Or – “Turn And Face The Strange Ch-Ch-Changes…”
One of the pitfalls of a team the size of the Legion is that certain characters tend to fall between the cracks. Â Sure, we know all about guys like Mon-El, Saturn Girl, Cosmic Boy, and even Andromeda, but the backstories of others (say, Star Boy, Sun Boy, and today’s entrant) have taken literal decades to play out. Â One of the most ethereal of Legionnaires, today’s subject is also one of the longest tenured, even serving three tours as Legion leader and several more as deputy. Â His costume colors and varying (but always exquisite) hairstyle fueled conjecture as to his sexual orientation, even in the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” 60′s, and years later, the answers to those questions were as difficult to quantify as the hero himself.Â Confident enough to wear hot pink, yet manly enough to put the smackdown on space pirates, he’s a study in contrasts as much as heroism. Â This, then, is your Major Spoilers Hero History of Jan Arrah of Trom… Â Element Lad!