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Ten DC Superheroes That Desperately Need Representation in the DCEU

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Particularly in the last decade, but spanning as far back as the 1970s, cinematic adaptations of comic book source material has been a pandemic zeitgeist subject to immensely exorbitant exuberance through a coveted and avaricious desire for more and more. The recent influx has sustained the generations of avid fanatics, and initiated an entirely new legion of fervent advocates to the fantastical forays displayed on the silver screen, and as a perennial source of astronomically significant provisions amidst the vast expanse of the environmental paragon of the popular culture, DC(or Detective Comics) is a widely revered contributor to the perpetual sustenance of the current and past landscape of fictional extravagance, even with the most recent of their purveyances being divisively contested as pertaining to the overall consensus of opinions regarding them. While debatably dominated within the insular cinematic feature-length franchises by their fierce competitors, Marvel, the prevailing opinion is that they are the superior establishment within the televised animated and live action serials, and possess a greater, more affluent wealth of resources to mine from the source material, as far as the primary piece of allure toward their intellectual property is concerned-the characters. Galleries of both the most righteous, and the more maliciously-intended foes inhabiting the vast array of constructed environments within the DC universe are-for the most part-unmatched in their endearing intrigue at the very least; and at the very best, they are compelling and sympathetic, and even profoundly relatable. The examples are near limitless, and as the current film franchise of the DCEU does require some attention and resolution, one of the more advisable courses of action to take would be to introduce some currently unestablished, or even completely unvisited properties present and just waiting to be capitalised upon. And so the following list will comprise of a subjectively-deemed 10 superheroes that need representation in the DCEU.

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10. Black Canary

Character/Origin

An all-round force of empowering will and inspiring perseverance-Dinah Drake is the model of a woman who is the sum of her motives and ambitious accomplishments, after possessing an indomitable morality complex, nurtured by the years of upbringing she received from her tenured heritage of police officers, dedicated to the preservation of the lawful justice they purported. She eventually came to the realisation that she would decide to perpetuate that ideological disposition by acting upon in a more unconventional procedural course-by undertaking the onerous duty of vigilante crime fighting under the alternative moniker of the Black Canary.

Abilities

Her expert intellect, abilities to abscond even the most perilous situation, and proficiency in both armed and unarmed combat. are invaluable assets to the composition of one of the most noble and upstanding members of the Justice Society Of America, whom would be a merit to introduce to the filmographic depiction of marriage to Larry Lancer and their parenthood to the current Black Canary(Dinah Lance)and the union with the Justice League, where the sacrifice of Larry in order to rescue her from Aquarius impelled her traversal to Earth-1 in grief-to come to the realisation of her newly-imbued powers of the "canary cry".

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9. Batwoman

Character/Origin

The abhorrent repudiation from the military services on account of discrimination against her sexual orientation impelled the aimless meandering of Kate Kane; without a distinct ambition, and participating in a frivolous and promiscuous lifestyle with reckless abandon. Until a coincidental encounter with Batman inspired and reinvigorated her to pursue her true summoning of crime fighting and vigilantism and becoming the female embodiment of Bruce Wayne.

Abilities

She now boasts her equivalent proficiencies in unarmed combat, escapism, gadget mastery, surreptitiousness, marksmanship, stamina and agility. A charismatic leader character that could provide more depth to the impact that the Batman has on the lives of even those he briefly interacts with(at least at first), and could later expand into surmounting more of that duty herself.

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8. Knightwing

Character/Origin

Already featured in the forthcoming Titans submission and exemplary in the exhibition of how much strength in depth and integrity the gallery of those associated with Batman-Dick Grayson is an absolute credit to himself in his honourable adoption of benevolent responsibility and his unwavering devotion to the conservation of the welfare of each and every individual whom he encounters. Recruited by Batman as an adolescent through the sympathy for the tragic orphaning that occurred during the incident of his family's acrobatic performance at a circus as "The Flying Grayson's" when a mob hit was the cause of the death of his parents, he soon found the courage to unveil his true proclivity for justice in righteous response to the horrific event, as opposed to his mentor(and functionally adopted father)'s motivation for vengeance-becoming Robin. As he matured, however, he was not content merely serving a role as Batman's ward and decided to branch off into an independent duty of keeping diligent watch in protection over Bludhaven primarily as the original Boy Wonder transitioned to the identity of the Knightwing, and was succeeded by Jason Todd.

Abilities

His infallible ethical concerns are superior to that even of his mentor, and he is trained to the physical peak of the Dark Knight as well-both, while accompanied by his expertise with his dual batons that he uses to inflict physical and psychological trauma upon his foes through his fearsome eminence, are the formidable components then ensure his adoration amongst fans, and justified his representation in cinema.

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7. Barbara Gordon(Batgirl/Oracle)

Character/Origin

The daughter of the eternally affable police commissioner Jim Gordon spent her formative years in constant admiration of the righteous, but morally flexible endeavours of the Batman and his administering of a patented brand of justice and fury to the criminal underbelly of Gotham, despite her father's initial reservations about them, and when coming of an appropriate age, she adopted the mantle of becoming the Batgirl.

Abilities

The plight was all under her personal authority for the necessity for some form of aid in his exploits through her remarkable handle of technological propensities, gadget mastery, stealth, agility, stamina, and physical proficiency, and advanced intellectual enlightenment. The Joker performed a most horrendous felony when he infiltrated her and her father's residence, and shot her in the spine to cripple her, and stripped her down and photographed her in attempts to traumatise the commissioner, and left her with the only remaining rational course of action-to become the Oracle, and use her technopathy to provide intelligence to Batman over intercoms. Her personal developmental progression is one of the broadest and most versatile parabolic threads in the entire comic book paradigm, and a silver-screen exposition could be an impeccable realisation.

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6. Hawkman

Character/Origin

Carter Hall, as the reincarnation of the Egyptian prince Khufu, was ironically an archaeologist, who made the discovery of the Nth metal, and its ability to grant the powers of negating the effects of gravity and enabling flight. Determining that the instilled distillation of the abilities within him would be best suited to being put to use fighting crime, he produced a suit that featured wings to permit him control of his airborne traversal and took medieval weapons from a museum where he formerly worked to aid him.

Abilities

He later developed and refined abilities of super sight, strength and hearing, wind burst expulsion, melee weapon proficiency, and near-invulnerability while in succour of the Justice Society Of America and subsequently cultivating the inspired origin of the Hawkgirl. His intellect, wisdom, stoicism and fiercely relentless commitment to justice would be a delightfully divine feature for filmographic portrayal.

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5. Etrigan

Abilities

Actually the corporeal embodiment of the soul of one of the most infamous and nefarious spawns of hell in a synthesis with the human Jason Blood, the antithetical toils to the original ambitions of the spirit came as a result of the garnering of it's powers of divine feral and berserker strength, flame control and expulsion through the breath, flight, healing, ice control, soul assimilation, supreme speed, strength, agility and stamina, shapeshifting, swordsmanship, necromancy, magic, precognitive telepathy, and immortal invulnerability, and lead to the employment of them in various tenacious ways during his associations with the Justice League Dark, Batman, Green Lantern and Green Arrow, along with multiple other incredible alums of the DC universe upon his summoning.

Character/Origin

The internal strife between the volatile and malicious brute entity within the ominous formation of the body, and the more altruistic mind of Jason as they both compete for total control of the external composition of the shared space would be an intriguing endeavour of psychological exploration beyond the obvious allure of the unorthodox speech pattern of rhyme and consequent in many different relationship dynamics with the manifold heroes and villains permeating the conceptual realm of DC.

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4. Swamp Thing

Character/Origin

The botanist Alec Holland tragically died in an unfortunate bomb accident while developing a bio-restorative formula, and became submerged and assimilated by the elements after fleeing the laboratory where the explosion occurred and into the swamp where the combination of the assimilation and his incursion of a chemical splash on his face lead to the adaptive synthesis and mutation into the Swamp Thing. The investigation of the scene by the team responsible(the Sunderland Corporation) for the bombs detonation(rendering the "accident" a more malevolent eventuation) and discovery of the being that had in fact only subsumed the mind and soul of the actually dead Holland after annihilating it in a furious flurry of gunfire.

Abilities

The occurrence of the travesty preceded the implementation of Animation, Astral Projection, Chameleon traits, Chemical Absorbtion, Chemical Secretion, Cosmic Awareness, Divine Powers, Duplication, Earth Manipulation, Flight, Healing, Immortality, Intellect, Invulnerability, Longevity, Magic, Necromancy, Plant Control, Poison, Shapeshifting, Size Manipulation, Soul Absorption, Stamina, Super Strength, Teleportation, Time Travel and Unarmed Combat in assistance of Animal Man in his acrimony with Anton Arcane(after an initial brief period of inertia), and the protection of both the human and plant-based world from the vegetative being, and his tale is a marvellous sensation that could easily lend itself to the more fantastical elements for exposure within the DCEU with alliances with the Justice League Dark and the many renegade dignitaries of heroism.

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3. John Constantine

Abilities

The ordained and esteemed Hellblazer, John Constantine is a magician possessing powers of astral projection, cosmic awareness, fire and hellfire control, hypnosis, illusionism, immortality, intellectual integrity, invisibility, light projection, magic, necromancy, reality and probability manipulation, psychosis, telekinesis, teleportation, and time travel to a metric magnitude of optimally unbelievable deference while also working tirelessly as an occult detective, and con-man.

Character/Origin

The born Liverpudlian is the exemplary encapsulation of a rogue anti-hero that has a subtle, but urgent desire to constantly protect the innocent inhabitants of the universe, operating primarily from London after the troubled upbringing from his sister as necessitated by the death of his mother in labour, and the disownership of his resenting father whom held him responsible. Influenced largely by his fascination with the occult due to his magical heritage and the punk rock scene, he eventually moved in with longtime friend Chas Chandler and became an integral founding member of the Justice League Dark with numerous interactions with Swamp Thing in particular, that adroitly complimented his charismatic charm that is frequently overshadowed by his mordant sense of humour and façade of detachment from most forms of intimacy that he purports in the perfect appropriation for stories with more dour tones with sporadic instances of offsetting comedy that, if executed well, would be a magnificent final film.

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2. Martian Manhunter

Character/Origin

The most humane inhuman in the DC conceptual paragon, J'onn J'onnz was the last vestigial survivor of the Martian race, and was transported to Earth by the doctor Saul Erdel, and an initially tenuous worldwide perception and relationship was rectified to the most emphatically opposite end of the spectrum that he accepted the planet as his new place of residence and devoted himself to the protection of the world shortly after the formation of the Justice League.

Abilities

Utilising his powers of teleportation, astral projection, chameleon traits, adaptation, duplication, berserker strength, agility, flight, elasticity, hypnosis, ice breath, invisibility, illusionism, psychosis, psionic manipulation, invulnerability, shapeshifting, telekinesis, telepathy, technopathy, size manipulation, phasing, speed and stealth. Acting as an ambassador of union between multiple worlds and the stalwart model of stoic and noble integrity within the League; despite a debatable lack of emotional entanglement, he is regularly the integral bond of chemistry between the other members, and his unmatched wisdom has paid dividends in the circumvention of some of the most ominously imposing instances of oppression to afflict the allies, and an accompanying cast of another few characters alongside his introduction would b an undisputed benefit for the cinematic realisation of the DC universe.

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1. Green Lantern

Abilities

Test pilot Hal Jordan came across possession of the proverbially fable green lantern ring when an encounter with the former custodian, Abin Sue, in the event of his death saw the bestowment of it to the quippy and cocky eventual comrade of the Justice League and the entire Lantern Corps, and instigated the striving for the defiance of the imposition of fear. This was all via usage of sheer will power, and the multitude of benefits that the ring(and lantern) yielded, such as animation, astral projection, energy absorption(for the later expulsion of force fields, strikes and various other constructs, super strength, speed, agility, stamina, endurance, flight, healing, hypnosis, healing, holographic projection, invisibility, teleportation, telepathy, and time manipulation.

Character/Origin

Occasionally obnoxious, but in an enchanting way, his reliance of the most dependable allies of Green Arrow and girlfriend Carol Ferris ground and define him to make him the benevolent beauty that he is, and abet and inform his conscious commitment to the protection and perseverant preservation of justice and tranquility across the dimensions of the universe, and fidelity to the sometime infuriating relationship maintenance with the sanctimonious members of the lantern Corps, such as Sinestro and other inhabitants of Oa. His comical side juxtaposed with the deep-seated morality of the character is a facet that could compliment that of the already established alums of the league like Aquaman and the Flash, and the force of ferocious justice will remain remiss without him