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Grev Mallor (Pre-Zero Hour)

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Grev Mallor aka Shadow Kid is a descended from a long line of Talokite heroes called Shadow Champion's who hale from the the planet Talok VIII. Like all Talokite, he has blue skin and pointed ears and was adapted to the harsh desert terrain of her planet.

Grev lived with his grandfather Sarven Mallor, the Planetary Champion of Talok VIII. His father had died in a cave on the outskirts of Talok City. His grandfather's work kept him in the city, but Grev preferred to remain with the rest of his family near the site of an ancient cave, sacred to their ancestors.

When worshippers of the god Makkas the hill dwelling Yakka-Mahor encircled the enlightened city where most Talokites live, the citizens had no way of defending the city. They people searched the city to find the descendant of the the last Shadow Champion and they found Tasmia Mallor. Using a compass that was supposed to point to the shadow cave, where she found her cousin Grev. The two scared children entered the cave, where they were enveloped by the shadows, and empowered with the hereditary ability of their ancestors. Tasmia became Shadow Lad with his cousin and they drove the Yakka-Mahor back using their powers to manipulate the shadows and darkness. [1]


  • Talokite Physiology: As a non-terrestrial being, a Talokite's body chemistry is different from that of a normal human, providing them with different physical attributes, such as the ability to exist in the vacuum of space longer than a normal human.


A Legion Flight Ring.

In Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #240 he was named Shadow Lad.

Some issues state that Grev is Shadow Lass's younger brother[2] and others her cousin[3][4]


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  1. Secret Origins Vol 2 8
  2. Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #240
  3. Secrets of the Legion of Super-Heroes Vol 1 2
  4. Secret Origins Vol 2 8

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