This week, we cast our gaze at the Super Friends – and more specifically, the teenage sidekicks that plagued the team for seasons.  In one corner we have the team of Wendy Harris and Marvin White who appeared on the show from 1976 until early 1977, at which point they were replaced by Zan and Jayna from the planet Exxor.

If you had the chance to pick the duo you would most want hanging around your secret headquarters, who would it be, and more importantly, why?


Which teen sidekick team would you want hanging out at your secret headquarters?

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  1. ClubberLang6
    August 9, 2011 at 10:16 am — Reply

    Wonder Twins all the way, mainly because they have that monkey who can enter the fight!

  2. Chaz
    August 9, 2011 at 10:21 am — Reply

    Why are you making me choose between these ridiculously obnoxious teams? Where is Option 3, None of the Above?

    • August 9, 2011 at 10:24 am — Reply

      You don’t have to participate if that is what you are asking…

  3. Rob
    August 9, 2011 at 10:36 am — Reply

    Wonder twins…monkey for the win.

  4. Z. Woolf
    August 9, 2011 at 10:37 am — Reply

    Wonder Twin powers activate! Form of eagle! Form of bucket of water!

    • Xaxelbrax
      August 9, 2011 at 7:40 pm — Reply

      Ha, exactly what I was thinking

  5. diagnull
    August 9, 2011 at 10:41 am — Reply

    Obviously the Wonder Twins.

    Now the bigger question is why kind of blackmail evidence does Marvin has that gets him access to the Justice League? Must be pretty good. That’s probably why Wendy is around too, he’s got dirt on her too.

  6. Joonas
    August 9, 2011 at 10:41 am — Reply

    I’ve never seen the Super Friends, but just by pop culture references, Wonder Twins wins, hands down.

  7. BigPapaRama
    August 9, 2011 at 10:50 am — Reply

    The Wonder Twins and their monkey, Gleek, were usually of little help. And I understand that Zan can turn into forms of water, but where did the bucket come from? Does he also the the more interesting ability to turn himself into plastic?

    Wendy was hot.

  8. August 9, 2011 at 11:15 am — Reply

    Let’s face it. Zan & Jana were actual superheroes with actual superpowers. Lame superheroes, but superheroes all the same. Wendy & Marvin was an attempt to draw in the Scooby-Doo crowd. Also, the dog didn’t talk. Double minus points for that.

    Zan & Jana are remembered fondly. So much so that DC has attempted to bring them into continuity a few times and were adapted into Justice League Unlimited. Wendy & Marvin got adapted just to be eaten by Ares dog.

    • August 9, 2011 at 11:29 am — Reply

      Yes… but Wendy is still around… at least until the end of the month.

      • Slappy
        August 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm — Reply

        Is that when her period is up?

    • Bill the Seeker
      August 9, 2011 at 10:57 pm — Reply

      Yes but since Dynomutt did turn out to be Aries’ Dog he’s got the monkey and the twins beat hands down for sheer power. Honestly Zan and Jayna always seemed a ripoff of Space Ghost’s sidekicks and I like dogs so I guess I”m going with the mutt, the Dork, and the girl in the tight sweater-vest.

      • August 11, 2011 at 8:38 am — Reply


        • Bill the Seeker
          August 12, 2011 at 11:28 pm — Reply

          Wow. Where did that come from? You’re right. Wonderdog.

  9. August 9, 2011 at 11:55 am — Reply

    The Shapeshifter and the Waterbender get my vote.

  10. Alisha Mynx
    August 9, 2011 at 12:09 pm — Reply

    I’m choosing neither. Not because I dislike them, I just don’t trust super teens. Think they’re so great with their make-out parties… *grumbles*

  11. ed
    August 9, 2011 at 12:18 pm — Reply

    And Wendy is hotter. There I said it.

  12. Jimmy
    August 9, 2011 at 12:44 pm — Reply

    Zan and Jana all the way, because I wouldn’t want to be sitting around with giant demonic dog-bait in my secret headquarters.

  13. Capt Magellan
    August 9, 2011 at 1:28 pm — Reply

    When faced with two equally lame choices… I always go with the hotter cartoon chick: Wendy!

  14. Ricco
    August 9, 2011 at 1:45 pm — Reply

    I vote for Proxy and the corpse.

  15. Mike Keller
    August 9, 2011 at 3:02 pm — Reply

    I’d rather go with Wendy and Jana, and kick marvin and Zan to the curb.

  16. August 9, 2011 at 4:17 pm — Reply

    I always thought Zan was kinda hot in that super-twink sorta way. And when your best friend is your sister, it wouldn’t take Batman to figure out which team he plays for…

  17. Slappy
    August 9, 2011 at 5:38 pm — Reply

    The Wonder Twins get my vote.
    1. They have powers.
    2. They lasted longer than a season.
    3. Gleek kicks wonder Dogs ass.
    4. worked better in the comics. (I mean the Superfriends comic not Extreme Justice)
    5. Their picture is cleaner, clearer and more attractive.

  18. Xaxelbrax
    August 9, 2011 at 7:43 pm — Reply

    Wonder twins all the way. Mainly because I’m not even sure who the other two are.

  19. August 9, 2011 at 9:32 pm — Reply

    Oh, you children who do not know of Wendy and Marvin. You sadden me.

    As far as the poll, I chose neither, because I would want neither hanging out in my headquarters. I mean, it might be good to have some interns or something for crap work, but hopefully they wouldn’t be as annoying as either pair.

    And Gleek was annoying as shit. There. I said it.

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