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The Clown
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Real Name

Charles

First Appearance

Special Comics #1 (Winter 1942)

Original Publisher

MLJ

Created by

Harry Lucey

Origin

The Clown killed a woman after she refused his marriage proposal. The murder was witnessed by another, who was promptly killed too. Tormented with grief, and yet wanting the last laugh, Charles made up his victims faces as clowns.

While being chased by the Hangman, he tried to escape by walking a tightrope but fell to his death.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Special Comics #1