Real Name: Thomas "Tommy" Tyme
Identity/Class: Human, magic device user
Occupation: School boy
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: New York
First Appearance: Young Allies #7 (Timely Comics, April 1943)
Powers/Abilities: The Clock of Ages allows Tommy to travel to any point in the past, and then safely return. Tommy is a good scrapper considering his age.
History: School boy Tommy Tyme managed to catch a genie while fishing one day. Granted a wish, Tommy states he hates school, so the genie gives him a magical "Clock of Ages" which allows him to travel anywhere in history, so that he can ask various historical figures the answers to questions his teacher sets him. Naturally anytime he makes such a trip, some sort of adventure occurs.
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.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
anyone else called Tommy or Tyme
Jimmy and his Magic Patch, another time travelling school boy
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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