Real Name: Dryas
Enemies: Koro, Hitler
Known Relatives: Mars (Roman god of war, father)
Aliases: Son of War
Base of Operations: Europe, formerly planet Mars
First Appearance: Boy Comics #3 (Lev Gleason, 1942)
Powers/Abilities: Bombshell's sword can cut tanks in half with ease, but cannot harm a living human. His shield can block bullets, and he is durable enough that a direct shell hit merely stuns him. Excellent fighter.
History: Angry that Hitler had perverted war into a reckless slaughter for selfish greed, the god of war Mars chose to send a representative to Earth to stop the Nazis, knowing that whoever was picked could never return to the red planet, but realising that he could not simply destroy the German armies with his lightning, lest innocent men who had been forced to fight died along with the guilty. While trying to decide who to send, Mars' son Bombshell saved Mars and his ministers from being ambushed and slain by the fearful monster Koro, and the proud father decides that his son is the worthy candidate. He arms him with a sword that can destroy the weapons of war, but cannot take a human life, and a few days later Bombshell hits the battlefields of Europe, soon becoming a feared legend amongst the Germans.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Bombshell, partner of Spy Boy
Bombshell, foe of the Guardsmen
Bombshell, daughter of above with explosive powers, foe of the Hero Alliance
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