Real Name: Lyla Michaels
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Harbinger and the Monitor were unable to analyze the Phantom Stranger, discern clues to his origin, or determine the extent of his abilities. This demonstrates one limitation to their otherwise omniscient powers of knowledge.
A frightened child witnessed the drowning of her parents at sea. Alone, and adrift on the ocean, she was spotted and rescued by the one known as the Monitor. The child was brought to his satellite and raised into adulthood.
When the Monitor finally perished, the girl known as Harbinger took over the role of her mentor, monitoring and chronicling the passage of time.
First Appearance: Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985) #1
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#4 All-Star Squadron (1981)
- 'Dances With Monsters'
#50 Batman (1940)
- 'Crisis Point!'#51
- 'Monster Society of Evil!'#51 (Newsstand Edition)
- 'Monster Society of Evil!'#53
- 'Worlds In Turmoil'#54
- 'The Crisis Comes To 1942! (And Vice Versa)'#60
- 'The End Of The Beginning!'
Blasters Special (1989)
Booster Gold (1986)
Captain Atom (1987)
#44 Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)
- 'Changes Of Address'
#1 DC Comics Presents (1978)
- 'The Summoning!'#2
- 'Time And Time Again!'#2 (Newsstand Edition)
- 'Time And Time Again!'#3
- 'Oblivion Upon Us'#4
- 'And Thus Shall the World DIE!'#5
- 'Worlds In Limbo'#6
- '3 Earths! 3 Deaths!'#7
- 'Beyond The Silent Night'#9
- 'War Zone'#10
- 'Death at the Dawn of Time'#11
- 'Final Crisis'
#94 DC Universe (2008)
- 'The Challenge Of The Volt Lord'
#0 DCU: Legacies (2010)
- 'Let There Be Lightning'
Firestorm, the Nuclear Man (1986)
#68 Green Lantern (1960)
- 'Back In the USSR'
Green Lantern (1990)
#32 Guy Gardner: Reborn (1992)
- 'Chaos Coming'#35
- 'The Third Law, Part Three: Act of Faith'
History of the DC Universe (1986)
Infinite Crisis Secret Files 2006 (2006)
Infinity Inc. (1984)
#18 Invasion (1988)
- 'Helix Goes to Hollywood!* *(More or Less)'#19
- 'Last Crisis On Earth-Two!'#21
- 'Shadows At Midnight!'#22
- 'Uncivil Wars!'
#2 JLA 80-Page Giant (1998)
- 'Battleground Earth'#3
- 'World Without Heroes'
#3 JLA: Incarnations (2001)
- 'The Century War II'
Justice League International (1987)
#10 Legends of the DCU: Crisis on Infinite Earths (1999)
- 'Soul Of The Machine'
#1 R.E.B.E.L.S. (2009)
- 'Week One: Over'#2
- 'Week Two: Under'#3
- 'Week Three: Back'#4
- 'Week Four: Forth'#5
- 'Week Five: In'#6
- 'Week Six: Out'#7
- 'Week Seven: Down!'#8
- 'Week Eight: The Rising and Advancing of Ten Spirits'
#10 Secret Origins (1986)
- 'The Son & The Stars, Part One'#11
- 'The Son & The Stars, Part Two'#12
- 'Secret Weapons'
#22 Superman/Batman (2003)
- 'Starring The Manhunters'
#9 Tales of the Teen Titans (1984)
- 'The Supergirl from Krypton, Part Two: Visitor'#10
- 'The Supergirl from Krypton, Part Three: Warrior'
#58 Teen Titans Spotlight (1986)
- 'Victor Victorious!'
#19 The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
- 'Once In A Millennium'
HC The Flash (1987)
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia: Updated And Expanded'HC
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia'
#150 The Fury of Firestorm (1982)
- 'Chain Lightning, Finale: Finish Line'
The New Guardians (1988)
#1 The New Teen Titans (1984)
- 'The New Guardians'#2
- 'Blow in the Wind'#3
- 'Open Secrets'#5
- 'By the Rockets Red Glare'#6
- 'Fatal Pursuits'#7
- 'A Whiter Shade of Peril'#9
- 'Welcome to the Colony'#11
- 'Mingled Yarns'#12
- 'Dawn Light'
War of the Gods (1991)
#4 Who's Who in the DC Universe (1990)
- 'In The Beginning... There Was The End'
#3 Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
- 'Alfred Pennyworth To Spider-Girl'
#10 Who's Who: Update '87 (1987)
- 'Gunner & Sarge to Hyena'
#5 Who's Who: Update '88 (1988)
- 'Reaper to Zymyr plus Appendix'
#2 Wonder Woman (1987)
- 'Icemaiden to Nightwing'#4
- 'Ultra-Humanite to Zuggernaut, plus Abby Cable to Waid Eiling'
#186 Wonder Woman Secret Files (1998)
- 'Revenge of the Cheetah, Part 1: The Hunt for Sebastian Ballesteros'
Black Lantern Corps
New Guardians (DC)(01 - The Chosen)
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