In post-Zero Hour continuity, Dirk Morgna aka Sun Boy is the solar energy manipulating member of the Legion of Super-Heroes.
Dr. Zaxton Regulus, blames the young Dirk Morgna for the acciedent and attempts to murder Dirk by injecting him with radioactive gold. This instead causes him to glow white hot, blinding Regulus. He is unable to control this power and has to wear a special suit to protect others from it.
Legion of Super-Heroes help Drik battle battle Dr. Regulus, but by the end of the figh he uses up all the energy and reverts back to normal.
Sun Boy meets the Legion again when he is possesed by the elemental spirit called Ph'yr that exists as a living humanoid fire. This spirit belongs to four Elements of Disaster. The Elements of Disaster wish to gain Mordru's power. Sun Boy regains control of his body and the stone elemental defeat the elemental spirits.
Powers and AbilitiesEdit
- Energy Projection: Sun Boy can internally generate an almost limitless supply of solar energy, from the smallest candle flicker to a blistering furnace. He is also immune to virtually all forms of heat and solar radiation.
- Pilot: Sun Boy was an above-average pilot and frequently piloted the Legion LX-811 space cruisers.
- Hand-to-Hand Combat (Basic): As a cadet, all potential members of the Legion undergo personal combat training.
- Athlete: Sun Boy possessed the strength level of a man his age, size and weight who engaged in intensive regular exercise.
- Sun Boy's power to radiate light and heat can be reflected back on him by mirrors, jewels and even creatures that possess reflective physical characteristics. If he increases his radiation power to full strength he can crack mirrors in these situations.
- Sun Boy is nyctophobic, which is a fear of the dark. Fortunately for Dirk, his powers compensate for this fear, and it rarely presents a problem for him.
- 6 Appearances of Dirk Morgna (Post-Zero Hour)
- 1 Images featuring Dirk Morgna (Post-Zero Hour)
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