Relative Heroes

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Relative Heroes

Cover to Relative Heroes #1, art by Yvel Guichet. Clockwise from center: Houston, Allure, Omni, Temper, Blindside.
Publication information
Publisher DC Comics
Schedule Monthly
Format Limited series
Genre
Publication date March - October 2000
Number of issues 6
Main character(s) Houston
Temper
Allure
Blindside
Omni
Chloe
Creative team
Creator(s) Devin K. Grayson (writer)
Yvel Guichet (artist)

Relative Heroes was a limited comic book series published by DC Comics in six issues, from March 2000 through October 2000. It revolved around a family of orphaned children who become superheroes. The team first appears in Relative Heroes #1 (March 2000), by Devin K. Grayson and Yvel Guichet.

History[edit]

After their parents are killed in a traffic accident. The super-powered Weinberg children travel across country to Metropolis in order to find Superman. The children are hunted by three superpowered D.E.O. operatives named Girth, Napalm & Kittyhawk. The D.E.O. eventually capture the kids and reveal to Cameron that he and Chloe were never in fact human or metahuman, and that Cameron is actually a member of a race of alien shapeshifters known as the "Es".

Members[edit]

  • Joel Aaron Weinberg (Houston) - No superhuman talents.
  • Aviva Joby Weinberg (Temper) - Aviva possessed powers to generate electricity.
  • Damara Sinclaire (Allure) - Charmed by the god Eryx with mystic pheromones and other powers of persuasion in return for her hand in marriage.
  • Tyson Gilford (Blindside) - Adopted African-American brother who believes he is the grandson of the Invisible Hood, Tyson can become invisible at will.
  • Cameron Begay (Omni) - Adopted brother who like Synch of Generation X, can mimic the powers of others. Member of an alien race known as the "Es".
  • Chloe - Cameron's plant. Member of an alien race known as the "Es".

Brief bibliography[edit]

  • Relative Heroes #1-6
  • Batman Chronicles #20
  • Young Justice #49-50

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