Mister Terrific. Terry Sloan is a bored millionaire who has conquered every possible field there is. He is so bored, in fact, that he decides one day to commit suicide. He sees someone else about to do so and stops them, and after finding out their troubles helps them out. He then decides to help people by fighting crime, emphasizing the ideal of fair play with those two words emblazoned across his costume. He is a member of the Justice Society of America. He has no superpowers, but is a prodigy at everything he does; he has an aptitude for having aptitudes, and is the "best in the world" at everything, from being an architect to being a hypnotist. His Rogues Gallery includes Black Barax, the Tyrant from the Year 7532; Dr. Laff, who uses practical jokes like itching powder and poisonous toy snakes to commit crimes; the Five Geniuses, five talented men who commit crimes to entertain themselves; and Terry Savatte, a tap dancing savate master.

First Appearance: Sensation Comics #1 (DC), Jan 1942. 68 appearances, 1942-1947. Created by Charles Reizenstein and Hal Sharp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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