Desmo, Captain. Captain Desmo is a pilot and adventurer (“famed adventurer of the air”) who fights evil around the world with the help of his friend Gabby. He has no superpowers but is a good pilot and is good in a fight. He fights Sheikhs in India [sic], a costumed villain called “the Masked Man,” Tartar warriors, Thuggee, the Society of Assassins, and the Mad Scientist Dr. Mause. Desmo appears in stories with titles like “Genghis Akhim,” “Count Ogrloff’s Dangerous Game,” and “Death is the Engineer.”

First Appearance: New Adventure Comics #26 (DC), May 1938. 43 appearances, 1938-1941. Created by Ed Winiarski.










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