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The title or other information in this article is taken from the Super Powers franchise that spun off from the Super Friends franchise, beginning with the Super Powers Collection, and continuing in a variety of books, comics, toys and games, particularly the DC Heroes RPG.

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Penguin Commandos

Penguin Commandos[1]

The Penguin Commandos were the personal commandos of the Gotham City-based supervillain known as The Penguin.

The penguins were armed with small explosive rockets that were carried into range of the target and then launched once in firing range.



History not known.

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The Penguin Commandos were present along with Joker and his Joketroopers, who were attacking Gotham City using Apokoliptian weaponry.[2]


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  • The Penguin Commandos first appeared in Batman # 38 (December 1946).[3]
  • In their first appearance, the Penguin Commandos carried dynamite rather than rockets. It wasn't until the movie Batman Returns[4] that they carried rockets.


  1. As seen in part five of Tom Scioli's Super Powers comic story (2017).
  2. As seen in part five of Tom Scioli's Super Powers comic story (2017).
  3. For more information about that DC comic book, click here.
  4. For more information about that Batman movie, click here.

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