Public Domain Super Heroes
Super-Mystery Comics v2 -4

Real Name


First Appearance

Super-Mystery Comics #1 (July 1940)

Original Publisher

Ace Periodicals

Created by

Paul Chadwick


Magno the Magnetic Man is a playboy adventurer with the super powers of magnetism and invulnerability who fights crime and battles the Axis. He uses his magnetism to fly and to draw or repel metallic objects. Later, he gets a sidekick named Davey. He is never seen in a civilian identity or wearing anything except his costume. The Clown was his archnemesis, but he also fought villains such as the Cobra and Black Puma.

Public Domain Appearances[]

  • Super-Mystery Comics vol. 1 #1-6
    • vol. 2 #1-6
      • vol. 3 #1-6
        • vol. 4 #1-6
          • vol. 5 #1-6
            • vol. 6 #1-4
  • Four Favorites #1-26


  • This character was often featured in the Ace Periodicals Four Favorites series. Although pictured with others on the cover, the book did not feature the characters as part of a team in the book. Cover characters also included Captain Courageous, Davey, Lightning, and Unknown Soldier.
  • The two burst patterns on his shirt represent the north and south poles of a bar magnet, the bar being more visible in his earlier appearances.
  • His gloves are metallic.
Magno Ace 002

Magno in action

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