Real Name: Unknown
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unknown
First Appearance: Challenge Comics (Frank Johnson Productions, 1942)
Powers/Abilities: Able to become invisible, immune to bullets. Looking at the image, it appears he could also electrify his own body.
History: After being exposed to radiation at an atomic bomb test site, an unidentified man becomes the hero known as Powerman.
Comments: Thanks to Dansen T.Stahl who provided the following information, gleaned from an old fan magazine "Rocket Blast Comi-Collector".
"Costume: Full body suit extending up to cover all his head except for a slit around the eyes. Square emblem in middle of chest. Trunks. No gloves. Powerman appeared in Punch Comics. He had a green-tinted visor, yellow chest piece, and red costume. Art was by John Delaney" He also told me what the character's powers were too.
Thanks to Richard Boucher & Darrin Wiltshire @ PR-Publications for permission to use information from their brilliant collection of Golden Age Sites, PR Publications. Thanks to Dennis Ray for additional images of the character.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Powerman, British Golden Age hero
Power Man, American Golden Age hero
Power Man, Marvel Comic's Luke Cage
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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