The Face

Real Name: Tony Trent

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Radio announcer

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: U.S.A.

First Appearance: Big Shot Comics #1 (Columbia, 1940)

Powers/Abilities: Good fighter, uses fear inspired by his chilling "rubberoid" mask to gain advantage in combat.

History: Angered by the seemingly endless stories of crime he had to announce, radio newsman Tony Trent decided to fight it himself. Designing a terrifying mask that would frighten criminals and give him a momentary advantage over his opponents, he became the Face.

As the War hotted up, Trent would later turn his hand to fighting spies and saboteurs.

Comments: Created by Mart Bailey.

Ace Comics briefly attempted to revive the character in the 1980's (see image on lower right, kindly supplied by Mike Murphy)

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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