Yarko the Great
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Real Name


First Appearance

Wonder Comics #2 (1939)

Original Publisher


Created by

Will Eisner

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Yarko speaks his spell backwards.


Yarko the Great was a talented stage magician but, secretly, also a real mage. Using his vast magical abilities, he battled criminals and supernatural forces such as the Devil and the personification of Death.

Powers and Abilities

  • Yarko possessed force field projection, duplication, shape-shifting, invisibility, intangibility, exorcism, telekinesis, levitation, and whatever else the plot required.
    • He had one weakness, though - he could not use his magic unless he could see.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Wonder Comics #2
  • Wonderworld Comics #3-33
  • Blue Beetle #1
  • Samson #4-5
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