Captain Boom is a Filipino comic book character who fights crime that was created by Mars Ravelo and illustrated by his son Ric Ravelo. Captain Boom first appeared in United Komiks of PSG Publishing House in 1966. When the character was first introduced in television, his character is renamed to Kapitan Boom. Kapitan is a Tagalog word for "captain."
|Publisher||PSG Publishing House|
|First appearance||United Komiks (1966)|
|Created by||Mars Ravelo|
|Alter ego||Lance Mercado|
|Team affiliations||Isang Lakas|
|Notable aliases||Kapitan Boom|
Heightened sense of hearing
Sonic powers such as sonic shield and sonic roar
Captain Boom is a crime fighter that can fly and run fast. He also have an amplified hearing and able to create a sonic shield and sonic roar.[Note 1] He does not have super strength but upon generating a sonic shield on his fist and hitting a vehicle, it can have a dent without making a damage on his hand. All of his powers are produced through sonic means. He has the ability of flight due to the creation of sound waves and thus, he cannot fly in space because there is no sound there.
He dons a red suit with a three-star emblem on his chest and a blue cape. His grandmother made his first costume out of a red shirt and pants together with a handkerchief with holes that serves as a mask.
In other mediaEdit
In 2008, Captain Boom's character was featured on Komiks Presents: Kapitan Boom, a television series that was aired in ABS-CBN. The character was renamed to "Kapitan Boom" and was portrayed by Jon Avila. His alter-ego, Lance Mercado, was played by Jay-R Siaboc.
|Captain Boom||United Komiks (1966)|
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