Cobra Kid

Real Name

Bob Hornsby

First Appearance

Captain Flight Comics #6 (1945)

Original Publisher

Four Star

Created by

L.B. Cole


Bob Hornsby puts on a costume and teams up with his older brother Jim, a.k.a. the Black Cobra, to fight crime as his sidekick: "The Cobra Kid".

Powers and Abilities

He has no superpowers.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Captain Flight Comics #6, 8, 11


  • In 2010, Vito Delsante & Ricardo Vinancio created several open source versions of the Black Cobra, the fifth of which was based on the idea of Bob taking the mantle as an adult.
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