Danny the Street

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CHARACTER

Danny the Street

A kind, sentient, transvestite thoroughfare, Danny the Street can appear in any city in the world, and has served as the mobile headquarters of the Doom Patrol.

History

Aliases: Danny the World, Danny the Alley, Danny the Brick
First Appearance: DOOM PATROL #35, 1990

Team Affiliations: Doom Patrol

 

 

Serving as both a member of the Doom Patrol and also as their home, the entity known as Danny the Street is exactly what his name seems to imply – a living, sentient street, the only one known to exist. Although it is unclear where he comes from originally or how he was created, Danny is able to transport himself between the cities of the world and become a part of them. Once he's embedded in a particular town, he allows those rejected by society have a place to not feel persecuted. Danny views himself as a cross dresser, and expresses himself by putting feminine and frilly awnings or curtains on traditionally male stores like gun shops and sporting goods stores. He then communicates with others by rearranging the letters in the store windows to say what he's thinking.

 

Danny first came in contact with the DC Super Hero team the Doom Patrol after he was the first target of the Men from N.O.W.H.E.R.E.; after which he was rescued by the Doom Patrol. After thanking the Patrol for coming to his rescue, he became the location of the new Doom Patrol Headquarters. As the years went on, Danny grew in size, and he became Danny the World, his own planet. He was later deconstructed by a group called the Gentrifiers, and was reduced down from being a whole world and became Danny the Brick. Currently, the brick that is Danny is being protected by Crazy Jane, and recently Danny the Brick and Crazy Jane have rejoined the Doom Patrol.