- List of characters in Big Bang Comics
This is a list of major characters appearing in the Big Bang Comics metaverse, which encompasses most
fictional characters created for the shared Big Bang universe and those characters owned by Big Bang Comics.
Big Bang heroes
*The Badge (based on
Guardian (DC Comics)and Captain Americaboth created by Simon and Kirby)
**During WWII, he fought the Nazis as the Supreme Allied Commando, later became top agent of B.A.D.G.E., a spin on
Nick Furyand S.H.I.E.L.D..
*The Beacon (based on
**Beacon (Earth A): Dr Julia Gardner
**Beacon (Earth B): Scott Martin
*Blackjack and his Flying Aces (based on Blackhawk)
*The Blitz (based on
**The Blitz (Earth A): Jimmy Travis
**The Blitz (Earth B): Mack Snelling
*Bluebird (appears to be inspired by
Black Canarycreated by Robert Kanigherand Carmine Infantino)
*Cyclone (based on
Kid Flash, the Blitz's sidekick from Earth A)
**Marty Eastman was addicted to the "Rocket Pills" that gave him his power. Later becomes the cybernetic Overdrive after being damaged in the explosion that killed the Blitz. [ [http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/c/cyclonbb.htm Big Bang's Cyclone ] ]
**Combines elements of
Dr. Mid-Nite, Starman, and Adam Strange.
*The Human Sub (based on
The Atomic Sub
The Hummingbird(based on Silver Age version of The Atom created by Gardner Foxand Gil Kane)
*Jeena (pronounced Gina) the Jungle Girl
Venus (comic)in Caliber #1, but has yet to make an appearance.
*Jon Cosmos (based on both
Flash Gordonand Adam Strange) [ [http://www.atomicpulp.com/comics_bigbang033.html Atomic Pulp :: Comics by Christopher Mills - Big Bang Comics #33 ] ]
Knight Watchman(based on the Batmancreated by Bob Kaneand Bill Fingerfor DC Comics)
**Galahad the Kid Whiz (based on Robin created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger and Jerry Robinson. Later becomes the "White Knight".)
Mike Merlin(Seems to be based on Snapper Carr.)
**Mascot to the Roundtable of America.
Mr. Martian(based on DC Comics's Martian Manhuntercreated by Jack Miller and Joe Certa.)
Mister U.S.(Based on Joe Simon and Jack Kirby's creation Captain Americaand on DC Comics Commander Steel)
**Mister US was a generic hero shown in issue #8 in six different incarnations from six different decades. The purpose was to poke fun at all the clichés in comics during each major era: the "Glittering Golden Age", the "Silly Side of the Silver Age", the "Pseudo-Intellectual Pseventies", the "'Oity-Toity Eighties", and the "Nigh-Incomprehensible Nineties."
*Moray (based on
Aqualadand Wonder Girl)
**The Sub's granddaughter and sidekick
Protoplasman(based on Jack Cole's Plastic Man)
Robo-Hood(based on Green Arrowand Robotman)
**A parody of the 1960-era Batman Comics Complete with the Shadowcar, Lady ShadowHawkette, Shadowdog and kid sidekick, Squirrel aka Hawk Shadow. Working with Knight Watchman
*Shadow Lady (based on
Phantom Ladycreated by the Eisner & Igerstudio for Fox Feature Syndicate)
*Speed Queen (member of the RTA)
*The Sphinx (a hero from an Egypt-dominated alternate Earth, similar to
Hawkmancreated by Gardner Fox and Dennis Neville)
**Sphinx I : Peter Chefren/Chefren Ra
**Sphinx II : Allison Kane
*Stars 'n' Stripes
**Possibly a reference to the
Star-Spangled Kidand Stripesy. Appeared on a mock-up cover of the metafictional"Red Hot Comics", but haven't been seen since.
Super Frankenstein(possibly based on the 1960s Frankenstein by Dell Comics)
*Teen Rex (based on
Kamandicreated by Jack Kirby for DC Comics with a hint of Kirby's Devil Dinosaurfor Marvel Comics.)
**Billed as the "Last of the Dino Men".
Thunder Girl(based on C. C. Beck's creation Mary Marvel)
Ultiman(based on the character of Supermancreated by Jerry Siegeland Joe Shusterfor DC Comics)
**Ultragirl (based on
Supergirlcreated by Otto Binderand Al Plastinofor DC Comics)
**Ultiman's daughter (Earth B)
*US Angel (Golden Age winged hero)
*Venus (based on
Vita-Man(based on Hourmancreated by Ken Fitch and Bernard Bailey for DC Comics)
*Zhantika Princess of the Jungle (most likely based on Sheena,but may just be a generic
Big Bang hero teams
Round Table of America (RTA) Earth A
(Based on the
Justice Leaguetitle published by DC Comics) [ [http://www.mykey3000.com/cosmicteams/jla/jlafaq07.html#bigbang Cosmic Teams! ] ]
*"The Blitz: Jimmy Travis"
*"Beacon: Dr Julia Gardner"
*"Mike Merlin" (Team mascot, first appeared in Image issue #12)
Knights of Justice Earth B
(Based on the
Justice Societytitle published by DC Comics)
*"The Blitz: Mack Snelling"
*"Beacon: Scott Martin"
Pantheon of Heroes Earth A
(Based on the
Legion of Super-Heroestitle published by DC Comics) [ [http://www.mykey3000.com/cosmicteams/legion/docs/fanfare.html#pantheon Cosmic Teams! ] ]
*"Clone Boy" (founder)
*"Gravity Girl" (founder)
*"Laughing Boy" (founder)
*"Galactic Lad: Noa Zark"
*"Nature Boy" (deceased)
*"Photon" (formerly Lamp Lass)
*"Dragonfist" (formerly Combat Kid)
*"Stacy & Tracy the Titan Twins"
Whiz Kids (Whizzards) Earth A
(Based on the
Teen Titanstitle published by DC Comics)
*"Kid Galahad" (based on Robin / Nightwing)
*"Moray" (based on
*"Cyclone" (based on Kid Flash / Flash)
*"Thunder Girl" (based on
*"She-Borg" (based on Cyborg)
Big Bang humor strips
*Op the Cop: A humour strip written by Gary Carlson, featured in
Caliber PressIssue #1. Op hasn't appeared since.
*Percy:The second and final humour strip in Big Bang Comics, this time satirising the older generation of science-fiction films. Appeared in
Image ComicsIssue #1.
* [http://www.bigbangcomics.com/ Big Bang Comics - the official site]
* [http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/b/bigbang.htm Big Bang Comics webpage on International Superheroes]
* [http://www.mykey3000.com/cosmicteams/jla/jlafaq07.html#bigbang Cosmic Teams: Round Table of America]
* [http://www.mykey3000.com/cosmicteams/legion/docs/fanfare.html#pantheon Cosmic Teams: Pantheon of Heroes]
* [http://www.hyperborea.org/flash/bigbang.html Hyperborea: The Blitz]
* [http://email@example.com/big_bang/big_bang.htm Micro Heroes: Big Bang Characters]
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