Crash Kid

Real Name

Rusty Adams

First Appearance

Cannonball Comics #1 (1945)

Original Publisher

Croydan Publishing/Rural Home Publications

Created by



Rusty Adams works by day as a copy boy for the Daily Herald. When danger threatens, however, he puts on a costume and becomes "Crash Kid, boy nemesis to gangdom!" He has no superpowers.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Cannonball Comics #1-2


  • The cover of Cannonball Comics #1 shows his fellow heroes, Crime Crusader and Thunderbrand, captured by the Death Dealer with only Crash Kid free to fight the monster. The cover of issue #2 has him fight the Devil with the aid of a flying taxi cab. Neither of these events were depicted inside the issues.

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