Roy the Super-Boy. Roy is a 12-year-old, orphaned orphan bootblack who had the good luck to be seen by Blane Whitney, a.k.a. The Wizard when Roy is fighting criminals. Blane admires Roy’s spunk and takes him under his wing, training him to be his sidekick, Roy the Super-Boy. Roy is also a member of the Boy Buddies. He has no superpowers. He appears in stories with titles like “Rollo the Ape-Man,” “The Beast-Man,” and “Flaming Fingers of Death.”
First Appearance: Top-Notch Comics #8 (Archie), Sept 1940. 23 appearances, 1940-1944. Created by Hary Shorten and Edd Ashe.
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