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Brek Bannin




Alias: Polar Boy


Date of birth: December 22
Place of birth: Tharr


Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blond
Height: 5' 5''
Weight: 140 lbs.
Race: Tharran


Occupation: Legionnaire
Marital Status: Single
Group affiliation: Legion of Substitute Heroes
Legion of Super-Heroes
Base of operations: 30th Century Earth


Story: Brek Bannin came to Earth from his home planet Tharr wanting to join the Legion of Super-Heroes as Polar Boy. While he had powers, the Legion found that they might be a liability in battle and his application was rejected. Outside the Legion headquarters he met four other rejected heroes, and together they decided to form the Legion of Substitute Heroes serving as a backup for the Legion [Adventure Comics #306].


Skills & abilities: Like other natives of the planet Tharr, Brek has the power to project intense cold, which can freeze objects e.g. opponents or water vapor in the air. Polar Boy has completed the Legion's personal training program.


Equipment: Legion flight ring, giving him flight capability.


Continuity: Pre-crisis DC Universe
Company: DC Comics
First app.: Adventure Comics #306 (1963)
Creator(s): Edmond Hamilton
John Forte
Country of origin: USA USA


Related links/characters:
- DC Comics characters
- Pre-crisis LSH characters
- All LSH characters