Originally a friend of Wonder Woman, archaeologist Barbara Minerva found about an African tribe's ritual to become the vessel of the Cheetah spirit, and forced the natives to perform the ceremony on her. Now she uses her Cheetah powers to get valuable artifacts, like Wonder Woman's golden lasso.
Gallery of Video Game Variants
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- LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom!
- LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Cosmic Clash (cameo)
- Lego DC Super Hero Girls: Super-Villain High
Video Game Appearances
- She is the only licensed minifigure in Super Heroes that is in yellow skin.
- She reuses the tail piece used for Scratchy from The Simpsons theme, but in yellow.
- Barbara Minerva is actually the second incarnation of Cheetah with the original having been an aristocratic socialite named Priscilla Rich who fought Wonder Woman during the Golden Age of comics.
- Cheetah runs on all fours.
- Cheetah's LEGO DC video game voice actor Erica Luttrell reprised her role from the animated film JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time, and went on to play her again in the video game Injustice 2.
- The physical variant is based on Cheetah's appearance in New Earth comics.
- In the DC Super Hero Girls franchise, Cheetah was voiced by Ashley Eckstein who also voiced Ahsoka Tano in the Star Wars animated properties.