Real Name: Kent Blake
Identity/Class: Normal human; after death ghost
Occupation: Secret agent
Affiliations: Golden Age The Secret Service, the Special Investigation Department
Silver Age Spider-Man
Enemies: Golden Age Captain Barto
Silver Age Ryan
Known Relatives: Silver Age Sue (wife)
Base of Operations: Mobile - operated both in the United States and Korea
First Appearance: Kent Blake of the Secret Service #1 (Atlas, May 1951)
Powers/Abilities: Good fighter and detective.
History: (Kent Blake of the Secret Service #1-14, ga) Kent Blake was a government operative who often went undercover to locate communist agents. When the Korean War broke out, he was swiftly sent to the theatre of war to carry out guerilla missions, often behind enemy lines.
(Amazing Spider-Man Annual #13) Kent continued to work for the Secret Service until the modern day, when he was killed by Ryan, a minor crook. Never willing to leave a case unfinished, in life or in death, his ghost returned to draft in the aid of costumed crimefighter Spider-Man in capturing his killer.
Comments: Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory and his Guide to Golden Age Marvel Characters. 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.
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