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Dr. Vandyke
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Real Name
Vandyke
First Appearance
Adventures into the Unknown #1 - Fall 1948 Comic Media
Creators
Frank Belknap Long, Fred Gardineer
Team Affliations
Institute for Psychic Research
Aliases
none
Base of Operations
office
Powers
none
Skills and Abilities
knowledge of myths, supernatural
Paraphenalia
petrified olive branch, ancient symbol of destiny

Origin

Tony Brand finds that Gail Leslie is kidnapped by The Living Ghost. He finds a piece of a broken mirror in her disheveled house with The Living Ghost's image imprinted in it. Also, Gail had managed to write "The Living Ghost" in lipstick before being taken away.

Tony takes the piece to Dr. Vandyke to consult him on The Living Ghost. The doctor is able to tell him of the legend of The Living Ghost, and give him an ancient church relic, a petrified olive branch. The relic has the ability to render The Living Ghost mortal. Tony successfully uses the relic to defeat The Living Ghost.

Powers and abilities=

Dr. Vandyke is highly knowledgeable regarding the paranormal and the supernatural.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Adventures into the Unknown #1-2
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