green will die. Swamp Thing Winter Special #1 art by Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson The follow-up story is an uncaptioned Swamp Thing story by Len Wein, Kelley Jones, and Michelle Madsen involving Solomon Grundy, Batman, and Swamp Thing's old friend, Matt Cable[...]
Butch Gilzean
And he wasn't dead — just in a coma. Image courtesy of FOX This was a huge thing for comic fans who knew the Cyrus Gold was the real name of another character… and after having his body dropped into the toxic wast in Slaughter Swamp, Butch/Cyrus rose again as Solomon Grundy Now he's the star of[...]
Gotham Season 4, Episode 8
The main story evolves Edward Nygma mocking the Penguin before Solomon Grundy's fights at Cherry's Club in the Narrows Word of these fights get to Oswald, who sends the Sirens (Barbara, Selina, and Tabitha) in to get Nygma This goes weird when Tabitha sees Butch Gilzean, AKA Grundy, and Barbara sees Lee Thompkins It ends[...]
Brian Michael Bendis batman
Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]
Gotham
The introduction of Solomon Grundy has now created an Of Mice and Men dynamic between him and Ed Nygma I would be surprised if we don't get a moment with Grundy petting a live rabbit somehow This could be my new favorite subplot going on Much more so than whatever is going on between Sofia[...]
DC Legends
But Enchantress will have in game events allowing players to recruit and level up the character over the course of the month. Reworked characters for the month will be Solomon Grundy (because he's a zombie) and Doctor Fate (because, again, magic), so keeping it all in with the Halloween theme. As the shadow of the Blackest Night[...]
Gotham Season 4
We'll be seeing the full-on Scarecrow, and Solomon Grundy will make his debut around episode 5 And we'll learn about the history and mission of Ra's al Ghul. Scarecrow! Penguin! Solomon Grundy! Ra's al Ghul! The hardworking cops of the GCPD will sure have their work cut out for them when Gotham returns for it's fourth[...]
gotham season 4
So he emerges reborn out of Slaughter Swamp as the character we know as Solomon Grundy." But that's not all It turns out that the first person Grundy will see is The Riddler…and Grundy has no memory at that point, according to Stephens: "We begin the story of a very unlikely friendship between these two who are[...]
The Comic Book History Of Solomon Grundy AKA Cyrus Gold
Cyrus Gold is Solomon Grundy, DC's super-strong but mentally diminished villainous zombie He was created by Alfred Bester and Paul Reinman and first appeared in All-American Comics #61 from 1944 He was made to go up against the Alan Scott Green Lantern and the Justice Society on Earth-2 He was viscous, strong and basically mindless[...]