Real Name: Albert Oates
Identity/Class: Human empowered by chemical means.
Enemies: Doctor Vulpex
Known Relatives: None.
Base of Operations: U.K.
First Appearance: Lion (I.P.C.)
Powers/Abilities: When he smoked, er, I mean smelled, the burning fumes from the wonder-herb, Oates became superfast and strong.
History: A bespectacled botanist named Albert Oates had discovered a wonder-herb which could transform him into a super-athlete. Doctor Vulpex, a sinister foreigner, found out about his discovery and attempted to steal it for his own evil purposes.
Comments: Especially considering the era that Oates first appeared in, the writers of this strip must have been sailing somewhat close to the wind by having a hero who gained superpowers by inhaling the smoke from an unnamed plant.
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