Weekly DC Review: December 31, 2021 (Week 52)

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Weekly Omissions- DC Vs. Vampires #3, Superman ’78 #5, The Human Target #3

Hero Of The Week- Aquaman rises in on high tides in the final week of the year, nabbing both Performance Of The Week and Hero Of The Week in a 15 Point Singular Appearance.

Antagonist Of The Week – OMAC was the powerhouse of Superman’s Authority team this week, putting up Seven Points in a single Appearance to nab Antagonist Of The Week.

Book Of The Week- DC had one last Justice League week, where once again Justice League was the Book Of The Week. Justice League #70 brought in 61 Points over 21 Characters.

Welcome to the League – One New Antagonist: Prometheus (John Dell)

WEEK 51

2021 TOP TEN PROTAGONISTS

1.) Batman- Bruce Wayne (865 Points, 162 Appearances)
2.) Superman- Clark Kent (482 Points, 87 Appearances)
3.) Wonder Woman – Diana Prince (472 Points, 59 Appearances)
4.) Nightwing – Dick Grayson (400 Points, 78 Appearances)
5.) Superman – Jonathan Kent (268 Points, 41 Appearances)
6.) Red Hood – Jason Todd (234 Points, 43 Appearances)
7.) Oracle – Barbara Gordon (229 Points, 71 Appearances)
8.) Robin – Damian Wayne (228 Points, 50 Appearances)
9.) Catwoman – Selina Kyle (207 Points, 33 Appearances)
10.) Batman – Jace Fox (207 Points, 38 Appearances)

Honorable Mentions: Green Arrow @ 12th (156 over 44), Aquaman @ 14th (132 over 31)

2021 TOP TEN ANTAGONISTS

1.) Ghost Maker (114 Points, 18 Appearances) (19th Overall)
2.) Scarecrow (109 Points, 31 Appearances) (20th Overall)
3.) Poison Ivy (104 Points, 27 Appearances)
4.) Black Adam (83 Points, 22 Appearances)
5.) Killer Croc (77 Points, 24 Appearances)
6.) Amanda Waller (77 Points, 31 Appearances)
7.) Peacekeeper 01 (75 Points, 13 Appearances)
8.) The Joker (73 Points, 26 Appearances)
9.) Talia Al Ghul (68 Points, 20 Appearances)
10.) Clayface (66 Points, 15 Appearances)

Key: TU – Team-Up; LT – Lead Team; SC – Save Civilian; CD – Character Development; DA – Defeat Antagonist.

Action Comics #1038 (36)
Apollo
Lightray (LN)
Midnighter –
Gun, Sleuth, Stealth, DA (Aliens)
Martian Manhunter – Energy Offensive, Flight, Influence, Intangibility, Intangibility Offensive, Melee, Sleuth, Telekinesis Offensive, Telepathy, DA (Human Flame)
Steel (NI) – Melee
Superman (CK) – Influence, Weapon
Antagonist(s)
Manchester Black
Mongul – Explosive, Weapon, LT, DA (OMAC)
OMAC – Blade, Melee, Rage, Strength, Weapon, DA (Aliens)
Aquaman/Green Arrow #3 (23)
Aquaman (AC) – Blade, Creature, Deception, Durability, Gun, Melee, Strength, Tech, Telepathy, Weapon, TU (Green Arrow), DA (Guards)
Green Arrow (OQ) – Durability, Explosive, Melee, Precision, Projectile, Sleuth, Telepathy, Weapon, DA (Guards)
Aquaman: The Becoming #4 (5)
Aquaman (JH) – Flight, Water, Water Defensive, CD: Learns His Mother Is A Terrorist Who Lied His Entire Life
Deathstroke Inc. #4 (23)
Black Canary – Agility, Melee, Sonics, Sonics Offensive, TU (Deathstroke), DA (Deathstroke)
Oracle (BG) 
Antagonist(s)
Deathstroke – Blade, Durability, Gun, Melee, Weapon, TU (Black Canary)
Doctor Destiny – Deception, TU (Prometheus) 
Prometheus – Tech, Teleport, Weapon, TU (Doctor Destiny)
Detective Comics #1046 (26)
Batman (BW) – Influence, Suit, Tech, SC
Batwoman (KK) – Sleuth, Tech
Harley Quinn – Influence, Melee
Huntress (HB) – Sense, Suit
Oracle (BG) – Computers, 
Spoiler (SB) – Agility, Durability, Ensnare, Projectile, DA (Ana Vulsion)
Antagonist(s)
Bane 
The Joker
The Riddler – Weapon
Harley Quinn #10 (8)
Harley Quinn – Influence, CD: Lets Ivy Go
Antagonist(s)
Hugo Strange – Gun
Poison Ivy – Plants, Plants Offensive
Justice League #70 (61)
Aquaman (AC) – Blade, Flight, Weapon, LT
Batman (BW) – Computers
Black Canary 
Detective Chimp 
Doctor Fate (KH) – Magic Defensive, Magic Offensive, Sense, Teleport, LT
Etrigan (JB) – Durability, Melee
Green Arrow (OQ) – Weapon
Hawkgirl (KS) – Flight
Hellblazer (JC) – Deception, Telepathy
Naomi – Flight
Queen Hippolyta – Vehicle
Ragman – Whip
Superman (CK) – Durability, Energy Offensive, Flight, Melee, Senses, Speed, Strength, Weapon, 
The Flash (BA) – Speed
Wonder Woman (DP) – Flight, Influence, Speed
Zatanna 
Antagonist(s)
Arion – Teleport, TU (Merlin)
Black Adam – Flight
Leviathan (MS) – Influence, Teleport
Merlin – Magic Offensive, TU (Arion)
Upside Down Man – Influence, Magic
Robin #9 (28)
Connor Hawke
Ravager (RW) – Blade, Melee, Strength, Whip, TU (Robin), DA (Lazarus Beast)
Robin (DW) – Agility, Durability, Influence, Melee, Strength, Whip, Willpower, LT, TU (Lady Vic), DA (Lazarus Beast)
Antagonist(s)
Flatline – Melee, Strength, Whip, TU (Robin), DA (Lazarus Beast)
Lady Vic – TU (Robin)
Ra’s Al Ghul 
Task Force Z #3 (35)
Red Hood (JT) – Agility, Assassin, Blade, Blunt, Heal, Suit, Weapon, LT, CD: Avenged Alfred Pennyworth, DA (Bane)
Antagonist(s)
Arkham Knight – Blade
Bane – Heal, Melee, Strength, Weapon, DA (Cheshire)
Cheshire – Agility, Blade, Melee, Toxin, Weapon
Deadshot – Gun, Heal
Man-Bat – Claws, Flight
Mr. Bloom 
Two-Face (HD) – LT, CD: Revealed To Be Behind Project Halperin
Teen Titans Academy #10 (17)
Arsenal (RH) 
Beast Boy 
Cyborg 
Donna Troy 
Nightwing (DG) 
Raven – Sense
Shazam – TU (Black Adam), LT
Starfire 
Antagonist(s)
Black Adam – Melee, TU (Shazam)
Neron – Creature, Teleport
The Flash #777 (36)
Amethyst – Creature, TU (The Flash), LT
Detective Chimp – TU (The Flash)
Doctor Fate (KH) – Flight, Magic, Magic Offensive, TU (The Flash)
Etrigan (JB) – Flames Offensive, Intellect, TU (The Flash)
Hellblazer (JC) – TU (The Flash)
Impulse (IW) – Speed
Ragman – Melee, TU (The Flash)
The Flash (WW) – Blade, Intellect, Speed, Speed Defensive, Speed Offensive, Weapon, TU (Justice League Dark)
The Turtle (JW)
Zatanna – Flight, TU (The Flash)
Antagonist(s)
Eclipso – Creature, Possession


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