Real Name: Jerry Noble
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Naval operative
Affiliations: Sam (his eagle sidekick), operative for the Naval Secret Service
Enemies: Von Weissmann
Known Relatives: Walter Q.Noble (father, U.S. Senator)
Aliases: Larry Noble
Base of Operations: U.S.A.
First Appearance: Military Comics #1 (Quality Comics, August 1941)
Powers/Abilities: Quick witted, capable fighter. Has an extraordinary rapport with most animals. Accompanied by an extremely intelligent eagle sidekick, Sam.
History: The son of American Senator Walter Q.Noble, member of the Senate Naval Committee, when war threatened his country, Jerry Noble made it his personal mission to stop Axis saboteurs, accompanied by Sam, his pet eagle. After a few months of independently protecting Naval operations, he became an operative of the Naval Secret Service, and his nickname of Yankee Eagle became his official codename. Thereafter he would mark his opponents when he defeated them by placing a facsimile Yankee Eagle postage stamp on their foreheads.
Comments: Created by John Stewart and William A.Smith.
He appeared in Military Comics #1-8, then Smash Comics #38-47 (when he had become stuntman Larry Noble without explanation given for the change).
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Yankee Boy, Golden age hero
Yankee Girl, Golden age hero
Yankee Girl, second Golden Age hero of that name
American Eagle, Golden age hero
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