Man of War
Real Name: Man of War
Identity/Class: Artificial being created by divine magic
Affiliations: US soldiers
Enemies: Mars, the Nazis and other Axis forces
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Clay Carter
Base of Operations: Active worldwide.
First Appearance: Liberty Scouts #2 (Centaur, June 1941)
Powers/Abilities: Possesses "the strength of Hercules, the speed of Mercury, the wisdom of Zeus...and the powers of all the other gods." His flaming sword can cut through anything, he has superhuman strength and invulnerability, can fly, and can sense, control and teleport through fire or explosions.
History: Admiring the Germans' warlike attitude, the bloodthirsty Roman god Mars magically created Man of War to aid them, but carelessly made him first appear in Dayton, Ohio, where he became immediately loyal to the peaceloving side of the conflict.
Comments: Created by Paul Gustavson.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Man of War, a revived version of this character, used by Malibu as one of the Protectors
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