Real Name: Baron Povalsky
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Unknown; local nobility
Affiliations: German Army (in his Hurtz identity), Vorka (his manservant)
Enemies: Nazis, Cross Bow
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Major Hurtz
Base of Operations: Poland
First Appearance: Smash Comics #33 (Quality Comics, May 1942)
Powers/Abilities: Skilled archer. Good at disguises.
History: Following the German invasion of Poland, local nobleman Baron Povalsky began a one-man resistance campaign, creating two new identities for himself. As Major Hurtz, he spied on the occupiers from within their own ranks, and as Marksman, he openly opposed them, disguised by a hooded red robe.
Comments: His surname was also apparently spelt Povalski on occasion.
Marksman's final Golden Age appearance was in Smash Comics #58 in April 1945.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Marksman, Golden age, Centaur Comics
Marksman, Hero Comics
Marksman, British hero
any other heroic archers (Hawkeye, Green Arrow, etc)
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