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Captain Nippo

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Captain Nippo
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Captain Nippo/Nippon

Real Name


First Appearance

Four Favorites #9 (1943)

Original Publisher

Ace Periodicals

Created by


Golden Age Origin

Captain Nippo was a non-powered, costumed Japanese agent who worked to defeat the Allied powers by any means necessary. Ruthless, murderous, self-serving and prone to occasional bouts of cowardliness when facing superior opponents, Captain Nippo was one of the more competent of the embodiments of wartime anti-Japanese stereotypes. Captain Nippo was a recurring opponent of Captain Courageous.

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1st costume

When World War II ended, Captain Nippo tried to expel the American troops from Japan, bringing him into conflict with the now non-powered Captain Courageous. But even though he and the American hero were now on equal footing in terms power, Captain Courageous still defeated him and brought him to trial.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Four Favorites #9, 12, 14, 16, 17, 20, 23


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