Real Name: (first name unrevealed) James

Identity/Class: Human

Occupation: Plastic surgery specialist

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew)

Enemies: Doctor Doom (Victor Von Doom)

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: "Fool" (insult from Dr. Doom)

Base of Operations: Unrevealed, presumably somewhere in the USA

First Appearance: Bubble Funnies Mini-Comics#4 (1981)

Powers/Abilities: Professor James is a world-renowned plastic surgery specialist. He is also quite brave for a man his age, unafraid to face Dr. Doom head-on.

Height: 5'11" (by approximation)
Weight: 170 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Gray

History: (Bubble Funnies Mini-Comics#4 (fb) - BTS) - Professor James became a renowned plastic surgery specialist.

(Bubble Funnies Mini-Comics#4) - One day, Professor James was kidnapped and Jessica Drew witnessed James being forced into a car by two thugs. Climbing to the rooftop, Drew watched as the car traveled to a private plane and she decided to pursue in her identity of Spider-Woman. Unable to catch up to the plane, Spider-Woman noticed a branding on the side of the plane that said Latveria and soon caught a plane to Latveria, where she attempted and failed to obtain an audience with Latverian ruler Doctor Doom. More determined than ever to rescue Professor James, Drew returned that night as Spider-Woman, taking down Dr. Doom's guards and finding Doom attempting to force Professor James to restore his scarred face. When Professor James asked what would happened if he refused to help, Doom replied that he would remain scarred forever and James would die. Spider-Woman then revealed herself, announcing that Doom had no right to force his will on others, but Doom grabbed Spider-Woman and attempted to force James' assistance to save Spider-Woman.

James attempted to rescue Spider-Woman by grabbing Doom's gauntlet, only to be shocked by Doom's electrified gauntlet. Unfortunately for Dr. Doom, the shock to James' hands now prevented James from being able to help Doom and Spider-Woman scolded Doom for not asking for James' help in the first place. Despite James' insistence that his hands would heal and he could come back to help repair Doom's face, Doom grimly allowed both Spider-Woman and James to go free, as they were no longer of any use to him and as they departed, Spider-Woman remarked that perhaps someday, Doom could look in the mirror and face himself.

Comments: Created by an uncredited writer and artist.

The Bubble Funnies Mini-Comics were a series of six tiny-sized, 10-page comic books distributed by the Amurol company with a stick of bubble gum on the back cover. The first four Bubble Funnies Mini-Comics were all published by Marvel (Spider-Man, Hulk, Captain America & Spider-Woman) and the final two were published by Archie (Archie & Sabrina). No credits were given in the issues.

Profile by Proto-Man.

Professor James has no known connections to:

images: (without ads)
Bubble Funnies Mini-Comics#4, p8, pan1 (Professor James, main image)
Bubble Funnies Mini-Comics#4, p6, pan1 (Professor James, headshot)
Bubble Funnies Mini-Comics#4, p10, pan2 (Professor James' damaged hands)

Bubble Funnies Mini-Comics#4 (1981) - uncredited writer, artist and editor

First Posted: 11/14/2020
Last updated: 11/14/2020

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