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CIRCUS FREAKS TURNED GOOD!

They specialise in performing multiple powers in a single turn.

CLOWN FATHER

RANKING

leader

 

vehicle

clown car

 

weakness

Poisoned cannoli

 

 

ORIGIN

Donny was the shortest brother of the Fratellis, the most feared gangster family in America. After bringing shame upon the family by selling counterfeit linguini, Donny was shunned and went into hiding. He found a home in the circus, where he soon became a powerful ringmaster. Despite his size, don’t ever cross the Clown Father, or you may find an elephant’s head in your bed!

Clown Father Image

Never go against

the circus.

HERR PRETZEL

RANKING

fighter

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

Das Comicbuch #3, 1989

 

love interest

Fraulein Bagel

ORIGIN

Hans Braun had a dull life working in the second largest pretzel factory in Mainz. One fateful night, Hans was working late on a new super-glutenous pretzel dough, when a freak bolt of lightning struck the factory. The jolt knocked Hans and his dough into the kneading machine. His body was stretched and contorted beyond belief but miraculously he survived - now with extremely elastic limbs! Hans used his new-found fame to leave Mainz forever and start a new life

as Herr Pretzel!

Herr Pretzil Image

Diese pretzel vill

make a you thirsty!

BIG TOP BEN

RANKING

fighter

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

Agent from B.U.M. #11, 1961

 

Weakness

Yorkshire Pudding

ORIGIN

Ben Bitty spent ten years defending queen and country as an operative of the British Undercover Ministry. While on a secret mission to capture The Burger Baron, Ben was zapped by his powerful junk food ray. This left him morbidly obese, but with amazing super strength. Ashamed of his physical appearance, Ben fled the agency to join a sideshow, and eventually became a founding member of the Freak Show Five!

Big Top Ben Image

BIg for Britain!

POOCHETTE

RANKING

sidekick

 

love interest

Danny the Dog-faced Boy

 

Arch Villain

The Plate Spinner

ORIGIN

Growing up in a french circus, Paulette Pooché was an incredibly talented young trapeze artist, and the show’s star attraction. On her tenth birthday, Paulette broke out in a full-body coat of cobalt violet fur, and found herself shunned by the fickle circus-going public. After a brief stint as ‘The Bearded Girl’ she left the circus never to return. Paulette later found acceptance and a new job fighting crime in

the Freak Show Five!

Poochette Image

too trap-easy!

SERPENT SISTERS

RANKING

sidekick

 

Arch Villain

Monsieur Mongoose

 

weakness

Really large boots

ORIGIN

Legends of a serpentine set of siamese twins can be traced back centuries in the folk tales of Eastern Europe. But the world was shocked when in 1937, The Serpent Sisters were first photographed as performers in an obscure Romanian sideshow. Shunning their new-found fame, the sisters disappeared into the world of vigilante crime fighting. Seemingly ageless, The Serpent Sisters are sure to appear wherever the cry of an orphan, widow or sideshow freak is heard!

Serpent Sisters Image

You’re hisss-tory!

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TEENAGERS WITH ELEMENTAL POWERS!

Use each hero at the right time for powerful effects.

MUDDY

RANKING

leader

 

love interest

Cheer Captain Charlene

 

vehicle

The MotorMudBike

 

 

ORIGIN

Mack Mudley had it all. He was captain of the Hillston High football team and all-round big man on campus. But sadly his parents' divorce sent him into a spiral of anger and misbehaviour. He lost it all and found himself in detention more often than on the football field. One fateful morning, the mysterious spirit Elementia appeared and gave him the elemental power of earth. Now one with the ground on which he played so many winning games, Mack's life came back into balance. Taking on his nickname, Muddy, he became leader and protector of The Elementeens!

Muddy Image

eat mud!

Furnace

ORIGIN

Felicity Firestone had never been able to control her temper. Growing up, she was constantly bullied for her red hair, and she was never afraid to fight back! High school proved difficult for her, as her hot head landed her in detention almost every week. But it was in morning detention that Felicity found a group of friends whose kindness and acceptance would change her life. It was also there that the mysterious spirit Elementia appeared and gave her the elemental power of fire. Choosing the name Furnace, Felicity learned to channel her rage into flaming justice!

Furnace Image

you're fired!

RANKING

fighter

 

love interest

Matchstick Man

 

vehicle

the Chilli cart

 

 

SHIVERS

ORIGIN

Fiona Frost was the quietest girl in school. Absorbed in her hobby of cryogenic freezing, she never found time for friends. After being unable to thaw out her classroom's pet goldfish, she found herself in detention. Fate had it that this was the very morning the mysterious spirit Elementia had chosen to change the lives of a group of troubled teens. Fiona was given the elemental power of ice, and now fights storms of villainy everywhere! And she does it with her new best friends, The Elementeens!

Shivers Image

Freeze right there!

RANKING

fighter

 

weakness

Warm days

 

vehicle

The Snowflake Glider

 

 

Cy-Clones

ORIGIN

Identical twins Kirk and Cameron McClone could never sit still. Rambunctious and filled with energy, they only ever fit in on the school track team. However, in their sophomore year they were caught cheating in the marathon when it was discovered they ran half the race each! Later, in morning detention they were visited by the mysterious spirit Elementia. She bestowed them with the elemental power of wind, and now the twins are bound together in a cyclone of pure power!

Cy-Clones Image

Twister and shout!

RANKING

sidekick

 

Arch Villain

The Stormchasers

 

vehicle

The Wild Weather Balloon

 

 

Beau

ORIGIN

Beau was just a regular stray dog stuck in the Hillston Pound. One happy day he was adopted by Joe Bucket, the janitor at Hillston High School. Beau's affectionate ways meant he was soon best buds with every kid on campus! One fateful morning he wandered into the detention room looking for a pat. Instead, he found the mysterious spirit Elementia, who gave him the elemental power of heart! Now Beau is a hero's best fiend - and chief healer and mascot of The Elementeens!

Beau Image

WOOF!

RANKING

sidekick

 

Arch Villain

Crazy Cat

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

Pound Adoption Catalogue #73

 

 

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ROBOTS OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES!

They specialise in constant powers which create automation.

 

The Controlla

RANKING

LEADER

 

weaknesses

RSI, spilled drinks and dust

 

love interest

Joy Stick

 

 

ORIGIN

The Controlla began life as an 8-bit video game champion on Planet Famicom - a place inhabited entirely by floating mechanical heads. After reaching the top of every league, he began travelling the galaxy to look for worthy opponents. His search brought him to earth, but finding the atmosphere didn’t suit a Disembodied head, he encased himself in a giant robot. Realising the standard of competition on Earth was way higher than expected, he started a superhero team instead.

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Flux

RANKING

fighter

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

Time Travel Funnies, nov 1955

 

Arch Villain

The Libyans!

 

 

ORIGIN

Toy designer Bruno Bateman spent most of the eighties in a coma. Upon waking up, he drunk a big glass of cola and milk before returning to his job with an amazing idea for a new toy. Unfortunately, his idea of a toy robot that transforms into a car and travels through time was laughed out of the office. Undeterred, Bruno brought his creation to life, and after numerous law suits were settled out of court, Flux was discovered by the Data Brigade and began a life fighting evil!

Flux Image

Jumping Jiggawatts!

Disco Droid

RANKING

FIGHTER

 

vehicle

The Stardust Disco Van

 

Arch Villain

Superfreak, Punk-a-tron

 

 

ORIGIN

Disco Droid was designed in the seventies by Jason E. Cote as the latest in home robotic dance instructors. When punk hit, Disco Droid was a victim of the disco backlash. He never made it to market and was left to rust in a warehouse. Decades later, he was discovered by ex-disco producer and robotic engineer, Stanley Stardust. After a full internal overhaul, Disco Droid hit the streets. His mission: to clean up the city by winning wayward youth over to the disco beat!

Disco Droid Image

That’s the way I like it!

Trash A Tron

RANKING

sidekick

 

Arch Villain

The Virus, Professor PC

 

weakness

Obsolescence

 

 

ORIGIN

In 1987, two teenage brothers decided to create a superhero robot from various broken appliances found in a local dumpster. Failing to realise that knowledge of electricity and micro-circuitry was required, they trashed their unfinished prototype in the woods. Little did they know, a nearby nuclear reactor was reaching critical mass. The intense energy levels zapped the pile of garbage, and Trash A Tron was born!

Trash A Tron Image

SYSTEM ERROR

Rose 3000

RANKING

sidekick

 

weakness

Wine stains on white shag-pile

 

love interest

The Human Vacuum

 

 

ORIGIN

Rose 3000: home-maintenance unit.

Fluent in six million methods of sanitation.

Dust-repellent silver chassis.

Stain-detecting in-eye display.

Two puffy pink slippers.

French maid outfit optional.

 

Rose 3000 Image

 

It’s time to clean up this town!

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A FAMILY OF SPACE-TRAVELLING ALIENS!

Their powers help team members in useful ways.

LUNA SPARKS

RANKING

leader

 

love interest

Professor Parsec

 

Vehicle

ISS Sparkplug Class II Starship

 

 

ORIGIN

Luna Sparks was raised by Samson Sparks III, one of the galaxy's most renowned starship captains. She was trained to follow in her father's footsteps from an early age. A decade of peace in the galaxy saw Luna become despondent with captaining mid-weight trade vessels. So she decided to use her skills to train the next generation at The Galactacademy. Here she met Professor Parsec, her first love. Fatefully, on their wedding day galactic war broke out and the couple suddenly knew their calling - to form The Galactanauts and bring peace back to the galaxy!

Luna Sparks Image

Prepare to be boarded!

PROFESSOR Parsec

RANKING

fighter

 

love interest

Luna Sparks

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

Interplanetary Journal #93

 

 

ORIGIN

Since he was a young alien, Pontius Parsec showed an interest in experimental power technology. He was the brightest student at the Galactacademy, where he later became principal. He even had a successful undercover lecturing tour on earth as Professor Ian Peters. Things changed when Pontius was swept off his feet by the Galactacademy's head laser instructor, Luna Sparks! They decided to get married and start a family - A family of star-faring superheroes! Professor Parsec now uses his advanced knowledge of power to fuel the Galactanauts fight for interplanetary peace!

Professor Parsec Image

Z=wq

2

COGZ

RANKING

Fighter

 

Vehicle

the h-4 Hover Chair

 

Arch Villain

Grandma Gizmo

 

 

ORIGIN

After a 200 year career as a business magnate, maverick film producer, aviator,  aerospace engineer, philanthropist and gadget maker, Cogz Parsec was looking forward to a reclusive retirement on the moon resort of Callisto. At the same time, his son was looking for a gadget expert to join his fledgling intergalactic superhero team. With a little encouragement and a new pacemaker, Cogz came on board! Now a little over the hill, he and his gadgets are not always reliable. But Cogz's ingenuity and commitment to The Galactanauts' cause are second to none!

Cogz Image

Back in my millennium...

Zander Zapp

RANKING

sidekick

 

vehicle

The Silver Skateboard

 

Favourite band

Vince Venus and The Comettes

 

 

ORIGIN

As a troubled orphan attending the Galactacademy, Zander Zapp just never fit in. In his teenage years he was so eager to leave the mundane routine of school that he started building a teleportation device. Soon he was known as the kid who would suddenly disappear from his chair, and appear hours later with a fantastic story of another planet! Fascinated by his skills, Luna Sparks and Professor Parsec came to befriend this troubled young soul. They soon adopted him, and he learned to straighten up and teleport right - as a member of The Galactanauts!

Zander Zapp Image

Get beamed!

Star-child

RANKING

sidekick

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

Outer-Space Parenting #109

 

Arch Villain

The Cosmic Babysitter

 

 

ORIGIN

After a few years in the intergalactic superhero gig, Luna Sparks and Professor Parsec decided to take a break. Having always wanted their own child, they were delighted to welcome a newborn into the galaxy. Filled with mischievous energy, this Star-Child (as he became affectionately known) was certainly a handful! But when an emergency in the Orion belt called The Galactanauts back into action, they knew their youngest member would have to come along somehow. It wasn't long before Cogz had whipped up a shielded robotic walker machine, and Star-Child was ready to join the adventure!

Star Child image

Waaah! Waah!

Safari Squad Image

A TEAM OF ANIMALS AND HALF-ANIMALS!

Many of their powers involve movement.

 

admiral rhino

RANKING

leader

 

headquarters

Rhino Resort, Ivory Coast

 

love interest

wonder hippo

 

 

ORIGIN

Years ago he was Rob LaRocca, the leader of a fierce anti-poaching squad in central Africa. One fateful day, a mission to defend a rhino went horribly wrong and Rob’s legs were severed. His team knew the only way to save him was to perform an incredible operation. Rob awoke with the legs of the animal he almost died to defend, and a renewed  passion for animal protection. Admiral Rhino - half rhino, all man!

Admiral Rhino Image

Chaaaarrrge!

cheetor Sphinx

RANKING

fighter

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

egyptian Tales #17, 1948

 

Arch Villain

The slug

 

 

ORIGIN

Chet Cheetorson was an amateur archaeologist and part-time janitor at a natural history museum. One night in the store room, he discovered the thought-to-be lost jewel-encrusted cheetah cub idol. Resisting the temptation of untold wealth and fame he returned IT TO its rightful place in the burial tomb of its mother, the Cheetor Sphinx. In gratitude she bestowed ancient, mysterious powers of unmatched speed and agility upon Chet, which he now uses to fight crime... part-time.

Cheetor Sphinx Image

Scarlet macaw

RANKING

fighter

 

Also known as

Mac, The Hawaiian Mayan

 

headquarters

The Leaky Tiki tavern

 

 

ORIGIN

Jack Cage was once a private investigator working in Honolulu. After cracking a very strange case, Jack received as payment an old wooden flute. While testing it out, he accidentally played a mysterious Mayan melody to his pet parrot, Red. They instantly combined into one being, neither man nor bird, and gained powers known only to the ancient warriors of the distant Chiapas highlands! So should you require a super powered sleuth, leave a message at the Leaky Tiki Tavern and you may have just hired the services of the Scarlet Macaw!

Scarlet Macaw Image

Peck-tacular!

Spiky Strike

RANKING

sidekick

 

headquarters

barry's Bowlarama

 

Arch Villain

Professor Platypus

 

 

ORIGIN

Spiky began his life as a regular echidna in Australia’s red centre. Wandering into an abandoned nuclear testing ground, he nuzzled up to some radioactive waste. As the days passed, he began to grow. Wandering the outback alone, he was eventually discovered by Barry, a bowling alley owner from Alice Springs. Barry took Spike in, and trained him - not only to bowl 250, but to strike at crime everywhere!

Spiky Strike Image

Oh, spare me...

Flamingal

RANKING

sidekick

 

headquarters

Flamingo Towers, Florida

 

vehicle

Flamingo-go mobile

 

 

ORIGIN

In the year 3189, Paris Pinkerton was heiress to the Pinkerton zoological fortune. She had only ever seen virtual projections of her favourite animal, the long extinct flamingo. Paris embarked on a mission through time to obtain a pair of living flamingoes. Disaster struck when her time machine malfunctioned, leaving her stranded in the strange and primitive world of 2013. Now a woman out of time, Flamingal uses her arsenal of futuristic gadgetry to fight for all the endangered animals of earth!

Flamingal Image

Pink power!

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THE NICE-GUY PATRIOTIC TEAM!

These heroes are all-rounders and can do a little bit of everything.

 

Liberty Steele

RANKING

leader

 

headquarters

The Statue of Liberty’s head

 

Arch Villain

robo-castro

 

 

ORIGIN

Eugene Steele was a middle-aged tour guide at the Statue of Liberty. Concerned by the younger generation’s lack of concern for liberty and justice, Eugene decided to devote his life to these high ideals. In his basement laboratory, he developed a high-tech metal suit and a flaming torch. These weapons gave him the strength and power he needed to fight the enemies of liberty everywhere. Eugene was gone,

Liberty Steele was born.

Liberty Steele Image

You’re gonna see stars... and stripes!

Doc FEELGOOD

RANKING

fighter

 

FIRST APPEARANCE (and only)

Fun Hygiene Facts #1, 1985

 

Arch Villain/love interest

Noxious Nurse/nat ravishing

 

 

ORIGIN

Tyler Rose-Vincent grew up with two passions: medicine and glam metal. But by his mid-twenties, Tyler had a burgeoning rock career and had thrown his science books away. One night while playing a stadium gig, he was knocked out in a shock pyrotechnics accident. He awoke to an epiphany - music wasn’t everything, and he could use his fame to promote good health among school children. And so was born the balanced, the brilliant, the bodacious, Doc Feelgood!

 

Doc Feelgood Image

A punch a day keeps

the criminals away!

Judge JUSTICE

RANKING

fighter

 

sidekick/vehicle

Legal Eagle

 

love interest

Liberty Steele

 

 

ORIGIN

The eldest daughter of a supreme court judge, Betty Gavel grew up with a taste for law and order. One fateful night, an angry ex-con who had been sent to the big house by her father sought his revenge by breaking in and blinding Betty with acid. After years of therapy, Betty overcame her trauma and her blindness by developing a sixth sense... for law-breaking everywhere.

 

Judge Justice Image

Objection overruled!

Rocky ROADHOUSE

RANKING

sidekick

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

teen Boy’s Annual #8, 1961

 

animal sidekick

hot dog

 

 

ORIGIN

ninety pound seventeen year old Richard Weekley wasn’t looking for adventure, he just worked at the local diner. One afternoon while making dessert, he awkwardly tripped over his shoelaces and landed with both arms in a vat of scalding-hot melted chocolate. When the chocolate cooled, Richard’s arms were rock-hard. What's more, the intense heat had completely rewired his brain! He was now confident, brave and strong. He was now Rocky Roadhouse!

 

Rocky Roadhouse Image

Would you like

fist with that?

Bazooka Girl

RANKING

sidekick

 

vehiclE

nitro scooter

 

Arch Villain

Li’l Miss Brownie

 

 

ORIGIN

In the late 1950s, the US government began two top-secret technology programs. The first, to create the ultimate super-soldier, the second, to improve girl scout cookie sales. Having little success as a scout, DAPHNE MITCHELL was selected to participate. Unfortunately, in the lab the two serums were switched, and DAPHNE awoke with an unquenchable thirst for vengeance and military hardware. Elsewhere, Lieutenant Steve Strong is still seeking an honourable discharge from the army to open a chain of cookie shops.

 

 

Bazooka Girl Image

DYB DYB DYB, DIE DIE DIE!

Guild of Ghouls Team Image

SCARY, SPOOKY AND OOKY HEROES!

Their strength is stun powers and surprising game effects

The Dark Bite

RANKING

Leader

 

VEHICLE

The Blood Bus

 

headquarters

Goreley Castle

 

 

ORIGIN

Three centuries of pillaging the local township left Count Konstantin Goreley bored. His eternal blood lust had somehow lost its shine. He decided to spend the next few decades traveling the four corners of the globe training in a multitude of martial art styles. He Studied law, physics and criminal physiology. Goreley then cashed in the family fortune to research garlic repellent technology and develop state of the art stake-proof armour. He now uses his image as a symbol, striking fear in the hearts of would-be criminals, solving crime and bringing those responsible to justice.

The Dark Bite Image

Care for a bite?

The Magnificent Mancini

RANKING

fighter

 

headquarters

Mancini’s Pizzeria, west 47th St.

 

Arch Villain

The Burger Baron

 

 

ORIGIN

Every generation, the identity of The Magnificent Mancini is passed on to the second born son of the famous New York family, the Mancinis. Using their chain of pizzerias as the perfect cover, each son is secretly trained in the ways of magic, ESP and pizza-tossing. Whenever dark magic grips the world, The Magnificent Mancini will be there to make it disappear!

Mancini Image

Pick a card, any card!

ELIXR

RANKING

fighter

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

Brains #4, 1957

 

love interest

dr. ridge Cleft-chin

 

 

ORIGIN

Elixr Plastique was the star of a supernatural daytime drama called Paranormal Hospital. she played dual roles of the good and evil long lost twin sisters and rival surgeons, Jackie and Hydie. in a search for a younger appearance she underwent a series of radical rejuvenation experiments. They drastically altered her appearance, strength and mental state. Elixr's life drastically spiralled out of control until a mysterious stranger gave her a magical serum to help her control the

monsters within.

 

Elixr Image

you're gonna need

to see my surgeon!

LITTLE VOODOO

RANKING

sidekick

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

evil tales for Girls #13, 1959

 

vehicle

The fright bike

 

 

ORIGIN

On her sixth birthday, Lily Graves received a mysterious present from her spooky Jamaican uncle - a small doll. The more Lily played with this doll, the more strange things began to happen. A school bully came down with the mumps, Lily’s babysitter disappeared and a strict teacher ended up in an asylum. As she entered her teens, Lily learned to harness the power of her doll for good as well as evil... depending on what mood she is in of course!

 

Little Voodoo Image

it's playtime!

Zombie Lad

RANKING

sidekick

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

Brains #4, 1957

 

Arch Villain

The Brain

 

 

ORIGIN

Growing up, Brian knew he was different. But it wasn’t until his sixteenth birthday that Ma and Pa Brent told him he was actually... dead. The detachable limbs and appetite for offal suddenly made sense - they were not part of an awkward phase after all! With a renewed sense of confidence, Brian became Zombie Lad, defender of the rights of dead people everywhere!

 

Zombie Lad Image

brrrraaainnss!

Knights of the Five Realms Team Image

FANTASY CHARACTER CLICHÉS!

They have some strong attacks and powers that affect power cards.

Big Walt

RANKING

leader

 

FIRST APPEARANCE

Bodybuilder Digest #4, 1972

 

Arch Villain

Gary the grey

 

 

ORIGIN

Walter Wilton was not always a big and powerful wizard. After forced redundancy at the post office, Walter turned to weight-lifting and amateur magic classes at his local community college. When a fire broke out in the college cafeteria, Walter used his now rippling body and a little wizardry to save the day. This first outing as a superhero affectionately earned him the name Big Walt!

Big Walt Image

Every little thing

I do is magic!

Hot Foot

RANKING

fighter

 

headquarters

Deep within Flame mountain

 

Arch Villain

Fireman Fred

 

 

ORIGIN

In the world before Hot Foot, primal chaos reigned. On a giant misty mountain peak was formed a supernatural flaming egg. Elemental forces caused the egg to hatch. From it came Hot Foot. This half dragon half-man creature found no home among his own kind, but wandered dimensions for eons in search of enlightenment. Instead, he found the Knights of the FIve Realms.

Hot Foot Image

So hot right now!

Sir Smash A Lot

RANKING

fighter

 

love interest

Maid Mangle Much

 

weakness

himself

 

 

ORIGIN

Once upon a time, Sir Edwin was one of the lesser known mythical knights of the round table. In a duel with the evil witch Elvira, he was cursed and turned in to a hulking teal monster. Furious with his plight, he developed a horrible temper and a self-destructive habit for smashing things. Over the years, he developed enough self-control to channel his anger and return to the table, now as Sir Smash A Lot!

Sir Smash A Lot Image

I like to smash a lot!

Pixielite

RANKING

sidekick

 

weakness

Bug spray

 

Arch Villain

stinkerbell

 

 

ORIGIN

Pixielite was the bad girl of Pixie Town - a true rebel without a cause. When she was caught spiking the punch at the Annual Crystal Ball, she was banished from Pixie Town forever. While wandering the endless vortex between dimensions, she was spotted at a run-down diner by Big Walt. He saw the heart of gold beneath her rock hard exterior, bought her a malt and gave her a new family in the Knights of the Five Realms.

Pixielite Image

Eat my pixie dust!

Rainbow Sprinkle

RANKING

sidekick

 

Bodysculpting titles

Mister Unicorn 1995-98

 

Arch Villain

Arnold Horseneighger

 

 

ORIGIN

Gustav Wedholm grew up in Unicorntown, Rainbowland. But unlike the other unicorns, he was just not into dancing and prancing. Instead, his passion was hardcore bodybuilding and muscle-sculpting. He opened a gym, and released a series of bodybuilding videos under the name Rainbow Sprinkle. Soon he became the highest paid action movie star Rainblowland had ever seen! It wasn’t long before a life as a superhero sidekick beckoned.

Rainbow Sprinkle Image

Surrender? Neigh!