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Hyper the Phenomenal is a Superhero from The Golden Age of Comic Books, published by Hyper Publications in Hyper Mystery Comics #1-2. He's a scientist for the US government who has a super-suit with various gadgets. His sole two-part adventure has him investigating the theft of a mysterious chemical from the military.


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  • The Adjectival Superhero: Using "Name the Adjective" instead of the standard "The Adjective Name" format.
  • Big Bad: Boris, mastermind of the chemical theft.
  • Big Good: Hyper's boss is Portreeve, head of the US Secret Service.
  • Death Trap: The baddies devise one that relies on Winifred pulling the switch to her own doom. They convince her a knob is the way to freedom, but it's actually the switch to activate a crushing mechanism. Luckily, Hyper manages to hold the walls apart with his Super Strength.
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  • Decoy Protagonist: The first fourth of the first issue focuses on Winifred, a secret agent who is sent to investigate the theft before Hyper, who only shows up when she's been captured.
  • Protagonist Title
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: The cloaked figure who assists Hyper turns out to be the princess of the country he's in, hoping to get in good with the United States.
  • Short-Lived Aerial Escape: Boris and Dolores are shot down in their airplane as they try to escape with the last of the chemical they stole.
  • The Starscream: Dolores decides to double-cross Boris and take the formula for herself.
  • Stock Superhero Day Jobs: Scientist
  • The Vamp: Dolores is a foreign spy who's so skilled at seduction that she can win most men over with one smile.
  • Villainesses Want Heroes: Dolores, Boris's Dragon, is hot for Hyper to the point that she suggests letting him live.
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  • Would Not Hit a Girl: Hyper is offended by Dolores being attacked, despite the fact that she's one of the villains he's supposed to be capturing.

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