Public Domain Super Heroes
Captain Battle

Real Name

Jonathan Battle

First Appearance

Silver Streak Comics #10 (May 1941)

Original Publisher

Lev Gleason

Created by

Jack Binder & Carl Formes


John Battle, a veteran of World War I, saw that another war was coming and decided to stop it before it could happen. He was wounded in the first war and didn't want to see that happen to anyone else. He set up a laboratory on top of a mountain and began fighting against warmongers.

Besides his various assistants, such as his secretary Jane Lorrain, he was partnered with his son, Captain Battle Jr. and sidekick, Nathan Hale. Captain Battle also teamed up with heroes such as Lance Hale. His enemies included Black Dragon and his Deaglos, Dr. Dracula, and Baron Doom.

Captain Battle

Powers and Abilities[]

He had no superpowers but has advanced technology, including the Curvoscope, which allowed him to see anywhere on earth, a Dissolvo Gun which disintegrated matter, a gyroscope-like Luceflyer, and a jetpack.

Public Domain Appearances[]

  • Captain Battle Comics #1-3, 5
  • Silver Streak Comics #10-21


  • There was no fourth issue of Captain Battle Comics.
  • In the 2013 film, Captain Battle: Legacy War, Cuyle Carvin stars as the great-grandson of Jonathan Battle.

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