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Snowman (comics)

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Publisher  DC Comics
Species  Yeti/Human Hybrid
First appearance  Batman #337 (July 1981)
Creators  Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway
Alter ego  Klaus Kristin
Team affiliations  Cold Warriors
Notable alias  Yeti
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Created by  Gerry Conway Roy Thomas
Notable aliases  The Sinister Snowman, Yeti
Similar  Fadeaway Man, Amygdala, Penny Plunderer, Paula Brooks, Signalman

The Snowman is a fictional supervillain in Batman comics. The Snowman first appeared in Batman #337 (July 1981), and was created by Gerry Conway and Roy Thomas.

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Fictional character biography

Klaus Kristin is the hybrid son of a male yeti and a woman named Katrina Kristin. He came to Gotham City to freeze it over only to run afoul of Batman who easily defeats Snowman.

Batman later went to Tibet to capture the Snowman only to battle him and his father. The Snowman perished in the fight upon him falling off a cliff.

Powers and abilities

Snowman has control over ice and snow. He also has super-strength.

Video games

  • An unlockable minor playable character in Lego Batman: The Videogame named "Yeti" bears a striking resemblance to, and may be, the Snowman.
  • In Batman: Arkham City, inmates can be heard saying 'It's colder than the Snowman's heart'. Whether this is a reference to The Snowman directly or a nickname for Mr. Freeze is unknown.
  • Miscellaneous

  • Snowman appeared in Justice League Adventures issue #12 (based on the Justice League animated series). He along with Mr. Freeze, Captain Cold, Killer Frost, Minister Blizzard, Icicle, Cryonic Man and Polar Lord (General Eklu of the planet Tharr, homeworld of Polar Boy) formed the supervillain alliance known as the Cold Warriors. The group attempted a hostile takeover of a small African nation and were defeated by the Justice League.
  • Other Snowmen

  • Abominable Snowman - An enemy of Superman that was awakened by the hero's rocket that brought him to Earth. Snowman would transform into Dr. Phoenix who would go on to try to turn Superman into steel before eventually reverting and attempt to undo civilization. Dr. Phoenix first appeared in Superman #263 (April 1973) and becomes the Abominable Snowman in Superman #266 (August 1973).
  • Blue Snowman - Cross-dressing armored foe of Wonder Woman that went on to become a founding member of Villainy Inc.
  • References

    Snowman (comics) Wikipedia


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