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Tigra was the second spouse of Darkseid, and the mother of Orion. Moments after Orion's birth, Darkseid seized Orion from Tigra's arms and presented him to Highfather to seal the peace between Apokolips and New Genesis. Tigra was imprisoned cryogenically for years until the adult Orion returned to Apokolips aiming to slay Darkseid. With the help of the scientist Himon, Orion freed Tigra and sheltered her on New Genesis.

Tigra plotted to make Orion as the new ruler of Apokolips, in which she convinced her son that Darkseid was not his father. However, Tigra was attacked by the Suicide Jockeys and died in Orion's arms before she could confess the truth.

  • 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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