Real Name: Waffles
Identity/Class: Anthropomorphic rabbit transformed by magic
Affiliations: Wilbur "Willy" Woodpecker (President of the Hicktown Chapter of the Super Rabbit Fan Clubs of America)
Enemies: Super Nazi (super-powered pig), Tazz, Tizzy, Gazoopoo
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unknown
First Appearance: Comedy Comics #14 (Timely, March 1943)
Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength, super-sensitive hearing, flight
History: Mild mannered Waffles the news-bunny possessed a magic ring which, when rubbed, could transform him into the heroic Super-Rabbit.
Comments: After appearing in several of Timely's wartime comedy comics, Super Rabbit finally got his own title in Fall 1943. It lasted fourteen issues before folding in November 1948. He continued to make sporadic guest appearances until 1952. He was briefly reprinted in the 1972 title "L'il Pals".
Thanks to Richard Boucher & Darrin Wiltshire @ PR-Publications for permission to use information from their equally brilliant collection of Golden Age Sites, PR Publications. Their knowledge of Golden Age characters far outstrips my own.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Atomic Rabbit, Charlton's Golden Age leporid superbeing
Hoppy the Marvel Bunny, Fawcett's Golden Age leporid superbeing
Super Rabbit, superpowered alter ego of Bugs Bunny in some cartoons
any other super-powered rabbits (there are actually a few of them!)
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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