Real Name: Inapplicable
Identity/Class: Fictional character; Post-WWII era
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Jimmy Rogers; Venus
Enemies: "The Weirdies"
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Comic book panels
First Appearance: Venus#17/2 (December, 1951)
Powers/Abilities: Once upon the three-dimensional plane of existence, Hero possessed the same powers he had as a fictional character. As such, he could fly and was incredibly strong.
History: (Venus#17/2) - After cartoonist Jimmy Rogers' imagination began to cause his creations to spring to life, he was almost driven mad by them. When his friend Venus stopped by to check up on him, she found him almost dead as the Weirdies ran amok in his home. She implored Jimmy to create a super hero to counter the monsters, and Jimmy created Hero, who leapt off his comic book page and destroyed the creatures. Once done, Hero asked Jimmy what he wanted him to do now, and Jimmy drew Hero diving back into his inkwell. When the drawing was completed, the "real" Hero disappeared into Jimmy's real inkwell.
Created by Bill Everett.
Reprinted in Weird Wonder Tales#18
Hero has no known connections to
A group of horror comic book characters that somehow came to life and
harassed their creator, Jimmy Rogers. Venus implored him to create a hero to dispatch of them, and held them off until Hero was created. Hero lept off his comic book page and disposed of the creatures.
Venus#17, story 2, page 5, panel 2 (Hero)
page 3, panel 1 (Weirdies)
Venus#17 (December, 1951) - Bill Everett
(writer/artist), Stan Lee (editor)
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