Krakos the Egyptian

Real Name: Krakos

Identity/Class: Human transformed by magic

Occupation: Crimefighter

Affiliations: Yusef

Enemies: Nazis

Known Relatives: None.

Aliases: None.

Base of Operations: London, c.1040.

First Appearance: New Funnies (Gerald D. Swan, 1941); Thrill Comics (1941-44)

Powers/Abilities: Able to fly, able to "explode the rifles of a Nazi firing squad", able to set people alight with a touch of his hand ("The angel of burning death walks among you!")

History: An elderly Egyptian man burned sacred herbs in the hidden temple of Tanis, transforming himself into a superpowered younger man, who then travelled to London to fight the Nazis. In London he was met by his servant, Yusef, and he begins to fight crime in the foggy streets of the capital.

Comments: Published by Gerald G. Swan Ltd.


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