Real Name: Tony Trent
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Radio announcer
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: U.S.A.
First Appearance: Big Shot Comics #1 (Columbia, 1940)
Powers/Abilities: Good fighter, uses fear inspired by his chilling "rubberoid" mask to gain advantage in combat.
History: Angered by the seemingly endless stories of crime he had to announce, radio newsman Tony Trent decided to fight it himself. Designing a terrifying mask that would frighten criminals and give him a momentary advantage over his opponents, he became the Face.
As the War hotted up, Trent would later turn his hand to fighting spies and saboteurs.
Comments: Created by Mart Bailey.
Ace Comics briefly attempted to revive the character in the 1980's (see image on lower right, kindly supplied by Mike Murphy)
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Janus, a British hero with a terrifying green face
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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