RED STAR (Reuben Reuben)

Created by:
Ed Robbins

Real Name:
Reuben Reuben

Joined Mighty Crusaders:
Red Star is not a member of the Mighty Crusaders.

First Appearance:
Roly Poly Comics #10, 1945

Origin:
Reuben Reuben, a cub reporter for the Daily Sun, can call upon the powers of his ancestors by simply shouting “Hey Rube”, which causes him to turn into the all-powerful Red Star.

History: (Canadian version of Red Rube)
Red Rube was given a magical gift, whenever he shouts “HEY RUBE!” he is transformed from a child into an adult Super Hero. Reuben is an orphan who ran away from the orphanage, Reubenhide in a Castle on top of the hill near his orphanage. There an old man gave him a magic elixir that put him in touch with his ancestors all of whom were also named Reuben Reubens. Each Relative gave him an aspect of their greatness, together it made him superhuman.

Powers & Weapons:
For all intents and purposes, the Canadian Red Star was the same as his US counterpart, Red Rube, the stories were the same but redrawn by Canadian artists who adjusted the costume for the Canadian audience.

Checklist:
Green Publishing Company:
Roly Poly Comics #10