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Real Name: Charles P. Irwin

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Television reporter for Action News Channel 7

Group Membership: Action News Channel 7

Affiliations: Doc Samson, Jane

Enemies: The Avengers (Beast, Captain America, Falcon, Iron Man, Ms. Marvel, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Wasp), Emerson Bale, Matt Murdock (he was among the reporters who harassed them with questions) other reporters vying to catch the Avengers with questions, the Hulk

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Manhattan, New York

First Appearance: Incredible Hulk Annual#7 (December, 1978)

Powers/Abilities: Charles Irwin had no superhuman powers, but was a skilled television reporter.

History: (Incredible Hulk Annual#7) - When the Hulk turned himself in to authorities, Charles Irwin was sent to New Mexico as a special correspondant. During the evening news that night, Charles Irwin gave his report and once it was over, he spoke with Doc Samson about the possibility of an interview with the Hulk. Almost immediately, the Hulk broke free from prison, terrifying Mr. Irwin, who was surprised at the sheer size of the Hulk.

 (Avengers I#190) - At 9:26 a.m., Charles Irwin reported live from the Federal Courthouse in downtown Manhattan, New York, about the impending senate investigation of the Avengers. He was interrupted by the arrival of the Avengers and later announced on television that his station would remain live at the Federal building to bring events as they developed.

Comments: Created by Roger Stern, John Byrne and Bob Layton.

And a special thanks to Dean Childrey, who pointed out Charles Irwin's appearances in the Hulk Annual and provided images as well!

Profile by Proto-Man.

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Jane has no known connections to


Jane was a fellow reporter at Action News Channel 7. As Charles remained at the Federal Courthouse, he prompted the news program back to Jane, who reported on a strange meteor that fell in Jamaica.

--Avengers I#190 (seen only a TV screen)

Incredible Hulk Annual#7, p3, pan1 (Charles Irwin, fullbody)
Avengers I#190  p5, pan2 (Charles Irwin, body shot from a TV screen)
 p5, pan3 (Jane)

Incredible Hulk Annual#7 (December, 1978) - Roger Stern (writer/co-plotter), John Byrne (penciler/co-plotter), Bob Layton (inker)
Avengers I#190 (December, 1979) - Steven Grant (guest scripter), Roger Stern (plotter), John Byrne (penciler), Dan Green (inker)

Last updated:10/02/06

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