List of characters for the comic series Young Justice, to see who joined the reformed team after memories started being restored post-DC Rebirth see here. For the characters from the cartoon, see here.
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Batman's protegee the third Robin. One of the three founding members of Young Justice and the first leader of the team. Tim becomes best friends with Superboy with Bart and Cassie rounding out their group of True Companions in which he is normally the Only Sane Man in the face of Bart's Cloudcuckoolander and Kon's Totally Radical Hot-Blooded tendencies.
Tim's girlfriend Spoiler (Stephanie Brown) is a frequent Young Justice guest.
- see Robin
An upbeat young clone said to have had human DNA altered in order to mimic Kryptonian abilities created by the Cadmus Institute. One of the three founding members of Young Justice. He started out with Tactile Telekinesis as his only superpower but slowly began to develop more of them with age. He is best friends with Tim and Bart and eventually starts a long term relationship with Cassie.
Kon started out his career working for Cadmus as a Hawaiian superhero housed by the organization. After a number of changes for the worse in the company he was invited to live with the Kents in Smallville and modified his costume to a more sleek look with fingerless gloves instead of his bulky red ones.
Following the dissolution of Young Justice he joined the Teen Titans along with the rest of the "core four" (Cassie, Tim and Bart) and learned that instead of being a human clone with modified DNA he was actually a clone made using the Kryptonian DNA of Superman and the human DNA of Lex Luthor.
The yellow eyed impulsive speedster and grandson from the future of the Silver Age Flash, Barry Allen. Imp is one of the three founding members of Young Justice, and the youngest and most cheerful member of the team with perhaps the oddest thought process.
He lives with and is mentored by the Golden Age speedster Max Mercury (Quicksilver) who acts as a Parental Substitute for Bart.
The Plucky Girl daughter of museum curator Dr. Helena Sandsmark and president of the Gateway City Wonder Woman Fan Club who was granted powers by the Greek gods in recognition for her bravery after she "borrowed" the magical Gauntlet of Atlas and Sandals of Hermes from her mother's exhibits to help Wonder Woman out in an emergency.
Wonder Girl was one of the first six members of Young Justice joining at the same time as the two other girls in the original six, Secret and Arrowette. Cassie became the second leader of the team following Robin leaving the position after the team lost their trust in him when Batman's plans to take out the Justice Leauge came to light. She is the only member of the "core four" not to have their own solo series.
In her earliest appearances she was easily mistaken for a ''boy'' out of her Civvie Spandex costume with her Boyish Short Hair and preference for comfortable baggy shirts and long cutoff jeans. Over the course of the series she is gifted a pair of vambraces by Donna Troy which she adds to her costume along with adding a pair of red pants in place of the bike shorts she started with. She stops wearing her black wig as a part of her Wonder Girl outfit as she grows her natural blonde hair long enough to put in twintails as she becomes more confident in her role after being acknowledged by her predecessor. She changes her costume again after becoming the leader of Young Justice, wearing a black sleeveless turtleneck with the =W=emblazoned across the chest with red boot cut jeans which have white stars down the outer seams. At this time she also starts letting down her now much longer hair keeping it out of her face with her goggles.
Following the dissolution of Young Justice she joined the Teen Titans along with Kon, Tim and Bart and learned that her disappeared dad is Zeus. This revelation that she is a demigod means her powers were actually inherited and had been sealed in an attempt to give her a normal life before she jumped at being a hero regardless.
- see Wonder Girl
"Suzie" Greta Hayes
The ghost of a girl murdered in a ritual. After Robin, Superboy and Impulse are tasked with capturing her by the D.E.O. which had previously been keeping her in captivity the trio realize that she is not what they were told and they lie to both the government and the Justice League to protect her. When the three founded Young Justice shortly thereafter she was one of the first to join alongside Arrowette and Wonder Girl.
- Cain and Abel: She was murdered by her brother.
- Came Back Strong: She returned from death as a ghost like Psychopomp.
- The Ditz: Until the last few issues, the others agree that Secret only becomes ditzy after spending too much time with Impulse.
- Dreaming of Things to Come: Even before her death.
- Electrified Bathtub: Secret was originally killed by this method.
- Escaped from the Lab: Robin, Superboy and Impulse are asked by the D.E.O. to help them recapture her after she escapes but the boys quickly realize that she is not the inhuman monster they were led to believe they were tracking down and help her instead.
- Ethereal White Dress: Of sorts. She has an all-white outfit and a white-gray cape; fitting as she's essentially a ghost-like being.
- FaceHeel Turn: Complete with Red Eyes, Take Warning, courtesy of Darkseid.
- Fog Feet: A part of being a ghost
- Horrifying Hero: One of the reasons why she feels so isolated from the rest of the team. She knows that the others are afraid of her after traveling inside her, which opens up an opportunity for "Doug" to manipulate her.
- Horror Hunger: She has an "emptiness" inside of her, which can apparently be sated by devouring humans, body and/or soul, through a vortex in her torso. Among her victims include Donald Fite, Stephanie Brown, the entire DEO, and Agua Sin Gaaz, though all but the last end up being released from her.
- Identity Amnesia: She cannot remember who she was before her murder.
- I Just Want to Be Normal: She wants to be a normal human girl.
- Mondegreen: Believes Darkseid's name to be "Doug Side".
- Known Only by Their Nickname: Secret's real-name, Greta Hayes, isn't revealed until late in the series' run. Prior to the revelation, she goes by Suzie, a nickname picked out for her by Cissie.
- No-Sell: She can't consume those that are already dead such as Deadman and the Hal Jordan Spectre. Lobo was also barely affected by the experience due to being Barred from the Afterlife.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Before to finding out what her name was prior to her murder she went by Suzie as picked out by Cissie and before that she was known as "the mist girl".
- Painting the Medium: Her speech bubbles are unique in reference to her ghostly spiritual nature.
- Retired Badass: After being turned into a normal human girl, much to her delight.
- Stalker with a Crush: Ends up becoming one in her worst moments for Robin, even attacking his girlfriend Spoiler out of jealousy.
- Unishment: Darkseid punishes her by removing her powers and turning her into a normal human girl, which is what she has wanted from the start.
Suzanne "Cissie" King-Jones
One of the first team members she is the daughter of the first Arrowette who talked her into taking on the name. She eventually retired from costumed super-heroics to live a normal life and compete in archery competitions even going to the Olympics in the sport.
- Ascended Extra: Suzanne "Cissie" King-Jones, who Took a Level in Badass after an appearance in Impulse.
- Archer Archetype: True to her name, her specialty is with a bow and arrow.
- Disappeared Dad: Her father died after eating bad shellfish.
- Heroic BSoD: Quits superheroing after she nearly kills a criminal in cold blood.
- Improbable Aiming Skills: Arrowette was assumed to be just another Badass Normal with a bow. Turns out that ever since she was a toddler, she could throw three darts at a time and hit a bullseye, and see things at a distance that her mother needed binoculars to see.
- I Just Want to Be Normal: She was forced into becoming the second Arrowette by her mother and retires from the role fairly quickly.
- Legacy Character: The second Arrowette.
- Modesty Shorts: A requirement when wearing a skirt is part of your superhero costume.
- Most Common Super Power: In the World Without Young Justice reality, she was significantly stacked with big breasts, cleavage and voluptuous curves.
- My Beloved Smother: Forced into superheroing by her mother, the first Arrowette.
- Retired Badass: After she quits superheroics to become a full-time student and competition archer.
She was inspired to use her natural abilities for heroics after witnessing Arrowette stop a thief and became one of the team members to join after Arrowette's retirement. Anita is the daughter of Donald Fite, a government agent who clashes with the team on occasion.
- Adapted Out: One of the characters from Young Justice that does not appear in the the animated series using the name.
- Ascended Fangirl: Was inspired to become a superheroine by Arrowette.
- The Bus Came Back: After her parents were turned into babies she understandably stepped back from such an active role as a superhero and disappeared from comic pages for years until Supergirl ran into her in Louisiana years later.
- Compelling Voice: Anita had the ability to compell others to do what she told them, lost it, then regained it
- Cool Helmet: In an aversion of Helmets Are Hardly Heroic Anita prefers to protect her head and face.
- Dark-Skinned Redhead
- Hollywood Voodoo: Lampshaded by Empress who is able to ask questions through a loa.
- Magic Knight: An armored magic user with a transforming bladed weapon.
- Most Common Super Power: Her World Without Young Justice self was more than eager to put her breasts and naked body on display.
- Ms. Fanservice: She has a surprisingly high number of nude scenes, and her "World Without Young Justice" counterpart wears only a bra and loincloth.
- My Name Is Inigo Montoya You Killed My Father Prepare to Die: Issue 49, after her father is killed, luckily the team and whole bunch of their friends help her out.
- Punny Name: Her name is a pun on "I need a fight". Her father and his partner's names, Fite n' Maad, are also a pun on "fightin' mad".
- Replacement Goldfish: Cissie's initial hostility towards her is caused by her thinking that Empress is a replacement for her on the team and among her friends there.
- Shapeshifter Weapon: Her transforming staff
The smallest of Lobo's clones created from a drop of his blood after Lobo was torn apart on Apokolips. He hid himself away on Young Justice's ship to survive and became their mechanic.
- Adapted Out: One of the characters from Young Justice that does not appear in the the animated series using the team's name.
- Clone Degeneration: He is dying and eventually looses his eyesight due to this, in the end he makes a Heroic Sacrifice to save Secret from Darkseid before he is killed by it.
- Evil Twin: Inverted with Slo-Bo, the degenerated clone of Lobo who contained all of the Last Czarnian's "repressed" traits: he was intelligent, good-natured, responsible, monogamous, self-sacrificing... oh, and slowly dying from not receiving any of Lobo's superpowers.
- Fingerless Gloves: He wears a pair.
- And I Must Scream: Takes a shot from Darkseid meant for Secret, and is trapped in a statue of himself far in the future
- Monochromatic Eyes: Yellow ones
- The Runt at the End: Most of Lobo's clones turned on themselves and killed each other, with the strongest one becoming the "real" Lobo. Slobo was weaker than the rest, and survived by hiding.
- See The Ray
Extraterrestrial twins originating from the planet Exxor who were rescued from slavery by the Justice League. They eventually joined Young Justice.
- Adapted Out: Two of the characters from Young Justice that do not appear in the the animated series using the name.
- Canon Immigrant: From Super Friends.
- Extreme Omnivore: They eat Cassie's Flood CD.
- BrotherSister Team: They provide the page image.
- Pointy Ears: A sign of their extraterrestrial status.
- Sibling Team: A pair of twins.
- Voluntary Shapeshifting: Zan could turn into water, including ice and steam; Jayna could turn into animals, including mythological ones or alien ones.
Cassandra "Cass" Cain
A member of the temporary "New Young Justice" team who was warned against interacting with meta-humans by Batman who disapproved yet became a reserve member of Young Justice proper.
Cass and Robin are Like Brother and Sister (later actually becoming such when they are both adopted by Bruce) and she is best friends with his girlfriend Spoiler, she works frequently with both of them outside of Young Justice. She and Superboy went on a date while she was taking a short vacation to relive some of the stress caused by her job but they decided to be friends instead of being further romantically involved.
- See Batgirl (2000)
Atlantean ally who became a member of the temporary "New Young Justice" team and teamed up with the normal Young Justice as a reserve member after. Following the disbanding of Young Justice he was recruited into Titans East.
- Adaptational Jerkass: He shows up in the Animated Series with the team's name where he is a jerk.
- Does Not Like Shoes: Shoes are not really designed with feet like his in mind.
- Fish out of Water: While he is fascinated by the surface his knowledge of it comes from TV so he is always interested in how the real thing differs.
- Fish People: He's a scaled green fish boy.
- Monochromatic Eyes: Red ones
- Nice Guy: He's still learning and makes mistakes but he's a nice guy who is fascinated by life on the surface.
- Sizeshifter: Can expand like a puffer fish.
- Speaks Fluent Animal: He can talk to fish. This allows him to at one point in Robin befriend a monster fish whose mate tried to feed Robin to its offspring.
- Walking Shirtless Scene: He doesn't seem to own any shirts.
Beast Boy (Garfield Mark "Gar" Logan)
Led this temporary team while the regular members recuperated.
CM3 (Frederick Christopher "Freddy" Freeman)
Part of the oldest super-family in comics note Freddie became a member of this temporary team who remained an ally/backup on whom the regular members could call for aid. His powers come from subletting powers from Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, & Mercury.
- See Marvel Family
Flamebird (Mary Elizabeth "Bette" Kane)
- See BatFamily
- Don't Split Us Up: Before they realize they're being hunted by a shadowy government organization this is motivation for the siblings to avoid authorities.
- Homeless Hero: Part of the reason Bart takes them to Max while trying to help them.
- The Runaway: All of them after their parents' deaths.
- Sibling Team: They were all siblings before their parents died and they went on the run and became a team.
Houston (Joel Aaron Weinberg)
The Weinburgs' eldest biological child. After his parents deaths he tries to keep an eye on his siblings and ends up as their leader as they flee the D.O.A. and become super heroes.
- Big Brother Instinct: For all his siblings, biological or not.
- I Just Want to Be Special: He is the member of the team who most wants to be a traditional superhero and is also the only one without any powers whatsoever.
- Promotion to Parent: After his parent's deaths.
Omni/Cypher (Cameron Begay)
Taken in by the Weinburgs after escaping from the D.O.A. he is completely unaware that he is an alien.
- Companion Cube: His potted plant Chloe that is actually an ES and eventually is able to shift to a more humanoid form as her plant form was a mistake.
- Happily Adopted: By the Weinburgs prior to their deaths.
- Tomato in the Mirror: He is not human, instead he is of the extraterrestrial race the ES.
Allure (Damara Sinclair)
A young woman who was given powers that accentuate her attractiveness by Eryx who intends to have her as his bride in return. Damara is the only member of the Relative Heroes who is not one of their siblings. Wondergirl calls on her to help out with the invasion of Zandia.
- Beauty Is Never Tarnished: As a side effect of Eryx's influence on her appearance her hair does not get tangled even though she wears it long and loose.
- Blessed with Suck: While she finds ways to make what Eryx endowed her with work for her inspiring lust and desire in most people she comes in contact with and having no control over it can lead to uncomfortable situations regularly with the potential to easily produce horrifying results.
- Cleavage Window: Her costume has two though one is too high to really show any cleavage the other gives a gratuitous shot of Underboobs. Technically she's wearing another layer underneath the one with the cutouts but it's always drawn as so transparent and vacuumed to her form that it's usually difficult to tell.
- Graceful Ladies Like Purple: She had her feminine traits supernaturally enhanced as an infant when her mother made a deal with the Greek god Eryx and wears a pastel purple dress when acting as a superhero.
- Impractically Fancy Outfit: Her costume incorporates multilayered sleeves and a floor-length dress with a high slit over spandex pants with chest cutouts and only magic can be blamed for her not tripping and getting caught on stuff all the time.
- Magic Contract Romance: Eryx enchanted Damara in return for her hand in marriage.
- Most Common Super Power: When you give a Greek god influence over his future wife's appearance it's only to be expected that he would give her an ample bosom.
- Power Incontinence: She cannot control the desire she inspires in others.
- Rapunzel Hair: Curly hair down to mid-thigh accentuating her femininity.
Blindside (Tyson Gilford)
A young meta-human African American teen who was framed for a murder he didn't commit while he and his adoptive siblings were on the run from the D.E.O.. He is among the heroes who accompany Young Justice to Zandia.
- Cursed With Awesome: Tyson's ability to turn invisible is pretty cool but a teen who feels insecure and ignored is understandably not appreciative of being able to disappear.
- Fingerless Gloves: His supersuit has gloves without the fingers save for his thumbs.
- Happily Adopted: By the Weinburgs prior to their deaths.
- Impossibly Cool Clothes: The cutouts on his sleeves should prevent them from fitting so well.
- Token Minority: Tyson is African American while the rest of the Relative Heroes have Caucasian features, though Begay is a common Navajo surname Cameron turns out to have an extraterrestrial origin.
Temper (Aviva Weinberg)
The Weinbergs other biological child and the youngest of the siblings. She appears to be the youngest hero to aid in the invasion of Zandia.
- The Baby of the Bunch: She really is the baby sister of the group so they all treat her accordingly.
- Cursed With Awesome: Her electrokinesis is pretty neat, but she doesn't view it this way as in combination with her temperament it could make her tantrums and moments of being upset potentially fatal for those around her.
- Girlish Pigtails: The young girl usually keeps her hair in twintails.
- Pink Means Feminine: Her supersuit is pink and white.
- Power Incontinence: Her grip on her powers slips when she's upset.
Anima (Courtney Mason)
Courtney was inadvertently given powers after being sacrificed to a spinal-fluid-sucking space parasite by a cult activated her latent meta-gene. Wonder Girl calls on Courtney to help out on larger missions like the invasion of Zandia.
- Bad Powers, Good People: She works as a hero and from a desire to save people even though her abilities include, to her horror, the Touch of Death.
- The Big Easy: She is from New Orleans.
- Expy: Of Rogue, another runaway Southern girl who is a Power Parasite.
- Homeless Hero: She left her home and refuses to return until she is confident in her control.
- Killed Off for Real: Cut in half by Prometheus with her torso and head left to float forever in the Ghost Zone.
- Power Incontinence: The reason she left her home.
- The Runaway: She ran away from home after gaining her powers and was offered a place to stay by a band after she protected them from a gang in Gotham and they learned she was living on the streets.
- Symbiotic Possession: She is host to Animus.
Spoiler (Stephanie Brown)
Tim Drake's girlfriend and fellow Badass Normal who interacted with members of the team on multiple occasions. She was among those who helped in the invasion of Zandia.
- see Batgirl
Sparx (Donna Carol "D.C." Force)
This Canadian member of a large family of metahumans is one of Superboy's friends. She was among those whose latent meta-genes were activated by spinal-fluid-sucking space parasites which were attacking Metropolis. D.C. was the one who introduced Superboy to the Pocket Dimension of the "Rave" where he met many other metahumans. D.C. joined Young Justice in their invasion of Zandia and at a later point made a failed attempt to launch a team called the League of Titans.
- Electric Hair: When she transforms.
- I Just Want to Be Special: Was annoyed to be the only member of her family without superpowers and when she heard that a very small number of the victims of the aliens attacking Metropolis were surviving by having their meta-genes activated she sought out one of the monsters and was very lucky to survive the encounter.
- Incompatible Orientation: She had a crush on Hero and was loudly disappointed to learn that he is gay, especially since she had thought she was making out with him when it was really someone the Dial-H dail conjured up. This unfortunately leads to her displaying a fair amount of bigotry when he first comes out to her and when he starts dating an alien boy since she can't get over the feeling that he pulled a cruel prank on her by letting her think they were dating for months.
- In-Series Nickname: D.C.
- Leotard of Power: She wears a strapless one.
- Lightning Can Do Anything: She uses her abilities for a wide array of things.
Aura (Lindsay Wah)
One of the metahuman ravers Superboy befriended, she among those who helped in the invasion of Zandia.
- The Alcoholic: The reason Cyborg decided not to attempt to recruit her into the Titans.
- Antagonistic Offspring: She watched her father murder her mother for being a meta and she herself is one so she doesn't much care for him. She managed to frame him as being a meta alongside her in a communist country where meta-humans are required to register and leaves him to be arrested and imprisoned.
- Cleavage Window: Her costume has a low one providing a gratuitous shot of Underboobs.
- Domino Mask: One which matches her suit.
- Fingerless Gloves: She wears a pair of wrist length black ones.
- Flight: She achieves flight using her Magnetism Manipulation with the earth's magnetic field.
- Interspecies Romance: Whatever her boyfriend 12th Knight is he's not earth native while she is a proper meta-human.
- Purple Is Powerful: Her supersuit is purple.
Inferno (Sandy Anderson)
A former member of the Legion of Super-Heroes who chose to stay in the past after finding herself there.
- Fingerless Gloves: She wears a pair
- Human Aliens: She does not look like an extraterrestrial.
- Time Travel: She is from the future.
Pyrogen (Claudio Tielli)
He is a member of the Supermen of America who was among those who helped in the invasion of Zandia.
White Lotus (Nona Lin-Baker)
She is a member of the Supermen of America who helped in the invasion of Zandia.
The US Department of Extranormal Operations is not necessarily an evil organization but their facilities designed to house and study metahumans tend to be used to imprison to innocent metahumans like Secret. After Robin, Impulse and Superboy help her escape following the D.E.O. misrepresenting what she was and asking them to help return their "monstrous" specimen to them Secret led Young Justice in freeing others held captive at the facility.
- Cape Busters: The D.E.O. is supposed to be a safeguard against metahuman and other super-powered threats and employs various metahumans.
All-Purpose Enforcement Squad
Wiiliam "Billy" Hayes
A boy whose life goal is to be the world's best murderer.
- Cain and Abel: He murdered his sister.
- Came Back Strong: His death ends up making him even more powerful, giving him Necromancer abilities.
- Cool Sword: A magic one.
- Deal with the Devil: The source of Harm's powers which involved the sacrifice of his younger sister resulting in the creation of Secret.
- Electrified Bathtub: He killed his sister using this method.
- Evil Orphan: As Greta and her parents learned after adopting him.
- Offing the Offspring: His adoptive father killed him after Billy killed Gretta and Billy's parents were spending their lives in fear of him.
- This Means Warpaint: He wears white and red facepaint as Harm.
- Troubling Unchildlike Behavior: As to be expected with a life goal like his.
Grey Lady, Serpenteen, Blockade, Short Cut, Blank Slate, & Groundswell
- Cloning Blues: After learning they are clones and being told they are not real people because of it.
- The Blank: Blank Slate
- HeelFace Turn: The whole lot of them after being treated poorly by Agenda.
- Quirky Miniboss Squad: With the Grey Lady as their team leader.
- Tomato in the Mirror: They were not aware they were clones.
- Winged Humanoid: Grey Lady
- Arch-Enemy: Empress's personal villain.
- Death by Irony: He uses the metaphor of "devouring" people rather frequently, and ends up being eaten whole by Secret.
- Eaten Alive: By Secret.
- Evilutionary Biologist: He's obsessed with attempting to create life for unknown reasons, and uses a combination of voudoun and science to do so.
- Hollywood Voodoo: A pretty straight example, save for the fact the the Loa don't seem to approve of his actions and are willing to condemn him to an eternity inside of Secret.
- Rasputinian Death: Shot in the chest by Bonnie, falls into a vat of chemicals, and is devoured alive by Secret.