The Flying Phantom
Phantom Flyer

Real Name

Col. Carver

First Appearance

Contact Comics #5 (March 1945)

Original Publisher

Aviation Press

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The mysterious superhero known as the Flying Phantom was clad in a green suit and, with his ward Kenny, flew their Shark Plane as they battled a squadron of giant Nazi pilots who had been enlarged by a new Nazi invention. He is a retired US aviator named Col. Carver.

Powers and Abilities

  • Tremendous agility: He leaps from one plane to another of an enemy squadron in flight.
  • Super strength: He pierces the fuselage of an airplane with his fingers.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Contact Comics #5


  • The character was called "Phantom Flyer" in the title/logo but, "The Flying Phantom" in the story.
  • Some sites state the character's last name as "Danvers" but, it wasn't. It was Carver.
  • Hanging from his waist is a dagger that is unused in the story.

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