Real Name: Allen Turner
Identity/Class: Human technology user
Affiliations: Peter (uncle and scientist who helped him develop his plane and gun)
Enemies: Vulture Men
Known Relatives: Peter (uncle, deceased)
Base of Operations: U.S.A.
First Appearance: Big Shot Comics #1 (Columbia, 1940)
Powers/Abilities: Skyman has no powers of his own, but is a good fighter, skilled pilot and exceptional scientist. Wing can hover in one spot (allowing Allen to descend to the scenes of crime on a cable) or fly at up to 800 mph (just a little over Mach One, as the speed of sound is approximately 700 mph).
Skyman also uses a special gun, his "Atomatic"
History: After his parents are killed in a plane crash, Allen Turner was taken in by his scientist uncle Peter, who raised him to be the perfect human. Strong in both mind and body, he used his inheritance from his uncle's will to fund his crimefighting plans, designing Wing, a boomerang shaped plane that flies using the power from the Earth's magnetic poles, and a ray-firing Atomatic gun, before donning a costume to becomes the crime-fighter Skyman.
Comments: Skyman appeared in Big Shot Comics #1-101 and Sparky Watts #1, as well as his own title, which ran for four issues.
Some images on this page come from Steve Rogers' Golden Years Comic Book Library. Also used with permission.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Skyscraper, Strikeforce America member
Skyscraper, Astro City hero
Skywalker, Luke, young Jedi
DC's Skyman, formerly known as the Star-Spangled Kid
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