Dr. Nemesis
Dr. Nemesis

Real Name

James Bradley

First Appearance

Lightning Comics #6 (Apr 1941)

Original Publisher

Ace Magazines

Created by


Golden Age Origin

Dr. James Bradley works at Mercy Hospital treating victims of crime day in and day out. He decides to become a crime fighter and disguises himself with a surgical mask and trenchcoat. He is not afraid to use the tools of his trade on criminals and often uses a needle full of truth serum to get to the bottom of a mystery. His enemies included the Surgeon and X2. He worked together with his fiancee Mary Strong, a nurse who had no idea about his crime fighting secret.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Lightning Comics vol. 1 #6, Vol.2 #1-6, Vol. 3 #1
  • Super-Mystery Comics vol. 3 #3-4, 6, Vol. 4 #1


  • Marvel Comics' Doctor Nemesis is a re-imagined version of the character.

See Also

Dr. Nemesis @ Marvel Database

Golden Age Heroes Directory

International Hero