Black Owl

Real Name: Walt Walters

Identity/Class: Normal human


Affiliations: Black Owl, Yank, Doodle


Known Relatives: Rick, Dick (sons), Bob (brother or brother-in-law)


Base of Operations:

First Appearance: Prize Comics #24 (Prize Publications, April 1940)

Powers/Abilities: Both Black Owl's are capable fighters, but have no other powers.

History: Walt Walters, the father of teenage heroes Yank and Doodle, became the second Black Owl when his predecessor Doug Danville enlisted. He often teamed up with them, but initially at least they didn't realise he was their own father.

Comments: I'm unsure of the exact issue where Walt replaced Doug as the Black Owl, but of the issues I've read, Doug was still Black Owl in #29, and Walt was Black Owl by #39, so it must have between those points. At a guess, I'd place the transition in #34, the first issue where Black Owl shared the cover with Yank and Doodle.


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