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Characters: New Warriors
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    Founding Members 

Night Thrasher (Dwayne Taylor)

Kid Nova/Nova (Richard Rider)

Firestar (Angelica Jones)

Marvel Boy /Justice (Vance Astrovik)

  • Abusive Parents: Arnold Astrovik, his father who beat him due to his son being a mutant. He also beat Vance’s mother.
  • A Father to His Men: When Justice takes his leadership role for the New Warriors, he cares too deeply about his friends and younger teammates. At one time when Speedball "died", it affected him emotionally in one of the old New Warriors issues.
  • Ambiguously Jewish: Justice is half-Jewish but it took many issues to mention and prove his Jewish background.
  • Ascended Fanboy
  • Big Brother Mentor: Towards the younger New Warrior members
  • The Cape
  • Flight
  • In-Series Nickname: "Super-Tights" by Nova
  • Legacy Character: To his alternate reality self Vance Astro.
    • Timey-Wimey Ball: Because the Guardians of the Galaxy are honorary Avengers, Vance is the only member of the Avengers to be on the roster twice as the same person.
  • Incorruptible Pure Pureness: Refuses to be sprung from jail when he's convicted of manslaughter for accidentally killing his father in self-defense. "I believe in the system, so I'm going to abide by it. Just because I have powers which would make it tempting to ignore the law — doesn't give me the right to."
  • Mind over Matter
  • Mutant
  • My Greatest Failure: In Avengers: The Initiative, when the young recruit MVP died in the botched training; Justice was wrecked with guilt as he was responsible for recruiting him to Camp Hammond.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right: After MVP's death, he got fed up of the corruption and incompetence of the adults in Camp Hammond that he left the camp and formed his own team composed of former New Warrior members acting as whistle-blowers calling themselves 'Counter Force' in Avengers: The Initiative.
  • Something Person: Marvel Boy
  • Took a Level in Badass: After doing a stint in the Vault for accidentally killing his father with his powers, Marvel Boy matured emotionally and learned to control his powers. This would eventually lead to him changing his name to Justice and leading the New Warriors.
  • Wrestler in All of Us: Was a former professional wrestler in the Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation.

Namorita/Kymaera (Namorita "Nita" Prentiss)

Speedball/Penance (Robert "Robbie" Baldwin)

  • Barrier Warrior: As Speedball
  • Beware the Silly Ones: In his Speedball persona, he may look ridiculous with his costume, powers and his attitude but he has proven himself a badass at times.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: He was the little guy to Rage's big guy.
  • Bouncing Battler: Speedball could create a kinetic force field around himself that allowed him to bounce off obstacles at great speed, which he'd then use to knock out opponents with twice the force.
  • Darker and Edgier: As Penance
  • Hand Blast: His powers as Penance which he had to hurt himself to work.
  • Henshin Hero: Robbie Baldwin transformed into Speedball whenever he absorbed any impact.
  • Fun Personified: Used to be this, until...
    • My God, What Have I Done?: After the Stamford incident, courtesy of Civil War, Speedball became the grim & gritty hero Penace, blaming himself for the incident, and becoming a psychological trainwreck. Later though, he gets better to an extent, and this leads to...
    • The Atoner: He becomes Speedball again and joins the Avengers, as an instructor at Avengers Academy, trying to give the the students the proper guidance they need so that anything like Stamford won't happen again. He still has some issues to work through though. (Such as cutting himself.)
  • In-Series Nickname: Because Robbie Baldwin has a short and scrawny physique, he is known as "Toothpick" by Nova (Richard Rider).
  • Meaningful Rename/That Man Is Dead: Speedball to Penance, but after he Finds Nitro, forces him to wear the Penance suit for his crimes and has him arrested he's back to Speedball.
  • Name's the Same: Generation X had a team member named Penance who came and went long before Robbie took the name.
  • Sad Clown / Stepford Smiler: Behind the comedic Speedball persona, Robbie Baldwin is coping with his dysfunctional family background and recently the burden of his guilt from the Stamford incident.
  • Superhero Sobriquets: Speedball “The Masked Marvel”
  • Younger than They Look: Speedball was about 15 when he joined the New Warriors, he looked like he was at least 18 or early 20s when he is in his superhero persona. When Chord told Speedball to drop his superhero stint and go undercover, he transformed back to the short, scrawny Robbie Baldwin much to the surprise of his teammates in the early issues.

    Vol. 1 Members (Initial) 

Silhouette Chord

Rage (Elvin Haliday)

Darkhawk (Christopher Powell)

    Vol. 1 Members (The "New" New Warriors) 

Bandit/Night Thrasher (Donyell Taylor)

Turbo (Michiko "Mickey" Musashi and Michael "Mike" Jeffries)

Dagger (Tandy Bowen)

Hindsight Lad/Hindsight (Carlton LaFroyge)

  • Ascended Fanboy
  • Blackmail: Using the trope against Speedball after learning his identity is the start of his slow road to full membership.
  • Mission Control
  • Modern Major General: Sucked as an actual superhero, but found his niche as Mission Control.
  • Super Zero
  • Taught by Experience: His hindsight is what helped the New Warriors better deal with recurring threats and recruit the other “New” New Warriors when when the Sphinx had sent the original team to different periods in time.
  • Turn Coat: After the Civil War began, some of his friends being killed in the process, he cowardly exposes all their identities online and incited violence against them.

Powerpax/Powerhouse (Alexander "Alex" Power)

    Vol. 1 Members (Final) 

Speedball (Darrion Grobe)

Scarlet Spider (Ben Reilly)

Helix (Rafael Carago)

Timeslip (Rina Patel)

Retroactively joined after the comic ended.

Slapstick (Steve Harmon)

Ultra Girl (Suzanna Sherman/Tsu-Zana)

    Vol. 2 Members 

Speedball (Robert "Robbie" Baldwin)

See Founding Members

Namorita (Namorita "Nita" Prentiss)

See Founding Members

Nova (Richard Rider)

See Founding Members

Turbo (Michiko "Mickey" Musashi)

See Vol. 1 Members (The "New" New Warriors)

Bolt/Maverick (Chris Bradley)

Aegis (Trey Rollins)

Night Thrasher (Dwayne Taylor)

See Founding Members

    Vol. 3 Members 

Night Thrasher (Dwayne Taylor)

See Founding Members

Speedball (Robert "Robbie" Baldwin)

See Founding Members

Namorita (Namorita "Nita" Prentiss)

See Founding Members

Nova (Richard Rider)

See Founding Members

Microbe (Zachary Smith Jr.)

Debrii (Deborah Fields)

    Vol. 4 Members 

Group Tropes

Night Thrasher (Donyell Taylor)

See Vol. 1 Members (The "New" New Warriors)

Wondra (Jubilation Lee)

See X-Men90sMembers for tropes with the XMen as Jubilee.

Blackwing (Barnell "Barry" Bohusk)

See X-Men2000sMembers for tropes with the XMen as Beak

Decibel (Jonothon "Jono" Evan Starsmore)

See X-Men2000sMembers for tropes with the XMen as Chamber

Tempest (Angel Salvadore)

See X-Men2000sMembers for tropes with the XMen as Angel Salvatore.

Ripcord (Miranda Leevald)

See X-Men2000sMembers for tropes with the XMen as Stacy-X.

Skybolt (Vincent "Vin" Stewart)

Phaser (Christian Cord)

Longstrike (Christine Cord)

Renascence (Sofia Mantega)

See X-MenOtherTeams under Students.

    Counter Force/Avengers Resistance 

Justice (Vance Astrovik)

See Founding Members

Night Thrasher (Donyell Taylor)

See Vol. 1 Members (The "New" New Warriors)

Rage (Elvin Haliday)

See Vol. 1 Members (Initial)

Slapstick (Steve Harmon)

See Vol. 1 Members (Final)

Ultra Girl (Suzanna Sherman/Tsu-Zana)

See Vol. 1 Members (Final)

Debrii (Deborah Fields)

See Vol. 3 Members

The Scarlet Spiders (Michael and Patrick)

Tigra (Greer Grant-Nelson)

See Avengers80s Members

Gauntlet (Joseph Green)

Komodo (Melati Kusuma)

    Vol. 5 Members 

Justice (Vance Astrovik)

See Founding Members

Speedball (Robbie Baldwin)

See Founding Members

Nova (Sam Alexander)

  • Berserk Button: DO NOT threaten Sam's family ever.
    • Never threaten to take Sam Alexander's helmet.
  • Canon Immigrant: The second Nova, Sam Alexander, was created for the Ultimate Spider-Man animated series. He appeared in the comics first thanks to the lengthy production cycle.
  • The Ditz
  • Expy: Sam Alexander is intended to be an homage to both Spider-Man and Nova's (Richard's) early years.
  • Legacy Character: Sam for Richard Rider
  • Leeroy Jenkins

Scarlet Spider (Kaine Parker)

See Scarlet Spider

Hummingbird (María "Aracely" Penalba)

Sun Girl (Selah Burke)

Water Snake (Faira Sar Namora)

  • Making a Splash: Water Snake seems to be able to manipulate water to a great degree, including making weapons.

Haechi (Mark Sim)

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