Real Name: Unknown
Identity/Class: Human magic user
Affiliations: Zee (assistant)
Enemies: Guran, Ramun the Evil One (rival sorcerer), Edpo (Ramun's trained ape)
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Monarch of Magicians
Base of Operations: Unknown
First Appearance: Big Shot Comics #1 (Columbia Comic Corporation, 1940)
Powers/Abilities: Marvelo could accomplish a number of superhuman feats through magic. The most spectacular ability he demonstrated was the ability to walk through solid objects, such as steel doors.
History: Marvelo, Monarch of Magicians, was a sorceror who used his powers to fight crime and injustice, most often against the evil Eastern mage Guran. He was accompanied by his Chinese servant Zee.
Comments: Created by Fred Guardineer (artist - writer unknown)
Marvelo appeared in Big Shot Comics #1 through 20, and The Face #1.
Some images on this pagare from Steve Rogers' Golden Years Comic Book Library, likewise used with permission.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
any one of the numerous other sorcerers of this era, turban-wearing or otherwise
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