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It seems the appearances are split for Congorilla and William Glenmorgan (Congo Bill). I'm not sure what to list him under. I would guess Congorilla because we saw Congo Bill's human body killed somewhere (I think Cry for Justice). His current Justice League related appearances are screwed up and we need to discuss how we want to categorize them from here on out. Kyletheobald 08:39, July 30, 2011 (UTC)

I'm a bit baffled as to why there are two entries for the same character. Whether he's in his human form or he's Congorilla, he's still William Glenmorgan. Tony ingram 08:50, July 30, 2011 (UTC)

Earth-One to Earth-Two to New Earth

Congo Bill in the silver age was a contemporary of Kal-El and Jimmy Olsen, and co-starred with them in at least one 1960s story. This may be the origin of the long-standing misclassification of C.B. as an Earth-One character. BUT:

Congo Bill in the golden age was a contemporary of Kal-L, Tex Thomson, Vigilante, Zatara, and other Earth-Two characters. He appeared on the cover of Action Comics #52 in a group portrait with those four guys. Now covers are allowed and expected to be misleading, and he didn't ever actually co-star in any stories with any other Earth-Two characters, so that's not very strong evidence, but it's also not nothing.

Earth-Two characters appearing in silver age comics were shown and described as being about 20 years older than their golden age selves, and as "coming out of retirement" and so forth. Congo Bill in the silver age was not. He looked to be the same age in 1970 as he did in 1940, but that's also not saying very much. He could have been any age from 25 to 55, every time he appeared.

One way or another, he ended up on New Earth, along with everybody else. So while calling him Congo Bill (Earth-Two) is probably wrong, calling him Congo Bill (Earth-One) is also probably wrong. Stoop Davy Dave (talk) 02:52, December 2, 2015 (UTC)

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