Variant
adult:

Adult version of a character whose default is non-adult (i.e. teen or child).

adventure-247:

In this one issue only, the three founders wore different costumes, and Lightning Lad was called Lightning Boy.

amnesiac:

An identity adopted by a character with some form of amnesia.

bizarro:

An imperfect duplicate of a character.

child:

Child - older than infant but younger than teen.

clone:

A clone of a character.

comic:

Comics version of a character also depicted in some other form (i.e. television.)

default:

No variant. This is the "standard" appearance of a character in this particular universe—usually also the first appearance of the character in this universe.

heroclix:

Legion-related figures from the Heroclix game which debuted in 2002.

imaginary:

"Imaginary story" was the 1940s-mid-1980s term for stories that took place outside established continuity. See this Wikipedia article...

infant:

Infant version of a character.

memorial statue:

Memorial statue of a character.

parallel world double:

An exact double from an unspecified parallel world.

robot:

A robot duplicate of a character.

scribblenauts:

A character in the style of the Scribblenauts video game and comic series.

statuette:

Statuette of a Legionnaire, part of sets owned by Superboy/Superman, Supergirl, and various others.

teen:

Teen version of a character whose default is adult.

tiny titans:

A character appearing in Tiny Titans, DC Super-Pets, and associated venues.

trophy head:

Otto Orion's trophy heads of Legion members.

tv (animated):

A character depicted in animated form on television.

tv (live-action):

A character depicted in live-action on television.

undead:

Zombie version of a character.

wild-world:

A version of the Legion from the 30th century of a world in which the continents were different colors, Lois Lane was engaged to Sergeant Rock, and Superman's three...

zero hour anomaly:

A temporary variant that briefly existed during the Zero Hour/End of an Era storyline, as the fabric of reality was breaking down as an aftereffect of Crisis on Infinite Earths...

 


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Legion statuette images and some costume variation images created by Jim Gallagher, based on Curt Swan's sketches.

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