Alias






Gentleman Ghost
Nick Name
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Civilian ID
James "Gentleman Jim" Craddock
Occupation
Criminal
Legal Status
Deceased citizen of Great Britain.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Great Britain of the 18th Century.
Group Affiliation

Injustice Society

Secret Society of Super-Villains


Base of Operations
Mobile
Height
5' 11"
Weight

Living: 175 lbs.


Spectral: None


Eye Color

Living: Blue


Spectral: Transparent


Hair Color

Living: Brown


Spectral: Transparent


Known Powers

Apparent disembodied spirit with the ability to become invisible and material or immaterial enabling an ability to phase through solid objects.


Accessories

Flint-Lock Pistol: Handheld firearm typical of the 16th - 19th Centuries.


Note: The pre-crisis Gentleman Ghost utilized gimmicked weapons including magnesium flare and smokescreen bullets, as well as tape recorders and hologram projectors to confuse his enemies leaving speculation that he may have not been a true ghost.


Common Enemies

Batman I

Hawkman

Hawkgirl


Regularly Appearing

Batman

Flash Comics

Hawkman Vol. 1, 2 & 3


First Appearance
Flash Comics #88 (Oct. 1947)
Creator
Robert Kanigher & Joe Kubert
Origin

Based purely upon his own claims James Craddock was a notorious highwayman who terrorized the English countryside during the early 19th Century. Eventually captured and hanged for his crimes, Craddock swore an oath on the gallows he would live forever. If his oath is to be believed he continues his life of crime as the Gentleman Ghost.


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