Public Domain Super Heroes
Red Lightning
Image is © Grant and used with permission.

Real Name


First Appearance

Public Domain Super Heroes (June 7, 2010)

Original Publisher

Public Domain Super Heroes

Created by

Michael P. aka Yzz (story) & Miguel Alejandro Neira Balbontín‎ aka Grant (design)


Red Lightning, along with Max Atom, Captain Freeze, and the Astronomer, was a member of the Power Society.

He is currently the co-chair of The International Justice and Liberty Association, alongside Anna Atom.


Red Lightning is an "Open-Source Character" and may be used by anyone. The only rule about using him is that your work must have this notation:

"Red Lightning was created by Michael P. and Miguel Alejandro Neira Balbontín and is available for use by anyone, with only one condition: This paragraph must be included in any publication involving Red Lightning in order that others may use these properties as they wish."

While his adventures, as well as his various artistic interpretations, are under copyright to their respective creators, the character and idea are free for anyone and everyone to use.