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Keith Kenyon (New Earth)

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Keith Kenyon was a political sciences student who was exposed to a chest of gold that had been affected by toxic waste. As a result of exposure, he gained superhuman strength and invulnerability. The gold also gave him a golden glow, apparently as a side effect of the serum. Of course, being close enough to yellow meant that Green Lantern's power ring could not affect him directly, making him particularly formidable against the super-hero. Deciding to rebel against the wishes of his father, a prominent labor union organizer, he began stealing gold around Coast City, which led to his defeat by Green Lantern. He began to refine his criminal ways by wearing gold-plated armor and using a "gold-gun" which sprays liquid gold. After many clashes with Green Lantern, Kenyon decided to change his motif and ruthlessly began taking over criminal empires.[citation needed]

He eventually moved to Central City and became a foe of the Flash, Barry Allen.

In recent years he apparently let go of his villanious ways. After serving his time, he moved to Keystone City and, following in his father's footsteps, became an honest Commissioner of Union 242.[1][2]

Overtime, his elixir has slowly turned his skin into an organic golden flesh.[citation needed]


  • Invulnerability: Keith Kenyon is virtually indestructible due to the gold-colored elixir that covers his body.
  • Superhuman Strength: As Goldface, Keith Kenyon possesses superhuman strength.


Golden armor (to supplement his outer shell)


Gold Gun

  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985-86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.


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