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Johnny Canuck
JohnnyCanuck

Real Name

Johnny Canuck

First Appearance

Dime Comics #1 (Feb. 1942)

Original Publisher

Commercial Signs of Canada/Bell Features

Created by

Leo Bachle

Origin[]

Johnny Canuck, a Captain in the Allied air forces, is Canada's answer to Nazi oppression, operating like a freelance agent. He is also referred to as "Canada's super hero."

Golden Age Appearances[]

Dime Comics #1-28

Notes[]

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Johnny Canuck's postage stamp.

  • In 1995, Canada Post issued a series of Canadian postage stamps celebrating Canada’s comic-book superheroes. Johnny Canuck is depicted as he appeared in the comic books, dressed in flight jacket, goggles, leather headgear and boots. Johnny Canuck is linked to a tradition of stalwart, honest, upstanding Canadian heroes.


  • An obituary for Johnny Canuck dated April 14, 1978 (published by St. Catharines Standard and done as though the character had been a real-life hero), stated he and Wing had been married in May, 1967.

See Also[]

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