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Chemical King is a fictional character in the DC Universe of the thirtieth century, a member of the Legion of Super Heroes. He is Condo Arlik of the planet Phlon. His power is to control chemical reactions. He got his power from being a mutant. He first appeared in the Adult Legion story in Adventure Comics #354 as a memorial statue. (The adult Legion stories were believed to be true glimpses of the Legion's future, but it was finally revealed years later that they belonged to a different possible timeline). It was said in that story that he had died sacrificing his life to prevent World War VII. A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... The DC Universe (DCU) is the fictional shared setting where most of the comic stories published by DC Comics take place. ... The Legion of Super-Heroes is a team of comic book superheroes in the future. ... A mutant (also known to early geneticists a monster) is an individual, organism, or new genetic character arising or resulting from an instance of mutation, which is a sudden structural change within the DNA of a gene or chromosome of an organism resulting in the creation of a new character... Adventure Comics was a comic book published by DC Comics from 1935 to 1983. ...

He graduated from the Legion Academy along with Timber Wolf in Adventure Comics #372 (September 1968). In his time as a Legionnaire he rarely appeared in stories. The consensus among Legion fandom is that the writers found his power difficult to write. He died in Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #228 when he sacrificed his life to stop Deregon, a Dark Circle agent and the governor of Australia, from starting World War VII, thus fufilling the prophecy of his first posthumous appearance. Timber Wolf is a fictional character in the thirtieth century of the DC Universe, a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes. ... Keen aficionados of any phenomenon such as authors, hobbies, ideologies, genres or fashions can collectively manifest as fandom. ... Superboy is the name of two fictional characters published by DC Comics. ...

In post-Zero Hour continuity, he appeared briefly only once or twice as a reporter who was older than the teenage Legionnaires. He was hinted to be in a relationship with Lyle Norg, Invisible Kid. The relationship was confirmed in his entry in the DC Comics Encyclopedia. That version of the character had purple skin, instead of the Caucasian skin of the pre-Zero Hour version . Zero Hour was a weekly comic event miniseries/crossover published by DC Comics in the summer of 1994. ... Invisible Kid is the name used by two fictional characters in the future of the DC Comics universe, both of whom were members of the Legion of Super-Heroes with the superhuman ability to become invisible. ...

He has not yet appeared in the third recently commenced Legion continuity.

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