Real Name: Darren Oak
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Town leader
Affiliations: Daniel Blackbird, Splatter
Enemies: New World Order, Nathan Oak
Known Relatives: Nathan Oak (brother), Jamie (son)
Base of Operations: Toronto, Canada
First Appearance: Captain Canuck Reborn #0 (Semple Comics, September 1993)
Powers/Abilities: Darren is in peak physical condition (he is seen to climb the side of a building with ease). He is a capable hand-to-hand fighter, capable of easily disarming a man armed with a knife for example.
History: Darren Oak was the leader of a project to establish a new community in the Canadian wilderness, a place called OurTown. Part of his funding came from his brother Nathan's company, but Darren began to be suspicious of some of the people Nathan was associating with, and meetings he was barred from entering. With his friend Daniel, he began spying on these meetings, and discovered his brother was involved with a conspiracy calling itself the New World Order, which planned to seize control of Canada. Wanting to go public, but fearing for the safety of those he cared about, Darren copied the costume of comic character Captain Canuck. His highly publicised speeches threatened the conspiracy, who wasted no time in sending assassins after him. However he also gained allies, such as Splatter, another opponent of the Order who followed Darren's example and disguised himself using the costume of another character from the same comics.
Comments: Created by Richard Comely.
Captain Canuck website.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Captain Canuck, the comic character whose costume he copied
any other Captains
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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