Real Name: Unknown
Occupation: Superhero - civilian occupation, if any, unknown
Affiliations: None known
Known Relatives: None known
Aliases: None known
Base of Operations: New Zealand
First Appearance: The Adventures of Captain Sunshine Vol:1, #1 (Sunshine Watches Ltd , 1/1/79)
Comments: Created by Colin Wilson. Written by Peter Farrell, Roy Middleton, Reuben Sandler, Colin Wilson, with art by Colin Wilson, Helen Cross, Joe Wylie, Jeanlue Bozzoli. As a side note, Craig Peterson, creator of the Southern Tribe, informs me that Colin Wilson went on to do Judge Dredd art for 2000A.D. and work on the "Young Blueberry" series for Europe.
Captain Sunshine was a promotional character created to sell kids on buying a "sundial" solar-powered watch. Only one issue was published. There may also have been a free game available with Quik Milk.
New Zealand Comics website. Thanks to Darren Schroeder of that site for sending me the image of Captain Sunshine used at the top of this page.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
any other of the multitudes of Captains
Sunburst, member of Storm Watch
Sundiver, ally of the Pantheon
John Sunlight, enemy of Doc Savage
Sunswift, member of the Futurians
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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