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Mantis a supervillain from DC Comics. He is part of an alien race from New Genesis called the Bugs. He lead a colony of his people to Apokolips and swore their fealty to Darkseid in exchange for great power.
The next all-powerful member of Darkseid’s Elite is Mantis, a leader of humanoid insects that migrated from New Genesis to Apokolips. Granted great power by Darkseid for his loyal support, Mantis became an energy vampire-like being, absorbing energy from his opponents before turning it on them.
Not only has Mantis served as Darkseid's loyal henchman, but he also helped Darkseid create the first iteration of the Secret Society Of Super-Villains. He was last seen being taken out by Infinity Man alongside Darkseid’s son Kalibak while the two were fighting Superman.
Justice League Unlimited
Mantis first appears in the episode "Question Authority" where he fights Superman and Captain Atom before being returned to Apokolips his home planet. "He later makes a cameo in the episode "Alive" where he takes part in Apokolips' civil war but in the end bows to Darkseid when he returns.
Batman: The Brave and the Bold
Mantis first appeared in the episode "Cry Freedom Fighters" where he attacks a small suburb and fought Stargirl. He manages to fend her off until Blue Beetle comes to help her. They defeat him in the end having him overload his energy. He later makes a cameo in the episode "Darkseid Descending" as part of Darkseid's invasion of Earth.