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The Key is a villain in the DC Universe and an enemy towards The Justice League.

Origin

The Key used to be a chemist in Intergang. A chemical turns him into a psychopath and activates ten senses. He creates master criminal plans and gets an obsession with keys. He uses a key gun and his henchmen are called Keymen. He becomes a recurring a enemy of the Justice League. The chemicals later get to him which send him into a coma. After he got out he put the league in a big illusion trap but failed. When he is defeated he is usually sent to Arkham Asylum.

Justice Society

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In this version The Key is the leader of a criminal organization that fights the Justice Society of America. He has many members world wide. While he was trying to escape the JSA on a Cable Car he jumps off of it to his death on order to escape custody.

Television History

Justice League Unlimited

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In the show Justice League Unlimited The Key appears in the episode "I am Legion". He is a member of the Legion of Doom and saves Lex Luthor from the police. Gorilla Grodd send him, Luthor, and Doctor Polaris on a mission to a deserted island where the military used to keep weapons. While Luthor does his job he and Polaris fight some members of the Justice League. In the end the escape. In the episode "Dead Reckoning" he is seen with other members of the Legion. The Key was originally going to play a major in the season final where he would be connected to Brainiac in some way which explains his prominence in the beginning, him being on good terms with Luthor, and having the same voice actor as Brainiac. However this was dropped in favor of Darkseid. In the episode "Alive he sided against Luthor in the mutiny and was frozen by Killer Frost. In this show he is voiced by Corey Burton.

Beware the Batman

As seen in Beware the Batman

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Theatrical Movies
Justice League: Steppenwolf | Parademons (Parademon Scout) | Darkseid | Black Clad (Black Clad Alpha) | Lex Luthor | Deathstroke | Ares
Zack Snyder's Justice League: Darkseid's Elite (Darkseid, Steppenwolf, DeSaad, Granny Goodness, & Parademons) | Lex Luthor | Deathstroke | Black Clad (Black Clad Alpha) | Ares | Joker

Direct-to-video Movies
Justice League: The New Frontier: The Centre | Captain Cold
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths: Crime Syndicate of America (Owlman, Ultraman, Superwoman, Johnny Quick, Power Ring, J'edd J'arkus, & Black Power) | Lex Luthor | White Martians | President Slade Wilson | Rose Wilson
Justice League: Doom: Legion of Doom (Vandal Savage, Bane, Cheetah, Ma'alefa'ak, Metallo, Mirror Master, & Star Sapphire) | Royal Flush Gang (King, Queen, Jack, Ace, & Ten)
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox: Professor Zoom | Wonder Woman | Aquaman | Ocean Master | Black Manta | Deathstroke | Lex Luthor | Clayface | Rogues (Captain Cold, Captain Boomerang, Top, Heat Wave, & Mirror Master) | Joker | Yo-Yo
Justice League: War: Darkseid | Desaad | Parademons | Ocean Master
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis: Ocean Master | Black Manta | The Trench | Lex Luthor
Justice League vs. Teen Titans: Trigon | Legion of Doom (Lex Luthor, Cheetah, Solomon Grundy, Toymaster, & Weather Wizard) | Atomic Skull | Ra's al Ghul
Justice League vs. the Fatal Five: Fatal Five (Emerald Empress, Mano, Persuader, Tharok, & Validus) | Bloodsport | Two-Face | Harley Quinn | Poison Ivy

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