Real Name: Bill Prince
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: U.S. operative
Enemies: The Japanese armed forces
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: China
First Appearance: Captain America Comics #17 (Timely, August 1942)
Powers/Abilities: Skilled fighter.
History: (Captain America Comics #17) Bill Prince was a U.S. agent code named the Fighting Yank, working in China to help the Chinese fight the invading Japanese.
Comments: Fighting Yank hasn't been seen since his sole appearance in 1942, but his existence in the modern Marvel universe was confirmed in the U.S.Agent mini-series when his name was seen on a list of patriotic heroes.
Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory and his Guide to Golden Age Marvel Characters. Thanks also to Richard Boucher & Darrin Wiltshire @ PR-Publications for permission to use information from their equally brilliant collection of Golden Age Sites, PR Publications. Their knowledge of Golden Age characters far outstrips my own.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Fighting Yank, Better Comics Golden Age character
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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