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Maravillas, Capitan. Capitan Maravillas appeared in the Spanish dime novel El Capitan Maravillas #1-2 (1944) and an eponymous movie in 1944.
Capitan Maravillas is a trenchcoat-wearing, hard-boiled Spanish policeman who uses a Thompson sub-machine gun to wipe out crime in the city he patrols. He takes on Yellow Perils like the Gold Scorpion, among others. Capitan Maravillas appears in stories with titles like “The Gold Scorpion” and “The Lens of Death.”
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