The Amazing Mr X was a character who appeared in The Dandy in 1944-1945. He is regarded as Britain's first superhero. He was drawn by Jack Glass, and reappeared drawn by Dudley Watkins in the 1962 Dandy Book. Recreating him was the objective for entrants of the 2012 Dundee Comics Prize. The winner was cartoonist Steve Marchant with his humorous tale of an 88 yearold Mr X still attempting to fight the good fight. Publisher DC Thomson recreated him later that year for the digital relaunch of The Dandy, as part of a new story called Retro Active.