Thursday, November 24, 2022

All-Time Legion Roster

I try to keep a master list of Legionnaires on this site. It's surprisingly difficult to decide just what kind of list it should be, but, anyway, here's this one. Please let me know if there's anything I got straight wrong or any detail I left out that's too major to be left out. Also, when I was listing continuities, I typically didn't mention "animated" unless it was specifically informative to do so.

Legionnaire Also Continuities Creators & Notes
Atmos Marak Russen of Xanthu orig, 2b Levitz, Larocque
Blok Blok of Dryad orig, 4b Conway, Staton
Blood Claw Blood Claw of Khundia orig (5YL) the Bierbaums, Immonen
Bouncing Boy Charles Foster Taine of Earth all but 3b Siegel, Mooney
Brainiac 5 Querl Dox of Colu; also 5, Brainiac 5.1 all Siegel, Mooney
Calamity King E. Davis Ester of Touston orig Hamilton, Swan
Catspaw April Dumaka of Earth orig: 5YL Bierbaums, Sprouse
Celeste Celeste Rockfish of Earth; also Celeste McCauley, Neon orig: 5YL Giffen, Bierbaums, Gordon
Chameleon Boy Reep Daggle of Durla; sometimes just Chameleon all Siegel, Mooney
Chameleon Girl Yera Allon of Durla orig Levitz, Giffen
Chemical Kid Hadru Jamik of Phlon orig: retro Levitz, Jimenez
Chemical King Condo Arlik of Phlon orig, 2b Shooter, Swan
Chlorophyll Kid Ral Benem of Mardru; also Plant Lad orig, 3b Hamilton, Forte
Color Kid Ulu Vakk of Lupra orig Hamilton, Swan, Jeff Greenberg
Colossal Boy Gim Allon of Earth; also Leviathan, Micro Lad all Siegel, Mooney
Comet Queen Grava of Extal Colony (Quaal III) orig Levitz, Giffen
Computo Danielle Foccart of Earth, or just Computo orig (esp. SW6) and 4b Levitz, Giffen
Cosmic Boy Rokk Krinn of Braal; also Polestar all Binder, Plastino
Crystal Kid Bobb Kohan of Earth orig Conway, Ditko, Robert Cohen
Dawnstar Dawnstar Gr'Ell of Starhaven, or just Dawnstar orig, 4b Levitz, Grell
Devlin Devlin O'Ryan of Xanthu orig (5YL) Giffen, Bierbaums
Dr. Fate ? 4b only Bendis, Sook (orig Dr. Fate created by Gardner Fox & Howard Sherman)
Dragonmage Xao Jin of Earth orig (SW6) Bierbaums, Sprouse
Dragonwing Marya Pai of Earth orig (retro) Levitz, Jimenez
Dream Boy Rol Purtha of Naltor 3b Waid, Kitson
Dream Girl Nura Nal of Naltor; also Nura Schnappin, Dreamer all Hamilton, Forte
Earth-Man Kirt Niedrigh of Earth; also Zoraz, Absorbency Boy orig Bates, Grell
Echo Myke-4 Astor of Khundish Calish-Aetia orig Shooter, Swan
Element Lad Jan Arrah of Trom; also Alchemist all Hamilton, Forte
Entropy Kid ? 4b only Bendis, Sook; pink and purple uniform, alien, long skull; name revealed on Reddit
Ferro Lad Andrew Nolan of Earth; also Ferro all but 3b Shooter, Moldoff
Fire Lad Staq Mavlen of Shwar orig Hamilton, Forte
Firefist Firefist of Khundia orig (5YL) Bierbaums, Immonen
Flederweb Flederweb of Aetia orig (5YL) Bierbaums, Immonen
Gates Ti'julk M'rasz of Vyrga 2b, orig (retro) McCraw, Moder, Waid
Gazelle Giselle Smith of Triton 3b Shooter, Manapul
Gear I.Z.O.R. of Linsner 2b McCraw, Peyer, Kolins
Glorith Glorith of Baaldur and/or Zerox orig (retro)... only? Siegel, Forte, but also Levitz, Jimenez
Gold Lantern Kala Lour 4b only Bendis, Sook
Harmonia Harmonia Li of Earth orig (retro) Levitz, Cinar
Impulse Kent Shakespeare of Earth orig (5YL) Giffen, Bierbaums, Gordon
Infectious Lass Drura Sehpt of Somahtur orig, 2b Bates, Cockrum
Invisible Kid Lyle Norg of Earth orig, 2b, 3b Siegel, Mooney
Invisible Kid II Jacques Foccart of Earth or Kit-Son; also Evanesce, Invisible Gentleman orig, 2b, 4b, animated Levitz, Giffen
Karate Kid Val Armorr of Earth all Shooter, Moldoff
Karate Kid II Myg of Lythyl orig Levitz, Lightle
Kid Quantum James Cullen of Antares or of Xanthu orig (5YL), 2b Bierbaums, David A. Williams
Kid Quantum II Jazmin Cullen of Xanthu 2b McCraw, Peyer, Moder
Kinetix Zoe Saugin of Aleph 2b McCraw, Moder, Waid
Kono Brita An'nan of Sklar orig, 2b Giffen, Bierbaums, Gordon
Laurel Laurel Gand of Daxam or of Ricklef II, also Andromeda, Sister Andromeda orig (5YL), 2b Giffen, Bierbaums, Gordon, James Ricklef, Arne Starkey
Lightning Lad Garth Ranzz of Winath; also Live Wire all Binder, Plastino
Lightning Lass Ayla Ranzz of Winath; also Light Lass, Gossamer, Pulse, Spark all Hamilton, Forte
Magnetic Kid Pol Krinn of Braal orig Hamilton, Forte
Magno Dyrk Magz of Braal 2b McCraw, Stern, Moy
Matter-Eater Lad Tenzil Kem of Bismoll all Siegel, Forte
Mon-El Lar Gand of Daxam or New Krypton; also M'Onel, Valor all Bernstein, Papp
Monster Boy Arune Singh of Tor-Etto 4b Bendis, Sook
Monstress Candi Pyponte-Le Parc III of Xanthu 2b McCraw, Peyer, Moder
Nemesis Kid Hart Druiter of Myar orig, 3b, animated (Legionnaire only in animated continuity) Shooter, Moldoff
Night Girl Lydda Jath of Kathoon orig, 2b Hamilton, Forte
Nightwind Berta Haris of Earth orig, 2b Conway, Ditko, Robert Harris
Phantom Girl Tinya Wazzo of Bgtzl; also Apparition all Siegel, Mooney
Polar Boy Brek Bannin of Tharr orig, 2b, 3b Hamilton, Forte
Porcupine Pete Peter Dursin of Earth orig Bates, Cockrum
Princess Projectra Wilimena Morgana Daergina Annaxandra Projectra Velorya Vauxhall of Orando; also Queen Projectra, Projectra, Sensor Girl, Sensor all Shooter, Moldoff
Quislet (unpronounceable glyph) of Teall orig Levitz, Lightle
Radius Lad ? 4b Bendis, Sook
Reflecto Stig Ah of Rimbor orig Shooter
Saturn Girl Imra Ardeen of Titan; also Imra Ardeen Ranzz all Binder, Plastino
Shadow Lass Tasmia Mallor of Talok VIII; also Umbra all Shooter, Swan
Shikari Shikari Lonestar of the Kwai 2b Abnett, Lanning, Coipel
Shrinking Violet Salu Digby of Imsk; also Atom Girl, LeViathan, Virus all Siegel, Mooney
Soultaker ? only appeared in Doomsday Clock Johns, Frank
Spider Girl Sussa Paka of Taltar; also Wave orig, 2b Siegel, Forte, Jim Tillery
Star Boy Thom Kallor of Xanthu; also Starman all Binder, Papp
Stone Boy Dag Wentim of Zwen orig Hamilton, Forte
Storm Boy Myke Chypurz orig Siegel, Forte
Sun Boy Dirk Morgna of Earth; also Inferno all Siegel, Mooney
Superboy Kal-El of Krypton, Clark Kent of Earth, Superman orig Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster; by special arrangement with the Jerry Siegel family
Superboy II Connor Kent of Earth, Kon-El 2b Kesel, Grummett
Superboy III Jon Kent of Earth; also Superman 4b Jurgens
Supergirl Kara Zor-El of Krypton orig, 3b Binder, Plastino
Superman-X Kell-El of Earth animated team of TV writers led by Michael Jelenic
Tellus Ganglios of Hykraius orig Levitz, Lightle
Thunder CeCe Beck of Binderaan 2b Ordway, Manley
Timber Wolf Brin Londo of Zuun (or Rimbor); also Furball all Hamilton, Forte
Thorn Rose Forrest of Earth 4b Kanigher, Andru. Officially the Legion's liaison to the UP; not necessarily a regular Legionnaire
Toyman Winslow "Winn" Schott Jr. of 21st-century Earth, also Computer Lad Arrowverse only that's a complicated question
Triplicate Girl Luornu Durgo of Cargg (also Carggg); also Triad, Duo Damsel, Una, Duplicate Girl, Duplicate Damsel all Siegel, Mooney
Tyroc Troy Stewart of Earth (Marzal) orig Bates, Grell
Ultra Boy Jo Nah of Rimbor all Siegel, Swan
Veilmist Veilmist of Khundia orig (5YL) Bierbaums, Immonen
Visi-Lad Visi-Lad of Earth orig Levitz, Larocque
White Witch Mysa Nal or Xola Aq of Naltor or Zerox; also Jewel all Bridwell, Swan
Wildfire Drake Burroughs of Earth; also Erg-1, NRG, Jahr-Drake Ningle (Blast-Off) combined with Randall Burroughs (Atom'X) of Xanthu all Bates, Cockrum
X-Ray Girl ? 4b Bendis, Sook; green-suited skeleton; name revealed on Reddit
XS Jenni Ognats of Aarok 2b, orig (retro) McCraw, Moy

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Blogger Matthew E said...

I think the next thing I might do to develop this is to distinguish between what continuities a character existed in and what continuities they were a Legionnaire in.

9:36 PM  
Blogger Scipio said...

" surprisingly difficult " It does not surprise me at all how difficult it must be.

I cannot believe that Chuck Taine's middle name is Foster. That is HILARIOUS. I assume that is some writer's witty retcon?

7:32 PM  
Blogger Matthew E said...

Yeah, I forget when that first appeared. I seem to remember the Substitute Podcasters tracked it down once.

8:50 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

What does 2b, 4b, etc. indicate — the "b", that is. "Boot" — reboot, threeboot, fourboot, retroboot? Think I just answered my question.

Do you feel the need to differentiate the multiple animated continuities? JL United, the Legion's own show, Young Justice, the upcoming movie, plus um, the Super Friends episode redo, the Star Boy one, and were they in the episode that the Lego figure came with? (I have it on the shelf but have not watched it.)

And the 2-3 live action continuities (Smallville, Supergirl, Flash).

8:40 PM  
Blogger Matthew E said...

B is boot, yes.

In this list, except for unusual circumstances, I'm restricting things to the major continuities:

original (includes 5YL, SW6, retroboot)
animated (LSH animated series, LSH31C comics series)

Everything else, I'll only mention it if it introduces a Legionnaire who otherwise wouldn't be included.

9:58 PM  
Blogger Matthew E said...

Oh, and fourboot, of course; didn't intend to leave that out.

9:59 PM  
Blogger Douglas K. said...

Wasn't Nemesis Kid a Legionnaire in the original continuity for something like a day?

11:14 PM  
Blogger Matthew E said...

Yeah, but I don’t count that. If someone joins and quits or turns traitor in the same story, that’s not like really being on the team.Otherwise there’d be a couple dozen villains on this list and I don’t want ‘em.

11:20 PM  
Blogger Legion Lad said...

Theena and M'rrissey have more claim to being Legionnaires than Thorn.

3:40 AM  
Blogger Matthew E said...

Maybe! I'm comfortable with where I'm drawing the line, though.

8:18 AM  

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