Yarko the Great. Yarko the Great is both a stage magician and a real magician, and he uses both sets of abilities to fight crime. A white man, he studied “the magic of the East,” and now uses it around the world, fighting black magicians like Shaddiba, Vladim the Voodoo Master, Rango the Witch Doctor, the Lord of the Zombies, and the Yellow Peril Fu Chu. Yarko appears in stories with titles like “The Curse of Hecate,” “Fu Chu’s Brain Paralyzing Gas,” and “The Temple of Kukulchan.”
First Appearance: Wonder Comics #2 (Standard), June 1939. 40 appearances, 1939-1942. Created by Will Eisner.
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