Captain Commando

Real Name

John Grayson

First Appearance

Pep Comics #30 (1942)

Original Publisher


Created by

S. M. Iger and Alex Blum

Golden Age Origin

John Grayson was a soldier who became Captain Commando to lead Allied troops against the Axis in occupied Europe. He was assisted by his sidekicks the Boy Soldiers. The Boy Soldiers consisted of John's son Billy and his friends. Billy's friend were Flatbush from America, Gerald Sykes from England, Erik Jansen from Norway, and Armand De Latour from France.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Pep Comics 30-56


Unlike other MLJ heroes, Captain Commando and his Boy Soldiers were never revived by Archie comics in regular continuity. However, he was used in DC's Impact Comics line. The costume was different and the Boy Soldiers were not mentioned. He appeared in the first three issues of Mighty Crusaders and was never seen again.

See Also

International Hero

Mighty Crusaders Handbook


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