Ghost of Flanders
Real Name: "Rip" Graves
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Fighter of the Axis forces
Enemies: Axis soldiers (mainly Japanese, but occasionally the Germans too)
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Crypt beneath the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Washington
First Appearance: Hit Comics #18 (Quality Comics, December 1941)
Powers/Abilities: Good fighter.
History: Wrongly declared dead at Flanders during the Great War, Rip Graves discovered that he was being honoured as the Unknown Soldier. With the advent of America joining the Second World War, Rip decided to battle his country's enemies as the costumed Ghost of Flanders, using the crypt dedicated to him as a base.
Comments: Created by George Brenner.
The Ghost's adventures lasted a year, until Hit Comics #25.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
any other Ghosts
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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