Real Name: Dick Dixson
Identity/Class: Human mutate
Occupation: School boy
Known Relatives: Unnamed father
Base of Operations: U.K.
First Appearance: Sparky (D.C. Thomson, 1968-77)
Powers/Abilities: Dick can turn invisible using the torch given him by his astronaut father.
History: Dick Dixson was given a souvenir of a space flight by his father, who was an astronaut. The souvenir was an electric torch that had formed part of the equipment of a space capsule in orbit. But Dick discovered that mysterious rays in space had affected the torch. It now shone a black beam instead of a white one, and anything it shone upon became invisible for a time.
Comments: Dick was a character who originally appeared in the Rover and Dandy in the twenties and thirties. The Sparky version shares the name and powers, but is otherwise very different, having a new origin (the original turned invisible after sniffing the mysterious liquid given to him by a one-legged sailor!) and different attitude from his predecessor.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Invisible Dick, the original version
any other Invisible characters
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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