Real name: Garridan Ranzz
Species: Winathian-Titanite hybrid
Homeworld: Earth
Universe: Earth-One
Hair: red
Eyes: blue
Relatives: Garth Ranzz (father); Imra Ardeen (mother)
Base: United Planets
Affiliations: Fatal Five

Validus was the son of Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl of the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Darkseid kidnapped the child when he was an infant, transforming him into a monster, with the hopes that he would one day kill his own parents.

Validus eventually joined the Fatal Five where he served as one of the most dangerous supervillains of the 30th century.

Powers and Abilities

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  • Diminished Intellect: Having been experimented on since infancy, Validus is developmentally handicapped, possessing the emotional maturity of a young child. With no parental guidance or education of any kind, Validus has never learned to speak.


  • Validus first appeared in Adventure Comics # 352 (January 1967).[1]


  1. For more information about that DC comic book, click here.

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