"Will fly anything, anywhere, anytime --- if it's worth my time!"

The Flying Fool

Real Name

Link Thorne

First Appearance

Airboy Comics #31 (Sept. 1946)

Original Publisher


Created by

Joe Simon and Jack Kirby


Link Thorne, the “Flying Fool,” was a tough guy pilot who’d fly anywhere under any conditions: "will fly anything, anywhere, anytime--if it's worth my time...I'll go for a golden opportunity--if there's enough gold in it!" He ran Blockbuster Flight Service, an air charter service located near Shanghai, and was assisted by Wing-Ding.

Powers and Abilities

Link had no superpowers but, was a great pilot.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Airboy Comics #31, 33-34, 36, 40-63
  • Champion Comics #9


Not to be confused with the similarly named Flyin' Fool.

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