Real Name: Vulcan
Enemies: Zane Costa
Known Relatives: Vulcan (the Roman god of fire, ancestor)
Base of Operations: Unknown
First Appearance: Super-Mystery Comics #1 (Ace Periodicals, 1940)
Powers/Abilities: Able to generate and control fire. Able to fly by generating heat to make himself lighter than air. Superhumanly strong. Bulletproof when on fire, since bullets melted before they could reach him.
History: Born on an island in the South Pacific, Vulcan was a descendant of the Roman god of fire. He used the powers this gave him to fight crime.
(Super Mystery Comics vol.1 #1 to vol.3 #2, Four Favorites #1-3) No synopses available.
Comments: Thanks to Joe Bromhead for information on this character.
Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory. 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
Vulcan, Thunder Agent
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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