Kyle "Ace" Morgan was the leader of the Challengers of the Unknown.
Colonel Kyle Morgan was a skilled pilot in the United States Air Force. He flew jets in various conflicts but has now left the service. Ace was En route to appear on the radio program but was involved in a plane crash but miraculously survives along with three other men. The other men consisted of Olympic wrestling champion Lester "Rocky" Davis, master skin diver Walter "Prof" Haley, circus daredevil Matthew "Red" Ryan. The four survivors decided that they were now all living 'on borrowed time'and banded together to start their adventuring career as the Challengers of the Unknown.
Ace was the de facto team leader on several missions. Though having fought the good fight for several years now, Ace and the other Challengers of the Unknown are still active. For a brief time, Ace developed an interest in spiritualism and magic, but recently returned to his old classic-style heroic ways again.
Powers and Abilities
- Aviation: Ace is an extremely skilled pilot, and was considered to be one of the best pilots in the United States Air Force. He has honed his skills as an aviator to the point where he can fly any aircraft with phenomenal skill. He has flown all manner of aircraft, and uses a jet pack on his adventures with the Challengers Of The Unknown.
- Aerial Combat: He is an amazing aerial fighter, able to outmaneuver and out-shoot almost any pilot.
- Firearms: His military training gives a lot of familiarity with all manner of guns, and has shown to be very adept with all manner of firearms. Ace has excellent hand eye coordination, and his Airforce training makes him a near unparalleled marksman in the sky or on the ground. He is the best marksman out of all the challengers, only surpassed by characters like Deadshot and Green Arrow.
- Military Protocol: He is former USAF and is a military man first, as most of his skills stem from intense military training.
- Hand-to-Hand Combat (Advanced): Ace has extensive skill in military combative techniques, and this knowledge combined with the multitude of adventures he has had with the Challengers, has made him an extremely skilled fighter.
- Martial Arts: Background in judo and karate.
- Science: His adventurers with the Challengers have made him very intuitive in matters of science, and has been tutored by prof in all manner of sciences.
- Occultism: For a while, Ace started practicing occult magic, and was quite skilled in the arts of excorsism, summoning and could even baish demons, and gaining moderate knowledge of the supernatural.
- Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985–86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.
- 162 Appearances of Kyle Morgan (New Earth)
- 17 Images featuring Kyle Morgan (New Earth)
- 3 Quotations by or about Kyle Morgan (New Earth)
- Character Gallery: Kyle Morgan (New Earth)
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