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The Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Character
Kimiyo Hoshi
Doctor Light
of the Justice League, Outsiders, Doom Patrol


Kimiyo Hoshi, better known as "Doctor Light," is a Japanese super-heroine in the DC Comics Universe. She was a member of the Justice League of America, the Outsiders, and Doom Patrol.

Discussion

From: "Banned for using this nic" thread began 4 Apri 1999 in rec.arts.comics.dc.universe newsgroup (http://groups.google.com/group/rec.arts.comics.dc.universe/browse_thread/thread/f38288dc4e56542/8a873a0a53da3d0d; viewed 12 June 2006)
From: Robert Justus
Date: Mon, Apr 5 1999 12:00 am

To keep this on topic (sorta), why are most heroes not as religious as they could be? ...the only really religious person that's sane that I recall in DCU is Huntress, and I guess Wonder Woman... Anyone else...?


From: David!
Date: Wed, Apr 21 1999 12:00 am

Black Lightning is a Christian, I believe...

Then there's Maya, a Hindu, and wasn't Thunderlord a Buddhist?

Dr. Light III (Kimiyo Hoshi) seems to know a lot about various religions, but I don't know if she is depicted as having any specific faith herself.


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