Lightning Lass (DC)(Earth-0)
Real Name: Ayla Ranzz
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Like her twin brother, Lightning Lad, she had the power to generate electrical energy.
Twin sister to Lightning Lad and younger sister of the evil Lightning Lord, she began her life with the Legion of Superheroes under the cover of a lie. When Lightning Lad was thought to be dead after his encounter with Zaryan, she pretended to be him, resurrected. Her disguise was soon outed, but she had nevertheless proved herself useful enough to be worthy of continued membership.
After time (and probably significantly, the return of the true Lightning Lad), her powers were altered significantly by Dream Girl. Gone were her powers of electrical generation, replaced by the ability to cancel gravity. At this point, and for many years, she was known as "Light Lass". During this period, she was romantically involved with Timber Wolf.
When the relationship with Timber Wolf ended badly, she reassessed her life and left the Legion. For a time, she was simply "Ayla Ranzz". Then, in an encounter with her older brother when she had long resigned the Legion, she joined a battle with Lightning Lord, restoring her powers of electrical generation. She then became Lightning Lass again and rejoined the Legion. Back at Legion HQ again, she now found herself attracted to women, and became intensely involved with Shrinking Violet.
First Appearance: Adventure Comics (1938) #308
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Action Comics (1938)
HC Adventure Comics (1938)
- 'Superman: Reign of Doomsday'HC
- 'Superman And The Legion Of Super-Heroes'TPB
- 'Superman And The Legion Of Super-Heroes'TPB
- 'Reign Of Doomsday'#309
- 'The Superman Super-Spectacular'#858
- 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 1: Alien World'#860
- 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 3: Lightning and Shadows'#861
- 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 4: Chameleons'#862
- 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 5: Revenge of the Rejects'#863
- 'Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes, Chapter 6: Sun Rise'#900
- 'The Black Ring, Finale-Reign of Doomsday'#900 (2nd Printing)#900 (Hughes Variant)#900 (Newsstand Edition)#900 (Ross Variant)
Adventure Comics (2009)
#1#8 Amazing World of DC Comics (1974)
- 'Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton, Prologue/Awake, Part 1 of 3'#9#11
- 'Superman: Last Stand of New Krypton: The Epilogue is the Future/Man of Valor, Finale'
#13 Convergence Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes (2015)
- 'Incredible Unpredictable Issue'
Convergence: Crisis (2015)
Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)
#2 DC Comics Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (2011)
- 'Time And Time Again!'#3
- 'Oblivion Upon Us'#5
- 'Worlds In Limbo'#8
- 'A Flash Of The Lightning!'#10
- 'Death at the Dawn of Time'
DC Universe (2008)
#0 DCU Holiday Special 2010 (2011)
- 'Let There Be Lightning'
Elson's Presents Super Heroes Comics (1981)
Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds (2008)
HC History of the DC Universe (1986)
- 'Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds'TPB
- 'Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds'#1
- 'Book One'#2
- 'Book Two'#3
- 'Book Three'#4
- 'Book Four'#5
- 'Book Five'
Infinite Crisis (2005)
Infinity Inc. (1984)
Justice League of America (2006)
#10 Legion of Super-Heroes (1984)
- 'The Lightning Saga, Final Chapter: The Villain Is the Hero in His Own Story'
#4 Legion of Super-Heroes (2010)
- 'Lest Villainy Triumph'#5
- 'An Eye For An Eye, A Villain For A Hero'#6
- 'Silver Linings'#7
- 'A Choice Of Dooms'#8
- 'To Destroy a World!'#10
- 'Election Day'#11
- 'Taking Care of Business: Old Business'#12
- 'The More Things Change'#14
- 'Unto The New Generation'#16
- 'A New Beginning'#18
- 'Has Anyone Noticed A Crisis Going On?'#19#20
- 'To Control A World'#21
- 'Dead End'#23
- 'Back Home In Hell!'#24
- 'Going Home'#29
- 'No Star Shall Shine!'#30
- 'Brainy's Lucky Day'#35
- 'Forgotten Friends'#36
- 'Peace, Quiet and Impending Doom'#37
- 'A Twist In Time'#38
- 'The Greatest Hero Of Them All'#40
- 'What Starfinger Touches...'#41
- '..Shall Ne'er Burn So Bright'#45
- 'Unlucky Streak'#47
- 'Conspiracy Theory'#49
- 'A Time To Live'#51
- 'The Trial Of Brainiac Five'#52
- 'Rites Of Passage'#53
- 'Hunters And Hunted'#56
- 'By Hope Ensnared'#57
- 'Under A Watchful Eye'#58
- 'If Thine Eye Offend Thee'#60
- 'The Magic Wars, Part 1: When Magic Shall Return'#61
- 'The Magic Wars, Part 2: Will Magic Or Science Prevail?'#62
- 'The Magic Wars, Part 3: Why Must Magic Triumph?'#63
- 'The Magic Wars, Part 4: Where Has All The Magic Gone?'
Annual 01HC vol. 02 Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years in the Future (2008)
- 'The Day After Titanfall'#3
- 'Earth-Man's Choice'#4
- 'That Which is Purest Among You'#6
- 'False Start'#12
- 'False Trails'#15
- 'False Victory'#16
TPB Legionnaires 3 (1986)
- 'Legion of Super-Heroes: 1,050 Years in the Future'
Secret Origins (1986)
#25 Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes (1981)
- 'Starring Legion of Super-Heroes & The Atom'#25 (Newsstand Edition)
- 'Starring Legion of Super-Heroes & The Atom'#46#47
- 'Featuring Legends of the Legion of Super-Heroes'
#1 Superboy (1949)
- 'The Past...Seen Darkly'#2
- 'R.J. Brande Is Dying!!'#3
#207 Superman (1987)
- 'The rookie who betrayed the legion'#215
- 'The Final Eclipse of Sun Boy'#218
- 'The Secret Villain the World Never Knew'#244
- 'The Dark Circle That Crushed Earth'#245
- 'Mordru:Master Of Earth'#253
- 'Night Of The Super-Assassins!'
The Flash: A Celebration of 75 Years (2015)
HC The Wanderers (1988)
- 'The Flash: A Celebration of 75 Years'
#3 Who's Who in the Legion of Super-Heroes (1988)
- 'A Dream of Monsters'
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
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