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- This is my kingdom! I am a god here!
- -- Lord Lion-Mane src
Who the creature called Lord Lion Mane really is or how he became the creature he is today remain largely unknown. What is known is that he appeared suddenly and rose quickly in power among the criminal warlords of central Africa, primarily through blood diamonds and arms deals. Taking three female warriors as brides, Lion-Mane built a palace for his family near his largest mine, guarded at all times by armed mercenaries and a pride of Tsavo lions.
- Unique Physiology: Lion-Mane is a centaur-like beast. He has a man's torso, a lion's head and lion's lower body.
- Claws: Lion-Mane's claws tear through metal and bone.
- Fangs: Lion-Mane routinely eats his victims.
- Superhuman Durability: Lion-Mane's skin cannot be harmed by conventional weaponry.
- Superhuman Speed: Lion-Mane's can move faster than his body should be able to. Despite his size he can outmaneuver a smaller, faster target like Batwing.
- Superhuman Strength: Lion-Mane has the strength of a god, and can tear bodies apart despite their advanced armor, at least in the case of the Marabunta.
- Lion-Mane was created by Gardner Fox and Murphy Anderson, first appearing in Hawkman #20. However, in the Prime Earth continuity Lion-Mane first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Batwing #20 by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, and Eduardo Pansica.
- 3 Appearances of Lion-Mane (Prime Earth)
- 3 Images featuring Lion-Mane (Prime Earth)
- 2 Quotations by or about Lion-Mane (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Lion-Mane (Prime Earth)
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