Neh- Buh- Loh

First seen JLA #12 (Nov 1997) as Ne­bula Man; Jus­tice League of Amer­ica #100 (Aug 1972)

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The DC Uni­verse loves sen­tient nat­u­ral phe­nom­ena but there’s lit­tle more im­pres­sive than an en­tire sen­tient uni­verse. Es­tab­lished in elab­o­rate back­story by writer Grant Mor­ri­son, Neh-Buh-Loh then ap­peared in books like 2005’s JLA: Clas­si­fied, where he seems to be a vil­lain, and fi­nally in Mor­ri­son’s epic Seven Soldiers cross­over, where this now “grown up” uni­verse is one of the main an­tag­o­nists. A par­tic­u­larly no­ble, soft-hearted and hand­some cos­mic vil­lain – he looks like a man-sized ver­sion of Marvel’s Eter­nity and is based in part on the hunts­man who fails to kill Snow White in the fairy­tale – he’s fi­nally de­feated, but is such an in­trigu­ing, po­tent cre­ation it would be a real shame if we were never to see him again…

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