Free Universe Characters


American Crusader


Alias: Archibald "Archie" Masters
Occupation:  Astronomy Professor
Group Affiliation:  None
Base of Operations: Grand Univeristy
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown
First Appearance: Thrilling Comics #19 (Nedor, August, 1941)
Known Creators:  Max Plaisted


Archie was a scientist visiting a colleague to observe his "atom smasher" device, when he was accidentally exposed to massive amount of readiation from the device. Archie woke up in a hospital, but found that he was feeling better than ever. He soon discovered that he had aazing new abilities. He decided to use these abilities as the costumed hero, American Crusader. At first he used his abilities to fight local crime, but later, he travelled abroad to fight Nazis and the axis powers.


Equipment and Abilities:  
As the American Crusader, Archie possessed superhuman strength and limited invulnerability, at least sufficient to make him bulletproof. He also had the ability to take flight under his own power. He was also a brilliant physicist.


Jane Peters
Jane was Archie's secretary. She had feelings for him, but was not interested in someone who appeared to be a coward. It was not until later in their relationship that she actually saw Archie take action, which thrilled her.
First Appearance:
Thrilling Comics #19



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