Real Name: Vince Harley

Identity/Class: Human mutate (?)

Occupation: Crime writer for Dark Detective Magazine

Affiliations: his bees, Diane Carter

Enemies: Professor Topaz

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: Yellowjacket Comics #1 (E. Levy Publishing/ Frank Communale, September 1944)

Powers/Abilities: Able to control bees. Immune to bee stings.  

History: While researching a book, crime writer Vince Harley falls foul of jewel robbers, who attempt to kill him by emptying a carton of yellowjackets on him. However he discovers that he is immune to bee stings, and somehow gains the power to control them. Designing a costume, he uses this new found ability to get revenge on the robbers, and goes on to fight other crimes as Yellowjacket.

Comments: Picture of Yellowjacket courtesy of Steve Rogers' Golden Years Comic Book Library.

Yellowjacket appeared in Yellowjacket Comics #1-10, TNT Comics #1 and Jack In The Box Comics #11.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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