Captain Freedom

Real Name: Don Wright

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Newspaper publisher

Affiliations: The Young Defenders

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: Speed Comics 16 (Brookwood Publications)

Powers/Abilities: Good fighter, but no actual superpowers.

History: Don Wright was a newspaper publisher who worked to battle crime with a group of children who called themselves the Young Defenders (Lefty, Slim, Whitey and Joanie).

When things got too tough for them, Don would become the hero Captain Freedom.

The Young DefendersComments: Whitey of the Young Defenders was renamed / replaced with Beanie after a few years.

Images on this page come from Steve Rogers' Golden Years Comic Book Library. Used with his kind permission.

P.Maringell informs me that Captain Freedom "will soon be making a comeback in Harvey Heroes, Historical Series published by Lorne-Harvey Comics."

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.

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