Barker, Crash. Crash Barker is the “foremost American stunt flyer and racing driver,” but when he claims to have invented a “zoom sled” people laugh. They aren’t laughing when it takes off and goes 1000 mph at low speed. He defeats the attempt by foreign agents to steal the ship, and when the War Department declines his offer of the zoom sled plans he shoots down some sky pirates as a way to prove himself. Barker is assisted by the brutish “Wheel” Barrow, his co-pilot.
First Appearance: Planet Comics #6 (Fiction House), June 1940. 3 appearances,1940. Created by Charles Quinlan.
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