Real Name: Percy van Norton
Identity/Class: Normal human (Marvel re-write: human mutate)
Occupation: Millionaire playboy
Affiliations: None (Marvel re-write: Battle-Axis (Dr.Death, Golem, Human Meteor, Spider-Queen, Vision, Volton))
Enemies: Unknown (Marvel re-write: The Invaders (Blazing Skull, Captain America, Human Torch, Miss America, Namor, Whizzer))
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: The Perfect Human
Base of Operations: Unknown
First Appearance: Crash Comics #1 (Tem Publishing [Holyoke], May 1940)
Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength, dexterity and intelligence
History: After years of studying the secrets of yogi from a tome of hidden knowledge, Percy van Norton attained superhuman attributes, which he then put to use fighting crime.
Comments: Having fallen into the public domain, Strongman was used as a villainous member of the Battle Axis in Marvel's 1990's Invaders mini-series. This revised version was substantially different from the original; as well as being on the side of the Nazis, he was less intelligent, not as strong, and had gained his powers through using an experimental drug.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
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