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Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics [Blu-ray]
THE JOKER, LEX LUTHOR, CATWOMAN, DOOMSDAY, BANE. What makes them so thrillingly watchable? So terribly wonderful? So extremely vital to our super heroes and their worlds? This new feature-length documentary explores these questions across seven decades of DC Comics' hallowed Rogues' Gallery of infamous evildoers.
Curiously, the Joker does not seem to know who Ignition really is. Ignition refers to Superman as the 'Son of Jor-El' and makes reference to Superman kneeling before his 'Sovereign'. Ignition states that the Joker is simply a pawn in the scheme of things and he also knows of Lois' value to the Man of Steel. He also seems to have made some sort of arrangement with Mxyzptlk (ACT #770) to which Mxyzptlk replies, "Oh and thanks for the ride Clyde, I promise I won't forget our little agreement." The way Ignition refers to Superman by his Kryptonian name and heritage hints towards Ignition being of Kryptonian origin.
Ignition was later seen in Pokolistan as part of the group (along with Faora and Kancer) put together by General Zod (ACT #780). Ignition served under Zod until Zod was killed unintentionally by Superman after "Our Worlds At War", and has scarcely been seen since.
He lurks in the background, waiting to rise again.
First Appearance: AOS #582, (Sept. 2000)
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First Appearance refers to the issue since 1986 unless otherwise noted.