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Doctor Light (Kimiyo Hoshi)

The Religious Affiliation of
Doctor Light
Kimiyo Hoshi

Religion: Buddhist CBR Scale: S

Name: Doctor Light

Alter Ego: Kimiyo Hoshi

Other Names: Dr. Light IV; Doctor Light IV

Classification: hero hero   scientist scientist  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Crisis on Infinite Earths #4 (July 1985): "And Thus Shall the World Die!"

Creators: Marv Wolfman, George Pérez, Mike DeCarlo

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 134

   Comic Book Appearances: 133

   TV, Film Appearances: 1

Teams/Affiliations: The Outsiders; The Doom Patrol; The Justice League

Occupation: scientist

Worked for: S.T.A.R. Labs

Nation: Japan

Race: Asian

Gender: female

Doctor Light's Buddhist beliefs are discussed in a few places, notably Justice League Europe #37.


This character is in the following 25 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Blasters Special #1 (Mar. 1989): "Blasters" (cameo)
Crisis on Infinite Earths #4 (July 1985): "And Thus Shall the World Die!"
Justice League
Justice League of America
Justice League Quarterly
Wonder Woman (vol. 2) #175 (Dec. 2001): "The Witch and the Warrior, Part Two: Girl Frenzy"


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.adherents.com/lit/comics/DoctorLight.html
  - http://captain.custard.org/league/php/profile.php?mode=name&id=drlight4&show=profile
  - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0618135/
  - http://www.comicvine.com/doctor-light/29-7655/
  - http://www.dcuguide.com/who.php?name=doctorlight4
  - http://www.dcuguide.com/chronology.php?name=doctorlight4
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Outsiders_members
  - http://z14.invisionfree.com/Forbidden_Love/index.php?showtopic=644