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     Gates 
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AKA: Ti'julk Mr'asz
Homeworld: Vyrga
Abilities: Teleportation

Born on the planet Vyrga, he is an insectoid lifeform with the ability to create portals through space. Unlike the other Legionnaires, he was unwillingly drafted and believes they are a fascist organization. This is representative of his leftist politics, and he is known for being an outspoken socialist. He originally appeared in Reboot Legion continuity, but he switched over to the Original Legion during Final Crisis.


  • Bee People: He is from a race of sentient insects.
  • The Call Knows Where You Live: Unlike almost every other Legionnaire, he was not a volunteer. His planet drafted him so they'd have a representative on the team.
  • Canon Immigrant: Postboot is the only Legion continuity with a Gates. In Legion of Three Worlds, he notices and calls speciesism on the parallel universes. He joins the Retroboot Legion to even things out a bit.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: Cynically killed off in the first issue of Legion Lost v2, 2011...although it turned out he was Not Quite Dead.
  • Mass Teleportation
  • My Species Doth Protest Too Much
  • Only Known by Their Nickname
  • Portal Cut: Ra's al Ghul loses most of an arm being cut off by the edge of one of Gates's portals being used to rescue someone from the villain's grasp, taking the arm with him. This is the first indication that the portals which he's been using for years have sharp edges, which is kind of terrifying when you consider that he can create and move them about at will...
  • Soapbox Sadie: Most of his dialogue consists of complaining about the "capitalist police state" he's been drafted into.
  • Strawman Political: He's a revolutionary communist and most of his appearances make fun of him for his extreme views. This doesn't stop him being an interesting and well-developed character, though.
    • However, his beliefs turned into a Chekhov's Gun when the Legion was being controlled by the Emerald Eye of Ekron, as his political viewpoints and philosophical outlook were so strong his willpower managed to shake off the Eye's control and regain a brief sense of self before he was turned into an egg.
  • Teleporters and Transporters/Thinking Up Portals: Gates has the ability to create glowing green, circular teleportation "gates", which people and objects can travel freely through to emerge from a partner gate at a location he himself defines mentally (it is also possible to make the trip in reverse, travelling from the partner gate to the original gate).
  • We Are as Mayflies: Inverted. Gates's species has a much shorter lifespan than humans, with 20 being elderly.

     Gear 
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AKA: I.Z.O.R.
Homeworld: Linsnar
Abilities: Grows organic technology from his body

Gear is a member of the Lisnarian who hale from the planet Lisnar, they are known galaxywide for their ability to generate gadgets from their techno-organic bodies.


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     Kid Quantum III 
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AKA: Jazmin Cullen
Homeworld: Xanthu
Abilities: Temporal manipulation, throws damaging "q-spheres"

The third Kid Quantum was James' sister Jazmin. After her brother's death, she underwent surgery to augment her power to a level where she would not require the belt.


  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Although she bore some resentment toward the Legion for failing to prevent her brother's death. she put her bitterness behind her as she established close friendship within the roster. She appointed Traid as her deputy and soon struck up a romance with Cosmic Boy.
  • Humans Are White
  • Important Haircut: She sported a curly hairstyle for a long time before getting her hair cut shorter around the time of the Legion volume just before the Threeboot Legion.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Originally. She hated the Legion because she blamed them for her brother's death, but was still heroic in her right. After some time, she decided to leave the Uncanny Amazers and joined the Legion, eventually being elected their leader.
  • Legacy Character: The third and last Kid Quantum.
  • Sassy Black Woman
  • Time Stands Still: She is able to project stasis fields that halt the movement of time and warp reality within their sphere of influence. Without the belt, this time.

     Kinetix 
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AKA: Zoe Saugin
Homeworld: Aleph
Abilities: Manipulates inanimate objects

Zoe Saugin, a 30th-century native of the planet Aleph, gained the power of telekinetic magic and became the superheroine known as Kinetix.


  • Ambition Is Evil: Ultimately averted, but her well-intentioned obsession with gaining powers wasn't portrayed as healthy.
  • And I Must Scream: After she was killed by Superboy-Prime, Mordru absorbed her essence into himself, which the White Witch explained meant he absorbed all her magic, her spells, pretty much her soul, into his being. Mysa promptly did the same thing to Mordru and absorbed his body and power into herself, turning her into the Black Witch. It's unknown if Zoe is still alive in some way inside Mordru, inside Mysa.
  • Baleful Polymorph: Happened to her more than once.
  • Brought Down to Normal: She lost her powers early on, prompting her to go on a search for new ones or a way to restore them.
  • Cat Girl: Postboot crone!Mysa turns her into one for a while.
  • Power Tattoo: Briefly.
  • Put on a Bus: Along with the rest of the Postboot Legion.
    • Bus Crash: During Legion of 3 Worlds, she was killed in the fourth issue when she took on Superboy-Prime, unaware of his immunity to magic.
  • Redhead In Green: Her original costume was red and gold, but after she was repowered her costume changed to green.
  • Red Herring Mole: She was constantly portrayed as a potential Emerald Empress-in-the-making, until The Reveal of who had the Eye.
  • Sealed Good in a Can: Apparently, as a Terrorform, Zoe absorbed the lingering magical energy of Universe-247 after it was destroyed during Infinite Crisis.
  • The Starscream: When Violet remade the Legion in the image of the Emerald Eye, Kinetix tried to turn on her teammates to usurp the Eye's power for herself.

     Magno 
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AKA: Dyrk Magz
Homeworld: Braal
Abilities: Magnetism manipulation

  • Break the Cutie: In his early appearances Dyrk is upbeat, idealistic, and eager to help people as part of the Legion. Losing his powers makes him not only ineligible for Legion membership but effectively a cripple and a second-class citizen on his homeworld, which does quite a number on his self-worth (especially with his older brother around to rub it in at every opportunity).
  • C-List Fodder: Magno was one of several characters introduced specifically to raise the stakes of the Mordru arc by giving the villain heroes to brutalize without seriously affecting the status quo.
  • Demoted to Extra: He spent all of ten issues as a member of the Legion before getting summarily depowered, was given just enough development to be interesting, and then mostly got relegated to the background before the Legion Worlds miniseries finally managed to abandon the character in a way that gave him no resolution but also left him in a position from which it would be hard to bring him back into play. And then the Legion's continuity was rebooted entirely a few years later anyhow.
  • Decomposite Character: Magno fills the role in the Legion that, pre-Crisis, was occupied by Pol "Magnetic Kid" Krinn, who in this continuity does not become a superhero.
  • Depower: Dyrk loses his powers in the fight against Mordru, and ends up as part of the Legion's support staff when the team won't give up on him.
  • Extra-ore-dinary: Can manipulate metal.
  • Middle Child Syndrome: Averted. He's the second of four children, but the truth is his older brother Omar is the one who constantly feels the need to assert his superiority. His parents are shown to be loving and supportive towards Dyrk, if somewhat blind to Omar's cruelty; his little sister Trin openly idolizes him to the point that she was devastated that Dyrk had to leave the Legion because she felt it wasn't fair to him. All the while Omar grumbles about not getting enough respect when Dyrk ignores his needling and insults.
  • Magnetism Manipulation: Before losing his powers he could manipulate magnetic things with them.
  • Mission Control: Following his loss of power he became home base support for the team.
  • Replacement Scrappy: In-universe, several characters - most notably Live Wire - treated him this way after he joined the Legion in Cosmic Boy's absence. Some fans see him this way as well, even though his character was never actually presented as a replacement for Cos, who was still a series regular (just stranded in the past).
  • Ship Tease: While XS is depicted as crushing on a number of different guys, Dyrk was the first one to show interest in her... which she didn't notice until after she'd accidentally brushed him off. And then the timeline ended.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: In Legion Worlds #3, Cosmic Boy promises to let Dyrk, now a Sci-Cop, in on what the Legion is up to (the construction of Legion World and their return to active duty) as soon as he has a chance. The Legion ran for a year or two after that, but even when Cosmic Boy is shown returning the planet where Dyrk is still presumably serving as a police officer, Dyrk is never mentioned again and has yet to appear in any subsequent versions, not even L3W.

     Monstress 
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AKA: Candi Pyponte-Le Parc III
Homeworld: Xanthu
Abilities: Super-strength

A heroine with super-strength from the planet Xanthu with a heart as big as her frame.


  • Apron Matron: A young version, as she's always calling her teammates "dear" and watching out for their emotional well being without being overbearing.
  • Beastess
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Even Candi has her limits.
  • Brawn Hilda: She is a girly-girl type who was accidentally mutated into a tall, stout, and very muscular Brawn Hilda build.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Her: She was murdered by the Progenitor who was an eons old Element Lad who had been driven mad due to an eternity of solitude.
  • Expy: Postboot's rough equivalent to Blok.
  • Hyper-Awareness: Candi pays attention to her teammates and how they interact, and if she thinks something's off, she will step in to lend a hand if she can.
  • I Am Big Boned: Never stated outright, but her size is due to her mutated bone structure.
  • Mama Bear
  • Odd Friendship: With Postboot Element Lad. Which makes her death all the more sadder.
  • Spoiled Sweet: She was the daughter of a rich industrialist, but also a nice girl. Discovered that her beloved father had impoverished workers in his labor farms, she start to protest together with the workers.
  • Super Strength: Her new, Khund-like stature gave her super-strength. She was shown to be able to lift an entire Legion cruiser single-handed.
  • Super Toughness: She could survive a direct missile hit without a scratch to her skin.

     Shikari Lonestar 
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Homeworld: Kwai migrating colony
Abilities: Flight, transdimensional navigation, bio-armor

She is a member of the alien race known as the Kwai, and she her people's natural powers of flight, pathfinding, and a retractable armored exo-skeleton. She is much less passive than the rest of her people, and does her best to stand up for what is right.


  • Bee People: A member of the Kwai, a nomadic race of humanoid insects who live in the "Second Galaxy".
  • Canon Immigrant: In the Legion annual that wiped Postboot from continuity and established Threeboot, Shikari was accidentally trapped in the Threeboot world. This clearly earth-shaking development was never followed up on, and she simply reappeared with the Postboot Legion in Legion of Three Worlds saying "Oh, there you guys are."
  • Expy: Of Dawnstar, who was deemed too silly for Postboot.
  • Meaningful Name: "Shikari" is a term used in India for a hunter and guide.
  • My Species Doth Protest Too Much: Sort of. In the peaceful, community-minded culture of her species, Shikari's wanderlust and more warlike tendencies make her something of a throwback.
  • The Nicknamer: Of sorts; some quirk of culture or language leads her to call her teammates names along the pattern of "X Legion" - Brainiac 5 became "Smart Legion" or "Green Legion," Umbra is "Dark Legion," etc. Possible explanation is that she is from a such different part of the universe that even the translated interlac sounds too weird to her.
  • Scarily Competent Tracker: This is a racial ability, which eventually leads to Kwai navigators being implemented as a means of using "thresholds" for personal interplanetary teleportation throughout the United Planets, because the Kwai can navigate in the other-space that threshold technology moves mass through.
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     Superboy II 
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AKA: Kon-El (Conner Kent)
Homeworld: Earth
Abilities: Super-strength, speed, senses, flight, invulnerability, and tactile telekinesis

Kon-El/Conner Kent is a human/Kryptonian hybrid "clone". See the Superboy page, or the pages for his series Superboy (1994) & Superboy 2011.


  • Fish out of Temporal Water: He was stuck in the Legion's time period for a while, but simultaneously appeared in Teen Titans... eventually, Teen Titans had a crossover with the Legion in which he disappeared from the 21st century, then came back moments later, having traveled to the point in the Legion's timeframe where he first appeared, then spent several months there before being sent back to get the Titans and bring them to the future for a time-traveling team-up.

     Thunder 
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AKA: Cece Beck
Homeworld: Binderaan
Abilities: Super-strength, speed, flight, invulnerability

Cece Beck was a quite ordinary girl of 90th century planet Binderaan, when she was transported to the Rock of Eternity by a magical weapon. Here Captain Marvel pass his powers to her as new champion of SHAZAM!.


  • By the Power of Grayskull!: "Captain Marvel"!.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: She's from the 90th century, 6000 years after the Legion's time.
  • Flying Brick
  • Legacy Character: The old Captain Marvel gave her his powers to protect herself.
  • Older Alter Ego: Like Captain Marvel. She's around 10 or 12, but her super-powered form appears around 16.
  • Put on a Bus / Brother Chuck: It was established early on that only Thunder had been sent to the Legion's time period; when she changed back to Cece, she appeared in her home time, and when she transformed again, Thunder was back with the Legion. After "Legion of the Damned", which destroyed the stargate system and made interplanetary travel take months or years again, the Legionnaires are devastated by the sudden distance separating them from friends and family, and Thunder, realizing she's lucky enough to be able to visit her parents without a ship, says the magic word and returns home. She says she'll be back, but the timeline ends before she's seen again.
  • Shout-Out: Her name and home planet are in-jokes on Captain Marvel creators C.C. Beck and Otto Binder.
  • Superpower Lottery: She has all the classic powers of Captain Marvel included Super Strength, Super Speed, Flight, etc.
  • Time Travel: She discovered that speaking the name 'Captain Marvel' as Thunder in the 30th century would actually spring her back to the 80th century as Cece.

     XS 
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AKA: Jenni Ognats
Homeworld: Aarok
Abilities: Super-speed

The daughter of Dawn Allen of the Tornado Twins and granddaughter of Barry Allen, The Flash. Jenni was born in the 31st century and, unlike her cousin Bart Allen, did not have super-powers. However, the alien Dominators captured her for their experiments and activated her latent metagene and connection to the Speed Force. Using her newfound powers to escape, Jenni joined the Legion of Super-Heroes as their resident speedster, XS.


  • Canon Immigrant: First appeared in the Postboot Legion; Legion of Three Worlds retconned her as being a refugee from the Retroboot Legion's world and had her join them.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Jenni seems to have completely disappeared from the DCU thanks to Flashpoint, even though her cousin and Gates still exist.
  • Cowardly Lion: Originally, but in literally her second appearance she gets over it in time to save the entire Legion from an explosive device planted in Kid Quantum's coffin.
  • Dogged Nice Girl: She developed a crush on leader Cosmic Boy and later M'Onel; both went unrequited.
  • Fragile Speedster: Notably, unlike most speedsters, she's never shown vibrating through solid objects (destructively or otherwise)- probably because this would make Apparition obsolete.
  • Motor Mouth: She talks a mile a minute.
  • Retcon: Geoff Johns wrote that Jenni is originally from the main DC Earth, along with Bart and their parents, and that the families migrated to Earth-247 to hide from Professor Zoom and his soldiers.
  • Strapped to an Operating Table: Her origin story has her growing up without superspeed, despite being the granddaughter of the Flash and the daughter of one of the Tornado Twins- until, in an attempt to understand and duplicate her bloodline's powers, the Dominators abducted her, and the trauma of their experimentation triggered the emergence of her powers.
  • Super Speed: Jenni can run at superhuman speeds and projects an aura that makes her immune to the extreme heat she puts off while running. While XS' top speed has yet to be clocked, she is fast enough to run on water and was also able to break through the timestream without the Cosmic Treadmill thanks to some coaching from her grandfather, Barry.


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