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The Light Speed Vangaurd are a superhero team consisting of Lightning Lord the brother of Lightning Lad and their leader, the firece Hunter, the telepath Esper, Tyr the cyborg , Wave, and the shapeshifter Ron-Karr.


The team, pretend to be superheroes and attempt to out-perform the Legion of Super-Heroes. However, they are soon revealed to be financially motivated protector-extortionists and assassins.

The team, minus Lightning Lord, return to help the Fatal Five battle the Legion. Now led exclusively by Tyr, they appear as one of several teams of villains released from prison by Imperiex.

It is Brainiac 5 that actually officially refers to them as the Legion of Super-Villains.

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This character or group of characters is or was primarily an enemy of the Legion of Super-Heroes from the 31st Century, and may have existed in any of the various Legion continuities, including but not limited to the Original Legion, Reboot Legion, and the Prime Legion. This template will categorize articles that include it into the "Legion of Super-Heroes villains" category.