Untold eons ago Glitternight belong to the cosmic order know as The Five Who Are All, for unexplained reasons he turned on his fellow and during the fight he drew one of them into himself, renamed themselves the The Three Who Are All and exiled Glitternight to our earthly plane. Glitternight quickly gained famed for powerful sorcerer, he even mentor Taboo, who know to be Topaz's step-father.
Dr. Glitternight was created by Doug Moench
and Don Perlin
in 1975 and first appeared in Werewolf by Night