Iron Man
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Real Name


First Appearance

Better Comics #1, March 1941

Original Publisher

Maple Leaf Publishing

Created by

Vernon Miller

Golden Age Origin

Lone survivor of a civilization devastated by an earthquake, he lived in an undersea palace in the South Seas. Iron Man lacked a distinctly Canadian identity.
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Cover of Better Comics #2, April 1941

Golden Age Appearances

Better Comics #1-2


The first Canadian superhero to appear after the December, 1940, ban on U.S. comics.

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