Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Who's Who: Kid Quantum II

Kid Quantum II
by Siskoid

Real Name: Jazmin Cullen
Super-Power(s): Control quantum fields of space and time.
Planet of Origin: Xanthu
Legion Seniority: Kid Quantum II was the sixth completely new Legion recruit after the Reboot.

Legion Log
Jazmin Cullen was, like her brother James, the first Kid Quantum, born with the ability to create a time-stasis field in a limited area. He augmented the power with a power-belt, but died when it overloaded. This led Jazmin to study the biophysics behind her powers and work with Xanthu's scientists to increase her powers so that she'd never need to rely on external devices. She was then selected to succeed her brother in Xanthu's Uncanny Amazers.

Xanthu's government of Xanthu spun the story to make it seem that the Legion's incompetence led to James' death. Jazmin suspected the truth - that her brother's arrogance alone had led to his demise - but she nevertheless initially held a grudge against the Legion. Still, upon her first meeting with the Legion, she bore a heavy grudge. When Xanthu was invaded by the Natra Dellons, Xanthan Legionnaires Star Boy and Monstress returned home to help repel them. Afterwards, Star Boy invited Kid Quantum to join the team and she accepted.

Kid Quantum was among the Legionnaires lost to a rift in space; she was sent to the so-called Second Galaxy where her confidence and leadership ability grew. Upon returning home, she was elected Legion leader, and started a romance with Cosmic Boy.

After the Threeboot, Kid Quantum does not appear to exist.

After Infinite Crisis, Kid Quantum participated in an adventure involving the Legions of three universes, and led (presumably) her version of the team back into the multiverse, in search of other survivors as the Wanderers.

After Flashpoint, Kid Quantum is seen as one of the Legion's younger members.

Important Monstress Stories:

Legion of Super-Heroes (v4) #82
Kid Quantum first appears as a member of Xanthu's Uncanny Amazers
Legionnaires #49-50

Kid Quantum helps the Legion against Mordru

Legion of Super-Heroes (v4) #102-103
Kid Quantum defends Xanthu and is invited into the Legion

Legionnaires #60
Kid Quantum is inducted into the team

Legion of Super-Heroes (v4) #125
Kid Quantum is exiled to the Second Galaxy

Legion Lost (v1) #1-12
Kid Quantum fights to bring the lost Legionnaires home

The Legion #6
Kid Quantum premiers her new look

The Legion #8
Kid Quantum fights Ra's al Ghul

The Legion #10
Kid Quantum is elected Legion leader and becomes an important presence for the rest of the title's run

The Legion #19
Kid Quantum slows down Apparition's son's rapid aging

The Legion #26
Kid Quantum and Cosmic Boy start a romance

The Legion Secret Files 3003
Kid Quantum thinks of quitting as leader when her powers go out of control

The Legion #27-30
Kid Quantum and her team fight Darkseid

Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds #5
Kid Quantum is among the Wanderers of the Multiverse after Final Crisis

Justice League United #8
Kid Quantum appears as an active member in the post-Flashpoint universe

1 comment:

  1. Never a big fan of Kid Quantum II as her brother James had much greater story potential with his big ego and me first attitude .

    Have Jazmin use the belt and be killed , A bitter ( full powered) James could be drafted to take her place, holding back in battles and sabotaging the team . Perhaps he could even join the Legion of Super-Villains .