The Super-Boy

Real Name

Roy Carter

First Appearance

Top-Notch Comics #8 (1940)

Original Publisher


Created by

Harry Shorten and Edd Ashe


Roy Carter was formerly an orphaned shoeshine boy, but he was taken in by Blaine Whitney, secretly a crime fighter known as the Wizard. The Wizard saw potential in the boy and trained him as his sidekick. So from that day on Roy was Roy the Super Boy.

He later formed the team known as the Boy Buddies with fellow sidekick Dusty the Boy Detective.


Powers and Abilities

He had no powers.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Shield-Wizard Comics #2-13
  • Top-Notch Comics #8-27
  • Special Comics #1
  • Hangman Comics #2-8
  • The Black Hood Comics #9, 11


  • Many sites claim "Rossman" as Roy's last name however, it never appeared in a comic and is simply fan fiction.

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