Marvel Boy (II). An ordinary schoolboy named Martin Burns is visiting a museum with the other students from his school when a mummy case falls and wounds him. Through the wound Martin receives the "extract" of the mummy, which happens to be Hercules’. That night a mysterious Shadow visits Martin Burns and tells him that he now possesses the spirit of Hercules. Martin puts on a costume and becomes Marvel Boy (II), who has the strength of Hercules, the speed of winged Mercury, and the wisdom of Abe Lincoln.
First Appearance: USA Comics #7 (Marvel), Feb 1943. 1 appearance. Created by Bob Oksner.
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