Chuck Hardy

Real Name

Charles Hardy

First Appearance

Amazing Man Comics #5 (September, 1939)

Original Publisher


Created by

Frank Thomas

Golden Age Origin

Chuck Hardy was an American diver on a yawl called the "Research" off the isalnd of Tahuata in the South Pacfic. He was working with a woman named Jerry Peterson, on the ocean floor when the volcano on Tahuata erupted. Jerry and Chuck fell through a fissure into the strange subterranean world of Aquatania. The two of them made many friends and enemies in this land, as they quested for a way to get back home.

In Aquatania, Chuck had unusual strength and leaping ability. He was a resourceful fighter and usually carried a knife and a rifle.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Amazing Man Comics #5-13
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