Prometheus was a villain who was a man with a plan. He started out as the "anti-Batman", but became something so much more dastardly, inflicting pain and suffering on Green Arrow, Star City and the whole DC Universe.
A Villain Premieres
Prometheus lured in a new young hero, named Retro, and killed him to take over his identity to get into the JLA's Watchtower on the moon. Prometheus was a boy when police killed his parents. The lad used the ill-gotten gains his parents had collected, perfecting his mind and body, as well as eventually gaining access to "The Ghost Zone", an empty realm between dimensions where he build a headquarters and could hide from the law and safely plot against the heroes he hated, coming up with ways to take down even the mightiest of the mighty.
His Master Plan
These three tales were reprinted in the JLA: Strength In Numbers tradepaperback of 1998.
Joins A Group
These issues are all reprinted in the JLA: World War III tradepaperback of 2001.
Faces Batman and Friends
After, Prometheus tried settling his scores with Huntress and Oracle in Birds Of Prey #93 through #95 (June to August, 2006), and even one of many villains used by Starro in Teen Titans #51 to #54 (2007/2008), and being in the Final Crisis of 2008/2009 but all the while, something seemed off about the villain.....