Real Name: Perry Wade
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Pilot, mining engineer
Enemies: Armed forces of Castile d'Or, Queen Ursula
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Lieutenant Lank
Base of Operations: Europe
First Appearance: Motion Picture Funnies Weekly #1 (1939)
Powers/Abilities: Skilled pilot
History: (Motion Picture Funnies Weekly #1, Marvel Mystery Comics #2-3, ga) Perry Wade was a pilot and mining engineer who got caught up in an unspecified European war (though the countries are named as Attania and Castile d'Or, presumably they were meant to be Germany and another country, just prior to the general outbreak of the Second World War.
Comments: Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory and his Guide to Golden Age Marvel Characters. Thanks also to Richard Boucher & Darrin Wiltshire @ PR-Publications for permission to use information from their equally brilliant collection of Golden Age Sites, PR Publications. Their knowledge of Golden Age characters far outstrips my own.
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