Real Name: Robert Dickering

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Unknown

Affiliations: Dusty, Roy the Wonder Boy

Enemies: Jackal, Captain Swastika, the Executioner, the Walrus, the Missionary, the Hunter, Mother Goose, the Executioner, the Snail

Known Relatives: John Dickering (Comet), Steve Dickering (Hangman, son), Thelma Gordon Dickering (wife)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: Pep #17 (Archie Comics, July 1941)

Powers/Abilities: Skilled fighter.

History: When Bob Dickering's brother, the hero known as the Comet, was killed, Bob created a new costumed identity, that of the Hangman, in order to gain vengeance.

Comments: Created by Cliff Campbell and George Storm

Hangman was often assisted by the Boy Buddies, a duo consisting of Dusty (the Shield's sidekick) and Roy the Wonder Boy (the Wizard's sidekick)

In the 1980's the son of this Hangman, Steve Dickering, became the new Hangman to avenge his father's death.

CLARIFICATIONS:  Not to be confused with

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