Captain Airstrip One

Captain Airstrip One
Real name
George Smith
Current alias
Captain Airstrip One
Alignment
Universe

Characteristics
Gender
Origin

History

Captain Airstrip One is a member of the Captain Britain Corps responsible for Earth-744. He encountered Captain Britain (Brian Braddock) at Merlyn's funeral on Otherworld.

Powers and abilities

Powers

Flight

Strength level

Superhuman

Weaknesses

Extremely literal minded.

Notes

Captain Airstrip One's world is reminiscent of that of George Orwell's 1984, and the Captain himself was revealed in the small press title Mad Dog #10 to work for the Thought Police.

Trivia

  • Captain Airstrip One was first mentioned in The Daredevils Vol 1 7, some months before his first actual appearance.
  • The Captain speaks in "Newspeak", the language created in Orwell's book.

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