Zenith the Albino
Real Name: Unknown
Identity/Class: Normal human afflicted with albinism
Occupation: Master criminal
Affiliations: None known
Enemies: Sexton Blake
Known Relatives: None known
Aliases: None known
Base of Operations: England
First Appearance: A Duel to the Death (Union Jack #837, 21 November 1919)
Powers/Abilities: Zenith was extremely agile and strong.
History: Zenith was a master criminal, the best known and remembered of all of the foes of detective Sexton Blake. He would return time and again to battle the slueth.
Comments: Created by "Anthony Skene", aka George Norman Phillips. Thanks to Guy Lawley for informing me of this and of where Zenith first appeared. Check out his Sexton Blake site at www.jacktrevorstory.co.uk. Many thanks as well for providing the images I have used of the character.
Mike Murphy informs me that "Michael Moorcock cited Sexton Blake's old arch-foe as a partial inspiration for the limpid appearance of his creation, Elric of Melnibone."
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Zenith, pop idol superhero.
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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