Created by:

Ian Flynn & Ben Bates

Real Name:

Kelly Brand

Relationship to Predecessor:

Daughter of Fly-Girl and the Fireball

Joined New Crusaders:

New Crusaders: Rise of the Heroes #1

First Appearance:

New Crusaders: Rise of the Heroes #1,
October 2012


Kelly is a bright, outgoing and active member of school with a bit of a geeky side to her. She is the proud daughter of superhero royalty, her mother having fought crime as Fly-Girl. Estranged from her father, Ted Tyler. Kelly was raised by her mother, who instilled in her a sense of responsibility and loyalty. In the third issue of Dark Tomorrow, Fly-Girl becomes Firefly.

Powers & Weapons:

Turan is an emissary of the Fly People. His world exists on a dimensional plane outside our galaxy. Turan bestowed the powers of The Fly on Tommy Troy and, later, Kim Brand. Kim later passed the gifts of Turan to her daughter. Firefly can create wings that give her the power of flight, she can crawl up walls, she has super strength and sight. Firefly can generate wind currents by beating her wings. Firefly can also throw fireballs or flames.


Dark Circle:
Mighty Crusaders #1 (prior she was Fly Girl)

TEXT: Ian Flynn