One of the most overused plot devices is the love triangle, but when done right, it can make for a gripping story. Here are top 10 love triangles in DC comics.
In the Aquaman comics, Mera and Arthur’s marriage at one point broke down. Mera divorced Arthur and used an Atlantean law to dissolve their marriage when she blamed him for the murder of their son.
Though they have remained one of the most recognizable superhero couples of all time, Green Arrow and Black Canary weren’t always together. They’ve each experienced their fair share of hardships.
While Superman did put in a good performance as Wonder Woman’s lover for a while, their union was never intended to endure. Her true love will always be Steve Trevor.
Kyle Rayner, one of the less well-known Green Lanterns, has a very convoluted love life. Jade and Wonder Girl have competed for his attention on an equal footing.
Batman, by far the most troubling superhero ever, believes that he has no time for love or romance in his life. In actuality, he’s had two important relationships that have had a lasting impact on his life.
Mister Miracle and Big Barda weren’t meant to be together. To be together, they overcame all obstacles and the wishes of their captors on Apokolips.
The friendship between team captain Nightwing and Starfire, an extra-terrestrial from another planet, is the most well-known in Teen Titans legend.
There is no more recognizable romantic pairing among supervillains than that of the homicidal couple, Joker and Harley Quinn.
Perhaps the most well-known relationship in comic books is Superman and Lois Lane. Lois plays such a crucial role in Superman’s narrative that the two have come to rely on one another in several ways.
Contrary to popular belief, Hal Jordan’s major love interests in the comics weren’t limited to Carol Ferris. Another character named Arisia also captured the heart of this iconic Green Lantern.