Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Other versions have it that his name is the closest he can get to one the viewers can ever understand. Chemo | However, those words led to a shift in time, creating an apocalyptic world everywhere but outside the building where the Halloween party is being held. For example, when Mxyzptlk furnishes a huge supply of food for prospective voters, he says, "Eat up, folks, the food's on me!" Man of Steel: Sword of Rao (Zod, Faora-Ul, Nam-Ek, Jax-Ur, Tor-An, Car-Vex, Nadira & Dev-Em II) The results can appear in almost any conceivable fashion, giving his abilities the appearance of being magical. To avoid being fooled by Superman while tricking him. Reactron | Phantom Zoners | [23], Mister Mxyzptlk possesses the ability to warp reality, which has been described alternatively as the product of fifth-dimensional magic or advanced technology that appears to be magical to third-dimensional beings. 110 Appearances of Mister Mxyzptlk (New Earth), 23 Images featuring Mister Mxyzptlk (New Earth), 7 Quotations by or about Mister Mxyzptlk (New Earth), Character Gallery: Mister Mxyzptlk (New Earth), https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Mister_Mxyzptlk_(New_Earth)?oldid=2824238, Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, Pages using DynamicPageList parser function. When the boys confront Mxyzptlk, they realize that this was not the same Mxyzptlk whom Superman had regularly faced; indeed, he appears to not have even assumed the name "Mxyzptlk" at this point, regarding it as sounding like something somebody randomly typed (which is, indeed, how the character chose his name in his first Post-Crisis appearance). Karkull | This counterpart does not reside in Qward, but is another inhabitant of the 5th Dimension; he loathes being compared to Mxyzptlk, who he refers to as a 'madcap imp'. Superman: Doomsday: Lex Luthor | Superman Clone | Doomsday | Toyman | Mercy Graves Superwoman | Fortunately, Mxyzptlk is able to reveal the truth to Superman, who manages to find the power to break the cycle and defeat the Joker. Bloodsport | Superman Returns: Lex Luthor [5], Mxyzptlk later uses his new experience with lying the next time he visits Earth. He chooses to examine a Halloween party in Happy Harbor, focusing on the results of aging a portion of the teens and causing some of the others to frantically dance out of control. He then proceeds to make up a name for himself on a giant typewriter (brought into existence from an advertisement on a billboard), choosing "Mxyzptlk" as he figures it will be nearly impossible for Superman to accomplish. Shadow Demons | Season 1: Astra and Non's Army (Non, Astra, Indigo, Vartox, Hellgrammite & Maxima) | Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the Eighth Grade, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. But my thinking is that a prerequisite for true omnipotence is being the strongest being in your frame of reference. Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? Mixyezpitellik's relationship with Ultraman also mirrors that between Mxyzptlk and Superman; while to Superman, Mxyzptlk is merely a mischievous annoyance who rarely makes a great impact upon him, Ultraman finds himself terrified by Mixyezpitellik's power and is thus made to act as his agent. Ira Yarbrough Prometheus | [6] His only weaknesses are that he cannot stand being ridiculed and if he says or spells his name backwards, Klptzyxm (kil-pit-ZEE-zim /kɪlpɪtˈziːzɪm/), he is involuntarily sent back to his home dimension for a minimum of ninety days. Mxyzptlk's weakness? Ultimately, the stories reverted to Mxyzptlk having to say his name backwards to get him to leave. Buzz | Superman: Red Son: Superman | Brainiac | Lex Luthor | Batman | Joseph Stalin | Superior Man Mxyzptlk explains to Joker his power over reality, Mxy as he appears in Justice League Action. Mxy showed up again in Luthor's office, angry that Luthor told. And so, he became the sad king that one day, the jester Mxyzptlk would come to entertain, and who would be slain by Vndyktvx in an eternal and apparently natural (for five-dimensional beings) cycle. However, in another story from Adventure Comics #355 (April 1967) featuring the 30th-century Adult Legion, the brother of the cruel Mxyzptlk teams up with a descendant of Lex Luthor to save the Legionnaires from the Legion of Super-Villains and join the Legion themselves. @hypnos0929: That's not a weakness it's a self imposed gimmick he puts on himself for shits and giggles. Lex Luthor Bizarro | Myx is not, however, completely invincible and is below the level of beings who scale to the Over-Void, such as Mandrakk or other Monitors, he is also significantly below Perpetua. According to one story, young Mxy was drawn to Earth and encountered Young Justice, years after his adult self first visited Superman. Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? [14], Mxy's next visit was pretty harmless, however. Find one of those guys and have them defeat Mr.Myx, @warmachinerox3: If you let him say his name backwards thats his weakness. He decided to have some fun with Lex Luthor instead, but Luthor double-crosses the imp, teaching him what a lie is in the process. Blackstarr The character appeared in live-action portrayed by Howie Mandel in the 1993 television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. Due to the phonetic difficulties in pronouncing a name spelled without vowels such as Mxyzptlk, it has been pronounced in various ways by various sources over the past four decades. Reign Of The Supermen: Cyborg Superman | Darkseid | Parademons | Lex Luthor | Mercy Graves Dabney Donovan | (In a 1-page aside in this story, Mister Mxyzptlk is implied to also be the Impossible Man, spending his off-time badgering the Fantastic Four of the Marvel Universe.). Appex | Mxyzptlk made it through the Crisis on Infinite Earths relatively unchanged, although the unpleasant nature of his pranks and the psychological effects they have on others is played up more, such as when he animated the Daily Planet building heedless of the occupants inside who were being violently thrown around with its movements. Bruno Mannheim | Livewire | In his appearance in the Superman Returns video game, Mxyzptlk proudly refers to himself as "the one and only Mr. Preserver | At the end of this storyline, Mxyzptlk indicates he has erased the knowledge of Superman's identity from Lex Luthor's mind. During this time, his appearance is similar to the more typical "modern" version of the character. In Adventures of Superman #617 (2003), Mxyzptlk is reinvented as fraternal twins with an intense hatred for Superman. Despite Superman's lack of powers, he still risked his life to battle Mammoth and the mad scientist Thaddeus Killgrave. After being beaten by an omnipotent Supergirl, who is revealed to be the hand Krona saw, he retreats back to the fifth dimension... only to be banished to a two dimensional prison by his own henchmen, as punishment for "breaking the rules of the game". [16] Despite everyone's hesitations and the previous event that outed Clark as Superman, the new Clark had the medical records to match, and when Superman questioned Clark with a telepathic probe, Clark presented a clear history of Clark Kent as a human being who was orphaned at three months old and subsequently adopted by the Kents.