Menace

Real Name: Dennis Temple

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: Actor

Affiliations: Rita Wilson (fiancee)

Enemies: Professor Phineas T.Krakpott; Mr.Shoestring

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Blackheart Benny (a role he played)

Base of Operations: Los Angeles

First Appearance: Triple Threat Comics #1 (Gerona / Special Action Comics, Inc, 1945 - see comments)

Powers/Abilities: Good fighter. Employs a variety of gadgets.

History: Actor Dennis Temple, best known for playing villains the audience loved to hate in movies made by Monster Pictures, was secretly the masked scourge of crime known as the Menace.

Comments: Menace also appeared in K.O. Comics and Top Spot Comics. Exactly what was his first appearance is unclear - Triple Threat came out in October 1945, K.O. Comics in "Winter" 1945, and Top Spot was a reprint of K.O. (or perhaps the other way around).

CLARIFICATIONS: None.

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