...never feels like a transparent attempt to capitalize on the current superhero-saturated media landscape, and largely because of its vintage aesthetic.
Kid has all the trappings of a classic superhero -- bravery, cunning and a tragic backstory, but he can't quite seem to get it right. It's the way Kid and his team face these failures that makes Kid Cosmic such a charming show.
When super-villain Fantos the Amassor discovers Kid has a Cosmic Stone of Power, he cooks up a not-so-cunning scheme to add it to his collection.
To retrieve a Stone of Power from inside a mysterious floating pyramid, the Local Heroes attempt to solve a series of increasingly dangerous puzzles.
The Local Heroes infiltrate the birthday party of a ruthless mob boss as part of an elaborate plan to steal two Stones of Power.
Jo hopes to conquer her fears and prove she's a leader by challenging the reigning champion of "Fight Hole," the galaxy's top battle arena show.
Jo grows frustrated when her attempt to prepare the team for battle is interrupted by the arrival of refugees from the last planet Erodious destroyed.
Crushed over big changes to the team, Kid goes through an emotional and root beer float-stuffed journey as Jo launches a new strategy against Erodious.
Fantos the Amassor throws a galactic tantrum over Jo's treatment of his beloved Erodious, putting the Local Heroes — and Mo's Oasis — in jeopardy.
Against impossible odds and with hope dwindling, the Local Heroes do their best and work with what they have in their mission to defeat Erodious.