Bomber Burns

Real Name

Jack 'Bomber' Burns

First Appearance

Victory Comics #1 (1941)

Original Publisher


Created by

Nathaniel Nitkin & Edd Ashe, Jr.

Golden Age Origin

Jack "Bomber" Burns was a US stunt pilot, but after his co-pilot, Dave Matten, was killed by Germans who almost killed Burns as well, he steals a Lockheed XP-38 fighter, the fastest plane in the world. Burns modifies the plane by giving it special superchargers, an oerlikon cannon, twelve browning machine guns, and a flamethrower. He names the newly modified plane "The Firebrand," gets himself a costume, and begins his fight against the Nazis.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Victory Comics #1-4

See Also

International Hero

Hero Goggles

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