The Falcon

Real Name: Unknown

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Unknown

Affiliations: Flash Calvert

Enemies: Slug Wickum's gang

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: The Press Guardian, Guardian of the Press

Base of Operations: Central City

First Appearance: Pep Comics #1 (Archie, January 1940)

Powers/Abilities: Good fighter .


Comments: Created by Jack Binder.

Flash and the Falcon in the same panel talking to one another.Some sites report the Falcon to be reporter Flash Calvert. However, during the Falcon's one and only appearance in Pep Comics #1, the Falcon comes to Flash's rescue when he is tied up by Slug Wickum's gang, fights them in Flash's presence, and then frees Flash and hands him a confiscated gun so Flash can keep them contained until the police arrive. So Flash is the one person the Falcon cannot be. It is possible that the Falcon ditched his costume and became the less flashy looking Press Guardian, in which case he is Perry Chase, playboy son of the Daily Express' publisher.


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