Membership: Dr Hans Bartok (1), 2, 3, 4, 5
Purpose: To fight crime
Enemies: Sons of Ying (Master Dragon, others)
Base of Operations: Active worldwide
First Appearance: Champion #1 (IPC, 26th January 1966)
History: 21st Centuryt scientist Dr Hans Bartok cloned himself four times to create the crimefighting Bartok Brotherhood. Thanks to the cloning process, each "brother" gained a different superhuman power, including enhanced strength, speed and so on. Their main foes were the Sons of Ying, led by the villainous Master Dragon. During the course of their adventures, two of the clones were slain.
Comments: Created by Barrington Bayley and Ray Bradbury.
Known as both The Bartok Brotherhood and Bartok and his Brothers, the series appeared in every issue of Champion's short run (15 issues), as well as in the annuals.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Greta Bartok, witch mentor to Kelly Hollister
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