A hero created by Jack Kirby
and published by DC Comics
first appeared in OMAC #1
In the distant future, aliens from the planet Vision discover a way to accurately predict
future events. They determine that the Earth will experience a
great catastrophe if they do not intercede. They decide to help the
people of Earth and travel there disguised as normal humans. Once
they arrive, they set up the Global Peace Agency, a worldwide
organization set up to stop the coming disaster.
Because the group believes that violence begets violence, the Global
Peace Agency are basically pacifists. They do however believe that
there are times when violence is unavoidable. To handle this problem,
they employed a scientist, Professor Myron Forest, to design a
system that would allow them to deal with more physical confrontations.
Forest designed a sophisticated computer satellite capable of
tranforming a single person into a nearly instoppable force. Calling,
the satellite Brother Eye, Forest completed the project and then
chose an average worker named Buddy Blank to be the recipient of the
power transmission from Brother Eye. When this happens, Buddy Blank
becomes OMAC, the One Man Army Corps.
OMAC fought against evil entities like Mr. Big, Major Domo, and and
Dr. Sandor Skuba. Brother Eye was later damaged and was unable to
bring OMAC to his original levels of power, but Buddy Blank continued
to fight against evil.
The fight to prevent the great disaster on Earth ultimately failed and
human society was driven to the edge of extinction. Buddy Blank survived
and raised his grandson Kamandi until Buddy died at the hands of