Who is this “character” in Justice League?

2017-11-18 01:37:39

In the 2017 movie Justice League, Steppenwolf is looking for the Motherboxes that are located on Earth for Darkseid.

A few time, when looking at a Motherbox, Steppenwolf refers to some "mother".

Who is that mother?

I always assumed that, since the boxes are powerful artifacts, the "mother" in their name meant "main" (as in "motherboard") and there were less powerful "daughterboxes" related to them.

Thr sequel may answer this question, but since it seems that this plot point is taken from Justice League mythology, an answer from the comics is fine.

"Mother" is just the box itself. There are no "daughter boxes" but the mother boxes are occasionally referred to as just "mother" in the Fourth World corner of the D.C. universe. The boxes are living computers, which are individually constructed by their owners and share a empathic rapport with those users. They were invented by Himon, an underground/dissident inventor from Apokalips, although they are more associa

  • "Mother" is just the box itself. There are no "daughter boxes" but the mother boxes are occasionally referred to as just "mother" in the Fourth World corner of the D.C. universe. The boxes are living computers, which are individually constructed by their owners and share a empathic rapport with those users. They were invented by Himon, an underground/dissident inventor from Apokalips, although they are more associated with users from New Genesis, since constructing them requires tapping into the Source, the existence of which has (some of the time) been denied by Darkseid's regime.

    2017-11-18 02:17:39