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 POLAR BOY (Brek Bannin)BIOGRAPHY
Created by Edmond Hamilton and John Forte

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Polar Boy (Brek Bannin)
The Original Universe


PERSONAL DATA


Real Name: Brek Bannin
Occupation: Legionnaire
Homeworld: Tharr
Marital Status: Single
Known Relatives: Mintarr Bannin (father), mother (name not revealed)
Base of Operation: Legion Headquarters, 31st Century Earth
Group Affiliation(s): Legion of Super-Heroes
Group Affiliation (former): Legion of Substitute Heroes
Gender: Male
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 140 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blond
First Appearance: Adventure Comics #306/2 (March 1963): "The Legion of Substitute Heroes"
Creators: Edmond Hamilton and John Forte


HISTORY

Brek Bannin from the planet Tharr used his native power to generate cold in an attempt to join the Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st century. Failing the tests, Brek and some other rejected applicants banded together as the Legion of Substitute Heroes, with the goal to train their powers as unofficial "reserve Legionnaires". Polar Boy eventually became a real Legionnaire.

POWERS AND WEAPONS

Polar Boy, like others native to his homeworld of Tharr, has the ability to generate fields of intense cold.

CHRONOLOGY

For a definitive list of appearances of Polar Boy in chronological order click here (1963-2011) and here (2011-present)

PROFILE REFERENCES

Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe #18 (August 1986)

Who's Who in the Legion of Super-Heroes #5 (September 1988)