Today we have the first appearance and secret origin of Captain Future!!
Scientist Andrew Bryant discovered that the crossing gamma and infrared rays would grant him superpowers -- so naturally he decided to become a superhero and battle crime!!
Captain Future appeared in STARTLING COMICS #1-40 (June 1940-July 1946) and AMERICA'S BEST COMICS #1-3 (Feb-Nov 1942), 5 (April 1943), and 22 (June 1947).