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  1. a superhero who first appeared in Pep Comics #1 in January, 1940

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  2. Possibly the first superhero killed in the line of duty, he died in issue #17 (July, 1941), which also introduced his brother, a brutal hero called the Hangman who would use the projected image of a scaffold and descriptions of hanging to frighten cr

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  3. A key member of the Mighty Crusaders, The Comet - John Dickering - was given powers (including flight) thanks to "an experimental substance," and "soon decides to use his newfound powers in the fight for justice." Despite his death in 1941, Archie us

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  4. A number of his foes ended up hanged by pieces of rope which had coiled around their necks while they were falling

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  5. In Pep #1, in a story drawn by Jack Cole, young scientist John Dickering has discovered a gas fifty times lighter than hydrogen

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