Kid Galahad

Real Name: Jerry Randall

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Unknown

Affiliations: Knight Watchman (partner), Round Table of America (founder member), Knights of Justice (founder member), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Enemies: Mr.Mask, Quizmaster, Grandfather Clock, Pink Flamingo

Known Relatives: Reid Randall (uncle, the Knight Watchman), Ted (father, deceased), Janet (mother, deceased)

Aliases: Kid Whiz, Galahad, Knight Watchman

Base of Operations: Watchtower, Midway City, Earth A

First Appearance: Berserker #1 (February 1993)

Powers/Abilities: Skilled athlete, good fighter.

History: After his parents were murdered by mobsters trying to take over the family business, Jerry Randall's uncle Reid vowed to avenge their deaths, deciding that the whole warehouse district needed a "Knight Watchman" to protect it from the mob. Wearing a simple homemade costume, and using his athletic skills, he defeated the gang single-handedly. Reid and Jerry moved back in with Reid's mother, and Jerry soon adopted the guise of Kid Galahad. Together the two became the terror of the Midway City underworld, and as time passed the technology at their disposal improved. Their secret base became the Watchtower, disguised as a water tower atop their penthouse apartment, right in the heart of town, while their vehicles included the "Iron Horse" motorbike, the "Flying Shield" aircraft (based on the Watchman's emblem) and of course, the Watchwagon. As they became more sophisticated, so too did their enemies: instead of simple mobsters, they were soon facing Mr Mask, whose disfigured, clay-like face could be reshaped to look like anyone else; former game show question writer the Quizmaster; the rotund, top-hatted Grandfather Clock; and the sinister, smiling Pinkerton Fleming, a.k.a. the Pink Flamingo.

The Watchman retired at age 50 and a grown up Jerry Randall dropped the "Kid" to become just plain Galahad. He sometimes adopted the Watchman identity at night, when he needed to use more extreme methods, and even shared a case with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! When Jerry was hospitalised with a broken leg, Reid came out of retirement briefly at the age of 55 (see 4-part "Graveyard Shift" mini series).

Comments: Thanks to Chris Adams for all the information used on this page.

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