‘Marvel’s New Warriors’: See Which Characters Join Squirrel Girl on Freeform's Comedy
Marvel's New Warriors comedy series featuring Squirrel Girl is actually happening and the Freeform network revealed the character lineup that will join her. The live-action, 30-minute series will include Microbe, Night Thrasher, Mister Immortal, Debrii and Speedball.
The series is loosely based on 2005's mini-series by Zeb Wells and Skottie Young. Created by Tom DeFalco and Ron Frenz, the New Warriors first appeared in The Mighty Thor in 1989, before launching their own title run. The New Warriors is a superhero team of teenage and young adult heroes who aren't quite ready to be Avengers.
'New Warriors' characters clockwise from the top: Zack Smith (Microbe), Dwayne Taylor (Night Thrasher), Craig Hollis (Mister Immortal),
Doreen Green (Squirrel Girl), Deborah Fields (Debrii) and Robbie Baldwin (Speedball).
Marvel.com provided a character list with a description:
Doreen Green (Squirrel Girl)
Superpower: "The powers of a squirrel, the powers of a girl" (is acrobatic, strong, can fight, can talk to squirrels)
Craig Hollis (Mister Immortal)
Superpower: Cannot die. Ever. Maybe. So he says.
Dwayne Taylor (Night Thrasher)
Robbie Baldwin (Speedball)
Superpower: Can launch kinetic balls of energy
Zack Smith (Microbe)
Superpower: Can talk to germs
Deborah Fields (Debrii)
Superpower: Low level telekinetic; trickster
No casting announcements have been made yet. New Warriors will debut in 2018 on Freeform with ten 30-minute episodes already ordered.