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    Krypto the Superdog 

Krypto The Superdog

Voiced by: Samuel Vincent

A white labrador retriever who is the main protagonist of the show, formerly Superman's pet on Krypton before it was destroyed. He has all of the powers of Superman, though some are heightened due to being a dog, such as his super hearing and sense of smell. Krypto also shares Superman's moral values and feelings, which has been used as a weakness against him in some cases.


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    Kevin Whitney 

Kevin Whitney

Voiced by: Alberto Ghisi

Kevin is the young boy who Krypto lives with in the series, with Superman's permission. Kevin enjoys Krypto's company greatly, and is able to communicate with him and the other animals in the series thanks to a universal translator device. Kevin has a bratty cousin named Bailey who finds out Krypto's secret, but fortunately he's such a notorious liar that no adult believes him.


    Melanie Whitney 

Melanie Whitney

Kevin's baby sister, who refers to Krypto as "Kippo".

    Andrea 

Andrea

Kevin's next door neighbor, and the owner of Streaky. Andrea enjoys making Streaky play dress-up, but was unaware of his (or Krypto's) superheroic identity until later in the series, when she accidentally stumbles upon Krypto's spaceship. In "Iguanikah", it is revealed that Andrea is Jewish. She loves to play and dress up Streaky, and she treats him like a baby. Andrea treating Streaky like a baby is similar to the Tom and Jerry cartoon "Baby Puss".


    Streaky the Supercat 

Streaky

Voiced by: Brian Drummond

An orange cat with a yellow streak along his back who lives next door to Krypto and Kevin's family. In episode 6, "The Streaky Story", Streaky gained superpowers by a duplicating ray that was aimed at Krypto, but reflected off him and accidentally hit Streaky instead. Streaky later found that he had superpowers similar to Krypto's. But his superpower are weaker than Krypto's. Streaky shares his canine counterpart's weakness to Kryptonite. Streaky belongs to a girl named Andrea (unlike the comics in which he was Supergirl's pet cat). Unlike Krypto, Streaky is less serious about his superhero activities, and sometimes needs prodding to perform heroic deeds, but usually is dependable. He also has a nephew named Squeaky who is the leader of the Supercat Fan Club. Streaky often refers to Krypto as "K-Dog".


  • Action Pet
  • Big Eater: Can't stop thinking about the fish and other seafood
  • Butt-Monkey: He tends to have a lot of comedic incidents happening to him.
  • Cats Are Mean: Averted— on the whole you couldn't ask for a friendlier guy, and his less-than-savory moments are few and far in between.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: Has a lot of witty lines here and there.
  • The Chew Toy: Extremely accident-prone and the most abused character in the series, bar none. Though he gets his moments of triumph.
  • Clark Kenting: Like Krypto, his "secret identity" simply involves taking off his cape.
  • Cowardly Lion: He's got a bit of a cowardly streak; he even describes himself as a "fraidy cat." But he always comes through in a pinch.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Can be rather sarcastic and witty a lot.
  • Dreadful Musician: His singing is so bad that Mechanikat thinks that it's an "evil superpower."
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite his flaws, Streaky is always loyal to Krypto, Kevin and Andrea.
  • Power Incontinence: Streaky gains invisibility powers, but as he uses them they become harder to control. It reaches a point where only his face can be seen only if he concentrates really hard.

    Mechanikat 

Mechanikat

Voiced by: Mark Oliver

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    Snooky Wookums 

Snooky Wookums

Voiced by: Nicole Bouma

  • Badass Adorable: Being cute has its advantage.
  • Cats Are Mean: Since he was a just a kitten.
  • Hidden Depths: Invoked in the episode where he infiltrated the Supercat Fan Club, he's touched by how they feel sorry for him for having to serve Mechanikat. Even he thinks serving Mechanikat can be a drag.
  • Mysterious Middle Initial: In one story from the comic book adaptation, he disguises himself under the name Silas P. Sham.
  • Punny Name
  • The Starscream: When Mechanikat's robotic double takes over, Snooky quickly sides with him. Later, he goes back to Mechanikat after the robot is defeated, claiming he was on Mechanikat's side the whole time.

    Ace the Bathound 

Ace the Bathound

Voiced by: Scott McNeil

    Isis 

Isis

Voiced by: Kathleen Barr

    Squeaky 

Squeaky

Streaky's nephew and founder of the Supercat Fan Club

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The Dog Star Patrol

    In General 
A superpowered group of canines who each possess a unique superpower, and fight crime across the galaxy. Krypto joined the Dog Stars by helping the group out on a mission. Ace the Bathound and Streaky the Supercat helped them out on different occasions. The group is based on DC Comics' Space Canine Patrol Agents and Legion of Super-Heroes. Curiously, they are never seen altogether as one or two members are always absent in each episode. The members of the Dog Star Patrol include:
  • Animal Superheroes
  • Expy: Of both the Legion of Super-Heroes and the Space Canine Patrol Agency. Their names and characters all come from The Space Canine Patrol Agents, but their function as single powered galactic protects resembles that of the Legion.
  • Heroic Dog
  • Super Team: They're a team of Superpowered canines that protect the galaxy from any threat.

    Brainy Barker 

Brainy Barker

Voiced by: Ellen Kennedy

A purple saluki (although she refers to herself as an afghan hound), she is the leader of the Dog Star Patrol. Brainy Barker possesses telepathic/telekinetic powers, allowing her to read minds, project forcefields, and levitate objects.


    Mammoth Mutt 

Mammoth Mutt

Voiced by: Kelly Sheridan

A pink chihuahua who can inflate her body to a gigantic size.


    Tusky Husky 

Tusky Husky

Voiced by: Terry Klassen

A blue and white husky who possesses a large tusk-like tooth that functions like a drill.


    Tail Terrier 

Tail Terrier

Voiced by: Peter Kelamis

A green-furred terrier who can stretch his tail to lengths long enough to use as a weapon, such as a lasso or whip.


    Bull Dog 

Bull Dog

Voiced by: Michael Dobson

An English bulldog who can sprout a pair of bull horns to use in battle.


    Hot Dog 

Hot Dog

Voiced by: Trevor Devall

A Dachshund who can raise his body heat to dangerously high temperatures to burn his enemies.


    Paw Pooch 

Paw Pooch

Voiced by: Dale Wilson

A Basset Hound who possesses four pairs of legs.


    Drooly 

Drooly

Voiced by: Ty Olsson

An Old English sheepdog who is a huge fan of the Dog Stars and wanted to join them. As his name suggests, he uses his drool as a weapon.


Others

    Delilah 

    Bailey 

Bailey

Kevin's bratty cousin who find out that Krypto is Superdog.


    Jimmy the Rat 

Jimmy The Rat


  • Butt-Monkey: Second only to Streaky.
  • Expy: Possibly to Jimmy Olsen.
  • Knowledge Broker: If an unwilling one, since Ace always goes to him for info when he's in the middle of eating.

    Ignatius 

Ignatius

Voiced by: Scott McNeil

Lex Luthor's pet iguana.


  • Harmless Villain: It's safe to say he's not nearly as threatening as his master.
  • Me's a Crowd: A few of his schemes involve him cloning himself.
  • Reptiles Are Abhorrent: He only thinks about himself, and doesn't realize the consequence of his actions.

    Stretch-O-Mutt 

Stretch-O-Mutt

Voiced by: Lee Tockar

    The Junkyard Dogs 

The Junkyard Dogs


    Squeaky's Supercat Fan Club 

Squeaky's Supercat Fan Club


Nikki

Ramon

Puff

    Bud and Lou 

Bud and Lou

The Joker's hyenas and Harley Quinn's "babies".

    Robbie the Robin 

Robbie the Robin

Voiced by: David Paul Grove

A robin bird who wants to become a superhero after Ace saves his life.


    Superman 

Superman

Krypto's original owner who allows Kevin to keep him.


  • Greater-Scope Paragon: He serves as this for the whole series, though he only appears in the first episode and is referenced throughout the series.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Superman stands out among the other characters in having a near identical appearance to his counterpart in the DCAU while the rest of the cast resemble classic Hanna-Barbera characters. Even Lex Luthor, in his one appearance, is drawn in a style that matches this series more than Superman.
  • Skintone Sclerae: As part of retaining his retaining his DCAU look.


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