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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

Other Identities:
Light Lass (DC)(Earth-0)
Ayla Ranzz (DC)(Legion - 5 Years Later)

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Issue Appearances:
52 (2006)
Action Comics (1938)
Adventure Comics (1938)
Adventure Comics (2009)
Amazing World of DC Comics (1974)
Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)
DC Comics Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (2011)
DC Universe (2008)
DCU Holiday Special 2010 (2011)
Elson's Presents Super Heroes Comics (1981)
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds (2008)
History of the DC Universe (1986)
Infinite Crisis (2005)
Infinity Inc. (1984)
Justice League of America (2006)
La Legion Des Super-Heros (1984)
Legion of Super-Heroes (1984)
Legion of Super-Heroes (2010)
Legionnaires 3 (1986)
Secret Origins (1986)
Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes (1981)
Superboy (1949)
Superman (1987)
The Wanderers (1988)
Who's Who in the Legion of Super-Heroes (1988)
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)

Group Affiliation(s):
Legion of Super-Heroes (DC)(Earth-0)

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