'Gorilla Grodd', another classic 1950's DC Comics' super-villain will appear during Season 1 of The CW's Vancouver-lensed "Arrow" TV spin-off, "The Flash":
'Gorilla Grodd' debuted in DC Comics "Flash" #106 (April–May 1959), created by writer John Broome and illustrator Carmine Infantino.
"...originally an average ape, 'Grodd' was imbued with super-intelligence by the pilot of an alien spaceship, that crashed in his homeland of Africa. Grodd's psionic abilities allow him to place other beings under his mental control.
"Grodd can also project telekinetic force beams, telekinetically transmute matter and transfer his consciousness into other bodies..."
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