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In General

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  • Composite Character: They have members of its first, second and third incarnations.
  • Dysfunction Junction: The Doom Patrol are gathered together by this.
  • Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: They are a very colorful bunch, with various conditions and afflictions that are related to their powers.
  • Red Is Heroic: They use red uniforms. Younger members like Shyleen Lao, Casey Brinke and Terry None wear their own clothes instead.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Most of the members (which are many) that have been killed in the comics are still alive here.
  • What Have I Become?: Most of the founding members experienced this at one point or another after their transformations.
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Members

    The Chief (Niles Caulder) 
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The founder and leader of the Doom Patrol, Niles Caulder is a genius inventor, gifted scientist for STAR Labs and a former FBI agent who's crippled by one of his enemies.


  • Alternate Company Equivalent: He and Charles Xavier are both wheelchair bound leaders of superhero teams composed of societal rejects.
  • Badass Beard: Pictured with a full beard.
  • Genius Cripple: One of the first examples in comic books. He's an intelligent scientist who's bound to a wheelchair.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He saves and harbors people thought to be doomed with his unconventional science, and ultimately wants to help humanity, but he can also be quite manipulative and pragmatic.
  • Handicapped Badass: The Chief's physical impairments didn't stop him from being a truly effective superhero.
  • Insufferable Genius: The Chief tends to explain as little as possible, and be pretty smug about it when his plans work.
  • Mr. Exposition: He's a member of The Network, who submit character files of the different characters of Earth 27.
  • Sociopathic Hero: Even though his main prerogative is to create a better world and protect the innocent, he's committed some pretty heinous actions in the pursuit of those goals without a hint of remorse.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He is utterly dedicated towards making the world a better place, but willing to use or sacrifice anyone in his way, which includes members of the Doom Patrol.

    Mento (Steve Dayton) 
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Steve Dayton, one of the world's richest men, built himself a helmet to enhance his mental abilities and calls himself Mento. This is an attempt on Dayton's part to impress Elasti-Girl (a.k.a Rita Farr) of the Doom Patrol. Although his arrogant manner annoys the male field members of the team, he is successful, Mento and Elasti-Girl are married. They soon adopt Beast Boy and both would later have a daughter named Holly.


  • The Ace: Steve Dayton was a show-off at high society parties, balancing incredibly expensive vases on sticks and winning fights while he was doing so.
  • Action Dad: He's the adopted father of Garfield Logan & Kay Challis and also the biological father of Holly Dayton.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: He's far less abrasive and much more respected than in the comics. Even his relationship with Rita is much happier.
  • Amplifier Artifact: Steve Dayton had some mild psychic powers, but amplified them through the use of his helmet.
  • Badass Teacher: He and Rita are the only Doom Patrol members not to retire from the DEO. Both work together, training teens with unusual powers who have nowhere else to go, shaping them into new members of the DP or the DEO's next generation of agents.
  • Butt-Monkey: As much as he wants to come across as The Ace, every time Steve teams up with the Doom Patrol he becomes this, being constantly mocked and shown up by Cliff, Larry and Gar, and his attempts to argue Rita into a relationship frequently end with her rebuffing him.
  • Cool Helmet: Averted. Almost every version of the Mento helmet has looked ridiculous, psychic powers aside.
  • Grumpy Bear: He's rather sour, due to his intense focus on finishing missions, though he gets better.
  • Lampshade Hanging: As part of his first attempt to woo her, Steve pointed out that she wasn't a "freak" in the same way that Robotman and Negative Man were, that she was beautiful and could control her powers.
  • Mind over Matter: Mento describes himself as having a "superior brain", but almost never acts without the helmet.
  • Mind Rape: He does this to Rita, Cliff and Larry to force them to face their worst nightmares and regrets when they get on his bad side.
  • Official Couple: To Rita Farr.
  • Parental Substitute: He and Rita later adopted Garfield Logan and Kay Challis when the former's parents were killed and the latter due to Steve felt felt responsible for the traumatized girl.
  • Psychic Powers: Mento possessed these naturally and enhanced them with his helmet.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Steve's brother William Dayton is William Peyton who's also Starman in the comics.

    Negative Man (Larry Trainor) 
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An Air Force pilot whose body was irradiated during a flight, Larry Trainor's body was left severely disfigured and radioactive. He gained the ability to manifest a second body, the Negative Man or Spirit, composed of "negative energy". The cost was leaving him weak and defenceless. He sees his powers as an infection and a curse, yet nevertheless served as a founding member of the Doom Patrol.


  • Bandaged Face: His entire body must be wrapped in specially treated bandages to avoid irradiating others.
  • Berserk Button: The Negative Man is mentioned to be rather sensitive but only really lashes out when Larry acts like he has the moral high ground when neither of them had any say in winding up as they did.
  • Body Horror: His entire body is covered in horrific burns from the plane crash that followed his merging with the negative spirit.
  • Composite Character: While his backstory remains mostly the same, he has elements of his incarnation of the Doom Patrol TV series.
  • Cool Shades: Wears them out of necessity as a result of the accident that disfigured him, even indoors and at night.
  • Energy Being: Like the comics the Negative Man is made out of negative energy, resembling a humanoid made of electricity when it's active.
  • Flight: His "Negative Man" projection can fly.
  • Gayngst: Larry is bisexual but still coming to terms with that.
  • Hand Blast: The "Negative Man" can projects blasts of energy, usually from the hands.
  • Intangibility: Negative Man can alter his density to pass through solid objects. Phasing through biological material causes pain to the affected target. Lead is the only substance that he cannot phase through.
  • One Degree of Separation: When he meets Rex Mason, they realize both know two different Green Lanterns.
  • The Paranoiac: He's convinced there's a pelican stalking him and plotting revenge against him.
  • Power at a Price: Even more so than the rest of the Doom Patrol. Larry has to wear his bandages, which are treated with a special chemical compound developed by the Chief, in order to prevent his radiation from harming bystanders.
  • Really Gets Around: He's been married to Cheryl Saltz, Valentina Vostok and Eleanor Poole. He's also the former lover of Kate Godwin and is currently dating Emily Sung.
  • Reluctant Hero: All of the Doom Patrol were reluctant heroes, but Larry was probably the most reluctant of the lot, desperately desiring to return to normal.
  • The Symbiote: The Negative Man and Larry are effectively symbiotes, though it seems Larry does worse out of the deal than the Spirit.
  • X-Ray Sparks: A variation. Being exposed to radiation left his skin and muscle permanently translucent.

    Robotman (Clifford "Cliff" Steele) 
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A former race car driver and extreme sports athlete whose body was left ruined after a terrible accident, Cliff Steele's intact brain was implanted into a robotic body by Niles Caulder and became Robotman, and a founding member of the Doom Patrol.


  • Action Dad: Has a daughter, Clara Steele, whom he hasn't seen in years following his accident and believes to be dead.
  • Badass Driver: He was a former race-car driver and in one of his races, avoided an oncoming vehicle which won him the race.
  • The Big Guy: The biggest heavy hitter on the team.
  • Brain in a Jar: Albeit, a nigh-indestructible one.
  • Composite Character: While his backstory remains mostly the same, he has elements and personality traits from the Doom Patrol (2019) TV series, such as his family.
  • Cyborg: Extreme example — He's a human brain inside a mechanical body.
  • Daddy's Girl: He loved his daughter dearly, and memories of her are what helps him get through his transition as a robot, but it also haunts him because he can't bring himself to try and contact her.
  • Death Seeker: Whenever he's feeling really low, Cliff tends to become this. It's not helped by the fact that he's watched almost everyone else in the Patrol die at some point.
  • The Heart: Of the Doom Patrol as a team, serving as father figure and mentor to the younger heroes.
  • Hot Blade: Heat coils on his palm plating gives him the ability to melt dense material with a touch of his hands.
  • Immune to Bullets: Bullets ricochet off of Robotman's body rather than harming him.
  • Immune to Mind Control: He's immune to telepaths due to being a machine.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Cliff is grumpy, foul-mouthed, and bad-tempered, but nonetheless has a good heart and actively attempts to be a hero compared to the others.
  • Mighty Glacier: He's enormous, weighs a ton, is immensely strong, and has the relative speed and grace of a steamroller.
  • Punny Name: A man named "Steele" becomes trapped in a metal body?
  • Race Lift: He is, or rather was, African-American.
  • Related in the Adaptation: His uncle is Walter Steele.
  • Sense Loss Sadness: Can no longer feel, taste, or smell anything anymore.
  • Shoulders of Doom: In his Doom Patrol outfit he wears some impressive shoulder-pads.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Along with Jane, Cliff is the most swear-happy of the team.
  • Super Strength: One of the benefits of being a robotic fighting machine. Robotman possesses extreme levels of super-strength.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: Due to his metal body, he can be rendered completely helpless by a sufficiently strong magnet.
  • We Can Rebuild Him: The whole point of the character and his powerset. No matter how many pieces you break Robotman into, he can be reassembled as long as his brain is okay.
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    Elasti-Girl (Rita Farr) 
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A former actress who gained the power to stretch her body to absurd degrees after exposure to chemicals, and became a founding member of the Doom Patrol. Initially deeply unhappy with her state, she eventually grew used to it.


  • Action Girl: Rita could usually hold her own, and she grew more competent after.
  • Action Mom: She's the adopted mother of Garfield Logan and biological mother of Holly Dayton.
  • Adaptational Modesty: She's not wearing her classic Minidress instead she's wearing a jumpsuit.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Rita's most consistent power is essentially to become a 50 Foot Woman.
  • Blob Monster: Alterations caused during her regrowing period have caused Rita to lose her bones and other internal organs. In consequence she dissolves into a blob whenever she falls asleep and has to reshape herself each morning.
  • Healing Factor: Rita can stretch herself out to heal any injuries to her mass.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Played with. Like the other two members of the Doom Patrol, Rita originally just wanted to go back to normal and stay that way. But she repeatedly chose not to do so, because it felt like a betrayal of her friends and because she didn't want to give up being a hero.
  • Large Ham: Her acting. Also, pretty much Rita in general. Larry comments that, in order to use her powers, first she has to "emote."
  • Official Couple: Married with Steve Dayton.
  • Older Than They Look: She used to be an old-timey actress, got her condition decades ago, and was institutionalized for much of that time. But her condition allows her to keep her appearance from back then.
  • Parental Substitute: To Garfield "Beast Boy" Logan, whom she and Steve adopted after they got married.
  • Power Incontinence: While Rita's power seems the least maladaptive of the team, after her accident, she would have spasms of uncontrollable growing and shrinking.
  • Related in the Adaptation: She's the sister of Desmond Farr, known in the comics as Tiger-Man. Her other brother is Willie Farr, a one shot character from an Atom story during the pre-Crisis universe.
  • Rubber Man: Rita learned to grow individual limbs separately as well.
  • Sizeshifter: She can grow and shrink. The growing seems to cost her more energy, however.
  • Super Strength: In giant form, she is easily able to lift 20,000 lbs. or 10 tons with one hand.
  • Team Mom: Caring and affectionate of the team.

    Beast-Boy (Garfield Logan) 
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    Bumblebee (Karen Beecher) 
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Karen Beecher is a scientist that created a scientific super-suit which gives her superhuman strength and the ability to fly. She was a former member of the Titans and is a member of the Doom Patrol.


  • Animal-Themed Superbeing: She's a bee-themed superhero.
  • Ascended Fangirl: She and Mal were big superhero fans and, not knowing their teacher was the superhero Atom, created their own suits and tried to join the Teen Titans. While the original group had disbanded, they were invited to join a reformed Titans group by the Justice League.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her original Titans outfit.
  • Brainy Brunette: A science heroine and prioritizes her college studies, even at the expense of her boyfriend.
  • Clothes Make the Superman: Karen had no special powers, however she is a high intellectually gifted young woman. She designed and created a power-suit that grants her with a number of superhuman abilities.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: She was introduced this way as reseach engineer, with her technology skills and which field she specializes in she has a general overall knowledge of scientific matters.
  • High-School Sweethearts: She and Mal have been together since their high school days.
  • Incredible Shrinking Man: Part of her power set.
  • Mixed Ancestry: Her father is american and her mother is a refugee from Bialya.
  • Official Couple: Engaged to Herald.
  • Powered Armor: Her exoskeleton enables flight through rapid movement on her wings that are attached to her costume, faster movement and a vibration application allow her sonic disruption. It also acts like a body armor that enhances her strength.
  • Sassy Black Woman: Occasionally she gives some sass.
  • Sizeshifter: Her suit lets her shrink to atomic levels, although she prefers insect-size.
  • Winged Humanoid: As Bumblebee, as the wings are part of the suit.

    Herald (Malcolm "Mal" Duncan) 
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Malcolm Duncan is the wielder of the Gabriel Horn and has been a member of the Teen Titans. Currently he serves as a member of the Doom Patrol with his fiancee Bumblebee.


  • Adaptation Species Change: In the comics he was a normal human, but here he's a homo magi, a descendant of the original inhabitants of Atlantis that could easily access magic.
  • Badass Beard: He has a full beard and is very competent.
  • Bald of Awesome: A shaved head and is a superhero.
  • Blue Is Heroic: His Herald outfit has a blue cape and his armor is mostly blue and white.
  • Cool Uncle: Tries to but he's not very good right now at teaching his nephew Lucius about magic.
  • The Engineer: Mal is a leading expert in a number of fields of engineering, including robotics, computer programming, sensory technology, and miniaturization. Mal's work in the field of acoustics, music, communications, and even sonic weapon design is legendary.
  • Heroic Second Wind: His Gabriel's Horn invoked this, being most useful when he was at a disadvantage.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: Despite being quite capable on his own, Mal is less confident in his abilities as a crimefighter when he is without his armor.
  • High-School Sweethearts: He and Karen have been together since their high school days.
  • Instrumental Weapon: The Gabriel Horn can generate multi-dimensional portals, and sonic blasts.
  • In the Hood: The Herald costume comes with a hood.
  • Kung-Fu Wizard: Mal has trained extensively for over a decade in martial arts, honing his body into a living weapon. He has mastered the principles of several schools of close quarters combat, including boxing, kickboxing, Judo, and Tae Kwon Do.
  • Missing Mom: His mother Eleanor left him and his father when he was young. This left him with anger issues that took him a lot of time to control.
  • Mr. Exposition: He's a member of The Network, who submit character files of the different characters of Earth 27.
  • Official Couple: Engaged to Bumblebee. They broke up for a time before he suddenly returned and proposed.
  • Powered Armor: Mal's suit is a reinforced armor which augments his physical abilities. When in the suit, Mal can jump further, run faster, hit harder, and survive impacts which would kill a mortal man.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Through his mother Eleanor Reynolds, he's the half-brother of Samuel Reynolds and uncle of Lucius Reynolds.
  • Science Wizard: Mal is a novice technomancer. He struggles with the concept of marrying his limited magical knowledge with science, but he has made considerable technomantic creations through dedication, hard work, and trial and error - a lot of trial and error.
  • Simple Staff: Mal's favorite weapon is his Gatekeeper, a custom-built arcane scepter of technomantic design. A relatively simple, but effective, design - the Gatekeeper is a tall staff made of silver joined to a scepter adorned with various glyphs which can be digitally altered at the request of Mal through his voice.
  • Wrath: When forced into a corner or pushed to the edge, Mal can become very angry. His anger has been described as a "holy terror" to behold. This anger often reveals itself in violent outbursts. Mal hates this side of himself and will often go out of his way to avoid unnecessary stressors, which may allow him to be manipulated into situations he would otherwise avoid.
  • You Shall Not Pass!: Upon striking the staff to the ground and issuing the command of "You Shall Not Pass" (Mal is such a nerd), the Gatekeeper will also blanket its surrounding area in invisible warding glyphs which match those displayed digitally on the scepter - effectively creating an occult roadblock for any beings which are warded against such glyphs.

    Tough Bunny (Athena Trevor-Schwab) 
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The younger sister of Angel O'Day and cousin of Steve Trevor. A later addition to the Doom Patrol, Tough Bunny is stronger than an ox — and almost as intelligent. She is highly incompetent and heavily relies on her teammates to fight crime. She's also the wife of Irwin Schwab aka Ambush Bug.


    Crazy Jane (Kay Challis) 
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A woman who suffers from multiple personality disorder. As the result of a meta gene bomb, each personality has its own distinct superpower. The personality in charge most of the time is Crazy Jane.


  • Abusive Parents: She was a victim of child abuse and sexual molestation courtesy from her father Jack Straw when she was 5 years old. He tried to drown her for "being possessed" when she was saved by Steve Dayton.
  • Afraid of Blood:
    • Stigmata a persona who once ventured into the Cathedral and now is usually found trembling in an alley between two tenements, her hands and eyes bleeding endlessly. She regularly fails to make it inside at nightfall and has gone down the wall more times than she can recall.
    • Played Straight with the Blood-of-the-Lamb persona. Similar to Stigmata, this persona of Kay emerged from the well years ago covered in blood and has been unable to get clean ever since. Which is horrible for her, as she is a hemophobic. Other than that, though, she seems to be rather normal.
  • Alpha Bitch: The Snow Queen as a stable, if authoritative figure. She believes herself to be a queen and expects such treatment.
  • Broken Bird: Many of Jane's personalities exist only to shoulder pain and suffering, such as Sylvia, the Shapeless Children, and Butterfly Baby.
  • Children Are Innocent: Baby Doll certainly acts like this.
  • Composite Character: Kind of literally. Her 64 different personalities were merged into only eight.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: All of her personalities stem from her years of being sexually abused by her own father.
  • The Dreaded: "Daddy" or the real Jack Straw as that is noted as being the name of Kay's father and primary abuser, though Kay and all of her personalities refused to acknowledge him as anything other than "Daddy". This personality appears in the mindscape as the festering corpse of Kay's father, bloated and ugly. He is larger in the mindscape than he was in life and every year he grows larger based on Kay's only memories of him being when she was a tiny child.
  • The Engineer: Also known as "Ginee", the Engineer is the train's mechanic and makes sure it is repaired every night while Kay's body sleeps. Like the Pointman, Ginee is a former driver, the fifth to be precise. After Ginee was captured by Jill-in-Irons, she was replaced by Driver 6. She was still missing when a seventh driver was needed and only escaped her captor when Driver 8, Crazy Jane, and Cliff Steele rescued her. Unlike Pointman, Ginee longs to return to the controls.
  • Femme Fatale: The Scarlet Harlot identity acts this way, though she's more of a rampant nymphomaniac who goes around ranting about "Daddy" and screaming at people to fuck her.
  • Flaming Hair: The "Jack Straw" manifestation has a flaming blue hair.
  • The Gadfly: Does this quite often. This is done both as a sort of defense mechanism so she doesn't get close to others and for her own genuine amusement.
  • Mad Artist: The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter personality can create paintings that briefly come to life. The Crazy Jane personality also has some artistic inclinations and is seen painting designs on Rebis' bandages at one point.
  • Nuns Are Spooky: The nameless nun with the chainsaw. She's hard to miss. Though she is a full personality, she has never exerted control. Instead she is content to stand guard in front of the Cathedral. She seems to be the only personality that most of the predators avoid, with the exception of "Daddy".
  • Personality Power: Jane's personalities all gained powers based on what their names were. Flaming Katy has fire abilities, Sex Bomb explodes, the Weird Sisters are psychic, etc.
  • Physical God: The Sun Daddy, A frightening version of Kay's father and gigantic figure with a sun for a head with the power to throw fireballs and is seemingly unbeatable.
  • The Power of the Sun: As the name implies, Sun Daddy can turn into a sun-headed woman who throws stars (as opposed to the flames of Katy).
  • Rape as Backstory: She's very heavily implied that her father molested her as a child much like the comics.
  • Rape Leads to Insanity: See above. That incident, or the subsequent implied molestations while she was experimented, made her alters tangible and now she has trouble leading a normal life.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The "Jack Straw" manifestation has red eyes with black irises.
  • Shrinking Violet: Penny Farthing when she's on the Surface, she's quite shy and shrinks into herself when confronted.
  • Split Personality: She has eight separated personalities within her mind. In the comics they were 64!
  • Split-Personality Team: While they may not all like each other, they all agree that they each have roles to play in order to keep the Underground stable and Kay safe.
  • Too Kinky to Torture: The Scarlet Harlot a rambunctious, flirtatious, and downright nasty persona with only one thing on her mind. She is the most dominant of personas from the District. Though she prefers flirting with Cliff when she is in control, if bored, she will seek out other partners looking for a good time. And Sin-Eater, a persona with masochistic tendencies and loves pain. Jane has found her as a useful one to put in control when Kay's body is being tortured.

    Celsius (Arani Desai-Caulder) 
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The estranged wife of Niles Caulder.


  • Abusive Parents: Due to the tragic death of her mother, her father Ashok Desai alternated between cherishing and neglecting her, and even beating and blaming her.
  • Bollywood Nerd: She has doctorates in physics and genetics, and she happens to be Indian.
  • Elemental Powers:
    • An Ice Person: She can also use her powers to decrease temperature and create ice.
    • Playing with Fire: Her powers allow her to control heat and create fire.
  • Hot Scientist: She has doctorates in physics and genetics and very beautiful.
  • In-Series Nickname: Rani.
  • Missing Mom: Her mother Cressida Kipling died giving birth to her.
  • Named After Somebody Famous: The Kipling family does not actually descend from the acclaimed author Rudyard Kipling. Arani's grandfather, who was something of a con artist, appears to have changed his name after returning from World War II to escape something... It served as an interesting conversation to break the ice between Mowgli and Arani.
  • Older Than They Look: As Cisco Ramon found out, despite being in her late forties, she still looks in her late twenties or early thirties.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Her uncle is Willoughby Kipling of the Knights Templar.
  • Required Secondary Powers: She's immune to both the cold and heat generated by her body.
  • Traumatic Super Power Awakening: Her meta-human powers awakened during the destruction of Delhi caused by the Manhattaning.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: She has a phobia of demons.

    Dorothy Caulder 
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The adopted daughter of Niles Caulder and Arani Desai.


  • Adaptation Name Change: Rather than her birth name of Spinner, she uses Niles' last name.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: Dorothy's powers are difficult to use and leave her drained physically, mentally, and emotionally.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She is generally a sweet girl, but her powers make her very, very dangerous when she's angry.
  • Did You Just Have Tea With Cthulhu: Due to the religious place she was raised at, she accidentally summoned the Archangels Michael, Raphael and Gabriel. So they wouldn't try to kill her over being summoned, Leon Meager befriended her and was summoned in their place.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Has the hairstyle, just like the character she's named after.
  • Happily Adopted: By Niles and Arani and the rest of the Doom Patrol.
  • Imaginary Friend: Dorothy has a number of what she calls "imaginary friends". She calls them such as she believed she willed them into existence, and she may have very well done that for Manny, Herschel and Darling-Come-Home. However, she most certainly did not create the being known as Candlemaker, but she did somehow tether him to her psionically.
  • Interspecies Friendship: She's best friends with Danny the Street. She also befriended Leon Meager when she was at an orphanage.
  • Magic Is a Monster Magnet: Dorothy is a target to many psychic predators.
  • Parental Abandonment: Her biological parents left her at an orphanage, with her mother being unable to deal with her appearance and unstable powers.
  • Power of Creation: Dorothy can create simple ectoplasmic objects. Though these objects are strong and durable, these items almost always fade after an hour or so from when Dorothy ends her focus.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Like in the Doom Patrol series, she's Niles Caulder's daughter, although adopted instead of biological.
  • Summon Magic: Not really magic, being psionic in nature, but by concentrating, Dorothy can attract ethereal beings to her presence. Dorothy can also cause ethereal beings in her presence to materialize.
  • Supernatural Sensitivity: Dorothy can interact with all known ethereal, intrinsic, psionic, & magic phenomena.

    Deborah "Dusty" Marlow 
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Deborah Ursula "Dusty" Marlow is the pilot and liaison of the Doom Patrol.


  • Ace Pilot: Dusty is qualified to operate aircraft of all kinds, including fighter jets and spacecraft. Dusty excels at the use of helicopters in particular.
  • Adaptational Sexuality: In the comics she appeared to be straight, but here she's bisexual.
  • Badass Driver: Dusty can operate ground and water vehicles with surperb finesse and prowess.
  • Code Name: Her Ops Moniker is Dust Devil, which was her call sign back in the military.
  • Combat Medic: Dusty is a trained paramedic and has performed rudimentary field surgery in the past.
  • Commonality Connection: She and Larry Trainor bonded due to their feelings towards their own bisexualities and their love of flying, even having a brief fling before deciding they were Better as Friends.
  • The Gunslinger: Dusty is trained in the use of a large range of firearms. She excels at the use of pistols.
  • The Handler: Serves as this for the Doom Patrol, being their contact and liaison with the DEO.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: When overwhelmed by stress, Dusty engages in a self-destructive bender, during which she has lots of promiscuous sexual activity and drinks like a fish.
  • Hellbent For Leather: She wears a black leather jacket plus black leather gloves.
  • Mixed Ancestry: Her father is of Irish descent while her mother is of Mexican descent.
  • Nice Hat: Wears a pilot's cap.
  • Team Normal: She's the only member of the team without powers, and is generally not messed up. She still suffers from PSTD, though.
  • Wrench Wench: Dusty is a trained paramedic and has performed rudimentary field surgery in the past.

    Fever (Shyleen Lao) 
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Junior member of the Doom Patrol and Dannyzen with the power of 'telepyrosis' (fire from a distance) and 'psychopyrosis' (fire from the mind).


  • Adaptational Sexuality: In the comics her sexuality was undetermined, but here she's a lesbian.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Wears a shirt that doesn't cover her midsection.
  • Boyish Short Hair: Keeps her hair short to go with her tomboyish style.
  • Combat Parkour: She's highly athletic and an expert traceuse.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: She tends to be a bit of a loner at school, getting along more with adults than her peers.
  • Logical Weakness: She needs sufficient oxygen for her powers to combust.
  • Masculine–Feminine Gay Couple: She's a hotheaded tomboy while her girlfriend Rhea is far more feminine.
  • Official Couple: Currently dating Rhea Jones.
  • Playing with Fire: Similarly to Celsius, she has control over heat transfer and, to a degree, fire.
  • Power Dyes Your Hair: When her powers first manifested, her hair turned blonde.
  • Power Glows: When using her powers, her hands and eyes glow golden.
  • Power Incontinence: In order to control her power, Shyleen wears special gloves that focus her energy.
  • Rapid Aging: Went from a baby to a young girl within a matter of days of being born. By the time her aging normalized, she was already a teenager.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Her uncle is Addison Lao, who in the comics went by Stop Watch and was an enemy of Blue Beetle. DNA tests reveal she's the half-sibling of the Chinese Champions, heavily implying she's the daughter of Wu Mei-Xin, Mother of Champions, and Gu Lao, Socialist Red Guardsman, of the Great Ten.
  • Younger Than They Look: She's only 12 years old but already looks like a teenager thanks to her accelerated aging.

    Lodestone (Rhea Jones) 
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  • Angst Coma: When under considerable stress, Rhea is prone to lapsing into catatonic episodes. These usually last for eight to forty-eight hours, depending on the severity of the stress.
  • Combat Parkour: Rhea is being taught parkour and free-running techniques by Shyleen Lao.
  • Cool Shades: Wears sunglasses to cover her now blank eyes.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: First she lost both her parents in rapid succession, leading to her becoming catatonic, then she was kidnapped and experimented on by HIVE, and even after she was rescued, she's still haunted by nightmares and dealing with the stress of being a superhero.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: Rhea lacks confidence in her abilities. She is afraid to fly too fast, too high, or for too long - preferring to remain grounded. She is also afraid of hurting people - especially bystanders and her loved ones.
  • Hopeless Suitor: Rhea has a crush on Tempest (Garth) and has a collage of pictures and posters featuring him on the wall over her bed. When the two met, Rhea went full-on "fangirl" with him. Rhea hopes to one be able to join the Outsiders and marry him. Not sure how she'll take it when she learns he's got a wife and kid.
  • Magnetism Manipulation: Rhea can generate, control, and manipulate magnetism in all its forms - natural, organic, and artificial. She manages this by matching her personal aura's Odic frequency to match that of the Earth's magnetic field. Rhea can affect any matter this is magnetic (iron, nickel, cobalt, various alloys, and rare earth metals), manipulating and controlling them as she wills, including using such to manipulate other things.
    • Barrier Warrior: Through intense concentration, Rhea can create an intense electromagnetic barrier so intense that it will deflect most solid projectiles and dissipate propelled energy.
    • EMP: Rhea can disable electronics in her immediate vicinity. The use of this ability tends to leave her dazed for a brief period.
    • Energy Weapon: Rhea can launch a highly focused concentration of electromagnetic energy from her body, usually propelled from the center of her chest.
    • Flight: Rhea can fly through the manipulation of magnetic fields. Though she can both reach great speeds at lower altitudes (similar to a magnetically propelled train) and soar to incredible heights, Rhea is uncomfortable with great heights and high speeds.
    • Super Senses: Like most psionics, Rhea is able to interact with the Od directly, which allows her to see, hear, and physically touch ghosts and other spirits on an adjacent plane to her own. Rhea's senses are further enhanced as she can see the electromagnetic field, intercept transmissions from radio, radar, and cellular devices.
    • Super Strength: While Rhea is able to tap into the Earth's magnetic field, her strength is augmented to superhuman levels.
  • Monochromatic Eyes: Her once green eyes no longer have irises or pupils, leaving them completely white.
  • Official Couple: Currently dating Shyleen Lao.
  • Plagued by Nightmares: Rhea has recurring nightmares in which she is stalked by a masked man who calls her "Pupa" and begs her to come back to him. She has apparently had such nightmares since she was a catatonic child.
  • Pop-Cultured Badass: Rhea is a big pop culture junkie. She is a passionate fan of many television shows.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Arnold Jones Sr. and Bernell Jones are her estranged uncles, making her cousin of Casey Jones and step-cousin of Cissie King-Jones. Her other uncle is Simon Jones/Psimon of H.I.V.E.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Rhea has a strange and unexplained fear of moths and butterflies.

    Coagula (Kate Godwin) 
Coagula is a member of the Doom Patrol. She has the ability that enables her to dissolve any solid and coagulate liquids by touching them.
  • Adaptational Sexuality: In the comics she was a lesbian, but here she's a former lover of Larry Trainor, making her bisexual.
  • Amicable Exes: With Larry Trainor.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Can be very snarky when she feels like it.
  • Good Is Not Soft: She's a compassionate individual but that doesn't mean she'll take shit from anyone.
  • Nice Girl: Is compassionate, easy going, and level headed.
  • Transgender: She's an openly proud trans woman.

    Grunt The Gorilla 
Grunt is a four armed ape, who is not very smart and very impulsive.

    Nudge (Mi-Sun Kwon) 
Nudge can will people to do as she says, but only if her willpower is stronger than her target's.

    Doodle Bug (Casey Brinke) 
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Introduced as an unassuming ambulance driver who just happens to be a Weirdness Magnet, she's actually a comic book character created by Danny to entertain his patrons. She somehow was given life and escaped, but still remembers her adventures as a comic character.


  • Absurdly Youthful Mother: She's technically only seventeen years old but is the mother of a teenager thanks to their bizarre biologies and strange circumstances.
  • An Arm and a Leg: Casey's lost her right leg just below the knee. She had it replaced with a cybernetic leg fashioned by Niles Caulder.
  • Artificial Human: She's a comic book character brought to life accidentally by Danny the Street after her comic book ended on a cliffhanger.
  • Badass Driver: Casey is a phenomenal driver. She claims she can drive anything with wheels, wings, or a rudder.
  • Composite Character: Space Case is combined with Doodlebug, an evil version of herself that Danny was forced to create. Her nickname is Space Case though.
  • The Engineer: Casey knows how to take care of her ambulance, including performing minor repairs. This is actually more impressive than it sounds considering that the ambulance has a vorpal engine.
  • Fish out of Water: The real world is very different from the Diesel Punk comic she originates, and was not used to things like computers and very fast cars at first.
  • Homosexual Reproduction: She (a vorpal homunculus created by Danny the Street) and Terry None (a cthonic homunculus created by Eric Morden) gave birth to a full-grown Mikey Milk, aka Milkman Man.
  • Interspecies Romance: One her lovers is her former pet cat (now anthropomorphic feline) Lotion.
  • The Medic: Casey is a trained paramedic, able to aid expert first aid and handle traumatic injuries.
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: She's a redhead with green eyes.
  • Younger Than They Look: She's technically only 17 years old, but looks older since she arrived to the real world as a ten-year old.

    Lotion the Cat 
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Former house cat of Casey Brinke turned humanoid and member of the Doom Patrol.


  • Anything That Moves: He's pansexual.
  • Cat People: He's become a humanoid cat.
  • The Hedonist: Lotion has little ambition outside of that which can lead to his gratification. He is by no means selfish, as he is all about helping others satisfy their own desires, but he has little motivation to do anything which does not lead to something fun, tasty, stimulating, and/or relaxing.
  • Interspecies Romance: He's the lover of his former owners Casey Brinke and Terry None.
  • In the Hood: Wears a hoodie.
  • My Significance Sense Is Tingling: Lotion has an innate ability to detect the ethereal connections between persons, places, and objects. This is a completely passive ability, but he does appear to be getting better at interpreting the impulses.
  • Mysterious Past: Even he doesn't remember much about his past as a regular cat in Coast City before he was adopted by Casey and Terry.
  • Odd Friendship: He's the wingman of Prince Charming.
  • Really Gets Around: He and his roommates are definitely not exclusive.
  • Uplifted Animal: He was once a regular cat but now he's anthropomorphic after drinking some milk laced with the $#!+ drug.

    Terry None 
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Daughter of Mr. Nobody and roommate of Casey Brinke, as well as her friend and lover.


  • Artificial Human: She's a Cthonic Homunculus created by Eric Morden, aka. Mr. Nobody and Tsaritsa, the Queen of Fables.
  • Daddy's Little Villain: Mister Nobody tried to make her the world's best supervillain's daughter, but it didn't work out.
  • Dancing Is Serious Business: Terry is an amazing tap dancer, though this is often the ability she temporarily sacrifices to power her chaotic improvisation power.
  • Domino Mask: Wears a black one.
  • Doom Magnet: Terry is a magnet for chaos. Bad things tend to happen around her. Before she came to Danny, she would be fired from every job she ever had after a month (often much less than that) and she was always being evicted. While living on Danny, Terry is surrounded by Danny's excess vorpal energy which has a way of interfering with her magnetic relationship to chaos.
  • Hand Blast: Terry learned that, if she concentrates enough, she can shoot short bolts of cthonic energy out of her hands. This power was taught to her by her father.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Not that she was a particularly antagonistic, but after the birth of her son Mikey Milk, she decided to quit as leader of the Brotherhood of Nada and move back to Danny so there wasn't any further conflict.
  • Homosexual Reproduction: She gave birth to Mikey Milk, a Kryptonian, after kissing Casey Brinke shortly after they had been drinking many glasses of milk spiked with the cthonic drug $#!+.
  • Indy Ploy: Inherited from her father, Terry has a knack for chaotic plans. Terry is able to predict incredibly unlikely events happening as a result of chaos and her plans often work best when she leaves the majority of the scheme to chance.
  • Nice Hat: Wears one to go with her showgirl outfit.
  • Opposites Attract: As beings made of opposite energies, she and Casey were unknowingly drawn to each other.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Not only she's the daughter of Mr. Nobody, her mother is technically the Queen of Fables.
  • Team Member in the Adaptation: While associated with the Doom Patrol, Terry was never a member, but here she is a member of the Patrol.

    Danny the Street 
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A sentient street who travels between cities, can generate matter and teleport, seamlessly integrating himself into existing cities. He serves as the Doom Patrol, Fables and the Legends' headquarters.


  • Ascended Extra: Has a far greater prominence in the story due to holding the headquarters of not only the Doom Patrol, but the Legends and Fables as well.
  • Camp: Since it's an inanimate object (and even a dad, of sorts), it can't be classified as either gay or straight, but it sure is campy. Either way, he speaks polari and redecorates some of his more masculine shops with decorative curtains. He also recolours his fire hydrants because red is too gauche.
  • Eldritch Location: Danny the Street is a benevolent and pleasant version of this, in fact possibly the most well-adjusted member of the Doom Patrol, Titans and The Legends.
  • Emotion Eater: A heroic version. Danny gains sustenance from the happiness and wellbeing of the residents, without draining them of it. They are either unwilling or unable to go full on Lotus-Eater Machine to achieve that.
  • Genius Loci: A sentient street (Imagine gun shops with pink curtains in the front windows, and fire hydrants that are painted yellow because bright crimson would be too gauche).
  • Honorary True Companion: For both the Titans and The Legends.
  • Nice Guy: An utterly lovely guy, who's inviting to everyone who isn't a jackass and is possibly the most well-adjusted member of the Doom Patrol and The Legends.
  • Non-Human Non-Binary: A sentient street that identifies as queer.
  • Reality Warper: Danny has this ability since he's a sentient being. Danny can change the buildings, signs, people and things within his street. They change immediately but do so piece by piece.
  • Running Gag: A minor one is that since Danny is underage, it can't sell alcoholic beverages.
  • Shapeshifter: Danny can change his shape and generate matter.
  • Teleportation: His main power, and how he moves around. Danny can be' anywhere he'd like to be that can fit a street. He can embed himself into a city or exist as an oasis in a desert if he chose.
  • Truly Single Parent: Danny is the creator of Casey Brinke and Flex Mentallo, making them their parent.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: Danny is possibly the sweetest, nicest fellow you could ever walk across. He also prefers frilly lace curtains and dainty decor.

    Flex Mentallo 
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  • Artificial Human: Like Casey Brinke, Flex was brought to reality by Danny the Street after his brand of cereal, Mental-O's, went under.
  • The Big Guy: He's an extremely huge man with an absolutely ridiculous build and superhuman strength levels exceeding that of Robotman.
  • Carpet of Virility: His hairy chest and arms are in full-display.
  • The Immodest Orgasm: He once accidentally caused every Dannyzen to simultaneously experience what has been described as a "life-changing sexual climax".
  • It's All My Fault: Flex takes failure especially hard. If a mission goes off-the-rails, Flex will likely blame himself. If someone dies as the result of a mistake Flex is connected to, he's prone to running away and collapsing into a funk which takes considerable effort to shake him out of.
  • Mr. Fanservice: He only wears his leopard-skin shorts, bracelets and boots. He's the Hero of the Beach for a reason.
  • Muscles Are Meaningful: Flex's passive use of his Muscle Mystery grants him considerable strength.
  • Reality Warper: He seems to be able to do just about anything with his "Muscle Mystery powers" so long as he is able to use his muscles.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Being created by Danny the Street makes him brother of Casey Brinke, and uncle of Mikey Milk.
  • Superpower Lottery: Just about anything can happen when he flexes. As stated above, while warping reality is one of his main abilities, as long as he can use his muscles, he has multiple powers that are a mystery even to him.
  • Super Toughness: Flex is not quite bulletproof. Low to mid-range caliber rounds will leave him with mild to severe abrasions, while heavy-caliber rounds will pierce his skin and cause minor injuries.

    Fugg 
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Fugg is a furry creature created by Danny the Street to accompany Casey Brinke. Fugg, who can only say the word "Fugg", has an organic tape player in his stomach that allows him to play instructional tapes for Casey.



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