Amazing Man. John Aman is Amazing Man. “25 years ago, in the dismal country of Tibet, the Council of Seven chose an orphan of superb physical structure, and each did his part to develop in this child all the characteristics of a man who would dominate the world of men by his strength, knowledge and courage...six of the council have endowed him with the benefits of kindness and tolerance and bravery, but a seventh, ‘The Great Question,’ covets plans of dire evil for the perfect boy....” Despite the Great Question’s attempts at telepathic control over Aman, he goes to the outside world and fights crime. Amazing Man's powers include super-strength, invulnerability, speed, healing, telekinesis, limited shape-changing, and the ability to "make himself disappear in a cloud of green vapor." It is for that last power that he is also known as "the Green Mist." His kid sidekick is Tommy, the Amazing Kid. Amazing Man is also helped by Zona Henderson, “ace girl crime investigator." Amazing Man fights ordinary murderers and blackmailers, German pilots in the skies above France, and foreign saboteurs, but his arch-enemy is the Great Question, who Aman fights on a number of occasions. Amazing Man appears in stories with titles like “Mr. Que’s Magnified Ray” and “Death Looks in a Mirror.”
First Appearance: Amazing-Man Comics #5 (Centaur), Sept 1939. 40 appearances, 1939-1942. Created by Bill Everett and ?
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