Membership: Bob Brant, Daffy, Feathers, Bomber
Purpose: To fight criminals and Commies.
Affiliations: Lance Brant, Bess, Carol
Enemies: Roger Carstairs, False Face
Base of Operations: Unknown city in the U.S.
First Appearance: Man Comics #26 (Atlas, August 1953)
History: (Man Comics #26-28, ga) Four teenage boys growing up in 1950s America, the Troubleshooters enjoyed a series of adventures, battling disguised counterfeiters, Commie agitators, and the super-intelligent, telepathic killer mutant teenager Roger Carstairs, who could kill by projecting terrifying images of swarming insects into his victims' minds. The Trouble Shooters were Bob Brant, the two-fisted and fearless leader; Duffy, the skinny second-in-command; "Feathers", the intellectual Native American with knowledge of the most esoteric subjects; and "Bomber", the scrappy youngster of the band.
They were often accompanied by Bob's girlfriend Carol, and Daffy's girl Bess, and sometimes aided by Bob's older brother Brant, a government agent whose job involved tackling enemy spies, and tracking down stolen laser guns.
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.
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