Wild Boy of the Woods

Real Name: Derek

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Resistance fighter

Affiliations: Unnamed hermit

Enemies: German soldiers

Known Relatives: None known

Aliases: None known

Base of Operations: The woods near Barchester

First Appearance: Beano #1 (D.C.Thomson, 30 July 1938-42; 1947-49)

Powers/Abilities: Skilled woodsman and Tarzan-a-like. The hermit seems to be some sort of scientific genius as he outfitted Derek with a Gyro-Flier at one point.

History: Derek was a boy who had grown up in the woods near the town of Barchester, living in a secret cave accessible through a hollow tree with an old hermit he called Grandfather. When the War started, he became the "deadliest foe Germany ever had".

Comments: Created by Richard Baines.


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