Real Name: Anthro
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Anthro is the first Cro-Magnon boy born in the Stone Age. His father, Neanderthal caveman Nee-Ahn is the chief of his tribe, his mother a captive member of another tribe. Winning two competing impetuous barefoot cave girls as his wives, Cro-Magnon women Embra and Nima, Anthro begins the human race, as Embra lives to bear his first child.
Justice League Europe Annual #2 features a version of Anthro. In an alternate time-line, an older Silver Sorceress, lost in time, is rescued from a large creature by Anthro. He exhibits great eagerness, smashing the beast long after it is subdued. A bored cave girl, seemingly either Embra or Nima, joins the Sorceress in watching Anthro's 'battle'.
After a single Showcase appearance, Anthro was given his own title, which lasted for 6 issues (1968-69). All six issues were written and drawn by Post, with Wallace Wood providing inking for the final issue.
Since the cancellation of his title, he has made minor appearances, most notably in Crisis on Infinite Earths #2. Recently, Anthro appeared in the 2006 revival of Tales of the Unexpected. He is also slated to appear in the upcoming 7 issue miniseries Final Crisis by Grant Morrison and J.G. Jones.
First Appearance: Showcase (1956) #74
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#2 Anthro (1968)
- 'Looking Back At Tomorrow'
#1 Batman (1940)
- 'Battle of the Sexes'#2
- 'Apes or Men?'#3
- 'Journey To The Island Of Green'#4
- 'The Prophecy'#5
- 'The River of No Return'#6
HC Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne (2010)
- 'Time and the Batman'TPB
- 'Time And The Batman'#702
- 'Part Two: Batman's Last Case'
HC Booster Gold (2007)
- 'Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne -- The Deluxe Edition'TPB
- 'Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne'#1
- 'Shadow on Stone'
#2 Countdown (2007)
- '52 Pick-Up, Chapter 2: Leggo My Ego'#3
- '52 Pick-Up, Chapter 3: Hexed'#8
- 'Blue & Gold, Chapter 3: Freedom Fighters'
#44 Crisis on Infinite Earths (1985)
- 'Changes Of Address'
#2 DCU Holiday Special 2010 (2011)
- 'Time And Time Again!'#5
- 'Worlds In Limbo'#10
- 'Death at the Dawn of Time'#11
DCU: Legacies (2010)
Final Crisis (2008)
Final Crisis (2009)
Final Crisis Companion (2009)
TPB Guy Gardner: Warrior (1994)
- 'Final Crisis Companion'
History of the DC Universe (1986)
Justice League Europe (1989)
#74 Superman/Batman (2003)
- 'It Could Be You'#100
- 'There Shall Come a Gathering'
#18 Tales of the Unexpected (2006)
- 'Absolute Power, The Startling Conclusion: "Thy Will Be Done..."'
The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
HC Time Masters: Vanishing Point (2010)
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia'HC
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia: Updated And Expanded'
#1 Unlimited Access (1997)
- 'Passageway Part Six'
#2 Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
- 'Let's Do The Time Warp Again!'
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