Bio: Whoever said "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"
obviously has seen Maxima in action against Superman. The empress of the
distant planet Almerac, Maxima came to Earth determined to take Superman
as her mate. She explained that her ancestors have always improved the
strength of their own race through interbreeding with the mightiest
warriors from other worlds. Superman told the strong-willed empress he
wasn't interested, and the ensuing battle nearly leveled Metropolis.
Superman eventually won, but Maxima has never been one to take no for an
In fact, Superman's rejection has made him all the greater a prize for
her to win. Maxima possesses immense psionic powers which gives her
super-strength and the power of flight. Her advanced mental powers also
allow her to communicate telepathically with other beings, hypnotize
them to do her bidding, and completely rearrange the molecules of living
or inanimate objects. In addition, she can create mental duplicates of
herself, each of which possesses her incredible array of powers.