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Quote1.png As long as the Black Blade blazes darkly in my hand, I must fight on ... No matter what the cost! Quote2.png
The Black Knight (Dane Whitman)

Appearing in "The Black Knight Reborn"

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Synopsis for "The Black Knight Reborn"

Downcast after a few brief appearances as the heroic Black Knight, Dane Whitman encounters the spirit of Sir Percy of Scandia, the original Black Knight, who declares his descendant Whitman a worthy possessor of the Ebony Blade and urges him to fight the still present threat of Modred. Modred has enchanted the villain Le Sabre to seek out and destroy this new Black Knight. Whitman and his faithful steed Aragorn take to the sky, battle, and defeat Le Sabre.

Appearing in "Human Torch"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Men's Adventures #28

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Synopsis for "Human Torch"

Reprint of the 1st story from
Men's Adventures #28

The Human Torch and Toro go to visit the Torch's friend George to see how his work to design a spaceship is coming along. As they walk to George's house they spot a flying saucer fly by. Toro then calls them into the house where there is a news report of flying saucers being spotted all over the country. The following report is about a plague that is ravaging the country and that authorities are trying to make a connection between the plague and the flying saucers. The Torch however is not convinced as he believes that if the aliens meant to attack them they would have done so already. With people fleeing town in a panic, the Torch and Toro spot the flying saucer again and decide to follow it.

They board the ship and are meet by the alien's leader, a being called Ksa, who tells them that they have come to Earth due to the fact that a form of cosmic dust has appeared on Earth and is the cause of the plague and that they have created a serum that will cure those infected. The Torch warns Ksa and his people that the people of Earth are paranoid and fearful of the aliens and believe that they brought the plague with them and that Ksa and his people will be attacked should they try to land their ship.

The Torch and Toro agree to go back to the surface and try to convince the people that the aliens mean no harm, but the plague stricken people are too fearful to listen and think that the two heroes are traitors and attack. They then douse the Torch and Toro's flames with a fire hose and place them in a steel room that sprays them with water. However the Torch manages to keep his hand dry and uses his flame to melt through the door.

They rush outside where they see that Ksa and his people have landed their ship and they are surrounded by an angry mob. Beaten within an inch of his life, Ksa still hands the antidote over to his attacked before he dies. The man realizes to his horror what he has done. Soon the cure is administered, but the entire episode has convinced George that man is not ready for the stars and decides to destroy his plans for his rocket ship.

Appearing in "Wings On His Feet"

Reprint of the 2nd story from
Sub-Mariner Comics #38

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Synopsis for "Wings On His Feet"

Reprint of the 2nd story from
Sub-Mariner Comics #38

When the Sub-Mariner turned 14 years old, he went to the surface of Antarctica to explore the surface. A sudden earthquake causes the ice to split open and Princess Fen falls into the chasm. Namor grabs hold of the edge but this only saves him for a moment as he loses hold and falls in himself. However before he hits the ground, Namor is surprised when suddenly wings sprout from his ankles enabling him to fly. Namor them uses his newfound ability to rescue his mother and bring her back to Atlantis to treat her broken leg.

Appearing in "Menace From the Future World!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
All Winners Comics #21

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Synopsis for "Menace From the Future World!"

Reprint of the 1st story from
All Winners Comics #21

Captain America and Bucky call together the All-Winners Squad and tell them of a new menace: While they were staking out the hideout of Madame Death, they witnessed as Future Man, a time traveller from the year One Million AD appeared and offered Madame Death and her gang a place in his new world order if they assist him in taking over the world so that it can be taken over by his people from the future, whose world has been left dying. When Captain America and Bucky attempted to stop them, Future Man's advanced technology allowed them to escape to begin plotting their conquests of each continent of the world.

Finishing his story, Captain America dispatches each member of the All-Winners Squad to a different part of the world: The Whizzer to South America, the Sub-Mariner to Asia, Miss America to Africa, the Human Torch and Toro to North America and himself and Bucky to Europe.

Notes

  • The unnamed Nether God seen in the Black Knight story is later identified as Mandrac when the story is reprinted in Hulk Comic (UK) #41.
  • The cover image of the Black Knight was later used for his Series "A" Marvel Value Stamp.

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Footnotes

  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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