Captain Magnet

Real Name: Johnny Calhoon

Identity/Class: Human mutate

Occupation: OSS agent.

Affiliations: The OSS

Enemies: Nazis

Known Relatives: None.

Aliases: None.

Base of Operations: Occupied Europe and the U.K.

First Appearance: Super Duper Comics (194?)

Powers/Abilities: Captain Magnet has magnetic powers, can fly, attract or repel metal objects (including bullets), and can increase his strength and mass so he is superstrong and almost invulnerable.

History: Johnny Calhoon, an OSS agent, is sent to Germany to rescue a "ginkazoo," invented by a non-Nazi German scientist. Johnny makes it to the professor's laboratory and swallows the formula in order to keep the sole copy of it out of German hands. This gives Johnny superpowers, and so he begins fighting crime as Captain Magnet.

Comments: None.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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