Hip Knox

Real Name: Birth name Unknown; Adopted name ? Knox

Identity/Class: Human mutate (or perhaps cyborg)

Occupation: Scientist

Affiliations: Professor Knox

Enemies: Eric McFadden

Known Relatives: Professor Knox (adopted father)

Aliases: "the Super Hypnotist"

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: Superworld Comics #1 (Kosmos Publications, April 1940)

Powers/Abilities: Incredible hypnotic abilities, able to control either humans or animals with a single glance; can mesmerise literally hundreds of animals in one go.

History: Desiring to create a superhuman with hypnotic abilities, scientist Professor Knox experiments on an abandoned baby. His operations bring it back from the brink of death, but also enhance it's brain (and eyes). He raises the child as his own son, nicknaming him Hip (short for hypnotism), and when the boy reached adulthood gave him a costume and made him swear to never use his powers for evil. Hip Knox became a crimefighter, battling a number of opponents including Eric McFadden, a man resistant to hypnotism who had a long term grudge against Professor Knox.

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