King of Darkness
The King of Darkness and his Black-Zero Transmitter

Real Name

Bruce King

First Appearance

Amazing Man Comics #24 (1941)

Original Publisher


Created by

Harry Francis Campbell & Taylor


Radio engineer Bruce King stumbled across a strange phenomenon while working with ultra short radio waves. First, he came across the neutralization of heat waves, with intense cold resulting. Then, on a shorter wave, there was complete, impenetrable darkness, totally neutralizing light.

Powers and Abilities

Wearing his insulated suit and special night vision goggles, Bruce uses a Black-Zero Transmitter device which can project a beam of absolute darkness or freezing cold. He also invents an anti-gravity wave so that he can fly.

The King's origin.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Amazing Man Comics #24-26

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