Real Name: Victor Jay
Identity/Class: Normal human
Enemies: The Vampire
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: U.S.A.
First Appearance: Daring Mystery Comics #2 (Timely, February 1940).
Powers/Abilities: Good fighter, athlete.
History: Having become rich as a sportsman, Victor Jay decided he wanted to try another career. Donning a cape and domino mask, he became the crimefighter, Mr.E. His recurring nemesis was the Vampire, a rogue scientist who used a gas which could cause people's hearts to explode.
Mr. E took part in the Allied invasion of occupied Europe, but alongside other heroes was captured by the Germans and placed in suspended animation. He has recently been revived.
Comments: Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory and his Guide to Golden Age Marvel Characters. Thanks also 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.
Mr. E is due to be revived soon as part of the new Marvel mini-series "The Twelve" by J. Michael Straczynski.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Mr E, Chesler Comics Golden Age hero
Mr.E, a DC character
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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