Kaleidoskop Sr. is the first German hero to use the name Kaleidoskop. He was the mentor of the original Kaleidoskop.
He was killed by a horde of supervillains during a cultist plot to revive the demon Thrawn.
Kaleidoskop Sr. has the power to create and manipulate the full spectrum of light. Unlike his protege, his powers derive from technology and are not innate.