Times Past, 1943
The Secret Origin of the Oculist
by Dan Swanson
Finding himself drafted at the beginning of U.S. involvement in World War II, a young man named Biff Redondo tries everything possible to worm his way out of the service. One day, he meets a mad scientist who offers him an unconventional solution to his problems. But while he takes drastic measures to give himself temporary injuries to get out of his military duty, Biff instead gains great and unexpected powers! And as the criminal known as the Oculist, he discovers the Redondo rule: With great power comes great opportunity!