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    Animal Lad

    Character » Animal Lad appears in 4 issues.

    Ennis Janhson of Earth is a member of the Legion of Substitute Heroes. He has the ability to transform people into animals, including himself.

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    Animal Lad last edited by doughnut42 on 11/25/23 10:15AM View full history

    Creation

    Animal Lad made his first appearance in Adventure Comics #331 titled "The Triumph of the Legion of Super-Villains", 1965.

    Origin

    Man to Beast
    Man to Beast

    Ennis Janhson first tried for Legion membership when the villainous Vorm, Dynamo Boy, took control of the Legion by expelling the other Legionnaires and then holding his own tryouts, looking for evil members. Although Animal Lad's ability to change animals into humans or humans into animals was deemed useful, he was rejected because of his innate incorruptibility. Saddened by the rejection, Ennis turned to the Metropolis Game Preserve Council for employment, and has been their Central Director for Endangered Species Control since the time.

    Years later, Ennis joined the Legion of Substitute Heroes. He also became stuck between human and lion form

    Powers & Abilities

    Ennis Janhson, Animal Lad, had the unique ability to transform humans into animals and animals into humans. Ennis could also communicate with animals and tame them.

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