Name: Professor Vibrate
First Appearance: Sensation Comics #63 (1947)
Creators: William Marston, H.G. Peter
Abilities: The power of teaching. Physics professor with a focus on sound vibration. Medical skills. Master of disguise. Can create and control a cane which produces sound vibrations which can render groups of people unconscious when struck against something, and even kill with a secondary strike.
Backstory: Famous and well renowned in the field of physics. Professor Vibrate was one of the teachers of Holliday College. A respectable position that would lead to Vibrate being viewed in a positive light.
However it was not necessarily a profitable one due to the low pay the field of education often receives. Using knowledge of sound vibrations effects which he gained when he was a medic during world war 2 and treating those who were ‘bomb shocked’ but otherwise uninjured from being to close to an explosive blast, Professor Vibrate created a cane which when struck against a solid object, would replicate the high frequency of a bomb going off, rendering anyone within hearing unconscious.
Hiring a group of crooks, Professor Vibrate plotted to rob a couple of banks and charter a plane to flee to South America. Intent on going into a quiet retirement Wearing a disguise with false ears when he committed those crimes so that it would not tarnish his otherwise spotless reputation.