Characters: Heroes The Carnival
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Ability: Empathic Manipulation
Edgar (Ray Park)
Samuel's right-hand man, he is in love with Lydia and only wants to ensure the safety of the Sullivan Brothers Carnival and its people at any cost.
- Anti-Villain: Type IV.
- The Atoner: He wants to make up for the bad things he has done in his past, but Samuel keeps forcing him to commit more evil acts. Edgar eventually manages to atone by helping to rescue the other carnies from Samuel.
- Ax-Crazy: He appears to be this at first, but it quickly becomes clear that Samuel is forcing him to act like one.
- The Dragon: To Samuel.
- Heel-Face Turn: After teetering on the edge of one for most of Volume 5, he turns Face to help Noah save New York City and rescue the other carnies from Samuel.
- Hitman with a Heart: He wants out. He gets his wish when HRG and Claire re-appear at the carnival and he helps them get the rest of the carnies away from Samuel.
- Knife Nut: He keeps multiple knives on him at all times.
- Knife-Throwing Act: His gig at the Sullivan Brothers Carnival, and he often throws knives when fighting.
- Noble Top Enforcer
- Only One Name
- Parental Abandonment: His parents died in a fire at the Bradford City stadium in 1985.
- Star-Crossed Lovers: With Lydia.
- Super Speed
- Wild Card
Lydia (Dawn Olivieri)
A woman who works at the carnival with Samuel and Edgar. Her ability allows her to feel the emotions, thoughts, hopes, desires, and dreams of others.
Samuel's new right-hand man after Edgar discovers that he murdered his own brother and quits
. He had been exiled by Joseph, but returned after learning Samuel had taken over.
Rebecca Taylor (Tessa Thompson, Zoe Bolden (at age five))
Arnold / Ernie Crum
Arnold (Jack Wallace, William Charlton)
Damian (Harry Perry}
Ability: Memory Manipulation
Ian Michaels (Adam Lazarre-White)
Amanda Strazzulla (Sasha Pieterse)
- All There in the Manual: The graphic novels and the "Slow Burn" webisodes explain her backstory.
- Bratty Teenage Daughter
- Parental Abandonment: Her dad wanted to run out on Lydia when he discovered she was pregnant, and since Lydia could feel it with her ability, she left first and then left Amanda with her sister.
- Power Incontinence: She has a lot of trouble controlling her ability, and accidently blows up cars, animals, and Caleb whenever she gets angry.
- The Runaway: She ran away from home to try to find her mother, Lydia.
Caleb (Dusty Sorg)
Ability: Spider Mimicry