Patriot. Jeffrey Mace, a ghost writer for a newspaper syndicate in Washington, D.C., gets himself into “some of the craziest scrapes,” both as a civilian and, inspired by Captain America, as a costumed crimefighter. He has no superpowers. For one issue he has a sidekick, Miss Patriot. He fights ordinary criminals and Nazis and name villains like the Veiled Violinist. The Patriot appears in stories with titles like “Death Dirge of the Veiled Violinist,” “Swastika Over Europe,” and “The Green-Faced Man.”
First Appearance: Human Torch Comics #3 (Marvel), Spring 1941. 11 appearances, 1941-1943. Created by Ray Gill and George Mandel.
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