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Doctor Light (DC)(04 - Kimiyo Hoshi)
Real Name: Kimiyo Hoshi
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Doctor Light has the ability to manipulate ambient light for a variety of purposes. She can absorb all forms of illumination, and release that absorbed energy as blinding flashes or light, or destructive laser beams. She can refract light waves to create holographic images. Dr. Light can focus photons into "hard light" (radiant energy that is so tightly condensed that it almost becomes solid), and fire blasts of pure force or create protective barriers. She can fly by riding light waves.

She needs a light source to fuel her powers, and being placed in an area of absolute darkness severely weakens her abilities.

Doctor Kimiyo Hoshi gained light-based powers while star-gazing during the earth-shattering Crisis. These powers are formidable, having many applications beyond simply blasting light at an opponent. She is a single mother, and after a period as a well-respected member of the Justice League, she decided to devote more time to her family than to super-heroics, only emerging briefly from retirement in times of the direst need. She is currently the vice president of Kordtech's research and development division and will soon take over as president of the entire organization.

Created by Marv Wolfman and George Perez

First Appearance: Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985) #4

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Issue Appearances:
52 (2006)
52/WW III (2007)
Action Comics (1938)
Avengers/JLA (2003)
Batman Sonderband (2004)
Batman: Streets Of Gotham (2009)
Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne (2010)
Birds of Prey (1999)
Birds of Prey Secret Files 2003 (2003)
Blasters Special (1989)
Bloodbath (1993)
Booster Gold (2007)
Countdown to Infinite Crisis (2005)
Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)
DC Comics Colección Novelas Gráficas (2016)
DC Comics Presents: Captain Atom (2012)
DC Retroactive: Superman - The '80s (2011)
DC Universe (2008)
DC Universe Online: Legends (2011)
DC Universe: Decisions (2008)
DCU Holiday Special (2009)
DCU: Legacies (2010)
Death of the New Gods (2007)
Doom Patrol (2001)
Eclipso: The Darkness Within (1992)
Final Crisis (2008)
Final Crisis (2009)
Final Crisis Aftermath: Dance (2009)
Final Crisis Companion (2009)
Final Crisis: Requiem (2008)
Final Night (1996)
Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint (2011)
Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint Featuring Superman (2012)
Green Arrow (2001)
Green Lantern (1990)
Green Lantern Corps Quarterly (1992)
History of the DC Universe (1986)
Identity Crisis (2004)
Infinite Crisis (2005)
Infinite Crisis Countdown (2006)
Invasion (1988)
JLA (1997)
JLA (2001)
JLA Secret Files (1997)
JLA-Z (2003)
JLA: Created Equal (2000)
JLA: Incarnations (2001)
JLA: Our Worlds at War (2001)
JLA: The Ultimate Guide to The Justice League of America (2002)
JLA/Avengers (2003)
Justice League (1987)
Justice League America (1989)
Justice League Europe (1989)
Justice League International (1987)
Justice League International (1993)
Justice League International (2008)
Justice League of America (2006)
Justice League of America 80 Page Giant (2009)
Justice League of America/The 99 (2010)
Justice League Quarterly (1990)
Justice League Sourcebook (1990)
Justice League Spectacular (1992)
Justice League Task Force (1993)
Justice League Unlimited (2004)
Justice League: Cry for Justice (2009)
Justice Leagues: JLA (2001)
Justice Leagues: Justice League of Aliens (2001)
Legends of the DCU: Crisis on Infinite Earths (1999)
Red Robin (2009)
Secret Six (2008)
Showcase '93 (1993)
Showcase '96 (1996)
Starman/Congorilla (2011)
Suicide Squad (1987)
Supergirl (2005)
Superman (1939)
Superman (1987)
Superman: Mon-El (2010)
Superman: Nightwing and Flamebird (2010)
Superman: The Man of Steel (1991)
Superman: War of the Supermen (2010)
Tales of the Teen Titans (1984)
Teen Titans (2003)
The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
The Flash (1987)
The New Teen Titans (1984)
The Ray (1994)
War of the Gods (1991)
Who's Who in the DC Universe (1990)
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
Who's Who: Update '87 (1987)
Wonder Woman (1987)
Zero Hour: Crisis in Time (1994)

Group Affiliation(s):
Doom Patrol (DC)(05 - Thayer Jost's Teams)
H.I.V.E. Council
Justice League America (DC)
Justice League Europe (DC)
Justice League International (DC)
Justice League of Air (DC)
Justice League of America (DC)
Outsiders (DC)(03 - 1990s)
S.T.A.R. Labs (DC)

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