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Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Vol 4 8

Cover of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Golden Age 2004

The following in a list of the characters and teams that first appeared in Marvel Comics' Golden Age (under both of Marvel's previous names, Atlas Comics & Timely Comics). 0–9ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Characters


Character Real Name First Appearance Notes
1936
Ka-Zar David Rand Ka-Zar #1
(October, 1936)
Last appeared in Marvel Mystery Comics #27
1939
Namor the Sub-Mariner Namor McKenzie Motion Picture Funnies Weekly #1 (April 1939) formerly of the All-Winners Squad and the Invaders; currently in the Invaders.
American Ace Perry Webb Motion Picture Funnies Weekly #1 (April 1939)
Angel Thomas Halloway Marvel Comics #1 (November 1939) formerly of the All-Winners Squad and the V-Battalion
Human Torch Jim Hammond (alias) Marvel Comics #1 (November 1939) Deceased in New Invaders #9 (2005); Formerly of the Invaders, V-Battalion, All-Winners Squad, Suicide Specials
Masked Raider Jim Gardley Marvel Comics #1 (November 1939)
1940s
Fiery Mask Jack Castle Daring Mystery Comics #1 (January 1940)
John Steele Daring Mystery Comics #1 (January 1940)
Monako Unknown Daring Mystery Comics #1 (January 1940)
Flash Foster Robert Foster Daring Mystery Comics #1 (January 1940)
Toro Thomas Raymond Human Torch Comics #2 (1940) Deceased in Sub-Mariner vol. 1 #14 (1969); formerly of the All-Winners Squad, Kid Commandos, Invaders, Young Allies.
Thin Man Dr. Bruce Dickson Mystic Comics vol. 1 #4 (July 1940) formerly member of the Liberty Legion; currently in the New Invaders
Marvel Boy Martin Simon Burns Daring Mystery Comics vol. 1 #4 (June 1940)
Marvel Boy Martin Oksner Burns U.S.A. Comics #7 (February 1943)
Hurricane Makkari Red Raven Comics #1 (August 1940) A member of the Eternals; formerly of First Line
Red Raven Red Raven Comics #1 (August 1940) former member of the Liberty Legion
Vision Aarkus Marvel Mystery Comics #13 (November 1940)
Black Marvel Dan Lyons Mystic Comics vol. 1 #5 (March 1941) mentor of the Slingers
Blazing Skull Mark Anthony Todd Mystic Comics vol. 1 #5 (March 1941) member of the Invaders both golden and modern age; alleged uncle of Ion
Bucky James Buchanan Barnes Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941) former member of the Liberty Legion, Kid Commandos, Invaders and Young Allies, now Captain America
Captain America Steven Rogers Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941) former member of the Invaders; currently leader of the Avengers.
Red Skull Johann Shmidt Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941)
Blue Diamond Elton T. Morrow Daring Mystery Comics #7 (April 1941) former member of the Liberty Legion
The Fin Peter Noble Daring Mystery Comics #7 (April 1941) ally of modern Invaders
Silver Scorpion Elizabeth Barstow Daring Mystery Comics #7 (April 1941) currently member of the V-Battalion
Jack Frost USA Comics #1 (August 1941) former member of the Liberty Legion
Whizzer Robert L. Frank USA Comics #1 (August 1941) Deceased in Vision & The Scarlet Witch #3 (1982); former member of the Liberty Legion, Invaders and All-Winners Squad
Destroyer Kevin "Keen" Marlow Daring Mystery Comics #6 (October 1941)
Terror Laslo Pevely Mystic Comics vol. 1 #5 (1941)
Patriot
formerly Captain America
Jeffrey Mace Human Torch Comics #3 (1941) former member of the Liberty Legion and All-Winners Squad
Citizen V John Watkins Daring Mystery Comics #8 (January 1942) former member of the V-Battalion
Captain Wonder Jeff Jordan Kid Komics #1 (February 1943)
Miss America Madeline Frank (nee Joyce) Marvel Mystery Comics #49 (November 1943) former member of the Liberty Legion, Invaders, All-Winners Squad
Millie the Model Millie Collins Millie the Model #1 (Winter 1945)
Spirit of '76
formerly Captain America
William Nasland Captain America Comics #49 (1945) (retcon - in the original comics this was Steve Rogers, but retcons prevented Rogers being active as Cap from this story on) Former member of the Invaders and All-Winners Squad
Blonde Phantom Louise Grant Mason All-Select Comics #11 (1946) former member of the All-Winners Squad; currently working for Blake Tower
Isbisa Simon Meke All-Winners Comics vol. 1 #19 (1946)
Namora Aquaria Nautica Neptunia Marvel Mystery Comics #82 (May 1947) former member of the Avengers 1950s
Sun Girl Mary Mitchell Sun Girl #1 (August 1948)
Venus Aphrodite Venus #1 (1948) Member of the Greek pantheon of gods
1950s
Marvel Boy Robert "Bob" Grayson Marvel Boy vol. 1 #1 (1950) Deceased Fantastic Four #165 (1975) after becoming the villain Crusader
Captain America
formerly Grand Director
Young Men #24 (1953) (retcon - in the original comics this was Steve Rogers, but retcons to Rogers' timeline make it impossible for it to be him) Deceased Captain America #153 (1972)
Nomad
formerly Scourge, Bucky
Jack Monroe Young Men #24 (1953) (retcon - in the original comics this was James Barnes, but retcons to his timeline make it impossible for it to be Barnes) Deceased Captain America vol. 5 (2004)
Red Skull Albert Malik Young Men #24 (1953) Deceased
Yellow Claw Yellow Claw #1 (1956)
1960s (Pre-Fantastic Four #1)
Fin Fang Foom Strange Tales vol. 1 #89 (1960)
Doctor Druid, formerly Dr. Droom Anthony Ludgate Druid Amazing Adventures vol. 1 #1 (1961) Deceased; former member of the Monster Hunters and Avengers

Modern Age Golden Age

These characters all appeared after Marvel was well established as Marvel Comics but were set in the Golden Age, many being allies of Captain America or part of the Invaders.

Character Real Name First Appearance Notes
Spitfire Lady Jacqueline Crichton (nee Falsworth) Invaders vol. 1 #7 (1976)
Destroyer Roger Aubrey Invaders vol. 1 #14 (1977) former member of the V-Battalion and Crusaders
Union Jack Brian Falsworth Invaders vol. 1 #18 (1977)
3-D Man Charles "Chuck" Chandler Marvel Premiere #35 (1977)
Crimson Commando Frank Bohannon Uncanny X-Men #215 (1987) former member of the Department, Project: Wide-awake and Freedom Force.

The Lost Generation

In 2000, Marvel released a comic book miniseries which counted down backwards from #12. It featured many new characters and set pre-Fantastic Four #1.

Character Real Name First Appearance Notes
Black Fox Robert William Paine Marvel: The Lost Generation #12 (2000) member of both incarnations of First Line;

Teams

Character Real Name First Appearance Notes
Three Xs

First appearing in 1940 these three non-powered adventurers fought against spies and is yet to appear in the modern age.

1X Mystic Comics vol. 1 #1 1X was the detective of the trio
2X Mystic Comics vol. 1 #1 2X was the inventor of the trio
3X Mystic Comics vol. 1 #1 3X was the strongman of the trio
Tough Kids Squad

Debuting in 1942, the Tough Kids Squad was a group of teenage adventurers lead by the Danger brothers. None of the teens or any of their relative has yet been seen in the modern age

Wally Danger Tough Kid Squad #1 (1942) Gained genius-level intellect through an early version of the Super Soldier serum.
Tom Danger Tough Kid Squad #1 (1942) Gained super strength through an early version of the Super Soldier serum.
Butch Tough Kid Squad #1 (1942)
Derrick Dawes Tough Kid Squad #1 (1942)
Eagle Tough Kid Squad #1 (1942)
Victory Boys

Appearing in 1940, the Victory Boys were a group of German orphans lead by American boy Victor fighting against Nazi in Germany during the War,

Victor Comedy Comics vol. 1 #10 (1940)
Maxie Comedy Comics vol. 1 #10 (1940)
Gus Comedy Comics vol. 1 #10 (1940)
Warren Comedy Comics vol. 1 #10 (1940)
Hans Comedy Comics vol. 1 #10 (1940)
Kurt Comedy Comics vol. 1 #10 (1940)
Young Allies

Founded in 1941, the Young Allies were a group of teen boys who sometimes helped Captain America (Rogers). They were still active after the war but only Bucky and Toro have been seen in the modern age.

Jeff Sandervilt Young Allies #1 (July 1941)
Tubby Tinkle Henry Tinkle Young Allies #1 (July 1941)
Knuckles O'Toole Percival O'Toole Young Allies #1 (July 1941)
Whitewash Jones Young Allies #1 (July 1941)

See also

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