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Real Name

Bob Dickering

First Appearance

Pep Comics #17 (July 1941)

Original Publisher


Created by

Cliff Campbell and George Storm


Bob Dickering had a brother named John who was the superhero, Comet. However, when Bob's brother was shot whilst trying to save Bob from "Big Boy" Malone's gang, he became the hero Hangman to avenge his brother's death. He also went on to date his brother's ex-girlfriend, Thelma Gordon.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Pep Comics #17-47
  • Special Comics #1
  • Hangman Comics #2-8
  • Black Hood Comics #9-10

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