The Titans have a rich and storied history in comics and television. Going back as fast as the '60s, the ragtag team of sidekicks consisted of #Robin, #KidFlash, #Speedy, #Aqualad, and later #WonderGirl, a.k.a. Donna Troy.
The most famous incarnation came in the form of the early '80s New Teen Titans, which featured older versions of the previously mentioned characters along with newcomers #BeastBoy, #Cyborg, #Raven and #Starfire. The comic was a perfect blend of action, teen drama and comedy, something the #CW knows all too well. With the success of Riverdale, the CW may want to cater to more of that audience, and the Titans would fit perfectly into the mold. But how?
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Spin-Off Kid Flash
The great thing about #TheFlash television show is how versatile it is (other than their lack of imagination for Big Bads). They have adventures in alternate dimensions, alternate timelines and, on occasion, even in the dream world. The fun of the show has provided limitless possibilities and shows no sign of stopping. Plus, it really hasn't had a proper spin off. #LegendsOfTomorrow was technically a joint venture between Flash and #Arrow.
Kid Flash could be a perfect companion to The Flash series as a whole. They are building up for Wally to become his own hero. Eventually, he's going to strike out on his own and what better way to do that than in Keystone City? It was his hometown in the comics and the show has even referenced once or twice. When he sets up shop he's going to need his own Star Labs team.
It Could Feature Legacy Heroes
The Titans have always been about legacy characters. As previously mentioned, they were the sidekicks to an early iteration of the #JusticeLeague. The problem here is that the Justice League is reserved for the big screen and the #CW has generally steered clear of that sand box. Arrow featured an iteration of the #SuicideSquad until #WarnerBros. made the feature film. While the rumor mill says that the Suicide Squad may return to #Arrow, this is far from concrete.
Since there is no official #Batman in the CW, Arsenal could fill the role, presuming Colton Haynes wishes to refill the boots, or even Willa Holland's Speedy. She has the experience and could carry on in the mentor character along with Wally. The #Nightwing solo feature also guarantees no Dick Grayson. However, Stephanie Brown could pop up to serve both roles as she has been Spoiler, Robin and Batgirl. She could be the new kid on the block.
Wally West will be present, and Supergirl's legacy character could be Mon-El and Thunder or Lightning, both already main cast members of the upcoming #BlackLightning series.
The Teen Titans are a stalwart of the DC stable. One of their most famous storylines, "The Judas Contract," was recently turned into a successful animated movie. Wally West continues to improve and evolve on The Flash and will eventually need to go out on his own. Pairing him with the Titans only makes sense and will prepare him for taking over the Flash family one day.
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