Public Domain Super Heroes


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Real Name

Dan Richards

First Appearance

Police Comics #8 (1942)

Original Publisher

Quality Comics

Created by

Tex Blaisdell and Alex Kotzky

Golden Age Origin

Rookie cop Dan Richards becomes the costumed crime fighter Manhunter after Jim Kelly, his girlfriend's brother and also a fellow officer, was framed. He manages to clear Jim's name and continues to fight crime as Manhunter. He was assisted by his dog Thor, who would come to his aid with one blow of a super sonic whistle.

His enemies included Xaxol.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Police Comics #8-101


While the golden age Manhunter is in the public domain the subsequent versions used by DC are NOT.

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