Real Name: Flexo

Identity/Class: Robot

Occupation: Crimefighter

Affiliations: Joel Williams (creator), Joshua Williams (creator)

Enemies: Dr. Murdo, Karl Damos, Iron Duke

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: "The Rubber Man"

Base of Operations: U.S.A.

First Appearance: Mystic Comics #2 (Timely Comics, April 1940)

Powers/Abilities: Superhuman speed and strength. Able to fly.

History: (Mystic Comics #2-4, ga) Joel and Joshua Williams were brothers and scientists. The two doctors experimented for years, finally perfecting a robot made of rubber and filled with a secret gas, which they called Flexo. Directed by remote control, Flexo was employed by the men to fight crime. His first opponent was Dr.Murdo, a renegade scientist who had stolen radium and was using it to power a Death Ray.

Comments: Created by Will Harr and Jack Binder.

Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory and his Guide to Golden Age Marvel Characters. Thanks also to Richard Boucher & Darrin Wiltshire @ PR-Publications for permission to use information from their equally brilliant collection of Golden Age Sites, PR Publications. Their knowledge of Golden Age characters far outstrips my own.


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