A to Z Blogging Challenge 2018 – S for Star Fire and Sandman
Starfire aka Koriand’r aka Kory is a Warrior Princess of the destroyed Tamaran planet. She finds a new home and a family in the form of Teen Titans and an active members of this group. Well, her alias names tells it all, she can absorb Solar energy and convert it into energy blasts and flight.
Starfire gets the crown from her disabled sister (According to the Tamaranians) Blackfire aka Komand’r. Komand’r has a rare childhood disease that made her lack of flight, eventhough she being the elder the crown was passed to her sister, which enraged her and now she is the mortal enemy of Starfire.
Starfire used to date Dick Grayson aka Nightwing for a brief time. Tamaranians are known to wear less cloth so that they can absorb more Solar energy. She is outgoing and joy seeking person. She knows to keep her emotions at check and proved to be practical when tough decisions are made. When it comes to combat she is a no nonsense fighter and very aggressive during battles. She can assimilate other languages simply through physical contact.
Powers and Abilities
- Super Strength – She is said to have strength of 8 men.
- Energy Blasts
- Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009) Movie
- DC Superhero Girls: Hero of the Year (2016) Movie
- Justice League Vs. Teen Titans (2016) Movie
- Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017) Film
- Teen Titans Animated Series 2003 – 2006
- Titans (2018) TV show – Now streaming in Netflix
- The New Teen Titans Archives Vol. 1 – This is a collection of how Teen titans was formed and also give the backstory of Starfire.
Sandman aka Sandy Hawkins also known as Golden boy during his initial stint with formor Sandman Weasly Dodd’s. Sandy Hawkins during his young age dreamed to be Sandman and even trained himself in being an athlete. They both fought various crimes together.
One fine day in 1945, Weasly found a prototype of a weapon based on Silicon, during its initial test it blasted and Sandy got exposed to the radioactive Silica Particles and within moments he turned into a giant monster with rage. Weasley had to sedate him and put in a chamber. For many years Sandy was unconscious. Sudden;y, one day the system interrupted the anesthetic gas in the chamber and Sandy revived. Some big battles happened and Justice League has to stop him from ransacking things. Sandy then got his voice back and explained the situation.
Years later when Weasly passed, Sandy took over the Sandman avatar to fight crimes. He wears a suit which turns whenever Sandy turns into a sand.
Powers and Abilities:
- Hand-to-hand combatant with peak agility and strength.
- Shifting body as pure silicon or Sand form.
- He can pass through earth, like how many can swim through water.
- Mentally he can manipulate earth to change shape or rumble and much more.
- Limited form of Precognition.
Until next post, Ciao 🙂
P.S: This is not the Neil Gaiman’s famous Vertigo print Sandman.