ERIKSON

Real Name: Lt. Erikson (first name unrevealed)

Identity/Class: Human (World War II era)

Occupation: Military winter combat specialist

Group Membership: US Armed Forces

Affiliations: Leatherneck Raiders

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Alaska

First Appearance: Captain Savage and his Battlefield Raiders#16 (September, 1969)

Powers/Abilities: Lt. Erikson was specifically trained in winter combat conditions, including skiing, and served as an instructor to others.

History: (Captain Savage and his Battlefield Raiders#16) - Lt. Erikson was assigned to train the Leatherneck Raiders for winter combat, and dressed himself and his men in Japanese uniforms for a training session. He and his met got the best of the Leathernecks, and he dramatically held his ski pole above Captain Savage to demand his surrender. Afterwards, they met at a lodge to warm up, and Erikson reenacted his struggle with Savage. Lt. Erikson was not privy to the nature of the Leathernecks' need for winter combat training, but wished them the best in their next mission.

Comments: Created by Arnold Drake, Don Heck and John Severin.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Lt. Erikson should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
Captain Savage#16, page 4, panel 1


Last updated: 05/21/05

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