Real Name: Don Wright
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Newspaper publisher
Affiliations: The Young Defenders
Known Relatives: 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.
Comments: 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
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