Real Name

John Doyle

First Appearance

Pocket Comics #1 (1941)

Original Publisher


Created by

Pierce Rice, Ellery King, & Arthur Cazeneuve


John Doyle was a lawyer framed by crooked politicians and then sent to jail for crimes he didn't commit. He manages to break out by taking the keys off a security guard he knocks out. Once out of jail, he clears his name and then then keeps the his prison uniform as his superhero costume and decides to continue fighting crime as the Zebra. While he has no powers, the Zebra is skilled in combat.

The Zebra fought villains such as Dr. Diabole, Ego, Bale, the Rattler, the Human Frog, and Dr. Hypno.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Pocket Comics #1-4
  • All-New Comics #7,10
  • Green Hornet Comics #7-24, 26, 28-30
  • Speed Comics #16

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