Public Domain Super Heroes
Bald Eagle

Real Name

Jack Gatling

First Appearance

Air Fighters Comics #2 (1941)

Original Publisher


Created by

Harry Sahle


Jack Gatling was known as the best stunt flier in America, but he lost all of his hair flying through a fire earning the nickname of Bald Eagle. Jack worked as the head instructor and chief troubleshooter at a Marine airfield in California, but he managed to destroy an underground Japanese base, becoming a hero. The Bald Eagle continued to fight the Japanese throughout the war. His plane was known as the Flying Coffin.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Air Fighters Comics v1 #2-12, v2 #1-8, #10

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