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Kid Amazo
Kid Amazo
General Information
Real name: Frank Halloran
First Appearance: JLA Clasified #37 (June, 2007)
Created by: Peter Milligan
Carlos D'Anda
Affiliations: TBA
Abilities: Expert Chemist
Portrayed by: None


Frank Halloran is a young philosophy student and follower of Nietzsche's Übermensch concept.

While out of college with his girlfriend Sara Shapiro, both are surprised by the struggle between Amazo and the Justice League. During the fight several lumps of rubble are thrown into the crowd and one almost hit Frank, but he was saved by Amazo. Superman apologizes to them both for the incident. Sara was angry and asked why they can't fight elsewhere. Frank apologises to Superman for his girlfriend's anger.

Hours later, Frank is Kidnapped by Amazo who tries to convince Frank that he's a cyborg created to destroy the Justice League, but Frank refuses to be believe it so attacks Amazo only to discover his powers. After escaping from Amazo, Frank created a super resistant costume and became the superhero known as Kid, trying to overcome his robotic heritage. In the Meantime, the Justice League discover Professor Ivo's plans and agree to maintain surveillance on the boy, analysing if he could become a threat. Halloran becomes popular after arresting the Bin Ladens, a gang of punks, but after Wonder Woman tells Sara the truth about Frank, he invades the Batcave for answers, Batman tests a machine he created and realizes a new power in Frank.

Kid Amazo finds Ivo and forces him to tell the truth about his origin, but the biggest surprise was finding out that his girlfriend Sara is actually his mother. After he confronts Sara, he destroys a house to get the Justice League's attention. The Justice League fight Kid Amazo, he uses their personalities to create discord amongst the team. The League decided to use the same tactics against him. It proved too much for his mind and Kid Amazo exploded.

Powers and Abilities[]


  • Expert Chemist


  • Absorption Cells
  • Psyche Absorption
  • Power Absorption
  • Power Manipulation
  • Power Augmentation
  • Power Amplification
  • Power Negation
  • Copy Personality: Unlike Amazo, Frank has the ability to copy the personalities of league members, he was able to show the same psychological response as Batman to colors and numbers which allowed him access to the Batcave.

Sources of Kid Amazo's Powers[]

  • Batman
  • Wonder Woman
  • Aquaman
  • Superman
  • Green Lantern
  • Flash
  • Martian Manhunter


Superhuman Strength: The exact magnitude of Kid Amazo's strength is unknown but he has demonstrated that his strength is so vast, he was able to knock out Superman and even draw blood from the Martian Manhunter with a single punch.


  • Internal Conflict


  • Reinforced Suit: Super polymers combined as hard as Kevlar created by Frank, tissue that he named Nylon Frankenstein.


  • It's said that Kid Amazo has the powers of six member of the Justice League, but during their fight against the team, he only demonstrated the powers of Flash, Wonder Woman, Superman and Batman.


  • Being a student of philosophy, Frank shows respect to Batman, who he nicknamed Socrates, because as Socrates he has faith in the power of thought.

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