Superman as the Tin Woodsman.

The Tin Woodsman or Tin Man was a fictional character from L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

In 1979, after Mr. Mxyzptlk transported the Super Friends to the planet of Oz by using a tornado,  he transformed them into characters from the story. He transformed Superman into the Tin Woodsman.[1]

In 1985, Lex Luthor called Cyborg a "teenage Tin Man.[2]

Background Information

The Tin Woodsman in this episode is patterned after Jack Haley who portrayed this character in the 1939 musical film of "Oz". 


Super Friends (comic book)

The World’s Greatest Super Friends (1979):

The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (1985):


  1. As seen in the Superfriends season 4 episode The Planet of Oz (1979).
  2. As seen in the Superfriends season 9 episode The Seeds of Doom (1985).

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