Real Name: Unknown (he is only ever referred to as Magno)

Identity/Class: Unknown

Occupation: Playboy, crimefighter

Affiliations: Davey (sidekick)

Enemies: The Cobra, the Clown

Known Relatives: None.

Aliases: The Magnetic Man

Base of Operations: U.S.A.

First Appearance: Super-Mystery Comics #1 (Ace Periodicals, July1940)

Powers/Abilities: Magnetic powers - able to fly, able to draw or repel metallic objects using magnetic attraction (he can also use this on his sidekick Davey). He is also invunerable.

History: Magno is a playboy adventurer who used his control over magnetism to fight crime and help the government battles the enemies of America. He didn't seem to have a secret identity - or even a wardrobe of normal clothes, since he never seemed to wear anything except his costume. His archnemesis was the Clown, a painted-faced villain whom he and Davey faced on a number of occasions.

(Super-Mystery Comics #1-29, Four Favorites #1-26) No synopses available.

Comments: Thanks to Joe Bromhead for information on this character.

Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory. 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.

Magno's foes, the Clown

and the Cobra


Real Name: Davey ?

Identity/Class: Human technology user

Occupation: School boy

Affiliations: Magno (partner)

Enemies: The Cobra, the Clown

Known Relatives: Unnamed sister.

Aliases: None.

Base of Operations: U.S.A.

First Appearance: Super Mystery Comics #4 (Ace Periodicals, 1941)

Powers/Abilities: Davey wears a suit which gives him powers similar to Magno's - flight, invulnerability, able to control and generate magnetic attraction.

History: Davey is the sidekick of Magno the Magnetic Man.

Comments: None.

CLARIFICATIONS: Magno should not be confused with

Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.

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