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Golden Boy (DC Comics)

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Publisher  DC Comics
Notable aliases  Golden Boy
Species  Metahuman
Place of origin  Earth (31st century)
Abilities  Gold Transmutation
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Created by  Original Concept:: Cary Bates Mike Grell Supervillain Reinvention: Geoff Johns Gary Frank
Team affiliations  Justice League of Earth Legion of Super-Villains
First appearance  Adventure Comics Vol 1 331
Creators  Gary Frank, Mike Grell, Geoff Johns, Cary Bates
Similar  Radiation Roy, Spider Girl, Kirt Niedrigh, Esper Lass, Magno

Klint Stewirt is a fictional character, and supervillain in the DC Comics Universe. Created by Cary Bates and Mike Grell, Stewirt is a former hopeful for the Legion of Super-Heroes. After being rejected from the team, years later he resurfaced as a member of Earth-Man's "Justice League of Earth", which help to enforce a xenophobic agenda that Earth has adopted.


Fictional character biography

Klint Stewirt aka Golden Boy once tried to audition for the Legion of Super-Heroes. He power to turn whatever he touched into solid gold. Horace was rejected on the grounds that he would bring down the value of gold. Golden Boy's powers over time evolved his entire body became solid gold.

Golden Boy then joins the Xenophobic superhero group called the Justice League of Earth The team consist of Earth-born Legion rejects obsessed with spreading lies about Superman's origin. They believe that Superman was human and that all aliens should be deported from the planet. The team consisted of leader Earth-Man along with Spider Girl, Tusker, Storm Boy, Radiation Roy.

The Legion defeated the team with the help of Superman, and they were sent to Takron-Galtos the prison planet.

When Superboy-Prime returned he freed the inmates of Takron-Galtos, and formed a new Legion of Super-Villains, which included the Fatal Five and the Justice League of Earth.

Golden Boy and Justice League of Earth attacked the United Planets Government Complex in Metropolis. The League was going to kill the President of Earth, "for crimes against humanity", but Golden Boy and the team are electrocuted by Legionnaire Lightning Lad.

Powers and abilities

Klint has the Metahuman power of the ability to change the structure of any element into gold just by touching them.


Golden Boy (DC Comics) Wikipedia