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Real Identity: Not Applicable
Appearances (JLU): Far From Home
Powers/Skills: Time Manipulation
Voiced By: Not Applicable
The Time Bubble is the first multi-use time travel device. While one man in the 2050's named David Clinton made a practical device, he went insane and almost rewrote history if not for Batman and Green Lantern. Trapped in a perpetual time loop, the device was lost. Applied science would triumph yet again in the 30th century. Despite every attempt to attach protective shielding, the various prototypes failed. When Brainiac 5 joined New Metropolis' Time Institute, he invented a special force field and attached it to a working time travel-device. It was a success and named the Time Bubble. The Time Bubble became the primary mode of time travel. It appears to circumvent travel through time tunnels and takes its user to an exact point instantaneously. When the Legion of Superheroes stopped a renegade Darkstar from illegally using their technology to see the Beginning of Time, the Institute awarded them a Time Bubble and Brainiac 5 joined them.
During the construction of a second headquarters, the Time Bubble and other devices were decommissioned and kept in storage in the first base. After the Fatal Five attacked the Legion and placed most of them under their control, Brainiac 5 and Bouncing Boy retreated to the first headquarters. Brainiac 5 intended to use the Time Bubble to take advantage of an ambigious event in history. He sent the Bubble to retrieve Supergirl, Green Lantern, and Green Arrow from the 21st century. Supergirl fell in love with Brainiac 5 and remained in the future. Green Lantern and Green Arrow returned to tell Superman the events that transpired.