Afro Man

Real Name: Unknown (may be Barry)

Identity/Class: Unknown

Occupation: Unknown

Affiliations: The Discotronic Funk Commandos

Enemies: Metalhead

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: A council flat, Soul City, Britain.

First Appearance: Discotronic Funk Commandos (online comic)

Powers/Abilities: Afro Man can grow and manipulate his hair at will, using it like extra limbs.

History: (Enter - Metalhead!) Afro Man and Captain Massachusetts were sitting in their council flat, arguing about music (the Captain was playing Cliff Richards, while Afro Man preferred James Brown), when their receptionist Randy Hogan was shocked by a vision of a nearly naked, beautiful woman which appeared in front of him. The two heroes identified the intruder as Lady Xanadu, just as she warned them their friend and ally Super Trouper was locked in deadly combat with Metalhead. Instantly, the Funk Commandos rushed to their comrade's assistance...slightly delayed as the next bus into town wasn't due for another ten minutes.

(Lost in Music) As the the Commandos arrived to aid their ally, their battle with the rampaging headbanger was interrupted by the arrival of Disco Inferno, wearing the Strobe Light of Funkiness medallion that was normally worn by Discotron. The Commandos demanded to know what had happened to their leader, but instead of an answer, Disco Inferno engulfed them in a strobing light which teleported them to another dimension. Eventually escaping their imprisonment, the Commandos found they had returned to an alternate Earth, several decades in the past. When they finally got back to their original time (if not their original world) they approached their old receptionist, Randy Hogan, to seek his assistance.

The older Afro ManComments: Created by Simon Williams.

Either Afro Man or Captain Massachusetts real name is Barry.


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