Elliot Taylor

    Character » Elliot Taylor appears in 40 issues.

    Elliot "Lucky" Taylor was a member of the Creature Commandos who was physically altered to resemble Frankenstein's monster as an experiment in psychological warfare to fight in World War II. With the introduction of the actual Frankenstein into the DC Universe, his history with the creature Commandos has been replaced.

    Short summary describing this character.

    Elliot Taylor last edited by Darkside_of_the_Sun on 07/29/18 06:40PM View full history

    For the first Patchwork Man click Patchwork Man.

    Elliot Taylor was a good-hearted Marine Private who was nicknamed "Lucky". Lucky was stationed on an island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II when he stepped on a land mine. Surgeons from Project M ("M" for "Monster") spent weeks putting him back together, albeit not the way he was originally constructed. This gave Taylor the appearance of Frankenstein's monster with increased size and great strength but with the inability to speak. He, alongside the others changed by Project M, became the part of the military unit known as the Creature Commandos led by U.S Army Intelligence officer Lt. Matthew Shrieve.

    The Creature Commandos were sent on missions no sane unit would touch and became a scary story men would tell each other on the battlefield. At the waning days of the war the Creature Commandos and the G.I. Robot ( J.A.K.E.) were court-martialed for some unstated offense and were given the choice of execution or test flying a experimental spacecraft. They chose the latter, but the ship malfunctioned and was lost somewhere in deep space. At some time the ship was found and captured by the Coluan known as Brainiac and was kept in suspended animation until their release on the newly formed New Krypton. They were returned to the American government and fell under the command of General Sam Lane.

    After the death of General Lane, through the manipulations of Maxwell Lord, Velcro and the others were re-assigned to a fake Project Cadmus base in Vietnam. There they fell under the mental control of Lord and were further "altered" by Professor Ivo. Then they were sent after Justice League International in a scheme of Lord's to kidnap Jaime Reyes (the current Blue Beetle). Once Lord and Reyes were teleported from the fight, the Creature Commandos were freed from Lord's control.


    This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for:

    Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

    Comment and Save

    Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.