The Black Toad (Chuck McArthur)

The Religious Affiliation of
The Black Toad
Chuck McArthur

Religion: manifestly non-religious CBR Scale: I

Name: The Black Toad

Alter Ego: Chuck McArthur

Other Names: The Toad; Toadman; Charles McArthur

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel Timely

First Appearance: Captain America Comics #7 (Oct. 1941): "Death Loads the Bases"

Creators: Joe Simon, Jack Kirby

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 2

Enemy of: Captain America, Bucky, The Brooklyn Badgers

Occupation: manager

Worked for: The Brooklyn Badgers

Gender: male

Note: killed players on WWII-era Brooklyn Badgers team he managed

During World War II, Bernard Riggley was the owner of the Brooklyn Badgers professional baseball team. Team manager Chuck McArthur wanted to own the team for himself. McArthur donned a disguise and as the "Black Toad" he murdered Riggley.

The Brooklyn Badgers are Marvel analogs of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

The Black Toad (Chuck McArthur)

This character is in the following 3 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Captain America (vol. 1) #112 (Apr. 1969): "Lest We Forget!" (1-panel cameo)
Captain America Comics #7 (Oct. 1941): "Death Loads the Bases"
Captain America Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (June 2009): "Death Loads the Bases"

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