Tommy Thompkins, Jr. was the son of Thomas Thompkins, Sr. a member of the original Newsboy Legion. Tommy banded together with the sons of the other original Legion members and a lad named Walter Johnson to form a new Newsboy Legion. As a Newsie, Tommy often shared in adventures with Jimmy Olsen and Superman.



  • This version of Tommy Thompkins, including all history and corresponding appearances, was erased from existence following the collapse of the original Multiverse in the 1985–86 Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series. Even though versions of the character may have since appeared, this information does not apply to those versions.