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Thorn (DC)(02 - Rose Forrest)
Real Name: Rhosyn Forrest
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Formidable athlete and martial artist.

Split personality

Rose/Rhosyn Forrest's split personality awakened when her father, a police officer, was gunned down by henchmen of the criminal organization known as the 100. As the Thorn, a costumed vigilante, she stalked the streets of Metropolis, and opposed the 100 whenever she was able. After a night of crime-fighting, she would return to Rose's apartment, fall asleep, and awaken the next day with no memory of her dual life. Eventually, the last of the 100 was put behind bars and the Thorn retired. Years later, as the 100 had re-formed as the 1000, she returned, joining Booster Gold and Superman in the battle against them. Today, the Thorn continues to patrol the streets of Metropolis at night-time.

Created by Robert Kanigher & Ross Andru Acted as the hooded character Pagan in Harley Quinn #3.

First Appearance: Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (1958) #105

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Issue Appearances:
Action Comics (1938)
Adventures of Superman (1987)
Back Issue (2003)
Batman And Superman: World's Finest (1999)
Birds of Prey (1999)
Booster Gold (1986)
Cover Run: The DC Comics Art of Adam Hughes (2010)
Green Arrow (1988)
Harley Quinn (2000)
History of the DC Universe (1986)
JSA 80-Page Giant 2010 (2010)
Rose and Thorn (2004)
Showcase '95 (1995)
Showcase '96 (1996)
Supergirl/Lex Luthor Special (1993)
Superman (1939)
Superman (1987)
Superman Metropolis Secret Files (2000)
Superman: The Legacy of Superman (1993)
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (1958)
The Brave and the Bold (1955)
Who's Who in the DC Universe (1990)
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
Wonder Woman (1987)

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