Shorten & Warren "Bob" Wood
Joined Mighty Crusaders:
In an untold story
prior to Archie's Weird Mysteries #3
Top-Notch Comics #8, September 1940
Hudson, a biochemist, discovers a secret which lets him simulate the
tremendous strength of insects.
Harley Hudson, a chemist/biologist/entomologist, is studying insects
when he realizes that their strength and leaping ability, so much
greater than their size, comes from their "wonderful muscular
coordination." So he models himself on them and soon gains the same
abilities, which he puts to use in fighting crime. He has superhuman
strength and leaping ability.
Powers & Weapons:
Firefly is the first of a
long line of Super Heroes with Insect powers.
He has the power of a
Firefly including luminescence.
& Radio Comics:
Circle & Archie Comics:
Mighty Crusaders (vol. 2) 9
Weird Mysteries 3, 14
TEXT BY: Rik Offenberger
MICRO BY: CopperAge, Darrin Wiltshire and