|Just'a Lotta Animals|
|First appearance||The New Teen Titans #16 (1982) (first mentioned)|
Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! #14 (1983) (first appearance)
|Created by||Roy Thomas and Scott Shaw|
|Base(s)||Space station satellite in orbit above Earth-C-Minus|
The Martian Anteater
The Green Sparrow
The Stacked Canary
The Rat Tornado
Just'a Lotta Animals originally appeared in the series Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! as the name of a superhero comic book written and drawn by Captain Carrot's alter ego, Roger Rodney Rabbit. Various panels of the Just'a Lotta Animals' comic that were shown in the Captain Carrot series were often parodies of classic Justice League storylines. The team was in fact the original proposal by Zoo Crew creators Roy Thomas and Scott Shaw for a funny animal superhero series for DC, but DC's editor Dick Giordano asked them to create original characters instead. They agreed and created the Zoo Crew, but still ended up introducing the Just'a Lotta Animals team in the series.
In Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #14 and #15, in a storyline titled "Crisis On Earth-C!," the Just'a Lotta Animals were finally revealed to actually exist, on a parallel Earth named "Earth-C-Minus" (as opposed to the world of the Zoo Crew, which was named "Earth-C"). The two teams united to defeat the villains of the story, Dr. Hoot (an owl mad scientist) and Feline Faust (a cat sorcerer; an analog of Justice League villain Felix Faust).
The team's imagery was brought to life by a confused paranormal teenager in the second part of the "Young Justice: World Without Grownups" storyline.
Events and characters on Earth-C-Minus were considered to be fictional to natives of Earth-C, similar to how events and characters of Earth-Two were considered as fictional on Earth-One. Additionally, events and characters on Earth-C-Minus paralleled those of the then-mainstream DC Universe of Earth-One. Like Earth-C, the names of characters and locations tended to make heavy use of various animal-based puns.
After the events of the 1985 miniseries Crisis on Infinite Earths, it was revealed that Earth-C-Minus (and Earth-C) survived intact, as they were actually "alternate dimensions" instead of parallel Earths, although the most recent mini-series Captain Carrot and the Final Ark has suggested that Earth-C is now also considered Earth-26, one of the new 52 parallel Earths in the new DC Multiverse.
The main members of Just'a Lotta Animals are:
Other members of Just'a Lotta Animals include:
Enemies of Just'a Lotta Animals or its individual members include:
The DC Nation block of programming on Cartoon Network features a variation on the Just'a Lotta Animals in Farm League (identified earlier as the Justice League of Animals). In the initial image released, some variations included Superman as a duck, Batman as a mosquito, Wonder Woman as a mouse, Green Lantern as a cat, Martian Manhunter as a vulture, Cyborg as a flea, B'wana Beast as a bear, Lex Luthor as a hairless monkey, Brainiac as a bull, etc. However, a subsequent preview from San Diego Comic-Con International instead revealed Superman as Supermanatee, Batman as Batmongoose (voiced by Diedrich Bader), Wonder Woman as Wonder Wombat, Flash as the Flish, Green Lantern as Green Lamprey, Aquaman as Aquamandrill, Captain Marvel/Billy Batson as Shazham!/Billy Bacon, Robin as Robin's Egg, Cyborg as Cybug, Darkseid as Duckseid, Joker as the Croaker, Catwoman as Cat Cat, Mister Mxyzptlk as a chicken, Solomon Grundy as a rabbit, Two-Face as Moo-Face, Bizarro as a dog, Captain Cold as Captain Cod, Sinestro as Sinestropotamus, Lex Luthor as Lex Liger, and Ambush Bug as Ambush Slug.
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