06 August 2014

Tommy Tomahawk in "The Hijacked Atomic Machine"

Tommy Tomahawk was the leader of a squadron of Native American pilots in the South Pacific during World War II known as the Cherokee Squadron, known as both fierce fighter pilots and, when the need arose, ground commandoes, Tommy and his men were also know for dressing in warpaint, warbonnet, moccasins and even loincloths.  At first angered by this Command ordered them to stop and stick to regulation uniforms, however once the results of their missions were see they were given special permission to dress as they liked

art by  George Appel

from  Contact Comics #9 (November 1945)
Cover by L.B. Cole

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