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KILLER

Real Name: Inapplicable

Identity/Class: Animal hybrid

Occupation: Inapplicable

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Greg Knight, Lorna of the jungle, Tom Scott

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Hybrid

Base of Operations: Black Jungle, Africa

First Appearance: Lorna the Jungle Girl#8/4 (July, 1954)

Powers/Abilities: The Killer was a hybrid, half ape and half crocodile beast. It was gigantic in size, at least 16 feet tall, with at peak human strength level. Its thick skin protected it from arrows, spears and even rifle bullets.

History:

(Lorna the Jungle Girl#8/4) - The Killer appeared suddenly in the Black Jungle, spreading death and destruction. A government agent, Tom Scott, was sent to get rid of it and asked Greg Knight for help.
The beast, pursued by the two men on his trail of savagery, met Lorna and attacked her, knocking her down. The shots of Knight only distracted it, but could not wound it.
The Killer destroyed another village and was so cunning to walk in a circle so he could take his hunters by surprise. It hit Knight but he didn't kill him because Lorna and Mikki intervened. Lorna and the little ape jumped over the monster's head and dodged its attacks, enraging it into blind fury. It was hit in the eyes, leaving it sightless, and drove it to fall down to his death from the Black Chasm, a high, deadly cliff.

Comments: Created by on Rico (writer), Werner Roth (pencils and inks).

A pity that the Killer did not meet Agu the Giant for a main event level jungle match between giant monsters.

Profile by Spidermay.

CLARIFICATIONS:
The hybrid killer has no known connections to

Tom Scott has no known connections to


Tom Scott

Tom Scott was a government agent sent to eliminate the Killer.

Scott hunted the beast accompanied by Greg Knight but he was also fascinated by Lorna.
When Knight was knocked out by the Killer, Scott was able to watch and admire Lorna's courage and skills.

--Lorna the Jungle Girl#8/4


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Lorna the Jungle Girl#8/4, p4, pan5-6 (hybrid killer, full bodies)
Lorna the Jungle Girl#8/4, p2, pan2 (hybrid killer, head shot)
Lorna the Jungle Girl#8/4, p2, pan7 (Tom Scott)


Appearances:
Lorna the Jungle Girl#8 (July, 1954) - Don Rico (writer), Werner Roth (artist), Stan Lee (editor)


Last updated: 06/23/11

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