Hourman (03 - Android)
Real Name: Matthew Tyler
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A sentient machine colony from the far future, the android Hourman contains the DNA and now the memories of Rex Tyler, the golden age hero by that name. He was granted control of the worlogog, a device with powers over the workings of time, by the New God Metron and served with the Justice Legion of the far future. Coming with the Legion to present day Earth, Hourman was unwittingly used as a pawn to release a deadly machine virus into modern technology, a virus which was combated by his colleagues as well as the present day heroes. After this he decided to remain in the present era, and forsook much of his power, limiting himself to power over time for stretches of one hour, much as his namesake had done with his Miraclo tablets. He served for a while with the JLA before settling in Happy Harbour, where the Justice League's former mascot, Snapper Carr, helped him to learn about humanity.
First Appearance: JLA (1997) #12
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Action Comics (1938)
#763 Chronos (1998)
- 'Sacrifice For Tomorrow'
DC Comics Presents: Batman - Irresistible (2011)
DC One Million (1998)
DC One Million 80-Page Giant (1999)
DC One Million Omnibus (2013)
DCU Villains Secret Files (1999)
#1 JLA (1997)
- 'Through the Hourglass'#2
- 'Romancing the Tombstone'#3
- 'The Death of Hourman'#6
- 'The Human League'#8
- 'A Week With No Hourman'#9
- 'Family Feud'#10
- 'Bride of the Gombezi'#11
- 'Or Else'#12
- 'Metron's Brain'#13
- 'The Perfect Crime'#14
- 'Secrets and Lies'#15
- 'Friend of the Devil'#16
- 'Snapper Carr Super-Traitor!'#17
- 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'#18
- 'High Society'#19
- 'The Thief of Time'#20
- 'My So-Called Afterlife'#21
- 'Maybe I'm Amazo'#22
- 'The Chrono-Bums'#23
- 'The Unbelievable Truth'#24
- 'Minutes to Go'#25
- '...But You'll Never See the End of the Road if You're Travelling With Me'
Deluxe Edition TPB vol. 02 JLA - Die neue Gerechtigkeitsliga Sonderband (1997)
- 'The Deluxe Edition Volume Two'#12
- 'Rock Of Ages, Part Three: Wonderworld'#15
- 'Rock Of Ages, Part Six: Stone of Destiny'#23
- 'Our Army at War'#28
- 'Crisis Times Five, Part One'#29
- 'Crisis Times Five, Part Two: World Turned Upside Down...'#30
- 'Crisis Times Five, Part Three: Worlds Beyond'#31
- 'Crisis Times Five, Part Four: Gods & Monsters'#38
- 'World War Three, Part Three'#40
- 'World War Three, Part Five'#41
- 'World War Three, Part Six: Mageddon'#1000000
- 'Prisoners Of The Twentieth Century'
#8 JLA in Crisis Secret Files (1998)
- 'Aus den geheimen Archiven 2'
JLA Secret Files (1997)
JLA Special (1998)
#4 JLA: The Ultimate Guide to The Justice League of America (2002)
- 'Green Lantern/Green Arrow'
#1 JSA All-Stars (2010)
- 'Justice Be Done'#2
- 'The Wheel of Life'#3
- 'Old Souls'#4
- 'Grounded'#5 (Cover Proof)
- 'Justice, Like Lightning...'#7
- 'Darkness Falls'#8
- 'Black Planet'#10
- 'Wild Hunt'#11
- 'Time's Assassin'#14
- 'Chaos Theory'#15
- 'Crime and Punishment'#65
- 'Out of Time, Part 1'#66
- 'Out of Time, Part 2'#75
- 'Black Vengeance, Conclusion'
#14 JSA Secret Files (1999)
- 'The Puzzlemen, Part One of Three'#16
- 'Grandioso, The Puzzlemen: Part Three'
Justice League Unlimited (2004)
Martian Manhunter (1998)
Secret Files & Origins Guide to the DC Universe 2000 (2000)
#1 Sins of Youth Secret Files (2000)
- 'Guide to the DC Universe 2000'
Sins of Youth: JLA Jr. (2000)
#1 Sins of Youth: Starwoman & The JSA Jr. (2000)
- 'You Gotta Be Kidding!'
#61 Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. (1999)
- 'In Tranquility and Fire, A Prologue to Grand Guignol'#73
- 'Grand Guignol: Eulogy'#75
- 'Sons and their Fathers'
#8 Superboy (1994)
- 'Crisis in Blue Valley'
#74 Superman Sonderband (1997)
- 'Game, Set & Match!'
#4 Superman Y2K (2000)
- 'Countdown für Metropolis'
The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
HC The Titans (1999)
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia: Updated And Expanded'HC
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia'
#12 Young Justice (1998)
- 'The Immortal Coil Part 3 of 3'
Young Justice: Sins of Youth (2000)
- 'Justice For All'#2
- 'The Stunning Conclusion'
Justice League of America (DC)
Justice Legion A (DC)(One Million)
Justice Society of America (DC)
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"I have traveled from the beginning of time to the end, Mr. Terrific. And I have learned one thing. When it comes to helping those we love, there is no such thing as insanity. "
"I am Hourman, an intelligent machine colony from the year 85,271, programed with Tyler Miraclo Geneware."
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