Public Domain Super Heroes
The Face

Real Name

Tony Trent

First Appearance

Big Shot Comics #1 (May 1940)

Original Publisher


Created by

Mart Bailey


Tony Trent, a newscaster for the radio station WBSC, witnesses a murder committed by gangsters disguised as cops. Consequentally he decides to fight crime. Having no innate superpowers, he instead uses a mask to scare criminals. Trent would use his position to learn of crimes and catch those behind them as The Face!

He works with the city's police commissioner to obtain information from the underworld .

Later circumstances caused Tony to give up his Face identity, but he still worked for the cause of justice.

Tony Trent, the man behind the Face

Public Domain Appearances

  • Big Shot Comics #1-104
  • The Face #1-2
  • Skyman #1
  • Sparky Watts #1
  • Tony Trent #3-4

The Face

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