Real Name: Les Bancroft
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Television news reporter
Group Membership: None
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: New York City, USA
First Appearance: Avengers I#98 (April, 1972)
Powers/Abilities: Les Bancroft was a skilled television news reporter.
(Avengers I#98) – After a pro-war demonstration by the militant Warhawks, Les Bancroft interviewed Chinese UN delegate Wo Tong about the possible impact the demonstration would have on peace talks between China and the U. S. Wo Tong feared that the demonstration, watched via satellite by Chinese leaders, would only escalate the arms race, possibly to nuclear proportions. After Wo Tong’s comments, Les turned the microphone over to Ralph Willard, who was broadcasting from the streets of New York.
Comments: Created by Roy Thomas, Barry Windsor-Smith and Sal Buscema.
Les Bancroft was only seen on a television screen.
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Avengers I#98, p4, pan3 (Les Bancroft, main image)
Avengers I#98 (April, 1972) – Roy Thomas (writer), Barry Windsor-Smith (pencils), Sal Buscema (inks), Stan Lee (editor)
Last updated: 03/29/13
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