Name: Ruth Hart
First Appearance: The Man-Thing (vol. 1) #2 (Feb. 1974): "Nowhere to Go but Down!"
Number of Appearances: 22
Note: friend of Richard Rory, Man-Thing, Omega the Unknown
From email we received from Scott Andrew Hutchins on 2 December 2008:
Richard Rory and Ruth Hart would appear to be hippie-influenced, though not necessarily hippies. He discusses marriage with Hart rather quickly after they meet, suggesting he's not into "free love."
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