Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Blodgett “Monk” Mayfair was an industrial chemist. His nickname was a result of his ape-like build. “Monk’s looks were deceiving. His low forehead apparently didn’t contain room for a spoonful of brains. Actually, Monk was in a way of being the most widely known chemist in America. He was a Houdini of […]

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Blodgett “Monk” Mayfair was an industrial chemist. His nickname was a result of his ape-like build.

“Monk’s looks were deceiving. His low forehead apparently didn’t contain room for a spoonful of brains. Actually, Monk was in a way of being the most widely known chemist in America. He was a Houdini of the test tubes….

His tough, rusty iron hide was so marked with gray scars that it looked as if a flock of chickens with gray-chalk feet had paraded on him. This was because Monk refused to let Doc treat him. Monk gloried in his tough looks.” – The Man of Bronze