World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Sklarian Raiders

Article Id: WHEBN0021783676
Reproduction Date:

Title: Sklarian Raiders  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Dark Circle, 1977 in comics, List of DC Comics characters: C, List of DC Comics characters: R, List of DC Comics characters: T
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Sklarian Raiders

Sklarian Raiders
Publication information
Publisher DC Comics
First appearance Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #233 (November, 1977)
Created by Paul Levitz (script)
James Sherman (art)
Bob Wiacek (art)
In-story information
Type of organization Pirates
Base(s) Sklaria/Sklar
Agent(s) Cyndra

Sklarian Raiders are fictional characters appearing in the Legion of Super-Heroes comic books published by DC Comics, notably as a group of all female space pirates. Created by Paul Levitz, James Sherman, and Bob Wiacek they first appeared in Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #233 (November 1977).

Fictional characters biography

The United Planets gave much of its technology to Sklaria, but the Sklarian Raiders believe it was just enough to destroy their society and put their world on the brink of chaos.[1] In desperate need of high tech equipment for their homeworld, they resorted piracy. They unsuccessfully attempt to steal an experimental Hyper-Time drive using force beamers and aerosleds from a group of Legionnaires while it is en route to their headquarters.[2] They next attempt to steal a computer bank storing research of a life extending serum from the Life Institute on an artificial island anchored in the North Sea and from Technos a biological lab on an asteroid permanently orbiting Earth by using a tractor beam from their starship.

A couple of years after making peace with the United Planets, Sklarian Raiders use their embassy in Hong Kong as a front to smuggle frozen organs off planet by using cargobots to load their freighters until they are caught by the Legion Espionage Squad.[3]


External links

  • Sklarian Raiders at the Comic Book DB

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.