The Amazing Mr X
Real Name: Les Manners
Identity/Class: "Normal" human
Occupation: "Private enquiry agent."
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Unknown
First Appearance: Dandy #272 (D.C.Thomson, 5th August 1944)
Powers/Abilities: Superhuman strength. He later (by the time of Retro-Active) gained the power of flight.
History: Having trained extensively to build up his physical prowess and faculties, Les Manners became the costumed crimefighter known as Mr. X.
Comments: Created by Jack Glass.
Mr. X's original adventures only lasted for 14 issues, from Dandy #272 through #286, plus a story in Dandy Annual 1962.
His costume consisted of skin-tight black trousers, white top with the red 'X' on it and a black mask.
Several original Mr. X stories were reprinted alongside new material by the University of Dundee's UniVerse imprint by license with DC Thomson late in 2012.
Mr. X was recently revived in the digital edition of the Dandy as a member of the superteam Retro Active; over the years he has apparently gained the power of flight.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
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