|Bio: After a failed “Secret Society,” Grodd decided to try his
hand at a new operation: creating a legion of supervillains. This Legion
consisted of hundreds of members; similar in structure to the Justice
League, the members of the Legion paid Grodd for the shelter from the
League and additional support should they get pinned down during a bank
robbery or some other general theft. In return, Grodd would get 25% of
After recruiting Luthor for his Legion, Grodd sent him out to get the
Spear of Longinus. Upon returning, it turns out Grodd only wanted the
Spear to hang in his office.
Upon freeing Tala from her imprisonment in the mirror that Felix Faust
trapped her in, Grodd gained a sorceress for his Legion. Grodd used her
knowledge to steal a mystic totem from Nanda Parbat and Grodd later used
this totem in Gorilla City to attempt to turn the entire world into
apes. Grodd's plan failed when the Justice League and Deadman showed up,
however and was forced to retreat.
At the next meeting, Grodd was formulating a new plan when Luthor stood
up and revolted against Grodd. Luther produced a gun from his side
pocket and shot Grodd in the chest and assumed control of the Legion.
Grodd was taken to a containment area where he remains completely
restricted of all movement.
After Luthor took the Legion into orbit to retrieve pieces of Brainiac,
Tala turned on Luthor and freed Grodd. Nearly half of the Legion was
spit into factions, one for Luthor and one for Grodd.
Grodd nearly won until Luthor tricked him into using his mind control.
Hitting a control on his belt, Luthor reversed the mind control and used
it on Grodd. Making Grodd follow his commands, Luthor threw Grodd into
an airlock and shut the security door. Luthor then released the airlock,
sucking Grodd into the depths of space.