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Jack Weston (New Earth)

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Jack Weston aka Minute-Man is an ex-soldier and adventurer who helped rescue the young Billy Batson from Mr. Mind and the Rainbow Squad, who had bound and gagged him. Captain Marvel feels unable to fight woman, so Minute Man shows him he can do it, inspiring Captain Marvel to defeat the Rainbow Squad, and reveals that their leader Mr. Wonderful is non other than his long time foe Mr. Mind. Minute-Man later became a member of the Squadron of Justice.

Minute-Man defends his home of Fawcett City for time following the war with his fellow heroes. Eventually retiring from costumed heroism and became a government agent but stayed an ally of Captain Marvel.

Jack Weston and his children and grandchildren are all murdered in their sleep by an unnamed assassin in their home in Clearwater, Florida. Minute-Man was one of three patriotic superhero bloodlines destroyed by the efforts of the immortal Vandal Savage, the other superhero legacy killed were Mr. America, Commander Steel and General Glory. Vandal Savage wished to stop the prevalence of relatives taking on the heroic identities and/or powers of their loved ones.



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