Alias
Elongated Man
Nick Name
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Civilian ID
Randolph William "Ralph" Dibny
Occupation

Adventurer

Detective


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
United States
Group Affiliation

Doom Patrol

Justice League


Base of Operations
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Height
6' 1" - Varies
Weight
180 lbs.
Eye Color
Blue
Hair Color
Red
Known Powers

Normal human who temporarily alters his biology with concentrated Gingold extract which enables his body to have almost unlimited elastic ability.


Above level intelligence with skills as a criminal detective.


Accessories

Gingold Extract: Juice derived from the rare Gingold fruit from the Yucatan in Mexico, which enables the consumer to have almost unlimited physical elasticity.


Common Enemies
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Regularly Appearing

Detective Comics Vol. 1

Flash Vol. 1


First Appearance
Flash Vol. 1 #112 (May, 1960)
Creator
John Broome & Carmine Infantino
Origin

A brilliant child, Ralph Dibny was obsessed with two things; criminal detective work and the art of contortion. After interviewing several contortionist, Dibny discovered they all consumed a soda called Gingold. After learning chemistry, Dibny developed a highly-concentrated Gingold extract which gave him extreme elasticity. Assuming a public superhero identity, Dibny became the flexible detective known as the Elongated Man.


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