Joe Guy

Real Name: Joseph Guy

Identity/Class: Human/alien (Kryptonian) hybrid

Occupation: Adventurer

Affiliations: Bantam

Enemies: Cardinal Synn

Known Relatives: "C.K." (Superman, father), Amelia Lockhart (mother)

Aliases: America's foremost hero

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: The Rook #7 (Warren, 1981)

Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength sufficient to lift a car overhead, speed (able to run at over 150 mph) and invulnerability, enhanced hearing and eyesight. Able to leap over a double decker bus and see through porous material.

History: The son of the superhero "C.K." and aviatrix Amelia Lockhart, Joe Guy grew up initially unaware of his true heritage. Having inherited a level of his father's superpowers, he became an adventurer.

Comments: Created by Jim Stenstrum and Abel Laxamana. Joe's father C.K. is clearly intended to be Superman (Clark Kent), while his mother Amelia Lockhart is an obvious pastiche of real-life aviatrix Amelia Earhart. Joe appeared in The Rook #7-10 and #13; he met his father and discovered his origins in #10.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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