Spark Man

Real Name: Omar Kavak

Identity/Class: Human mutate

Occupation: Violinist, later soldier

Affiliations: U.S. Army

Enemies: The Firefly, King of Manhattan, Japanese soldiers

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: Sparkler Comics II #1 (United Features, July 1940)

Powers/Abilities: Able to generate an electrical charge and release it through his hands. He later took to using guns as well.

History: Having discovered a method of absorbing an electrical charge without harming himself, classical violinst Omar Kavak vowed to use this power to fight crime. Developing a pair of gloves which would allow him to discharge this energy through his hands, he became the costumed hero Spark Man. After being a masked hero for a while, he enlisted in the army, and became a non-costumed (but presumably still super-powered) soldier, fighting the Japanese.

Comments: Spark Man was used by United Features to relaunch their Sparkler Comics title (which had previously had a lack-luster two issue run); he lasted at least for the first 30 issues (to Fenraury 1944), though his last time as the cover star was #18 (and that was out of costume). Though his origin was given in the first issue of Sparkler Comics Volume 2, his true identity wasn't revealed until #10.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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