|True Face of Sorrow|
Silent Movie Actor
|Officially deceased citizen of the United States.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Base of Operations|
|King of Tears dimension within the subtle realms.|
|Blue - Now Invisible|
|Black - Now Invisible|
Normal human altered by containment within a unknown dimension, now no longer constrained by the aspects of this dimension and capable of killing anyone that directly views his face.
Mask: Mystical face covering used to contain the altered form of Johnny Sorrow and allow him to manifest upon Earth's dimension for limited periods of time.
Subspace Transporter: Device used to phase or transport the wearer out of this dimension.
Note: No longer needed after being altered by the King of Tears dimension.
|Secret Origins of Super-Villain 80-Page Giant #1 (Dec. 1999)|
|David Goyer, Geoff Johns & Phil Winslade|
During the years of the second world war the high-tech criminal known as Johnny Sorrow menaced the citizens of Opal City.
Starman with the assistance of his allies in the Justice Society attempted to capture the thief, but Sorrow died when his sub-space transporter was damaged by Sandman's Wirepoon, fired by his sidekick Sandy the Golden Boy.
His spirit sent into one of the subtle realms, Sorrow was transformed into an emissary of doom by the realm's god known as the King of Tears so that it could conquer this realm.