Kryptonite is a fictional material that appears in Superman stories. In its most well-known form, it is a green, crystalline material that emits a peculiar radiation that weakens Superman, but is harmless to humans when exposed to it in short term, when it gets into their bloodstream it can poison them. There are other varieties of kryptonite such as red and gold kryptonite which have different but still negative effects on Superman. Due to Superman's popularity kryptonite has become a byword for an extraordinary weakness, synonymous with "Achilles' heel". An unpublished 1940 story titled "The K-Metal from Krypton", written by Superman creator Jerry Siegel, featured a prototype of kryptonite, it was a mineral from the planet Krypton that drained Superman of his strength while giving superhuman powers to mortals. This story was rejected; the mineral known as kryptonite was introduced in the radio serial The Adventures of Superman, in the story "The Meteor from Krypton", broadcast in June 1943.
An apocryphal story claims that kryptonite was introduced to give Superman's voice actor, Bud Collyer, the possibility to take a vacation at a time when the radio serial was performed live. In an episode where Collyer would not be present to perform, Superman would be incapacitated by kryptonite, a substitute voice actor would make groaning sounds; this tale was recounted by Julius Schwartz in his memoir. However, the historian Michael J. Hayde disputes this: in "The Meteor From Krypton", Superman is never exposed to kryptonite. If kryptonite allowed Collyer to take vacations, a fringe benefit discovered later. More kryptonite was introduced as a plot device for Superman to discover his origin. In the radio serial, Krypton was located in the same solar system as Earth, in the same orbit, but on the opposite side of the Sun; this provided an easy explanation for. Kryptonite was incorporated into the comic mythos with Superman #61. Editor Dorothy Woolfolk stated in an interview with Florida Today in August 1993, that she "felt Superman's invulnerability was boring."
Various forms of the fictional material have been created over the years in Superman publications. The Adventures of Superman featured kryptonite in the episodes "Panic in the Sky", "The Defeat of Superman", "Superman Week", "The Deadly Rock", "The Magic Secret", "The Gentle Monster" and "All That Glitters". Superboy featured green kryptonite in the episodes: "Kryptonite Kills" and "Metallo", "Bride of Bizarro", "Kryptonite Kid", "Obituary for a Super-Hero"; the red variety was featured in the episode "Super Menace". A Bizarro White variant was featured in the episode "The Battle With Bizarro", which heals the title character. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman featured green kryptonite in the episodes "The Green, Green Glow of Home", "Barbarians at the Planet", "The House of Luthor", "Metallo", "Top Copy" and "Battleground Earth"; the red variety was featured in the episodes "Individual Responsibility", "Ultrawoman" and "Lethal Weapon". Smallville featured kryptonite on a regular basis.
A large quantity of the green variety descends to Earth in a meteor shower, arriving in the town of Smallville, Kansas with the spaceship containing the infant Kal-El. The material is colloquially referred to by Smallville residents as "meteor rock", but is called "kryptonite" by Clark Kent once he discovers his origins in season two episode "Visitor". Aside from being harmful to Clark Kent, the mineral produces bizarre changes in fauna, it occasionally bestows metahuman abilities on humans depending on the circumstances of their exposure to it, such as a girl treated for a rare bone disease acquiring shapeshifting powers. These people are known by the inhabitants of Smallville as "Meteor Freaks"; the green variety of the mineral appears in several episodes every season, although other varieties appear, including: red in "Red", "Exodus", "Exile", "Phoenix", "Unsafe", "Crimson" and "Upgrade". Smallville was the first appearance of a black kryptonite that would split a person into their good and evil halves, before being brought into the comic canon in Supergirl #2.
Supergirl featured green kryptonite in the episodes: "Pilot", "Stronger Together", "Hostile Takeover", "For the Girl Who Has Everything", "Distant Sun". In the second part of Arrowverse's 2017 crossover "Crisis on Earth-X," reveals that Green Arrow of Earth-1 somehow obtains samples of green kryptonite, uses them to construct kryptonite arrows as deterrents against rogue Kryptonians such as Overgirl and Superman imposter John Deegan. DEO manages to synthesize and create blue kryptonite, featured in the episode "Bizarro"; the red kryptonite is featured in the episode "Falling" as a failed attempt to recreate green kryptonite by Maxwell Lord. Silver kryptonite is featured in the episode "Nevertheless, She Persisted". In season 3, the black kryptonite is pivotal to its arc, first appearing in the episode "The Fanatical", in which it is being referred to as Harun-El by Kryptonians; the Worldkiller Coven from Krypton, headed by dark priestess
Batman is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. Named the "Bat-Man," the character is referred to by such epithets as the Caped Crusader, the Dark Knight, the World's Greatest Detective. Batman's secret identity is Bruce Wayne, a wealthy American playboy and owner of Wayne Enterprises. After witnessing the murder of his parents Dr. Thomas Wayne and Martha Wayne as a child, he swore vengeance against criminals, an oath tempered by a sense of justice. Bruce Wayne trains himself physically and intellectually and crafts a bat-inspired persona to fight crime. Batman operates in the fictional Gotham City with assistance from various supporting characters, including his butler Alfred, police commissioner Jim Gordon, vigilante allies such as Robin. Unlike most superheroes, Batman does not possess any inhuman superpowers, he does, possess a genius-level intellect, is a peerless martial artist, his vast wealth affords him an extraordinary arsenal of weaponry and equipment.
A large assortment of villains make up Batman's rogues gallery, including the Joker. The character became popular soon after his introduction in 1939 and gained his own comic book title, the following year; as the decades went on, differing interpretations of the character emerged. The late 1960s Batman television series used a camp aesthetic, which continued to be associated with the character for years after the show ended. Various creators worked to return the character to his dark roots, culminating in 1986 with The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller; the success of Warner Bros. Pictures' live-action Batman feature films have helped maintain the character's prominence in mainstream culture. Batman has been licensed and featured in various adaptations, from radio to television and film, appears in merchandise sold around the world, such as apparel and video games. Kevin Conroy, Rino Romano, Anthony Ruivivar, Peter Weller, Bruce Greenwood, Jason O'Mara, Will Arnett, among others, have provided the character's voice for animated adaptations.
Batman has been depicted in both film and television by Lewis Wilson, Robert Lowery, Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale, Ben Affleck. In early 1939, the success of Superman in Action Comics prompted editors at National Comics Publications to request more superheroes for its titles. In response, Bob Kane created "the Bat-Man". Collaborator Bill Finger recalled that "Kane had an idea for a character called'Batman,' and he'd like me to see the drawings. I went over to Kane's, he had drawn a character who looked much like Superman with kind of... reddish tights, I believe, with boots... no gloves, no gauntlets... with a small domino mask, swinging on a rope. He had two stiff wings, and under it was a big sign... BATMAN"; the bat-wing-like cape was suggested by Bob Kane, inspired as a child by Leonardo Da Vinci's sketch of an ornithopter flying device. Finger suggested giving the character a cowl instead of a simple domino mask, a cape instead of wings, gloves. Finger said he devised the name Bruce Wayne for the character's secret identity: "Bruce Wayne's first name came from Robert Bruce, the Scottish patriot.
Wayne, being a playboy, was a man of gentry. I searched for a name. I tried Adams, Hancock... I thought of Mad Anthony Wayne." He said his suggestions were influenced by Lee Falk's popular The Phantom, a syndicated newspaper comic-strip character with which Kane was familiar. Kane and Finger drew upon contemporary 1930s popular culture for inspiration regarding much of the Bat-Man's look, personality and weaponry. Details find predecessors in pulp fiction, comic strips, newspaper headlines, autobiographical details referring to Kane himself; as an aristocratic hero with a double identity, Batman had predecessors in the Scarlet Pimpernel and Zorro. Like them, Batman performed his heroic deeds in secret, averted suspicion by playing aloof in public, marked his work with a signature symbol. Kane noted the influence of the films The Mark of Zorro and The Bat Whispers in the creation of the character's iconography. Finger, drawing inspiration from pulp heroes like Doc Savage, The Shadow, Dick Tracy, Sherlock Holmes, made the character a master sleuth.
In his 1989 autobiography, Kane detailed Finger's contributions to Batman's creation: One day I called Bill and said,'I have a new character called the Bat-Man and I've made some crude, elementary sketches I'd like you to look at.' He came over and I showed him the drawings. At the time, I only had a small domino mask, like the one Robin wore, on Batman's face. Bill said,'Why not make him look more like a bat and put a hood on him, take the eyeballs out and just put slits for eyes to make him look more mysterious?' At this point, the Bat-Man wore a red union suit. I thought that black would be a good combination. Bill said that the costume was too bright:'Color it dark grey to make it look more ominous.' The cape looked like two stiff bat wings attached to his arms. As Bill and I talked, we realized that these wings would get cumbersome when Bat-Man was in action and changed them into a cape, scalloped to look like bat wings when he was fighting or swinging down on a rope, he didn't have any gloves on, we added them so that he wouldn't leave fingerprints.
Kane signed away ownership in
Royal Flush Gang
The Royal Flush Gang or RFG is a fictional group of supervillians appearing in DC Comics. The Royal Flush Gang made their live appearance in an episode of the first season of the television series Arrow. Another Royal Flush Gang appeared in an episode of the first season of The Flash; the Royal Flush Gang first appeared in Justice League of America #43 in March 1966 under the leadership of Professor Amos Fortune and were created by Gardner Fox and Mike Sekowsky. They are a group of playing card-themed supervillains who are thwarted by the superheroes they encounter, their code names are based on an ace-high straight in poker: King, Jack and Ace. The original Royal Flush Gang was Professor Amos Fortune's childhood gang. With Fortune himself as Ace, they fought the Justice League on two occasions, using Fortune's luck-altering "stellaration" technology to realize the fortune-telling significance of playing cards. After Fortune abandoned the Gang, a new Ace became the leader and they attempted to steal four paintings containing clues to a hidden treasure, but were thwarted by the Joker's manipulations.
Most of them abandoned their criminal careers, although Jack joined the Secret Society of Super Villains as "Hi-Jack". Fortune's gang wore costumes based on the suit of clubs, but when they fought the Joker, the second Ace convinced them to change them to the suit of spades. In the pages of JLA Classified, it was revealed the original Royal Flush Gang reunited to fight the "Detroit Era" Justice League and their successors in the second gang. In this battle, the original King and Ten were all killed; the second Royal Flush Gang was set up by Green Lantern villain Hector Hammond in Justice League of America #203. Hammond led the group as "Wildcard"; this version wore costumes based on the suit of spades. The gang split up and went on to have separate criminal careers before re-establishing themselves, without Hammond, they were twice hired by Maxwell Lord as part of his manipulation of Justice League International. They were reorganized and reoutfitted by a successor to the Golden Age Green Lantern villain the Gambler masquerading as the Joker.
King The so-called "King of the Hoboes", Carny suffered from lung disease. As Hammond's agent, he wore a costume that technologically enhanced his natural charisma to the point of mind control. Following the metagene bomb in Invasion!, King became immortal. Although King is the highest-ranking member of the gang, in poker the Ace ranks as the highest card in a royal flush. Queen Taylor was a Broadway star whose career was destroyed by her ongoing alcoholism; as Hammond's agent, she wielded a sceptre. After the Gambler reoutiftted the team, she began employing a wrist shooter that fires razor sharp spades. Jack Originally a gigolo, he became a fugitive after inadvertently killing a client while attempting to steal her jewelry; as Hammond's agent, he wielded an energy-charged sword. The Gambler replaced his left eye with a cybernetically-activated laser weapon, making him a literal "one-eyed Jack"; the removal of his eye to implant the laser impacted his sanity. Ten Wayland was a test pilot fired for refusing her employer's sexual advances.
As Hammond's agent, she wore a costume with energy blasters in its gloves. She has enhanced reflexes, carries explosive playing cards. Ace The first Ace was a superstrong android in the form of an African-American man. A second Ace was recruited by King and used a strength-enhancing exoskeleton provided by the Gambler. In more recent appearances in Starman and Infinite Crisis, the team was once again employing the robot Ace. King and Ten have blaster-pistols; the Gang fly on hovering playing cards. In the Gang's appearances in Teen Titans, Ten had organized runaways as "Ten's Little Indians", a gang of thieves dressed as the two through nine of spades and armed with bows and trick arrows. Superman: The Man of Steel #121 revealed that the Royal Flush Gang had expanded; the Royal Flush Gang is now an organization that reaches across America, with cells in every major city. Instead of five members, each "cell" has fifty-two, split into four suits run by the "court cards"; each member has a playing card value, those who rise or fall in the Gang's esteem gain or lose a "pip".
Notably, Stargirl's father was a "Two". In Infinite Crisis #2, the Joker tortures and kills the leadership of a local cell of the Royal Flush Gang from an unspecified city, after being rejected by the Society for his "instability"; the King is the last one left alive and he mocks the Joker for being rejected. He kills the King with an electrical blast to the face; the dead gang is left in the ruins of a casino. However, given the fact that King is immortal, to the point that he has recovered from death instantly on numerous occasions, it seems improbable that he permanently died. Another cell of the expanded version, this one stylized as a street gang, appear as members of the Society in Villains United and several of its tie-ins in other comics, it is unclear what ties the third gang has or had -- if any -- to its successors. A new version of the Royal Flush Gang appears in Justice League of America #35; this version is working under the authority of Amos Fortune, addressed by other members as "Wild Card".
In the following issue, Fortune gives a history of the gang. It seems to combine the first and third gangs' histories/characteristics, with Fortune indicating that he was always running the group in some capacity. There are multiple active, costumed
In mythology and speculative fiction, shapeshifting is the ability of a being or creature to transform its physical form or shape. This is achieved through an inherent ability of a mythological creature, divine intervention or the use of magic; the idea of shapeshifting is present in the oldest forms of totemism and shamanism, as well as the oldest extant literature and epic poems, including works such as the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Iliad, where the shapeshifting is induced by the act of a deity. The idea persisted through the Middle Ages, where the agency causing shapeshifting is a sorcerer or witch, into the modern period, it remains children's literature and works of popular culture. The most common form of shapeshifting myths is that of therianthropy, the transformation of a human being into an animal or conversely, of an animal into human form. Legends allow for transformations into plants and objects and the assumption of another human countenance. Popular shapeshifting creatures in folklore are werewolves and vampires, the huli jing of East Asia, the gods and demons of numerous mythologies, such as the Norse Loki or the Greek Proteus.
Shapeshifting to the form of a wolf is known as lycanthropy, such creatures who undergo such change are called lycanthropes. Therianthropy is the more general term for human-animal shifts, but it is used in that capacity, it was common for deities to transform mortals into animals and plants. Other terms for shapeshifters include metamorph, the Navajo skin-walker and therianthrope; the prefix "were-," coming from the Old English word for "man", is used to designate shapeshifters. While the popular idea of a shapeshifter is of a human being who turns into something else, there are numerous stories about animals that can transform themselves as well. Examples of shapeshifting in classical literature include many examples in Ovid's Metamorphoses, Circe's transforming of Odysseus' men to pigs in Homer's The Odyssey, Apuleius's Lucius becoming a donkey in The Golden Ass. Proteus was noted among the gods for his shapeshifting. Nereus told Heracles; the Titan Metis, the first wife of Zeus and the mother of the goddess Athena, was believed to be able to change her appearance into anything she wanted.
In one story, she was so proud, that her husband, tricked her into changing into a fly. He swallowed her because he feared that he and Metis would have a son who would be more powerful than Zeus himself. Metis, was pregnant, she built armor for her daughter. The banging of her metalworking made Zeus have a headache, so Hephaestus clove his head with an axe. Athena sprang from her father's head grown, in battle armor. In Greek mythology, the transformation is a punishment from the gods to humans who crossed them. Zeus transformed King Lycaon and his children into wolves as a punishment for either killing Zeus' children or serving him the flesh of Lycaon's own murdered son Nyctimus, depending on the exact version of the myth. Demeter transformed Ascalabus into a lizard for mocking her sorrow and thirst during her search for her daughter Persephone, she turned King Lyncus into a lynx for trying to murder her prophet Triptolemus. Athena transformed Arachne into a spider for challenging her as a weaver and/or weaving a tapestry that insulted the gods.
She turned Nyctimene into an owl, though in this case it was an act of mercy, as the girl wished to hide from the daylight out of shame from being raped by her father. Artemis transformed Actaeon into a stag for spying on her bathing, he was devoured by his own hunting dogs. Galanthis was transformed into a weasel or cat after interfering in Hera's plans to hinder the birth of Heracles. Atalanta and Hippomenes were turned into lions after making love in one of Zeus' temples. Io was a priestess of Hera in Argos, a nymph, raped by Zeus, who changed her into a heifer to escape detection. Hera punished young Tiresias by transforming him into a woman and, seven years back into a man. King Tereus, his wife Procne and her sister Philomela were all turned into birds, after Tereus raped Philomela and cut out her tongue, in revenge she and Procne served him the flesh of his murdered son Itys. While the Greek gods could use transformation punitively – such as Medusa, turned to a monster for having sexual intercourse with Poseidon in Athena's temple – more the tales using it are of amorous adventure.
Zeus transformed himself to approach mortals as a means of gaining access: Danaë as a shower of gold Europa as a bull Leda as a swan Ganymede, as an eagle Alcmene as her husband Amphitryon Hera as a cuckoo Leto as a quail Maia as a gopher Semele as a mortal shepherd Io, as a cloud Nemesis transformed into a goose to escape Zeus' advances, but he turned into a swan. She bore the egg in which Helen of Troy was found. Vertumnus transformed himself into an old woman to gain entry to Pomona's orchard. In other tales, the woman appealed to other gods to protect her from rape, was transformed. Unlike Zeus and
Legion of Doom
The Legion of Doom is a group of supervillains that originated in Challenge of the Super Friends, an animated series from Hanna-Barbera based on DC Comics' Justice League. The Legion of Doom has since been incorporated into the main DC Universe, appearing in comics, as well as further animated and live-action adaptations. In each episode of Challenge of the Super Friends that they appeared, the Legion of Doom would enact a plot against the Super Friends and a plot to take over the world only to be met with defeat by the end of the story. In some episodes, they would escape capture through a last-minute escape plan contrived by Luthor. Other times, the Legion of Doom would end up apprehended; the episode "History of Doom" showed that Lex Luthor assembled 12 supervillains in order to form the most powerful and sinister group the world has seen. When the Challenge of the Super Friends season was conceived, it was named Battle of the Superheroes and featured the introduction of Captain Marvel to the Super Friends.
The group that challenged the heroes was to be called the "League of Evil", led by Captain Marvel's nemesis Doctor Sivana. However, Filmation was producing Shazam! and The New Adventures of Batman which prevented the use of characters such as Mister Atom, King Kull, Beautia Sivana, Penguin, Mr. Freeze, Catwoman. Early conceptual art drawn by Alex Toth included Heat Wave, Poison Ivy, Abra Kadabra; the Legion of Doom's headquarters was the Hall of Doom, located in Slaughter Swamp. The facility, which has a close resemblance to Darth Vader's helmet, could be lowered or raised above the swamp water's surface, it could enter space using rockets. The Hall of Doom's mobility could be controlled through remote control helping the Legion to escape on several occasions, its defenses included the ability to time travel. In "Doomsday" after Sinestro, Black Manta and Cheetah are abandoned by the rest of the Legion after they take control of a mental device, they use it to create another Hall of Doom, which attacks the original one and enables the Legion to be captured.
In "History of Doom", the Hall is shown being constructed in a barn. Black Manta proposed that they have it in the ocean, Captain Cold proposes to have underneath the polar ice caps, Gorilla Grodd proposes that they have it in the jungle; as a compromise, Lex Luthor decides to have it within the waters of Slaughter Swamp as it is flown to that location. There were thirteen members of the Legion of Doom: Despite the opening sequence for Challenge of the Super Friends claiming that the Legion's members had "banded together from remote galaxies", Eleven out of the thirteen are native to Earth; the episode "Super Friends: Rest In Peace" makes a reference to a former unseen member of the Legion of Doom, the only time such a reference has been made. This was Doctor Natas, the inventor of the Noxium crystal that had the power to destroy all of the Super Friends like mimicking Kryptonite for Superman and mimicking a yellow energy for Green Lantern; the Super Friends knew of this crystal and tricked the Legion of Doom into thinking that it had killed all of them using android doubles of the Super Friends while the real ones hid in their space station.
They anticipated. The crystal was launched into deep space, it was not explained. Prior to the first televised appearance of the Legion of Doom, a group called the Super Foes appeared in the first issue of the Super Friends comic book, its membership featured Toyman, the Penguin, Poison Ivy, the Cheetah, the "Human Flying Fish" and their protégés Toyboy, Honeysuckle and Sardine in keeping with the theme of trainees ala Wendy and Marvin. While Challenge of the Super Friends was the series spotlighting the Legion of Doom, they appear in a few Super Friends shorts; the Krypton Syndrome: After Superman saves Krypton in the past, he returns to an alternate present. Robin mentions. Two Gleeks are Deadlier Than One: Though only Giganta and Gorilla Grodd appear, the Legion of Doom is mentioned where the Super Friends investigate rumors that the Legion of Doom are getting back together. Like in "Super Friends: Rest in Peace", the Super Friends used androids to trick Giganta and Gorilla Grodd into thinking they were destroyed.
The Revenge of Doom: All 13 members of the Legion of Doom appear after getting back together, but only Lex Luthor and Solomon Grundy have dialogue. In this appearance, they salvaged the Hall of Doom disguised as construction workers with the cover-up that they were going to turn it into a museum. Batman and Robin came upon the "construction workers" and demanded to see their permit which they did having been obtained by the Department of Parks; when there was a mentioning that the Ion Engines were removed by the Super Friends which would've made it the first flying museum, the Dynamic Duo gets suspicious about the construction workers learning about the top secret operation as the lead construction worker claims that the info of that might've been leaked to the news. With the plot exposed, Lex Luthor and the Legion of Doom shed their disguises and capture Batman and Robin. After refurbishing the Legion of Doom and equipping it with new weapons, they have developed a crystallizing ray to immobilize Superman and Wonder Woman.
Batman and Robin escape, reverse the effects of the crystallizing ray on Superman and Wonder Woman, apprehend the Legion
Carl Winston Lumbly is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as NYPD Detective Marcus Petrie on the CBS police drama Cagney & Lacey, CIA Agent Marcus Dixon on the ABC espionage drama series Alias, as the voice of the Martian Manhunter for the animated series Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, as well as the direct-to-DVD animated film Justice League: Doom and the video game Injustice: Gods Among Us. Lumbly portrayed Martian Manhunter's father, M'yrnn, on Supergirl from 2017 until 2019. Born to Jamaican immigrants in Minneapolis, Lumbly graduated from South High School there and Macalester College in nearby St. Paul. Lumbly began his professional career as a journalist in Minnesota. While on assignment for a story about a workshop theatre he was cast as an actor and stayed with the improvisational company for two years, his first major role was Detective Marcus Petrie on the television series Lacey. In 1985 he appeared as Theseus in "The Gospel At Colonus," an African-American musical iteration of the Oedipus legend, which starred Morgan Freeman and The Blind Boys Of Alabama, on PBS"Great Performances' series.
In 1987, he garnered positive reviews for his portrayal of Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale in the HBO television movie Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8. In 1989-90, he portrayed ongoing character Earl Williams, a teacher falsely accused of the rape/murder of a female student, in the hit TV series L. A. Law. From 1994-1995, Lumbly starred as the main character in the short-lived science fiction series M. A. N. T. I. S, his most visible role was as Marcus Dixon in the American television series Alias. Other prominent roles include providing the voice for the Martian Manhunter in Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, why he was cast as the father of the same character in 2017 for the TV show Supergirl, he appeared in Superman: The Animated Series as the voice of the Mayor of Metropolis on the episode "Speed Demons" in 1997, as an alien military general in the episode "Absolute Power" in 1999. He appeared as the voice of the villain Stalker on Batman Beyond. In 2000, Lumbly portrayed activist and Congressman Ron Dellums in the Disney Channel original movie, The Color of Friendship.
Although the movie was focused on Dellums' daughter's friendship with a white South African girl, the film discussed Dellums' role in ending apartheid in South Africa. In 2000, Lumbly guest starred in a season one episode of The West Wing entitled "Six Meetings Before Lunch" as Jeff Breckenridge, a nominee for U. S. Assistant Attorney General who supports reparations for slavery. Lumbly appeared as Lt. Daniel "Bulldog" Novacek in the 2004 television series Battlestar Galactica, he plays a role in the video game Command and Conquer 3's expansion pack Kane's Wrath. Most Lumbly played police captain Joe Rucker on TNT's Southland. Lumbly has one son, he married to actress Vonetta McGee from 1987 until her death in 2010. Together, they had one son named Brandon Lumbly, born in 1988. Lumbly married author Deborah Santana in 2015. Eden The Motherfucker with the Hat Storefront Church Let There Be Love Between Riverside and Crazy Red Velvet 1980: Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, Lead Performance - Eden Carl Lumbly on IMDb