The Amazing Mr X

Real Name: Les Manners

Identity/Class: "Normal" human

Occupation: "Private enquiry agent."

Affiliations: Retro-Active

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance:  Dandy #272 (D.C.Thomson, 5th August 1944)

Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength. He later (by the time of Retro-Active) gained the power of flight.

History: Having trained extensively to build up his physical prowess and faculties, Les Manners became the costumed crimefighter known as Mr. X.

Comments: Created by Jack Glass.

Mr. X's original adventures only lasted for 14 issues, from Dandy #272 through #286, plus a story in Dandy Annual 1962.

His costume consisted of skin-tight black trousers, white top with the red 'X' on it and a black mask.

Several original Mr. X stories were reprinted alongside new material by the University of Dundee's UniVerse imprint by license with DC Thomson late in 2012.

Mr. X was recently revived in the digital edition of the Dandy as a member of the superteam Retro Active; over the years he has apparently gained the power of flight.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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