Real Name: Unrevealed
Group Membership: None
Affiliations: Mr. Spade
Enemies: Invisible Girl
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: New York City
First Appearance: Fantastic Four I#17 (August, 1963)
Powers/Abilities: The "Professor" is a brilliant toymaker whose inventions include attachments for toy ping-pong guns.
History: (Fantastic Four I#17) - The "Professor" held a meeting with Mr. Spade to test out an attachment to a ping-pong gun. Mr. Spade brought his toy gun in a violin case, and was going to test the refitted toy against the Professor, but they were being watched by the Invisible Girl, who mistook them for a pair of criminals. Thinking that the Professor's life was in danger, she threw Spade's aim off, and he fired his ping-pong balls into the air. He angrily berated the Professor for his seeming lack of quality work, but the Professor pleaded to have another chance.
Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers.
by Prime Eternal
The Professor should not be confused with:
Mr. Spade was the toy purchaser who received the attachment for a ping-pong toy gun from the Professor. As he was testing it out, the Invisible Girl threw his aim off, and he blamed the results on the Professor's work.
--Fantastic Four I#17
Images taken from:
Fantastic Four I#17, page 4, panel 8
Spade- Fantastic Four I#17, page 5, panel 1
Last updated: 07/17/06
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