Public Domain Super Heroes
Rainbow Boy
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Real Name

Jay/Jack Walton

First Appearance

Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics #14 (Sept 1942)

Original Publisher

Eastern Color Printing

Created by



Having somehow gained superhuman "rainbow control" that only works when light is shining on him (but can be overcome through the use of an "ingenious solar battery"), Jay (later "Jack") Walton, worker for the "Wizard Kid Radio Program", became the crime fighter Rainbow Boy, often working alongside fellow hero, Hydroman.

Powers and Abilities

He can fly at the speed of light and shape his rainbow trail at will.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics #14-20, 25


  • Most sites state his last name as "Watson" however, it was only ever "Walton" in his public domain appearances.

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