Somehow My original post was deleted?! So I am hurriedly replacing it now.
The character: CAPTAIN BATTLE!
BONUS- Here’s a classic page from his first adventure courtesy of my PDSH friends at the
Amazing Golden Age Heroes Blog:
Random newness- feeling the winter seasonal farklempt. Not much to say except gotta keep at the drawing.
Here he is- everybody’s OTHER favorite curtain-masked PDSHero – THE HOOD!
Quote the PDSH Wikia:
FBI Agent Craig Williams gets frustrated at the criminals who escape the law and operate outside the FBI’s jurisdiction, so he puts on a costume and fights crime. He has no super powers. Continue reading “Public Domain Superhero Day: THE HOOD Sketchcard!”
UPDATE: I’m so glad to have found out that 13 is a Vermont Superhero! Interested? Then read on true believer!
Truly one of the least popular, most obscure and oddly named Public Domain Superhero is 13. Created by writer Dick Wood(!), co-creator of Airboy, and artist Bernard Klein(Dr. Fate, Green Arrow).I couldn’t find any anecdotes to explain why this numerical nonpareil of nomism and his nitid nupsom, Jinx , were created, other than to be another half-baked Batman and Robin crime-fighting duo that Lev Gleason hoped to cash in on(and likely fill pages in the latest issue of Daredevil Comics). Continue reading “Public Domain Hero Day: 13 & JINX! UPDATED-He’s a VERMONTER!”
In an effort to stay on task with my PDSH-a-Day project– Here’s a LADY LUCK SKETCH CARD! I would like to return to Miss L with a full-figured(vava-voomie) drawing soon. Till then enjoy her visage, trademark hat and a bit o’ shoulder! Continue reading “Public Domain Superhero Day: LADY LUCK SKETCH CARD”
WOW, I keep getting later and LATER with this really cool blogging concept- that never happens, ever- on any blog, no never! I guess i better make this a weekly thing for now. To prime my lazy pump(don’t tell my girlfriend)- I bring you MISS MASQUE!
Miss Masque premiered in Exciting Comics #51, September 1946 by Standard/Better/Nedor Comics- I’m not sure which iteration of that company. Quoting Bill Black’s The Official Golden Age Hero and Heroine Directory , a steal at FIVE BUCKS from AC’s bookstore.
By way of Wikipedia :
Miss Masque is the secret identity of Diana Adams, a young socialite who decides to fight crime and injustice in disguise. Miss Masque has no super powers but relies on her wit and a pair of pistols. Her original costume was a mini-skirted red dress with red hat, gloves and cape, and a domino mask; yellow double “M” emblems on her chest and hat completed the ensemble. A later version of the costume had a bare midriff and shorter sleeves
Miss Masque first appeared in Nedor Comics’ Exciting Comics #51 (September 1946). She also appeared in America’s Best Comics (not to be confused with the DC Comics imprint (see below)), Fighting Yank, and Black Terror; her final Golden Age appearance was America’s Best Comics #31 (July 1949).