Grundy is once more an unintelligent monster, repeating the opening line of the nursery rhyme. His entire gang was put down by Kid Baltimore with a single bullet each except for Grundy who took two. , Eventually, Grundy's origin was revealed in a flashback. Two rivalling bumbling oafs duke it out to end their rivalry! He is eventually defeated by Batman and Superman, the former blasting his hands off and the latter ramming himself straight through Grundy's chest since he will reanimate. The Solomon Grundy poem is telling the story of Solomon Grundy, a man who, metaphorically, lives and dies his entire life in one single week. Current Solomon Grundy is a reanimated corpse stemming from a cursed place near Gotham City called Slaughter Swamp. These zombies are called "Grundies" or "Grundymen", and resemble Solomon Grundy. Before Ingrid was killed by an inmate using a rogue Batarang despite the villains getting her away from the riot, she gave birth to Astrid Arkham who would later become Arkham Knight.. Green Lantern fights back with his power ring and fists until both men fall into a nearby stream and over a small waterfall. Ragdoll's scarred face relates to Grundy, and Grundy goes on to turn against the Secret Society. Because he is artificially animated, Solomon Grundy … Solomon Grundy is seen fighting against the Blood Pack in the Battle of Metropolis, until he is vaporized by Superboy-Prime's heat vision, which apparently kills the Blood Pack and destroys Grundy's current incarnation. , When Earth-Two's Solomon Grundy visited Earth-One, he left behind some residual cells in the sewers. , Grundy is manipulated by Gorilla Grodd via mind control into attacking Batman and Superman for President Luthor for the bounty of one billion dollars in Superman/Batman. 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Grundy is the focus of one of the four Faces of Evil one-shots that explore the aftermath of Final Crisis, written by Scott Kolins and Geoff Johns, with art by Shane Davis.  Grundy then tracks down and attacks Bizarro, using a past friendship they had to stir up the creature's emotions.  The Earth-One Solomon Grundy is born when the Parasite uses an enhanced crystal to metabolically hasten the growth of residual cells which becomes a new, much more bestial version.  While he has occasionally been destroyed, he has always returned to life sooner or later, though often with different personalities and powers. He is reanimated by Marsha's Aunt Hilda and goes on a rampage in Gotham Cemetery until Batman and Robin stun him with an electric shock to hold him until the police arrive. He apparently kills Green Lantern, who gives off a green flash. His strength has varied greatly through the years; for instance, in the Long Halloween story arc, Batman beat Grundy, while at various points his strength is roughly on par with Superman's.  The aftermath of that battle is inconclusive, but Grundy evidently survives, as he was last seen in a murky swamp in JSA Classified. Grundy also becomes friends with previous Starman Mikaal Tomas, and dies while sacrificing himself to save Jack Knight from being crushed by a collapsing building. Some versions are more mindless than others; some are actually moderately intelligent, recalling the literate, well-spoken monster of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.. He is based on the 19th century nursery rhyme "Solomon Grundy." , After many years, Grundy is knocked loose from his planet prison and returns to Earth to battle Green Lantern, Hourman, and Doctor Fate. Cyrus Gold debuted in the second season of Arrow portrayed by Graham Shiels. , In the countdown to Blackest Night, Cyrus Gold was given one week to discover the truth of who murdered him, so he could repent for all of his sins and gain absolution. At the end of the fight, exhausted, he reverts to Cyrus Gold again. Once a rich, corrupt merchant who was killed and left to rot in Slaughter Swamp, now a shambling, unstoppable undead monster, Grundy isn't so much a DC Super-Villain as he is a force of nature. Solomon Grundy is a reanimated corpse stemming from a cursed place near Gotham City called Slaughter Swamp. Within the Slaughter Swamp Cyrus's body bonded with the plant-life and he eventually emerged as an undead behemoth with little memory of his past-life. The bomb went off fusing Grundy and Banner together. He is named after the 19th century nursery rhyme "Solomon Grundy". , While no specifics are given during the "Infinite Crisis" storyline, Solomon Grundy is also coerced into joining the Secret Society of Super Villains. His body, awaiting its inevitable resurrection, is left behind when the villains leave the Hell Planet. Harlequin manipulates Grundy to attack the members of Infinity Inc., one by one. His imprisonment at the hands of the ISA forced him to commit several murders, including that of Rex and Wendi Tyler. Originally murdered in the mysterious Slaughter Swamp, he resurrects and regenerates there every time he is killed again in his zombie form. Grundy was introduced as an enemy of comic book hero Alan Scott (the original Green Lantern), but has since become a prominent enemy for a number of superheroes such as Superman, Batman, the Green Lantern, and The Flash. He brutally beats Hawkgirl until Superman appears, though the situation is rendered confusing as his imperfect clone Bizarro shows up as well. The radio continues its report, listing cities where Grundy was seen, so each member picks a city and heads for it to try to find Green Lantern while Wonder Woman stays behind. Ra's findings into that new and more pure Lazarus substance was similar to others that he had previously found throughout the world, which dried up after a short amoun… Cyrus Gold was a man in Gotham during the 19th century. He participates in the final strike against the Secret Six. Calendar Man used them to help to kill the Batman, which took a whole week for him to defeat all the clones. Solomon Grundy is a fictional character, usually depicted as a supervillain in DC Comics and an antihero in the DC Animated Universe. Shortly thereafter, Grundy reappears in Gotham in the pages of Batman: Shadow of the Bat, battling Batman once again and killing the female descendant of one of the killers of Cyrus Gold. Her cure warps her into a monster much worse than Grundy. Soon, Superman obtains a compound from S.T.A.R. Grundy expresses a desire to stop his cycle of dying and being reborn and so it appears he enlists the help of Professor Ivo to build him an Amazo body to live in forever. While in Earth's orbit, Solomon Grundy, Azathoth, and Sam Zhao sacrifice their lives so that Alan Scott can receive their combined Parliament abilities to stop Apokolips from destroying Earth 2.. Grundy bests the costumed trio, and is summoned by a mysterious voice to deliver them or "pay the penalty". Grundy recites the Solomon Grundy nursery rhyme while being pursued before Batman finished it for him when he defeats Grundy. And it's best if Solomon Grundy was not around for it" (a reference to the upcoming Blackest Night storyline). Green Lantern and Doiby use a special radio-like device Alan Scott had developed that is attuned to the mental wavelengths of Grundy himself; Green Lantern calculates the path of Grundy and announces over the radio in JSA HQ where Grundy will strike. Solomon Grundy is a fictional character, usually depicted as a supervillain in DC Comics and an antihero in the DC Animated Universe. , In Brad Meltzer's Justice League of America, Grundy is reborn with intelligence after being killed in the Battle of Metropolis. 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