Alias

Gossamer

Light Lass

Lightning Lass

Pulse

Spark


Nick Name
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Civilian ID
Ayla Ranzz
Occupation
Legionnaire
Legal Status
Citizen of the United Planets without a criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Winath
Group Affiliation
Legion of Super-Heroes
Base of Operations
United Planets Space of the 30th Century
Height
5' 5"
Weight
120 lbs.
Eye Color
Blue
Hair Color
Red
Known Powers

Electrically altered Winathian with the ability to release bio-electrical blast that resemble lightning.


Excellent hand-to-hand combatant with skills as an acrobat.


Note: Psychological suggestions altered Ayla Ranzz's abilities for a limited time to canceling the effects of gravity on specific objects or areas. She went by the code-name Light Lass (Gossamer) until her normal powers returned.


Accessories

Legion Flight Ring: Device worn on the finger enabling the wearer to fly.


Resources of the Legion of Super-Heroes.


Common Enemies
Lightening Lord
Regularly Appearing

Adventure Comics Vol. 1

The Legion Vol. 1

Legion of Super- Heroes Vol. 1, 2, 3 & 4

Legion Worlds Vol. 1

Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 1


First Appearance
Adventure Comics Vol. 1 #308 (May, 1963)
Creator
Edmond Hamilton & John Forte
Origin

Trapped on the planet Korbal with her two brothers Garth and Mekt (Lightning Lord), Ayla Ranzz expected to die when Lightning Beasts attacked. Instead the siblings acquired the ability to discharge bio-electric blast.


She was separated from her twin brother Garth (Lightning Lad) when he traveled to Earth and co-founded the Legion of Super-Heroes. When Lightning Lad was apparently killed, Ayla was compelled to impersonate him to keep his memory alive. When she was exposed as an impostor, the Legion decided to extend her membership given the circumstances, as Lightning Lass.


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