LIGHTBRIGHT

Real Name: Obax Majid

Identity/Class: Human mutant;
    citizen of Somalia

Occupation: warrior
    employee of Silver Sable, International

Group Membership: Intruders (Fin, Man-Eater, Paladin, Sandman);
    formerly the
Bio-Genes

Affiliations: Battlestar (confidante, possibly romantic interest), Black Crow, Coldblood, Gladiatrix, Lectronn, Living Mummy, Network,Phone Ranger, Prodigy (Gilmore), Secret Avengers (Black Panther, Luke Cage, Captain America (Rogers), Cloak, Dagger, Daredevil (Danny Rand), Falcon, Hawkeye (Kate Bishop), Hercules, Human Torch (Johnny Storm), Hulkling, Invisible Woman, Patriot (Eli Bradley), Spider-Man (Parker), Spider-Woman (Drew), Storm, Vision, Wiccan), Silver Sable, Shroud, Solo, Typeface, Wild Pack, Wildstreak;
    briefly allied with HYDRA and System Crash

EnemiesAfterburner, Blizzard (Mickey Quaid), Boomerang, Cyclone, Genesis Coalition, HYDRA, Latisha, Morris and his gangstas, Pro-Registration forces (Arana, Bishop, Black Widow, Doc Samson, Iron Man (Stark), Ms. Marvel (Danvers), Mr. Fantastic, Nighthawk, Sabra, Sentry (Reynolds), She-Hulk, S.H.I.E.L.D., Spider-Man (Parker), Stature, Thunderbolts (Blizzard (Gill), Bullseye, Fixer, Lady Deathstrike, Radioactive Man, Songbird, Taskmaster, Venom), Tigra, Wasp, Wonder Man, and others), Spymaster;
    formerly Silver Sable and the Wild Pack;
    former pawn of the Goddess.

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: The Symkarian Embassy, New York City, New York
    formerly Somalia

First Appearance: Silver Sable#16 (September, 1993)

Powers/Abilities: Lightbright can fly and generate light and heat, as well as project a calming glow that fills its targets with a calming bliss.

Height: 5'10"
Weight: 129 lbs.
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black

History:
(Silver Sable#16) - Lightbright was amongst the Bio-Genes, Somalian mutant rebels, when they sought to drive Silver Sable and the US military from their country and take over themselves. She was forced by Leecher into following his plot, while at the same time, she was blanketed by the Goddess with her universal salvation emotions. The Bio-Genes attacked Silver Sable and her agents, the Intruders and Wild Pack, whose effectiveness was reduced by the peaceful emotions caused by the Goddess. After a short struggle, however, their fight was interrupted by Baron Strucker and HYDRA, who sought to claim Somalia for the Southern Warlords.

(Silver Sable#17) - As they fought together against HYDRA, Lightbright and most of the others came to realize that Sable's group meant them no harm. Lightbright's epiphany came when Battlestar risked his life to save her. Leecher attempted to force their continued compliance, but he was convinced to lead the Bio-Genes to withdraw from the conflict.

(Silver Sable#19 (fb) - BTS) - Lightbright was invited by Battlestar to come to work for Silver Sable.

(Silver Sable#19) - Lightbright arrived at the Symkarian Embassy in New York.

(Silver Sable#20) - Lightbright accompanied Lemar Hoskins (Battlestar) for a night out, earning him the envy of the rest of the men working for Sable.

(Silver Sable#21) - Now one of Sable's Intruders, Lightbright assisted in a struggle against Latisha, Morris, and their gangstas.

(Silver Sable#22) - Lightbright used her powers to calm and subdue Afterburner, Boomerang, Cyclone, and Spymaster.

(Silver Sable#25) - Lightbright and the Intruders were sent to Bosnia to clean out Genesis Coalition members posing as HYDRA stormtroopers. They did so, teaming up with HYDRA's agents System Crash to devastate the HYDRA imposters.

(Silver Sable#30) - Lightbright was present as Sable's uncle Morty announced that Sable had been imprisoned, and that she did not wish any of her employees to try to free her.

(Silver Sable#33) - Lightbright was present when Sable announced that she would be ceasing active participation in any missions, instead running the business end of things from Symkaria.

(Civil War: Front Line#5/4) - Lightbright refused to sign the Superhuman Registration Act. Along with Lectronn, Wildstreak and Phone Ranger she was arrested by Spider-Man and Iron Man.

(Civil War#6) - Lightbright was freed from her cell in the Negative Zone prison 42 and joined Captain America's Anti-Registration heroes to oppose Iron Man's Pro-Registration heroes.

(Civil War#7 - BTS) - Lightbright participated in the end fight between the anti- and pro-registration heroes in New York City.

Comments: Created by Gregory Wright, Steven Butler, and Pam Elkund.

Her real name was revealed in Civil War: Battle Damage Report#1, where she had received an entry.

CLARIFICATIONS:
No known connection to:

Cyclone, the mercenary who used a similar motif and two different costumes, @ Silver Sable#21 & Marvel Comics Presents#97/4, should be distinguished from:

Spymaster, @ Iron Man I#254, should be distinguished from:

 


images:
Silver Sable#25, p1, pan3;
#17, p2, pan5;
#19, p11, pan
3


Appearances:
Silver Sable#16-17 (September-October, 1993) - Gregory Wright (writer), Steven Butler (pencils), Pam Eklund (inks), Craig Anderson (editor)
Silver Sable#19 (December, 1993) - Gregory Wright (writer), Steven Butler (pencils), Pam Eklund (inks), Craig Anderson (editor)
Silver Sable#20-22 (January-March, 1994) - Gregory Wright (writer), Steven Butler (pencils), Pam Eklund (inks), Craig Anderson (editor)
Silver Sable#25 (June, 1994) - Gregory Wright (writer), Steven Butler (pencils), Pam Eklund (inks), Craig Anderson (editor)
Silver Sable#30 (November, 1994) - Gregory Wright (writer), Scot Eaton (pencils), Jim Amash (inks), Craig Anderson (editor)
Silver Sable#33 (February, 1995) - Gregory Wright (writer), Gordon Purcell (pencils), Pam Eklund (inks), Craig Anderson (editor)
Civil War: Front Line#5 (October, 2006) - Paul Jenkins (writer), Roy Allen Martinez (artist), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Civil War#6 (December, 2006) - Mark Millar (writer), Steve McNiven (pencils), Dexter Vines (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)
Civil War#7 (January, 2007) - Mark Millar (writer), Steve McNiven (pencils), Dexter Vines, John Dell & Tim Townsend (inks), Tom Brevoort (editor)


Last updated: 02/10/04

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