The entire Teen Titans roster, former and current, responds to the call, but he brutally defeats them. [1] As a result, he becomes a much deadlier opponent. While Killer Frost holds Light back, Steve sneaks up behind him and wraps the Lasso of Truth around him. He was told what to do and where Steve would be. He later joins a short-lived incarnation of the Injustice Gang, in which he assists Lex Luthor in building holographic duplicates of the JLA. Doctor Light then attacks and absorbs a great deal of power from Kimiyo Hoshi. The Crimson Men had told him the truth that Arthur Light is dead. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He was a scientist named Doctor Arthur Leit who had stolen an ultraviolet light beam from Doctor Neal Faraday that blinded Superman. While he was escaping, Light saw that one guard was still alive, so recharged himself using a hallway light and killed t… He can bend the light around him to become invisible, generate blasts of energy, create force fields, and fly. [20], In The New 52 (a 2011 reboot of the DC Comics Universe), Arthur Light is a scientist working with A.R.G.U.S. Teen Titans #23 implied that Light could "power up" by draining the ambient light in the area. The Kimiyo Hoshi version of Doctor Light made a cameo in the tie-in comic to the Teen Titans animated series. This article is about the DC Comics supervillain. [8] Each criminal caper leads to Light's defeat, but these defeats were used later as the basis of his humiliation that culminated in the "Identity Crisis" storyline. After returning to Earth, in DC Universe #0, Doctor Light is a member of Libra's Secret Society of Super Villains. and the Justice League of America. Both only soon die again: Arthur Light suffocates while still inside his grave, while the desiccated Finlay claws his way out of his own grave but is killed by a family of religious vigilantes. Arthur Light was the original version, a villainous enemy of the Justice League and the Teen Titans. Labs, a scientist named Jacob Finlay. Under the watch of a lesser demon and its annoying assistant, both men are released from Hell in turns and returned to life. [21] Director Amanda Waller finds him transformed. Just before the Titans' final confrontation with the Brotherhood of Evil, Doctor Light went off on his own again and robbed the Bank of Perez after the Teen Titans have returned from their battle. He is shown blasting Doorman. Dr. Arthur Light is a supporting antagonist of the DC Universe original series, Titans. During his first mission with the team, he is seemingly killed by Superman. Light is sent to Hell, where he is physically reunited with Finlay. As he is studying a communicator used by the Secret Society of Super Villains, he receives a "nasty call" and is engulfed in an explosion of light leaving his body glowing on the floor. Soon after, he gained metahuman powers after a failed experiment involving light manipulation. In Final Crisis #1, he and Mirror Master are sent by Libra to recover Metron's chair. He is turned to stone by King Kull's satellites, but restored when they are destroyed. After a mass battle against the Titans wears him down, Cyborg uses a device to drain the light out of the area, rendering Light powerless. He then founds the supervillain team the Fearsome Five, but they are also defeated by the Titans, and Light is violently expelled from the Five by his teammates. [14] In actuality, Superman and Icon set this scenario up to familiarize the Shadow Cabinet with the JLA. Doctor Light can control light for a variety of purposes. Light took the suit and the "Doctor Light" codename. However, Slade Wilson managed to kill all the guards in the prison and also unlocked Light's cell. Doctor Light hurls her into Steve's ice-block, freeing him. Doctor Light's supersuit serves as a collecting, focusing and amplification device for the visible frequencies in the electromagnetic spectrum, i.e. After being reportedly off of his power-dampening medicine for too long, Light was hunted down by Dick Grayson's Crusaders and arrested. Doctor Light was a superhuman living in Gotham City in the year 2040 when having active superpowers was banned. He later recovers his memories and intellect when witnessing a fight between the League members responsible for his mind-wipe and Deathstroke, and vowed revenge against the Justice League. He has not realized Superman and Batman impersonated each other, allowing Superman to escape the world he was sent to and rescue the other members. In JLA #136, he is one of King Kull's agents with which the Beast-Man hopes to wipe out humanity on all three Earths, helping in the attack on Earth-S by creating perpetual light and darkness on each side of the Earth, and teaming up with the Shade. • Doctor Light appeared in the Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman episode "The Eyes Have It", played by David Bowe. The Justice League resolve to alter his mind with Zatanna's magic so that Light will no longer pose a threat to their loved ones. Doctor Light appears in Tiny Titans. He sees his chance when a mysterious pie-armed attacker is on the loose but after faking a hit nobody actually believes Light has been pied. Doctor Light, hungry for vengeance and power, readily accepts.[11]. Doctor Light appeared in the comic book tie-in Teen Titans Go! Raven, however, became so enraged at him that her dark side manifested; she almost killed him when she attempted to drag him into the darkness under her cloak. He ended up fighting the Teen Titans, where he easily defeated Cyborg, Robin, Starfire, and Beast Boy. While the machine did increase his powers to previously unmeasured magnitudes, he was defeated by the combined efforts of Gnarrk, Kole and Starfire, who damaged his suit critically, shedding its power. He became a criminal and was eventually incarcerated by the Titans in San Quentin State Prison. Light fools the League with three duplicates of himself that are apparently committing robberies of light-associated objects, though they are actually placing devices around the world.