A teamup of some of DC Comics' greatest superheroes together, for 2 specials: a race to stop the united supervillains' plot to destroy the earth, then later a roast in tribute to all of the heroes hosted by Ed McMahon.
The further adventures of the Justice League of America. The battle is now primarily against the evil New God Darkseid, who is bent on conquering Earth. Against this threat, the Super Friends are strengthened by the addition of a student and scientist who are able to fuse at will to become Firestorm, a superhero whose main power is the ability to manipulate the atomic structure of any inorganic object into anything he desires. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This series has the first appearance of Firestorm, a well established teenage DC Comics superhero who largely supplants the narrative role of the Wonder Twins in this incarnation of the Super Friends series. For that matter, this series has the final appearances of the Wonder Twins as well as Black Vulcan as they would be wholly replaced in the series' final incarnation by Cyborg. See more »
After "Worlds Greatest Superfriends," I had pretty much given up on the Super Friends. But they brought back a new series which introduced Firestorm (a very popular character in comics) and Darkseid (major villain). There had been a lot of updating with some characters, such as the return of DC villians like Lex Luthor and Brainiac, a little more detail in characters (Wonder Woman and her boyfriend Steve Trevor), etc. It wasn't perfect, but it was a step in the right direction and a welcome relief.
The Wonder Twins were pretty much gone, I think. By the way, the Twins were introduced in mainstream comics in 1995 in a Justice League-related title, EXTREME JUSTICE, with a revised origin and (thank God) no Gleek. They were last seen in YOUNG JUSTICE.
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