White Streak. White Streak is actually Manowar, an android created centuries ago by a South American civilization to help mankind during times of war. “I’m the last of the servants of a dead civilization. Dedicated to mete out justice to those murderers who prey on the weak—the Warmongers!” “We of the Council of Utopia, even now destroyed by war, leaves as a symbol of our death warrant, ‘MANOWAR’ entombed until the day the world once more is faced with death by selfishness!!” He lies inactive in an American museum until he is awakened by German bombers. He destroys them, then decides to fight for America against the Axis. In his civilian identity he is Dan Sanders, an FBI agent. Later he is assisted by Red Seal. White Streak’s powers include super-strength, limited invulnerability, flight, x-ray vision, and “knife like electron” eyebeams.
First Appearance: Target Comics #1 (Novelty Press), Feb 1940. 25 appearances, 1940-1941. Created by Carl Burgos.
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