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The Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Character
Jan Arrah
Element Lad
(also known as "Alchemist")
of the Legion of Super Heroes


From email sent by Dan'l Danehy-Oakes, 16 March 2006:
I notice that your Big List only mentions one member of the "Legion of Super-Heroes." Several others have pretty clear religious leanings of one sort or another...

Element Lad (Jan Arrah; a/k/a "Alchemist") is a "spiritual seeker." He practices the spirituality of his home planet (Trom) intensely, partly because he is its only survivor.

[Others listed]

Discussion

From: "Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Characters" message board, started 28 March 2006 on Comic Book Resources website (http://forums.comicbookresources.com/showthread.php?t=116753; viewed 4 June 2006):
3-28-2006, 01:51 PM
Sir Tim Drake

Other characters not [yet] on the [Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Characters] list:
Shadow Lass - ancestor worshipper
Element Lad - New Age
Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl - at least one of them was some kind of Christian, since their first child was baptized
[some others listed...]


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