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Hilton, Jack. Jack Hilton was created by the Italian creator Carlo Cossio (Ciclone, Dick Fulmine, Alain la Foudre) and appeared in the comic strip “Tanks, l'Uomo d'Acciaio” (1945). Jack Hilton is a Superhuman. Jack Hilton is an engineer and adventurer who stumbles upon the jungle lab of Professor Salvor. Salvor gives Hilton a drink which makes him super-strong and invulnerable. Hilton becomes “Tanks, the Steel Man,” and sets about using his powers for good. He fights various colorful enemies, including invading aliens and the robed Mysterious Seven, and eventually marries his Loving Enemy Maruska, Queen of the Time Pirates.
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