Real Name: Johnny Chance
Occupation: Agent of Liberty
Affiliations: Works for Liberty
Enemies: The ID Machine; the Evil Eye Society
Known Relatives: None known
Aliases: None known
Base of Operations: Unknown.
First Appearance: Spyman #1 (Harvey Publications, September 1966)
Powers/Abilities: Spyman has an "electro-robot" hand, complete with a built in blaster, x-ray device, recorder, magnet, camera and "black light ray".
History: "When Liberty agent Johnny Chance lost a hand disarming a radioactive bomb, scientists replaced it with the most unusual weapon of all time", an "electro-robot hand". Now, as Spyman, he continues to fight evil and villainy.
Comments: Created by Joe Simon and Jim Steranko (who would later become famous for working on a much more famous spy, Nick Fury of SHIELD - the first issue of Spyman saw the publication of the first professional work by him).
The comic Spyman was also known as "Top Secret Adventures".
Thanks to William Clough for additional information.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Spy Boy, youthful superspy.
Spy Shadow, spy whose shadow led an independent life.
Spy Smasher, Fawcett superhero
Spymaster, a Marvel comics character
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