Who the Clix? is a series of articles featuring information on comic book characters that have been made into figures for the popular tabletop game Heroclix. These articles are meant to help Heroclix players learn more about the characters behind their favorite pieces.
What Else editions take a look at some of the greater storylines and alternate realities that have been represented in Heroclix through the years.
Today we look at the light hearted team that defined super-heroes for a generation: Super Friends
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Appearances in Heroclix: Justice League Unlimited, Batman The Animated Series, DC 75th Anniversary
First Appearance: “The Power Pirate”
Notable Members: Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, Black Vulcan, Samurai, Apache Chief, Wonder Twins, Hawkman, Robin, Green Lantern, Flash, Aquaman, Firestorm,
Battling the evil Legion of Doom from the Hall of Justice, the Super Friends feature some of the world’s greatest heroes. Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman and Aquaman are the first iteration of the team. They have teen sidekicks Wendy and Marvin alongside the amazing Wonder Dog to aid them in their investigations. TroubAlerts keep the team apprised of wrongdoing and crises occuring all over the world. The Flash, Plastic Man and Green Arrow also aid this first version of the team.
Soon, a new team emerged. While many of the heroes continued, now the Wonder Twins and the super monkey Gleek joined them in battling the forces of evil. While teaching kids crafts and riddles, the Super Friends also battle Black Manta and the Gentleman Ghost.
Soon, the foes of the Super Friends formed their own diabolical base in the Hall of Doom. Their schemes grew greater and more dangerous with all of them joining forces in the Legion of Doom. To rise up and meet the Legion of Doom, the Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman, Black Vulcan, Apache Chief and Samurai all join the quest for good.