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Floronic Man
Real Name: Jason Woodrue
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Powers:
Controls plant growth, on a virtually limitless scale.

Bio:
The Floronic Man is scientist Jason Woodrue, a character in the DC Comics universe. His most famous appearance is in the Swamp Thing comic by Alan Moore.

A bio-chemical mishap has turned Woodure into a plant/human creature, similar to the titular 'Swamp Thing' but a darker figure and probably insane. He rants about the damage done to the plant world by humanity, and attempts to take revenge for this. His grandest attempt at this is using his newly gained innate plant control power to make them produce an excess of oxygen so the slightest spark could cause devastating fires around the world. However, he was foiled when the Swamp Thing pointed out that this attempt was in fact devastating the plants since killing all the oxygen breathers would mean cutting off the production of carbon dioxide that plants need to live.

He fights the Atom on several occasions and was a member of one of the incarnations of the Injustice Gang.

The Floronic Man was briefly a hero, after the events of Millennium led to him becoming a member of the New Guardians. After the death of most of his teammates, he seems to have reverted to his original status as a villain.

The character has appeared in various other comics and storylines: in a recent issue of Batman he was killed after assassins shot him repeatedly with bullets, although this is in direct contrast to his most famous appearance, in which he pointed out that "you can't kill a vegetable by shooting it through the head". He is one of the many villains who was mind-wiped by the Justice League of America, but he has since recovered those memories.

This entry is derived from material found, either in whole or in part, on wikipedia.org

Notes:


First Appearance: The Flash (1959) #245

Other Identities:
Plant-Master

Favorite Characters:
Floronic Man is a favorite character of 3 users

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Issue Appearances:
Amazing Adventures of the JLA (2006)
Avengers/JLA (2003)
Batman (1940)
Batman Monthly (1988)
Batman und Superman präsentieren (2005)
Batman: Four of a Kind (1998)
Batman: Gotham Knights (2000)
Batman: Joker's Asylum (2008)
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight (1989)
Batman: Shadow of the Bat (1992)
Batman: Viimeinen Batman-tarina (2010)
Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? (2009)
Black Orchid (1988)
Blue Beetle (1986)
Cancelled Comic Cavalcade (1978)
Captain Atom (1987)
Countdown (2007)
Countdown Special: The Atom (2008)
Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)
Crisis on Multiple Earths (2002)
DC Comics Classics Library (2009)
DC Sampler (1983)
DC Universe Special: Justice League of America (2008)
DC Universe: Origins (2009)
Detective Comics (1937)
Dr. Fate (1987)
Enginehead (2004)
Gotham City Sirens (2009)
Green Lantern (1990)
Green Lantern Corps Quarterly (1992)
Guy Gardner: Reborn (1992)
Identity Crisis (2004)
Infinite Crisis (2005)
Infinity Inc. (1984)
Invasion (1988)
JLA (1997)
JLA 80-Page Giant (1998)
Joker: Last Laugh (2001)
Joker: Last Laugh Secret Files (2001)
Joker's Asylum: Poison Ivy (2008)
Justice League of America (1960)
Justice League of America (2006)
Legion of Super-Heroes (2005)
Millennium (1988)
Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days (1999)
Outsiders (2003)
Secret Origins (1986)
Secret Society of Super-Villains (1976)
Son of Vulcan (2005)
Starman (1994)
Steve Ditko Omnibus (2011)
Super-Team Family (1975)
Superman (1987)
Superman/Batman (2003)
Swamp Thing (1985)
Swamp Thing (2004)
Swamp Thing - Das Ding aus den Sümpfen (1990)
The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
The Flash (1959)
The Green Lantern Corps (1986)
The New Guardians (1988)
The Saga of Swamp Thing (1982)
The Vertigo Encyclopedia (2008)
Titans: Villains for Hire Special (2010)
Trinity (2008)
Vertigo Secret Files and Origins: Swamp Thing (2000)
Vertigo: First Taste (2005)
Who's Who in the DC Universe (1990)
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
Who's Who: Update '88 (1988)

Group Affiliation(s):
New Guardians (DC)(01 - The Chosen)
Secret Society of Super-Villains (01-Original)
Secret Society of Super-Villains (02-Ultra Humanit
Secret Society of Super-Villains (03-Current)

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