First Appearance: Sensation Comics 41 (1945)
Creators: Joye Hummel and H.G Peter
Abilities: Gardening, Evil Gardening, as well as a professional Creeper, real estate developer, and businessman.
Backstory: Formerly a big name real estate owner, Old Man Creeper Jackson the Crippled Gardener had the tragedy of getting ran over in the middle of the night by his employee Lars Lang who then proceeded to take over the real estate company and push Old Man Creeper Jackson the Crippled Gardener out of the business while he was recovering in the hospital, renaming it and having all of the company funds transferred to his own accounts.
Vowing revenge, Old Man Creeper Jackson turned his passion for gardening to evil developing a unique specimen known as the ‘Octopus Plant’ with horrifying properties. For it would take the form of a giant pitcher plant and seeking out live prey with its vines, it would latch on to them and draw them into the plant, consuming them whole.
The plant upon killing its victim would then produce flower seeds which when grown, would produce a beautiful flower called the ‘Venus Rose’ with the face of the woman who had been murdered.
Using this vile example of flora, Old Man Creeper Jackson the Crippled Gardener would build up his fortune once again after being reduced to a pennyless state. Plotting to use his ill gained money to afford the legal support to combat Lars Lang in court!
Possessing not a shred of guilt for his victims on dark tangled path which is gardening!