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Purple Claw
Purpleclaw

Real Name

Dr. Jonathan Weir

First Appearance

Purple Claw #1 (1953)

Original Publisher

Minoan Publishing/Toby

Created by

Ben Brown and David Gantz

Golden Age Origin

Dr. Jonathan Weir became the Purple Claw, after being given the magic claw by a native tribe in the heart of Africa in 1943 when the US Army Medical corps crashed landed there. The claw gives him super-strength.

He used the claw to fight crime for over ten years. His enemies included Countess Arachni and Baron Latro.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Purple Claw #1-3
  • Purple Claw #8 (re-print)
  • Tales of Horror #9-11

See Also

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