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Amazing Man is the name used by two fictional African-American superheroes published by DC Comics. The first Amazing Man debuted in All-Star Squadron #23 (July 1983), and was created by Roy Thomas and Jerry Ordway. The second Amazing Man debuted in Justice League #86 (March 1994), and was created by Dan Vado and Marc Campos. FicTioNaL is a Gaming Legend. ... Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... Superheroes are fictional heroes who possess abilities beyond those of normal human beings. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... The All-Star Squadron was an American comic book (1981-1987) created by Roy Thomas and published by DC Comics about the adventures of a large team of superheroes which comprised of most of the feature characters owned by the company that appeared in the Golden Age of Comic Books... Roy Thomas (born November 22, 1940, Missouri, United States) is a comic book writer and editor, and Stan Lees first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. ... The covers of both the hardcover and the softcover versions of the Power of Shazam! graphic novel by Ordway. ... For the animated television series, see Justice League (TV series) or Justice League Unlimited. ...

Amazing Man


Will Everett from All-Star Squadron #23,
artist Jerry Ordway. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (400x613, 92 KB) Summary Scan Licensing This image is of the cover of a single issue of a comic book, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the comic book or the artist(s... The covers of both the hardcover and the softcover versions of the Power of Shazam! graphic novel by Ordway. ...

Publisher DC Comics
First appearance (1940s)
All-Star Squadron #23,
(July 1983)
(1980s)
Justice League #86,
(March 1994)
Created by (1940s)
Roy Thomas (writer)
Jerry Ordway (artist)
(1980s)
Dan Vado (writer)
Marc Campos (artist)
Characteristics
Alter ego (1940s)
William Blake "Will" Everett
(1980s)
Will Everett III
Team
affiliations
(1940s)
All-Star Squadron
(1980s)
Justice League
Abilities (Both)
Ability to duplicate the properties of matter and energy.

Contents

DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... In comic books, first appearance refers to first comic book to feature a character. ... The All-Star Squadron was an American comic book (1981-1987) created by Roy Thomas and published by DC Comics about the adventures of a large team of superheroes which comprised of most of the feature characters owned by the company that appeared in the Golden Age of Comic Books... For the animated television series, see Justice League (TV series) or Justice League Unlimited. ... Roy Thomas (born November 22, 1940, Missouri, United States) is a comic book writer and editor, and Stan Lees first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. ... The covers of both the hardcover and the softcover versions of the Power of Shazam! graphic novel by Ordway. ... The All-Star Squadron was an American comic book (1981-1987) created by Roy Thomas and published by DC Comics about the adventures of a large team of superheroes which comprised of most of the feature characters owned by the company that appeared in the Golden Age of Comic Books... For the animated television series, see Justice League (TV series) or Justice League Unlimited. ...

Publication history

Although a 1980s creation of writer Roy Thomas, the Amazing Man published by DC Comics was placed in the 1940s and made a contemporary of various Golden Age superheroes. The character was created by Roy Thomas as a tribute to Bill Everett's Amazing Man, a character he created for Centaur Publications during the so-called Golden Age of comics. The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... Roy Thomas (born November 22, 1940, Missouri, United States) is a comic book writer and editor, and Stan Lees first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Superman, catalyst of the Golden Age: Superman #14 (Feb. ... Bill Everett (May 18, 1917 – February 27, 1973) was a comic book writer/illustrator most famous for the creation of Namor the Sub-Mariner and co-creating Daredevil for Marvel Comics. ... For the DC Comics character, see Amazing Man Amazing-Man is a comic book character whose adventures were published during the Golden Age of Comic Books. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Fictional character biography

Will Everett

Will Everett is a promising young African-American Olympian who had competed in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin but whose post-Olympic career devolved into a janitorial profession at a laboratory owned by Dr. Terry Curtis. During an accident involving the explosion of some equipment he was connected to (developed by the criminal mastermind the Ultra-Humanite), Everett quickly developed the ability to mimic whatever properties he touched (similar to Marvel Comics' Absorbing Man). For example, if he touched steel, then his body became composed of steel. Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... (Redirected from 1936 Olympic Games) There were two Olympic Games in the year 1936: 1936 Summer Olympics 1936 Winter Olympics This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... The Ultra-Humanite is a fictional supervillain appearing in stories published by DC Comics. ... This article is about the comic book company. ... The Absorbing Man (Carl Crusher Creel) is a fictional character that appears in the Marvel Universe. ... For other uses, see Steel (disambiguation). ...


At first, he was employed by the Ultra-Humanite as a henchman along with Curtis (as Cyclotron) and Deathbolt.[1] However, his sympathies soon swayed towards the side of good[2] after repeated exposure to the All-Star Squadron, a team comprised of both Golden Age characters and retroactive characters like himself, whom he joined and helped to defeat his former employer's machinations. He then served a lengthy stint as a member of this voluminous mystery man organization. In DC Comics comic books, Deathbolt was an supervillain created by the Ultra-Humanite to fight the All-Star Squadron. ... The All-Star Squadron was an American comic book (1981-1987) created by Roy Thomas and published by DC Comics about the adventures of a large team of superheroes which comprised of most of the feature characters owned by the company that appeared in the Golden Age of Comic Books...


In February of 1942, the Squadron helped Everett defeat the bigoted villain in his home town of Detroit, the Real American.[3] During the first great Crisis, Amazing Man was one of a group of heroes chosen by the Monitor to try and stop the Anti-Monitor's quest for destruction.[4][5] His exploits after WWII are unrecorded. Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Crisis on Infinite Earths was a 12-issue comic book limited series (identified as a 12-part maxi-series) and crossover event, produced by DC Comics in 1985 in order to simplify their fifty-year-old continuity. ...


On a future case, Amazing Man's powers changed so that now he had mastery of magnetism while losing his ability to mimic matter. His post-World War II career has been unchronicled. However, it was later revealed that his grandson, Will Everett III (a.k.a. "Junior") also developed the same mimicry attributes. He was last seen in the hospital, visited by his grandson and was dying of cancer.[6] The status of his son, father of Amazing Man II is currently unknown. For other senses of this word, see magnetism (disambiguation). ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these to spread, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion, or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis (where cancer cells are transported through the bloodstream or lymphatic system). ...


Will Everett III

Will Everett III and Maxima, artist Tom Morgan
Will Everett III and Maxima, artist Tom Morgan

Will Everett III carried on his grandfather's heroic tradition, joining the famed Justice League at Wonder Woman's request.[7] As a member, he was instrumental in defeating the Overmaster alongside the other members of the League and reformed members of the Cadre of the Immortal.[8] Soon after this, Captain Atom formed a splinter group of the JLA nicknamed Extreme Justice.[9] He remained with the team until its end.[10] Image File history File links Download high resolution version (400x608, 56 KB) Summary Scan Licensing This image is of the cover of a single issue of a comic book, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the comic book or the artist(s... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (400x608, 56 KB) Summary Scan Licensing This image is of the cover of a single issue of a comic book, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the comic book or the artist(s... Maxima is a fictional comic book character in DC Comics Superman titles. ... For the animated television series, see Justice League (TV series) or Justice League Unlimited. ... For other uses, see Wonder Woman (disambiguation). ... Overmaster is the name of a DC Comics supervillain. ... The Cadre is a DC Comics supervillain group. ... Captain Atom is a fictional comic book superhero. ... Extreme Justice #0. ...


Later, Will joined the Crimson Fox's unofficial re-grouping of Justice League Europe. In their single ill-fated adventure, Will was apparently killed by a supervillainess named the Mist, along with the Fox and Blue Devil. In Amazing Man's case, Mist tricked him into mimicking glass and then shattered him. It is assumed that he is deceased, but given the nature of his transformational abilities, it is possible that he could have been revived. The status of his father Will Everett II, and the whereabouts of his family and whether or not he had siblings, is unknown.[11] An early solicitation for Justice Society of America #12 (December 2007) mention the debut in that title of an Amazing Man, whether or not it is Will Everett III remains to be seen.[12] Crimson Fox is a French superhero and what many people dont know about her is that crimson fox isnt just ONE person under the hood. ... The Mist is the name of two DC Comics supervillains, archenemies of the original and 1990s Starman Categories: DC Comics stubs | DC Comics supervillains ... Blue Devil is a superhero featured in material published by DC Comics. ... The Justice Society of America, or JSA, is a DC Comics superhero group, the first team of superheroes in comic book history. ...


Powers and abilities

  • Will Everett was originally capable of transforming himself into a living, breathing facsimile of any material that he touched.
  • Later Will Everett's powers were altered, and he was instead able to magnetically attract or repel objects with his hands.
  • Will Everett III could cause his body to duplicate the properties of any inorganic material he touched from stone to glass. If he touched the pavement, for example, he became a sentient being made of living stone, with all its commensurate strengths and weaknesses.
  • Will Everett III could also absorb and duplicate vast amounts of energy, as when he defeated the Overmaster by draining and duplicating its powers.

References

  1. ^  All-Star Squadron,  #23 (Jul 1983)  DC Comics
  2. ^  All-Star Squadron,  #25 (Sept 1983)  DC Comics
  3. ^  All-Star Squadron,  #38 (Oct 1984)  DC Comics
  4. ^  All-Star Squadron,  #53 (Jan 1986)  DC Comics
  5. ^  Crisis on Infinite Earths,  #5 (Aug 1985)  DC Comics
  6. ^  Justice League America,  #86-87 (Mar and Apr 1994)  DC Comics, DC Comics Encyclopedia
  7. ^  Justice League America,  #86 (Mar 1994)  DC Comics
  8. ^  Justice League International vol. 2,  #66 (Jul 1994)  DC Comics
  9. ^  Extreme Justice,  #0 (Jan 1995)  DC Comics
  10. ^  Extreme Justice,  #0 (Jul 1996)  DC Comics
  11. ^  Starman vol. 2,  #38 (Jan 1998)  DC Comics
  12. ^ http://www.newsarama.com/dcnew/Dec07/solicitations.html "Thy Kingdom Come" explodes as Jakeem Thunder returns! The Justice Society reaches out to the next wave of legacy heroes: the new Mr. America, Judomaster, Amazing Man and more!...

DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ...

See also

Mazing Man #1 Mazing Man is the title character of a comic book series created by Bob Rozakis and Stephen DeStefano and published by DC Comics. ...

External links

  • DCU Guide: Amazing Man I
  • DCU Guide: Amazing Man II
  • Who's Who in the DC Universe: Amazing Man I

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