Real Name: Jim Lockhart
Identity/Class: Human, technology user
Occupation: Naval captain (retired), adventurer
Enemies: Black Shark, King of the Caverns
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: Robin Hood of the deep
Base of Operations: Mobile
First Appearance: Crack Comics #1 (Quality Comics, May 1940)
Powers/Abilities: Good fighter. The Torpedo submarine can fly, travel underwater, and fire energy beams from its front.
History: Retired naval officer Jim Lockhart designed and built a super-submarine, the Torpedo, capable of not only traversing the oceans but also of flying, and armed with energy beam weapons. Taking on the identity of the Red Torpedo, he became an adventurer, ravelling the seas and battling criminals such as the Black Shark. He also discovered Merrezonia, an underwater civilisation inhabited by merpeople.
Comments: Red Torpedo appeared in Crack Comics #1-20. Like the other Quality heroes, he later became property of D.C. Comics, who killed him in All-Star Squadron #32.
Micro hero on this page courtesy of Darrin Wiltshire's Micro Heroes site, used with permission.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
any other Red characters
Torpedo, Marvel Comics hero(es)
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