Why Fly When You Can Drive: The Six Best Heroes to Take on a Road Trip

No matter the multiverse, should you’re embarking on a street journey in the course of the canine days of summer season, your organization within the automobile could make a enormous distinction. The identical goes for the DC Universe. Hit the street with the fitting hero and your drive will probably be over in a Flash. (See what we did there?)

But who to invite alongside to experience shotgun? Which of DC’s many heroes would make the most effective passengers as you hit the gasoline and cue up your favourite playlist? Well, surprise no extra, street warriors! Whether they’d be useful to have alongside or would simply maintain you awake with some fascinating dialog, we expect these six heroes would make for some tremendous journey companions.

The Atom

Ryan Choi might need wanted a while to regulate to the hero life, nevertheless it’s that flexibility that makes him a great street journey buddy. Think about it. The Atom can shrink down to match into any area and hardly take up any room within the automobile in any respect. He’s additionally pleasant and approachable. Very few individuals can rely Lobo as a pal, and Ryan Choi is certainly one of them! Best of all, Ryan is a good drawback solver who would most likely provide some options for your entire troubles by the tip of your journey collectively.

Booster Gold

He’s a paragon—of leisure! Booster Gold, AKA Michael Jon Carter, is a showman who dazzles at self-promotion. With Booster in your automobile, there gained’t be a boring second irrespective of what number of hours you’re on the street. (There most likely gained’t be any quiet ones, both.) Whether he’s exhibiting off his future tech or spinning tales of his heroic escapades, there’s no manner you’re falling asleep on the wheel with this man within the automobile. And, should you get misplaced, his indispensable robotic companion Skeets is there to provide help to discover your manner.


Vic Stone is a pure chief, good thinker and gifted with machines. If your automobile breaks down mid-trip, Cyborg can repair it up very quickly flat. (He may additionally simply open a increase tube to get you the place you want to go, however the place’s the enjoyable in that?) Jump within the automobile and chat about his time with the Titans, or main the Justice League, or educating on the Teen Titans Academy—the tales Cyborg can inform! He’ll recognize the sensation of normalcy that a lengthy drive brings, and also you’ll recognize his firm. You won’t benefit from the miles per gallon your automobile will get, although. Cyborg is heavy.

Etta Candy

Instant. Bestie. There have been a few variations of Etta Candy since her unique debut in 1942, however all of them are somebody you need on your facet. Etta Candy is a staunch ally anybody can be fortunate to rely on. She’s feisty, courageous and a hero all her personal. Etta can experience shotgun and regale you with tales of her adventures with Wonder Woman—however don’t ask about her time as an A.R.G.U.S. agent. That’s categorized. If you’re fortunate, she would possibly even have some sweet stashed away in her pockets for you.

Green Arrow

Whatever occurs on your cross-country street journey, Oliver Queen will probably be ready for it. Taking turns on the wheel, retaining you awake when you drive, altering a flat tire—Green Arrow doesn’t want superpowers to be a street journey hero. Stuck in the course of nowhere with out gasoline? You know Oliver is aware of what to do when you end up stranded someplace, in any case, as a “hard traveling hero,” he has a lot of expertise. Most importantly, Oliver is a billionaire, and he can simply cowl the gasoline. That alone places him on the prime of our street journey buddy record. Sorry, Superman.


But talking of the Man of Steel, you won’t consider somebody who can zoom to the solar and again in minutes as a attainable street journey buddy. But that’s the genius of it! Clark Kent has most likely by no means been on a street journey in his life, so we’re speaking pure leisure worth. Yes, it might most likely be the most secure street journey ever with Superman using alongside. And certain, he may simply choose up the automobile and fly you wherever you need to go (which will probably be nice should you hit any nasty site visitors). But think about Superman having the time to simply sit and look out the automobile window for a short while. What would he take into consideration?

DC House of List-ery runs each Thursday right here on DC.com.

Kelly Knox writes about all-ages comics and animation for DCComics.com and her writing may also be seen on IGN, Nerdist and extra. Follow her on Twitter at @kelly_knox to speak superheroes, comics and popular culture.

Why Fly When You Can Drive: The Six Best Heroes to Take on a Road Trip

Universe of Dreams: Six Ways The Sandman Crosses Into the DCU


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Popular Posts

Bethesda, make Skyrim Mobile, you absolute cowards

Over the final era of consoles, it’s been a relentless meme that there’s all the time yet one more port of Skyrim to return....

Bitcoin, Ethereum crash continues as US 10-year Treasury yield surpasses June high

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum's native token, Ether (ETH), began the week on a depressive be aware as buyers braced themselves for a flurry of...

Egypt’s Suez Canal to increase transit fees by 15% in 2023

Egypt introduced on Saturday that it'll elevate transit fees in 2023 for all sorts of vessels passing via the Suez Canal.According to a press...

China data isn’t changing pessimistic outlook for economic system, yuan

Despite an upbeat batch of financial data from China final week, together with retail gross sales and industrial manufacturing beating estimates, economists are standing...

Top Widgets app lets you add squares of info to iPhone lock screen

Top Widgets is the second hottest free app in Apple's App Store.Sofia PittApple's iOS 16 iPhone replace, launched this week, lets iPhone customers add...