It's funny there was a recent comment on the Kickstarter page about Freak Show Five being underpowered! So I think a lot of it depends on your play style.
Yeah, I saw that. Go figure
The key to using Safari Squad well is setting up the heroes that require movement to attack. If you leave them enough space they can be pretty devastating!
We'll probably have a rematch today and my friend insists I play Safary Squad I'll take your advice and tell you how it goes