Real Name: Unknown
Affiliations: Diana (his assistant), Jose
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: The Mystic
Base of Operations:
First Appearance: Mystic Comics #4 (Timely, August 1940)
Powers/Abilities: Psychic - able to sense impending danger. Telepathic, precognitive, post-cognitive. Good fighter.
History: "Merzah the Mystic fights international spies and saboteurs. By his amazing powers of thought transmission and mental telepathy he protects his country from the inroads of communism and fascism! Right here in America - there are more than 300,000 foreign spies!!"
In his only recorded case, Merzah tangled with Matsu, a Japanese master spy whose men had caused a train derailment.
Comments: Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory and his Guide to Golden Age Marvel Characters. Thanks also to Richard Boucher & Darrin Wiltshire @ PR-Publications for permission to use information from their equally brilliant collection of Golden Age Sites, PR Publications. Their knowledge of Golden Age characters far outstrips my own.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Merza, Filipino character
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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