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Captain Rip Carter
Captain Rip Carter Ath221
Earth-Two
Pre-Crisis
Characteristics
Real name Rip Carter
Alias Captain Carter
Occupation Captain in US Army
Alignment Good
Family none
Affiliation Boy Commandos
First appearance Detective Comics vol 1 #64 (Jun 1942)
Universe Pre-Crisis/Earth-Two
Alternate versions none
Boy Commandos logo

History[]

Rip Carter was a captain in the United States Army in the early 1940s. He was placed in charge of a group of young orphans from various countries including Alfy Twidgett of England, Andre Chavard of France, Daniel 'Brooklyn' Turpin of the United States and Jan Haasan of Holland. Together these youths became known as the Boy Commandos. As their guardian, Rip Carter brought these mascots onto special missions behind enemy lines. Rip continued to lead the Boy Commandos even after the war ended, though as some of them grew older, they left the team to pursue other pursuits.

Pre-Crisis/Earth-Two[]

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