Major Spoilers Question Of The Day: The Best Teen Team Edition


One of the great joys of having a kid is getting a new perspective on things that you might have, in your dotage, written off.  Recently, Widget has become enamored of the cartoon adventures of the Teen Titans (2003 edition, she finds ‘Teen Titans: Go!’ to be, in her words “creepy”.) and we have taken to watching their adventures as a family.  Having written off the show a decade ago (mostly because of the loss of Kid Flash and Wonder Girl, as well as the loss of the more adult aspects of the Titans history, such as ‘The Judas Contract’), I am pleased to say that it’s better than I had given it credit for, and the five-man team is an excellent balance of characters.  Of course, they’ll never be my Legion of Super-Heroes, but I’d easily put them up against the likes of the Young Heroes In Love, Gen 13 or Generation X, which does in turn spur an intriguing line of inquiry…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) liked the original X-Men, but wouldn’t count on them to find their way out of a paper bag, asking: What’s the greatest all-teenager ensemble of all?