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Publisher: Fox
Publication Dates: April 1940 – January 1942
Number of Issues Published: 20 (#1 – #20)
Color: color
Dimensions: standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock: glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding: saddle-stitched
Publishing Format: was ongoing series

No more information on this comics.

Some characters :

Birdman

A.K.A. n/a
Secret ID. Unknown
Type Costumed Hero
Affiliation/Team None
1st Appearance Weird Comics #1
Year 1940
Publisher Fox Features Syndicate
Country of origin USA

Over the vast wilderness of the great Western canyons swoops the Bird Man, winged hunter of the plains. A descendant of an ancient Indian god, the Bird Man is gifted with the ability to fly and the keenness of a bird of prey.

Blast Bennett and Red

A.K.A. n/a
Secret ID. None
Type Costumed Hero
Affiliation/Team Red
1st Appearance Weird Comics #1
Year 1940
Publisher Fox Features Syndicate
Country of origin USA

A.K.A. n/a
Secret ID. None
Type Costumed Hero
Affiliation/Team Blast Bennet
1st Appearance Weird Comics #1
Year 1940
Publisher Fox Features Syndicate
Country of origin USA

In their fast spaceship Blast Bennett and his companion Red, speed through the space ways in search of adventure.

Dart and Ace

A.K.A. n/a
Secret ID. Caius Wheeler (Martius)
Type Costumed Hero
Affiliation/Team Ace Barlow The Amazing Boy
1st Appearance Weird Comics #5
Year 1940
Publisher Fox Features Syndicate
Country of origin USA

Caius Martius was a gladiator in Ancient Rome. The gods gave him the power to flight so that he might fight for the rights of the average citizen. Unfortunately, one day he took on a sorcerer and is trapped in a block of stone. In the modern era he emerges from the stone to find himself a museum piece. He takes a new last name, “Wheeler,” and begins fighting crime in modern society.

Dynamo

A.K.A. Electro (in issue #1)
Secret ID. Jim Andrews
Type Costumed Hero
Affiliation/Team None
1st Appearance Science Comics #2
Year 1940
Publisher Fox Features Syndicate
Country of origin USA

Jim Andrews discovers that he has electrical superpowers and uses them to fight crime. After his initial appearance he changed his name from Electro to Dynamo. He can project electricity from his hands and electrocute people by touch.

Eagle and Buddy the daredevil boy

A.K.A. n/a
Secret ID. Captain Bill Powers
Type Costumed Hero
Affiliation/Team Buddy (Side-Kick)
1st Appearance Science Comics #1
Year 1940
Publisher Fox Features Syndicate
Country of origin USA

A.K.A. n/a
Secret ID. Buddy
Type Costumed Side-Kick
Affiliation/Team The Eagle
1st Appearance Weird Comics #8
Year 1940
Publisher Fox Features Syndicate
Country of origin USA details missing

Bill Powers, a true American patriot, fought the Germans as a spy and then put on a flag-coloured costume and fought against them and their American sympathizers as the Eagle. He was assisted by Buddy. He had wings and could fly; later he lost the wings but could fly via his suit. (which he seems to have changed in every issue)

Thor God of thunder

A.K.A. n/a
Secret ID. Grant Farrel
Type Costumed Hero
Affiliation/Team None
1st Appearance Weird Comics #1
Year 1940
Publisher Fox Features Syndicate
Country of origin USA

Grant Farrel, a scientist, is trying to perfect his new electrical conductor when he’s struck by a bolt of lightning. He thereby gains the powers of Thor, the god of lightning, and so, naturally, begins fighting crime. Whenever he is in danger lightning strikes him and he gains Thor’s abilities of super-strength and lightning projection.

Character Information and pictures thanks to the Golden Age Hero Directory

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