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Young Justice: Phantoms

Young Justice: Phantoms by Jerry Whitworth

Announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Young Justice was renewed for a fourth season. With the majority of scripts completed and the show well into production, the season’s subtitle in Phantoms was announced during the second day of DC Fandome. Few details have been released about the season save that it would focus more closely on the show’s founding cast. Speculation has begun on what the season could entail with the latest nugget of news. With the tease of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the final moments of the previous season Outsiders, some have suggested Phantoms could allude to Legionnaire Phantom Girl. However, it’s challenging to fathom what role Phantom Girl could play to warrant the entire season being based around her. It makes about as much sense as focusing around the Freedom Fighters’ Phantom Lady. Instead, it may make more sense to consider the Phantom Stranger.

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Top 10: Stargirl Season Two Characters

Top 10: Stargirl Season Two Characters by Jerry Whitworth

With the recent finale for the first season of Stargirl, the stage has been set for the second season exclusively on the CW with teases for * * * S P O I L E R S * * * the Shade, Eclipso, and the Seven Soldiers of Victory. The two-part “Stars & S.T.R.I.P.E.” seeing Dragon King, Icicle, and Brainwave seemingly dead, Solomon Grundy missing, Sportsmaster and Tigress defeated, and the Gambler in the wind, we’re undoubtedly getting new foes, new heroes, and likely a new direction. With this in mind, lets take a look at what characters could be on the horizon when the show returns.

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Top 10: The Next Generation of Young Justice

Top 10: The Next Generation of Young Justice by Jerry Whitworth

At last year’s San Diego Comic-Con, it was announced Young Justice had been renewed for a fourth season. Since then, little news has come out what this new season could entail. Here at NerdfectStrangers.com, we’ve speculated what season four could be about from story teases to likely characters to appear. A theme within the series since its start is legacy as Justice League members both raised young partners and had children of their own, the likes of Prince Artur of Atlantis, Dawn and Don Allen, Anissa and Jennifer Pierce, Traya Sutton, Jon Kent, and Damian Wayne have appeared thus far. Only time will tell if characters such as Helena Wayne, Lyta Trevor, Martin Jordan, Koryak, K’hym and T’ania J’onzz, Connor Hawke, Robert Queen, Cynthia Lance, Hector Hall, Joseph Mason, Luke O’Brian, Tefé Holland, or Maxine Baker will emerge. Not to be outdone, Team members early on started having their own kids in Lian Nguyen-Harper, Amistad Ervin, and Rhea Duncan putting in appearances. As the show returns, odds are good the Team will continue to grow as families as their Justice League counterparts so lets take a look at some of the Team’s children we could see crop up.

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Top 10: New Characters for Young Justice

Top 10: New Characters for Young Justice by Jerry Whitworth

 

The latest season of Young Justice introduced dozens of new characters. From front-and-center heroes like Halo, Cyborg, Geo-Force, Forager, and Terra to villains like Cassandra Savage, Lady Shiva, Holocaust, and the Shade to new Justice Leaguers in Steel, Batwoman, Metamorpho, Katana, Elongated Man, and Hardware to the Super-Sons Damian Wayne and Jon Kent to entire teams with the Doom Patrol, Suicide Squad, Newsboy Legion, and Infinity, Inc., Outsiders was loaded with new faces. There were even two versions of the Thunder and Lightning duo, one as Vandal Savage/Genghis Khan’s sons as well as Black Lightning’s daughters! So, it should come as little surprise that the coming fourth season is sure to grow its cast that much larger (especially considering the final scene examined in detail here). Lets take a look at some likely candidates.

 

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Young Justice Season Four Tease

Young Justice Season Four Tease by Jerry Whitworth

Young Justice: Outsiders, the third season of Young Justice available exclusively on the DC Universe streaming service, finished its run toward the end of August with a significant tease toward whats to come in the upcoming season (which was confirmed to be in development in July at San Diego Comic-Con). For those who haven’t seen the season finale yet, major SPOILERS are ahead. In the final moments of “Nevermore,” which featured Darkseid’s failed bid to conquer the universe, some of Earth’s heroes were celebrating their victory at Bibbo’s Diner when a blonde-haired waitress is shown pouring coffee while wearing a Legion of Super-Heroes flight ring. As the name implies, the ring is given to every member of the 30th/31st-century superhero organization allowing them a number of capabilities including flight, travel through outer space and underwater, and communication with each other. Undoubtedly, the scene was included to get people talking about what could be coming in the fourth season so by all means, lets talk.

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DC Universe at San Diego Comic-Con

DC Universe at San Diego Comic-Con by Jerry Whitworth

As we creep closer to the beta release of the DC Universe streaming service and application in August, a litany of content continues to be announced as we learned a library of comics, movies, and shows will be available on the platform for $7.99 a month (or $74.99 a year with three free months). San Diego Comic-Con offered more details about what’s to come including trailers for Titans and Young Justice: Outsiders as well as the announcement of a live action Stargirl series by her creator Geoff Johns. Lets break down what original content we already know will be available on the service.

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