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Captain Cold (real name Leonard Snart) is a cold-themed supervillain from Central City and an enemy of Flash and Kid Flash.

Physical appearance

Leonard Snart is a squat, pale man with light hair and large teeth. He wears dark blue goggles at all times.[1] His Captain Cold costume is consists of a clear blue parka, and slightly darker blue pants. His hood and cuffs are lined with fur, and his shoulders are adorned with a matching white snow motif. He wears a yellow belt with pouches, and white snow boots.[3]



Central City
July 4, 11:03 CDT

Captain Cold attempted to rob a jewelry store in Central City. Kid Flash stole his cold gun and Flash knocked him out.[3]

Belle Reve Parish
September 16, 21:55 CDT

After being captured, Captain Cold was sent to Belle Reve Penitentiary. He assisted in Icicle Sr.'s breakout attempt, but was knocked out when his inhibitor collar was reactivated.[1]

Belle Reve
November 13, 12:03 CST

After five mysterious ice fortresses covered the United States with a blanket of snow, Batman and Flash suspected Captain Cold and the other ice-villains were involved. Hugo Strange told them they had been, and still were, in their cells.[4] However, Captain Cold was in fact responsible for powering one of the fortresses.[5]


Dakota City
March 21, 18:17 CDT

Captain Cold planned to rob a bank from a rooftop across the street, completely unaware that a group of superheroines were celebrating Raquel Ervin's bridal shower immediately below him. He used his cold gun to freeze the entire street, bridal party included, in order to steal money from a parked bank truck. However, as he was about to retrieve the money, the superheroines emerged from the ice behind him. Seeing them, Captain Cold was mortified and asked if he was doomed, which Rocket confirmed as they charged forward to confront him.[6]


Captain Cold's primary weapon is his cold gun which allows him to shoot icy beams that create an ice mass large enough to encase entire cars.


Background information

  • Captain Cold is a long-time Flash villain, the leader of the Rogues and a former member of the Suicide Squad. He is the brother of the late Golden Glider.
  • This is his sixth animated appearance. Earlier, he appeared in Challenge of the Super Friends, Justice League Unlimited, Justice League: The New Frontier, Superman/Batman: Public Enemies and Batman: The Brave and the Bold.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Weisman, Greg (writer) & Oliva, Jay (director) (September 23, 2011). "Terrors". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 11. Cartoon Network.
  2. Weisman, Greg (2012-02-23). Question #14450. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2012-02-23.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Weisman, Greg (writer) & Oliva, Jay (director) (November 26, 2010). "Independence Day". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 1. Cartoon Network.
  4. Weisman, Jon (writer) & Cook, Victor (director) (March 10, 2012). "Coldhearted". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 20. Cartoon Network.
  5. Weisman, Greg (2012-05-08). Question #14880. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2012-05-08.
  6. Weisman, Greg (writer) & Murphy, Doug (director) (September 29, 2012). "Satisfaction". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 8. Cartoon Network.