Joined Mighty Crusaders:
In an untold story prior to Mighty Crusaders (vol. 2) #1
Zip Comics #27, July 1942
As a child, JohnRaymondd strived his best to do what was right, including attending school to study criminology and learn about the criminal mind, like that of his criminal brother, Tim. When his brother broke out of jail and attempted to rob John’s house, his plans were thwarted by a “Web” he himself created. By cutting the phone lines to John’s house, he worried local police who were trying to reach John. They entered his house and arrested Tim. Ever since, professor John Raymond, forensic medical doctor and famed mystery writer, has donned his Web costume as he wages psychological warfare against his enemies and ensnares criminals in the name of the law.
Powers & Weapons:
The Web is an Olympic level athlete with a vastly superior intellect. He spent his life training as a top-level criminologist, concentrating on what makes the criminal mind operate. His psychological prowess aids him in outsmarting his opponents and bringing them to justice!
Zip Comics 27-38