Created by:

Harry Shorten & Irv Novick

Real Name:

Walter Whitney

Joined Mighty Crusaders:

In an untold story prior to Archie’s Weird Mysteries #3

First Appearance:

Blue Ribbon Comics #2, December 1939


Columnist Walter Whitney was amongst the first citizens to take to the streets and fight crime in the name of vigilante justice.


Walter’s costumed persona, Bob Phantom, haunted the world of drug dealers and organized crime using an array of mysterious abilities including teleportation and matter-transforming mists. Walter, whose aging has slowed considerably, now goes solely by Bob Phantom and serves aboard the M.L.J.’s orbital watch station.

Powers & Weapons:

Bob Phantom can make himself intangible, teleportation and matter-transforming mists.