Superboy

Real Name:  Superboy
Age:  1, but the equivalent of a 16 year old
Height:  5'7"
Weight:  150 lbs.
Hair:  Black
Eyes:  Blue
Super Powers:  Superboy has only one power, and he'll tell anyone who asks what it is: tactile telekinesis. It enables him to fly as well as lift or manipulate anything he touches. It also gives him limited invulnerability and the appearance of super-strength. However, Superboy can be harmed by energy attacks, and can be burned or drowned; also, he cannot survive in the vacuum of space.  

Origin:  Superboy was one of the four costumed figures who claimed to be Superman after the Man of Steel had been killed by the creature known as Doomsday. Believing himself to be a clone of Superman, Superboy escaped from Project Cadmus with the help of the Newsboy Legion and attempted to pick up where Superman himself had left off. The Metropolis Kid did his best to protect his adopted city, until, ultimately the real Superman returned.  Allied with Superboy, Supergirl, Green Lantern, Steel, and the Eradicator (the last two of whom also having claimed to be the Man of Steel), Superman saved Metropolis from destruction at the hands of Mongul and the Cyborg (the fourth of the would-be Supermen). Shortly thereafter, Superboy learned that he was not, in fact, a clone of Superman, but the question of who he was cloned from has yet to be answered.

With Metropolis safe once more, Superboy went on a World Tour, which was a publicity stunt engineered by his shady business manager, Rex Leech. After stopping off in Hawaii, the Kid decided to remain there. Along for the ride were Rex, his tough-as nails daughter, Roxy, and Dubbilex, the telepathic DNAlien created by Cadmus. Not long after arriving in Hawaii, Superboy learned that Tana Moon, the TV reporter who had covered his adventures in Metropolis, was now living in Hawaii as well. The two have since become something of an item.

In a relatively short time, Superboy has encountered foes including Sidearm, Scavenger, King Shark, Silver Sword, and Techno. He's formed a confusing and dangerously flirtatious relationship with the meta-human called Knockout, who would just as soon kiss him as kill him. He has also formed an alliance with Special Federal Agent Sam Makoa and run afoul of truant officer Mack Harlin, who has corralled Superboy into going to school. Superboy has managed to survive a deadly clone plague and was a key factor in breaking up the Silicon Dragons, a deadly hi-tech gang of criminals that held Hawaii in a grip of terror.

Despite his habit of making enemies, though, Superboy remains the most popular public figure in Hawaii. He's a supremely confident, wisecracking hero who never doubts that he can win a battle. He always has time for his fans, especially the female ones.

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