Real Name: Benoît Brisefer
Occupation: School boy
Enemies: Madame Adolphine (robotic master criminal who looks like a little old lady).
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Steven Strong (name used in some translated editions); Steven Sterk (in Dutch); Benni Bärenstark (in German), Benito Sanzón (in Spanish), Filemon (in Finland); Steini Sterki (in Iceland), Starke Staffan (in Sweden), Tammy Tuff (name used in English translation in Giggle)
Base of Operations: France
First Appearance: Les Taxis Rouges (The Red Taxi)
Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength (at least strong enough to lift a car without apparent effort), able to leap long distances. Immediately loses all powers if he catches a cold.
History: Benoît Brisefer is a polite young boy who just happens to be incredibly strong. He goes off on adventures, using his strength in the service of goodness and justice, but can be rendered powerless if he catches a cold.
Comments: Created by Peyo, who also created the Smurfs.
Thanks to Gérard Courtial for informing me of the existence of this character.
Thanks to Theodoor Westerhof for providing the translations of his names to English,German and Dutch. Thanks to Ursala Magro for providing the Spanish variation, Vesa Lehtinen for the Finnish one, Henrik Johansson for the Swedish one and Aron Hjartarson for the Icelandic one.
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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