Monstress with orange skin (LSH / DC Comics)


(Candi Pyponte-Le Parc III)


Monstress (Candi Pyponte-Le Parc III) has so far been specific to one specific timeline  of the Legion of Super-Heroes – the 1990s reboot. Thus, she primarily appeared from 1996 to 2001.

As with most characters from this era, we took notes as it went. But these assumed that readers were also reading the then-ongoing series.


  • Real Name: Candi Pyponte-Le Parc III.
  • Known Relatives: None.
  • Base Of Operations: Metropolis, Earth.
  • Group Affiliation: LSH.
  • Home Planet: Xanthu.


Powers and Abilities

Monstress is extremely strong (able to pickup a Legion cruiser over her head) and extremely tough.


Monstress was one of the three Uncanny Amazers of Xanthu who joined the Legion and others in a battle against the evil sorcerer Mordru.

During the battle, she became so impressed with the Legion’s teamwork and skills that she decided to quit the Amazers and join the Legion. Candi was accepted by the Legion with little difficulty. Not much is known about Monstress’ past, nor about how she gained her powers.

Monstress was killed by the Progenitor, formerly known as Jan Arrah, Element Lad.


Monstress is very large, with orange skin (formerly green). She maintains a high fashion sense, and frequently changes her uniform.


Upbeat, optimistic, and all-around cheery, Monstress was extremely positive.

Game Stats — DC Heroes RPG

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Dex: 08 Str: 20 Bod: 14 Motivation: Unwanted Power
Int: 04 Wil: 04 Min: 05 Occupation: Legionnaire
Inf: 05 Aur: 05 Spi: 06 Resources {or Wealth}: 011
Init: 019 HP: 055

Jumping: 04

Charisma: 08.

Gift of Gab, Iron Nerves, Lightning Reflexes, Rich Family/Friends, Scholar (Fashion).

Uncanny Amazers (High), LSH (High).

Strange Appearance.


  • LEGION FLIGHT RING [BODY 05, Flight: 08, Radio Communication: 08].
  • TELEPATHIC EARPLUGS [BODY 02, Telepathy: 08, R#2].
  • TRANSUIT [BODY 04, Sealed Systems: 20, R#2].
  • Omnicom [BODY 03, INT 03, Split: 03, Recall: 15, Radio Communication: 08, Remote Sensing: 14, R#3. Bonuses and Limitations: Remote Sensing is Sight Only; Split may only be used to run separate programs].

By Danielle Mendus.

Source of Character: Legion of Super-Heroes (DCU).