Hercules (I). “Dr. David, idealistic master of science, left civilization twenty years ago to rear his baby son as a perfect physical and mental specimen. On a lonely Arctic island, the boy learns to stand hard weather and great labor. And his increase in size and strength is matched by his brilliant mind. As the boy becomes a huge powerful man, the doctor dies!” He is discovered by circus promoters, who install him in their circus as the strong-man. He uses his knowledge and size to fight crime. Hercules is about ten feet tall, has super-strength and has mastered all scientific knowledge.
First Appearance: Mystic Comics #3 (Marvel), June 1940. 2 appearances, 1940. Created by Arnold Hicks and ?
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