Olac the Gladiator
Real Name: Olac
Identity/Class: Normal human
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Rome
First Appearance: Tiger (IPC, 9th November 1957)
Powers/Abilities: Skilled swordsman
History: A former British slave, Olac was one of Rome's foremost gladiators. Some of his many adventures included preventing usurpers claiming the Emperor's throne and participating in the ancient Olympic games.
Comments: Olac starred in his own series in Tiger from 9th November 1957 until 1st March 1969. He was created by writer Brian Leigh and an uncredited artist, thought Ruggero Giovannini later became the artist most associated with drawing him, taking over the strip in October 1959 and drawing it until the final installment, except for a few other artists filling in for brief periods here and there.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
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