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History

Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many inventions, which include the Phonograph, the Motion Picture Camera, and the Incandescent light bulb, they have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world.[1] It was theorised his ideas was influenced by an extra-terrestrial force.[1]

Edison feuded with former employee the genius Nikola Tesla. They waged a "War of Currents" over whose electrical system would power the world — Tesla's alternating-current (AC) system or Edison's rival direct-current (DC) electric power. Edison won and it was adopted globally while Tesla ideas was forgotten.[2]

Edison started lighting New York City. He built a Dynamo on Pearl leading to Pearl Street, Spruce Street, Nassau Street and Wall Street were lit up by September 4th 1882. They hadn't even built the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan was already electric.[3]

Legacy

After reawakening during World War II, Magar the Mystic called upon the ghost of Thomas Edison to aid the French Allied Forces against the Nazis.[4]

Years later, Gregory Knox used Thomas Edison's DNA in an attempt to clone him but accidentally spliced in DNA from his pet bird, creating the Inventor.[5]

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Abilities

Edison has a genius-level intellect.

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