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| species = [[Imp]] / from [[5th Dimension]]
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| rogue = [[Superman]]
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| abilities = [[Magic]]
 
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| voiced by = [[Frank Welker]]
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| voiced by = [[Gilbert Mack]]<ref>[[Gilbert Mack]] provided the voice of [[Mister Mxyzptlk]] in [[The New Adventures of Superman]] episode ''[[The Imp-Practical Joker]]'' (1966).</ref><br>[[Frank Welker]]<ref>[[Frank Welker]] provided the voice of [[Mister Mxyzptlk]] in all of his appearances in the [[Super Friends (TV Series|Superfriends]].</ref><br>[[Mário Jorge Andrade]]<ref>[[Mário Jorge Andrade]] provided the voice of [[Mister Mxyzptlk]] on ''[[SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show]]'' (1984). This was presumably an Italian dub.</ref>
 
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Mr. Mxyzptlk (voiced by [[Frank Welker]]) is an imp (a mythological, mischievous being similar to a fairy or demon) from the [[5th Dimension]]. He has magical powers which is normal for a man native to his dimension. Although mostly just a practical joker, his playful escapades have endangered many lives, so giving him the [[supervillain]] title would not at all be inappropriate.
 
   
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<center>Mxyzptlk as he appeared in [[SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show]]</center>
 
==Background Information==
 
Mr. Mxyzptlk first meets Superman in the [[The New Adventures of Superman]] episode [[The Imp-Practical Joker]]. That is the one and only episode that he appeared in from the [[Filmation]] cartoons.
 
   
==Powers==
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<small>{{cquote|He's a cosmic [[joke]]r from the [[5th dimension]]al world of [[Zrfff]]| '''[[Superman]] to the [[Wonder Twins]], ''[[The Rise and Fall of the Superfriends]]'''''}} </small>
Mxyzptlk can manipulate reality and the laws of this universe in such a way as to appear magical. It does appear that there is a limit to his powers. It also appears that once he leaves, any effects of his magic is removed.
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'''''Mr. Mxyzptlk''''' was an [[Imps|imp]] (a [[mythology|mythological]], mischievous being similar to a [[fairy]] or [[demon]]) from the [[5th Dimension]].) He had [[magic|magical powers]] which was normal for a someone native to his dimension. Although mostly just a [[practical joke]]r, his playful escapades had endangered many [[life|lives]], so giving him the [[supervillain]] title would not at all be inappropriate.
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[[Image:Filmationmxy.jpg|thumb|left|200px|Mr. Mxyzptlk during his [[The Imp-Practical Joker|first]] encounter with [[Superman]].]]
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==Continuity from [[The New Adventures of Superman]]==
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Mr. Mxyzptlk first meets [[Superman]] in the [[The New Adventures of Superman]] episode ''[[The Imp-Practical Joker]]''. That is the one and only episode that he appeared in from the [[Filmation]] cartoons.
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==Powers and Abilities==
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===[[Super power|Super Powers]]===
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*'''[[Magic]]''': As an imp, he possesses many magical abilities which allow him to have the following abilities:
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**'''[[Reality Alteration]]''': Mxyzptlk can manipulate reality and the laws of this universe in such a way as to appear magical. It does appear that there is a limit to his powers. It also appears that once he leaves, any effects of his magic is removed.
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**'''[[Flight]]''': His magic also gives him the ability to fly.
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**'''[[Teleportation]]''': He can disappear and reappear with or without the snap of his [[finger]]s.
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===[[Abilities]]===
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Unknown.
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[[Image:Klytp.png|thumb|200px|]]
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==Weakness==
 
==Weakness==
 
He only has one weakness, if he is tricked into saying his name backward, then he will be banished back to the [[5th Dimension]]. However, this banishment will only last three months, and after that three month period is up, he will be able to return to the [[3rd Dimension]] (our dimension). Time and time again he has pestered the [[Justice League of America|JLA]], only to be defeated each time.
 
He only has one weakness, if he is tricked into saying his name backward, then he will be banished back to the [[5th Dimension]]. However, this banishment will only last three months, and after that three month period is up, he will be able to return to the [[3rd Dimension]] (our dimension). Time and time again he has pestered the [[Justice League of America|JLA]], only to be defeated each time.
   
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==Name pronunciation==
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Mr. Mxyzptlk's full name was pronounced "Mix-yez-pit-lick,"<ref>As seen in [[The Imp-Practical Joker]].</ref> however this pronunciation was seldom used. More often his name was pronounced "Mixle Plick,"<ref>As seen in every episode of the [[Super Friends (TV Series)|Super Friends]] that he appeared in.</ref> likely due to it being far simpler to say, considering how difficult it was to pronounce.
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The pronunciation of his name spelled backward was roughly "Kil-tip-zyecks-im".<ref>As seen in [[The Imp-Practical Joker]].</ref> Still, this pronunciation was also seldom used, and normally his name backward was pronounced "Kil-tip-see-sim."<ref>As seen in every episode of Super Friends he appeared in.</ref>
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==Gallery==
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===Mxyzptlk as he appeared in [[Season 5]] (1984)===
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Image:1Mxy.png|
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==Episode Appearances==
 
==Episode Appearances==
# First Appearance - [http://superfriends.wikia.com/wiki/Challenge_of_the_SuperFriends#1st_Incarnation_.2F_Segment ''new'' SuperFriends]: [[The Rise and Fall of the Superfriends]]
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'''[[Filmation]] Appearance:'''<br>
# [[The World’s Greatest Super Friends|TWGSF]]: [[The Planet of Oz]]
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* [[The New Adventures of Superman]] (1966-1967):
# [http://superfriends.wikia.com/wiki/Super_Friends:_The_Shorts%2C_Parts_One_%26_Two#Super_Friends:_The_Shorts.2C_Part_One_.281980.29 The Shorts, Part 1]: [[Mxyzptlk Strikes Again]]
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:*''[[The Imp-Practical Joker]]''
# [http://superfriends.wikia.com/wiki/Super_Friends:_The_Shorts%2C_Parts_One_%26_Two#Super_Friends:_The_Shorts.2C_Part_Two_.281981.29 The Shorts, Part 2]: [[Mxyzptlk's Flick]]
 
# [[Super Friends: The Shorts, Part Three, The Lost Episodes | The Shorts, Part 3]]: [[Mxyzptlk's Revenge]]
 
# [[SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show|SFTLSPS]]: [[Mr. Mxyzptlk and the Magic Lamp]]
 
# [[SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show|SFTLSPS]]: [[Uncle Mxyzptlk]]
 
# [[The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians | TSPTGG]]: [[The Bizarro Super Powers Team]]
 
   
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'''''SuperFriends'' Appearances:'''<br>
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* [http://superfriends.wikia.com/wiki/Challenge_of_the_SuperFriends#new_SuperFriends ''new'' SuperFriends] (1978):
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:*[[The Rise and Fall of the Superfriends]]
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* [[Season 4]] (1979):
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:*[[The Planet of Oz]]
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*[[1980 Shorts]]:
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:*[[Mxyzptlk Strikes Again]]
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*[[1981 Shorts]]:
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:*[[Mxyzptlk's Flick]]
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*[[1983 Shorts]]:
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:*[[Mxyzptlk's Revenge]]
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*[[Season 5]] (1984):
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:*[[Mr. Mxyzptlk and the Magic Lamp]]
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:*[[Uncle Mxyzptlk]]
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*[[Season 6]] (1985):
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:*[[The Bizarro Super Powers Team]]
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==Notes==
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* Mr. Mxyzptlk, sometimes called Mxy, is a fictional supervillain who appears in DC Comics' Superman comic books.
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* He first appeared in ''Superman, Vol. 1 #30'' (September 1944).<ref>Go to the [http://dc.wikia.com/wiki ''DC Database''] for more on [http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Superman_Vol_1_30 ''Superman, Vol. 1'' #30] (1944)</ref>
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* He was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
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* He has similar powers to Bat-Mite.
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* The Joker stole his powers in “Emperor Joker”. However, in the 2009 TV adaptation, the Joker stole Bat-Mite’s powers.
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==In the comics==
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On [[Earth-One]], ''Mxyzptlk'' was born into the [[fifth dimension]] and lived there until he became bored with his relatively uneventful life. Seeking exploration and entertainment, Mxyzptlk left and began to explore other realities. Unfamiliar with so-called "lower lifeforms" of other dimensions, Mxyzptlk began experimenting with some of them, testing them in many different ways, some of which were later shown not to have survived Mxyzptlk's tests. Upon one of his trips to the [[third dimension]], Mxyzptlk met his match in [[Superboy]]. Superboy was living in [[Smallville]] at the time.
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On one occasion, the ''boy of steel'' is able to trick the ''magical [[imp]]'' into saying his name backwards ([[Kltpzyxm]]). This would banish Mxyzptlk back to his home in the 5th Dimension for 90 days<ref>''Superman, Vol. 1 #131'' (August 1959)</ref>.
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Superboy learned this 'trick' from ''Fuzastl'', Mxyzptlk own father. this of course caused a long running feud between Mxyzptlk and his father<ref>''Superboy, Vol. 1 #78'' - "The Ghost of Jor-El" (January, 1960)</ref>.
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This 'game', went on for many years till Superboy was an adult. Every time, Mxyzptlk would become frustrated because he could not enrage Superman.
   
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
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* For more on [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mister_Mxyzptlk Mister Mxyzptlk] see article at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page Wikipedia]
 
* The [http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Mr._Mxyzptlk ''Mxyzptlk disambiguation page''] at the [http://dcanimated.wikia.com/wiki/DCAU_Wiki '''''DCAU Wiki''''']
 
* The [http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Mr._Mxyzptlk ''Mxyzptlk disambiguation page''] at the [http://dcanimated.wikia.com/wiki/DCAU_Wiki '''''DCAU Wiki''''']
   
   
 
==Appearances in Other Media==
 
==Appearances in Other Media==
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Latest revision as of 03:50, March 19, 2020

Mister Mxyzptlk
Mxy
Information
Real name: Mister Mxyzptlk
Species: Imp
Homeworld: Zrfff
Affiliations: NONE Revealed
Rogue of: Superman
Abilities: Magic
Voiced/Played: Gilbert Mack[1]
Frank Welker[2]
Mário Jorge Andrade[3]


He's a cosmic joker from the 5th dimensional world of Zrfff


Mr. Mxyzptlk was an imp (a mythological, mischievous being similar to a fairy or demon) from the 5th Dimension.) He had magical powers which was normal for a someone native to his dimension. Although mostly just a practical joker, his playful escapades had endangered many lives, so giving him the supervillain title would not at all be inappropriate.


Filmationmxy

Mr. Mxyzptlk during his first encounter with Superman.

Continuity from The New Adventures of SupermanEdit

Mr. Mxyzptlk first meets Superman in the The New Adventures of Superman episode The Imp-Practical Joker. That is the one and only episode that he appeared in from the Filmation cartoons.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

Super PowersEdit

  • Magic: As an imp, he possesses many magical abilities which allow him to have the following abilities:
    • Reality Alteration: Mxyzptlk can manipulate reality and the laws of this universe in such a way as to appear magical. It does appear that there is a limit to his powers. It also appears that once he leaves, any effects of his magic is removed.
    • Flight: His magic also gives him the ability to fly.
    • Teleportation: He can disappear and reappear with or without the snap of his fingers.

AbilitiesEdit

Unknown.

Klytp


WeaknessEdit

He only has one weakness, if he is tricked into saying his name backward, then he will be banished back to the 5th Dimension. However, this banishment will only last three months, and after that three month period is up, he will be able to return to the 3rd Dimension (our dimension). Time and time again he has pestered the JLA, only to be defeated each time.

Name pronunciationEdit

Mr. Mxyzptlk's full name was pronounced "Mix-yez-pit-lick,"[4] however this pronunciation was seldom used. More often his name was pronounced "Mixle Plick,"[5] likely due to it being far simpler to say, considering how difficult it was to pronounce.

The pronunciation of his name spelled backward was roughly "Kil-tip-zyecks-im".[6] Still, this pronunciation was also seldom used, and normally his name backward was pronounced "Kil-tip-see-sim."[7]

GalleryEdit

Mxyzptlk as he appeared in Season 5 (1984)Edit

Episode AppearancesEdit

Filmation Appearance:

SuperFriends Appearances:


NotesEdit

  • Mr. Mxyzptlk, sometimes called Mxy, is a fictional supervillain who appears in DC Comics' Superman comic books.
  • He first appeared in Superman, Vol. 1 #30 (September 1944).[8]
  • He was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
  • He has similar powers to Bat-Mite.
  • The Joker stole his powers in “Emperor Joker”. However, in the 2009 TV adaptation, the Joker stole Bat-Mite’s powers.

In the comicsEdit

On Earth-One, Mxyzptlk was born into the fifth dimension and lived there until he became bored with his relatively uneventful life. Seeking exploration and entertainment, Mxyzptlk left and began to explore other realities. Unfamiliar with so-called "lower lifeforms" of other dimensions, Mxyzptlk began experimenting with some of them, testing them in many different ways, some of which were later shown not to have survived Mxyzptlk's tests. Upon one of his trips to the third dimension, Mxyzptlk met his match in Superboy. Superboy was living in Smallville at the time.

On one occasion, the boy of steel is able to trick the magical imp into saying his name backwards (Kltpzyxm). This would banish Mxyzptlk back to his home in the 5th Dimension for 90 days[9].

Superboy learned this 'trick' from Fuzastl, Mxyzptlk own father. this of course caused a long running feud between Mxyzptlk and his father[10].

This 'game', went on for many years till Superboy was an adult. Every time, Mxyzptlk would become frustrated because he could not enrage Superman.

External LinksEdit


Appearances in Other MediaEdit

Mikhail Mxyzptlk Mikhail Mxyzptlk Mikhail Mxyzptlk is a teenaged metahuman from the Balkans who has the ability to influence others' actions with vocal commands.

This incarnation appeared on the Smallville TV series (2001-??) as seen on the CW.
- For more on this Mikhail Mxyzptlk see article at Smallville Wiki .
Mxy3 Mr. Mxyzptlk Mr. Mxyzptlk was an imp from the Land of Zrff in the Fifth Dimension. This incarnation appeared in Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League.

This incarnation appeared on the animated series produced for the Cartoon Network from 2001-2004.
- For more on this Mr. Mxyzptlk see article at DCAU Wiki


ReferencesEdit

  1. Gilbert Mack provided the voice of Mister Mxyzptlk in The New Adventures of Superman episode The Imp-Practical Joker (1966).
  2. Frank Welker provided the voice of Mister Mxyzptlk in all of his appearances in the Superfriends.
  3. Mário Jorge Andrade provided the voice of Mister Mxyzptlk on SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show (1984). This was presumably an Italian dub.
  4. As seen in The Imp-Practical Joker.
  5. As seen in every episode of the Super Friends that he appeared in.
  6. As seen in The Imp-Practical Joker.
  7. As seen in every episode of Super Friends he appeared in.
  8. Go to the DC Database for more on Superman, Vol. 1 #30 (1944)
  9. Superman, Vol. 1 #131 (August 1959)
  10. Superboy, Vol. 1 #78 - "The Ghost of Jor-El" (January, 1960)
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