The Crimson Avenger is Lee Travis, a Golden Age cloaked vigilante who fought crime using a gas gun. His sidekick and valet is Wing How. Travis is credited as the first super-hero and has been a member of the All-Star Squadron and the Seven Soldiers of Victory. Albert Elwood also used the costume for a short-lived career during the Silver Age. In the modern era Jill Carlyle became their successor, a woman wielding dual guns possessed by the Spirit of Vengeance. Carlyle became a member of the Justice Society. Crimson Avenger was created by Jim Chambers, first appearing in Detective Comics #20. (1938)
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