Yankee Doodle Jones
Real Name: Yankee Doodle Jones
Identity/Class: Human mutate and construct
Affiliations: Dandy (sidekick), Uncle Sam, Yankee Boy, Johnny Rebel
Enemies: Leader, Hag
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: USA
First Appearance: Yankee Comics #1 (Harry A. Chesler, 1941)
Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength, speed and invulnerability.
History: Having been crippled during the Great War, at the start of WWII three American veterans struck a deal with an unnamed scientist, offering to give up their own lives so that he could construct an American champion out of their remains. Brought to life, the artificial man was then injected with a secret formula that granted him superhuman abilities, but soon after this Nazi agents attacked the scientist's lab, fatally wounding him before the construct and the scientist's son, who had injected himself with the special formula when the lab was invaded, stopped them. With his dying breath the scientist named his creation Yankee Doodle Jones, and begged Jones and his son to protect America. With the scientist's son becoming his sidekick, Dandy, Yankee Doodle Jones went on to battle Nazis including the Leader and the Hag.
Comments: Created by Lou Fine.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Yank, Golden age hero, partner of Doodle
Yankee Boy, Golden age hero
Yankee Eagle, Quality Comics hero
Yankee Girl, Golden age hero
Yankee Girl, another Golden Age hero of that name
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