The Puppeteer

Real Name

Alan Hale

First Appearance

Rocket Kelly #2 (1945)

Original Publisher

Fox Features

Created by

Alec Hope


Alan Hale, the Puppeteer, took his super hero name from his profession, which was that of a puppet maker. He transforms into the Puppeteer whenever Raven, his talking bald eagle (whom everyone, including Raven himself, as a raven), plays Beethoven's Fifth Symphony on a magic pipe organ in the back of Alan's puppet shop.

Powers and Abilities

His powers include super strength and traveling at super-speed by way of his red, white, and blue "v-beam."

Public Domain Appearances

  • Blue Beetle #46
  • All Good Comics #1
  • All Your Comics
  • All Great Comics vol. 2
  • Rocket Kelly #2
  • Book of All Comics


  • Most sites claim him and Capt. V are one and the same however (although having identical costumes and extremely similar alter-egos), this is never stated in any story.
    • Also, they were both very similar to Fox's previous hero, V-Man.

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