Publisher: DC Comics
Created by Peter David and Todd Nauck
1st appearance Young Justice #16
Real Name: Anita Fite
Height: 5’6 Weight: 115 lbs
Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown
Relatives: Donald Fite (Father), Mrs. Fite (Mother), Grandmother Fite (deceased)
Powers Trained in the art of Voudoun/Voodoo allowing her to cast magical spells and teleport among other things. She also has a portion of the anti-life equation in her head allowing her to telepathically impose her will on others. Additionally she is a skilled armed and unarmed combatant.
Growing up Anita had no aspirations of being a superhero. Her grandmother tried to pass on a semblance of her culture to Anita by teaching her the skills of the Voudoun. Upon her grandmother’s untimely death her mother continued her tutelage. Her father meanwhile enlisted her in combat classes so she could better protect herself. She excelled in the art of fencing and swordsmanship from an early age surpassing even her tutors. When her father Donald Fite and his partner Ishido Maad came into conflict with the teen superheroes known as Young Justice however her life changed. Inspired by their quest to save the innocent she started keeping track of their heroics. At a mall she witnessed Arowette’s daring heroic feat and she knew immediately that what she wanted to be was a Superhero. Doning a self made costume along with her magic and fighting prowess she joined the team as Empress. She remains good friends even today with Cissy (Arrowette) and Cassandra (Wonder Girl).