Cosmo Mann

Real Name: Cosmo Mann

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: Scientist

Group Membership:

Affiliations: Archy Stenson (assistant), Joan Stenson

Enemies: Commander Darke, Nazis

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Super-Sleuth of the Scientific World

Base of Operations: U.S.A.

First Appearance: "The Sun Ray Gun", Bang-Up #1 (Progressive Publishers, December 1941)

Powers/Abilities: Cosmo Mann is a scientific genius, who fights crime armed with his own inventions, including a "Sun-Ray Gun" capable of melting through tanks and enemy planes in seconds or paralyzing human opponents, as well as stopping dead and melting bullet fired at him, and a "Sun Ray Suit", which allows him to fly faster than most planes. All these devices are powered by "G Rays" which Mann discovered.

Height: Unrevealed
Weight: Unrevealed
Eyes: Unrevealed
Hair: Black

Summary: Having discovered the unique power source he dubbed the "G Ray", scientist Cosmo Mann invented a number of devices which he then used to battle the forces of the Axis warmongers. His recurring nemesis was the Nazi Commander Darke.


Comments: The cover star of the first issue of Bang-Up Comics #1, Cosmo Mann starred in a six page story within. Like the others who appeared in Bang-Up, he only had three issues to show what he could do.

Appearance checklist (not including reprints): Bang-Up Comics#1-3

Cosmo Mann should not be confused with

First Posted: Circa 14/09/2004
Last updated: 22/05/2023

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