Super Commando Dhruva
Super Commando Dhruva is an Indian comic character created by Anupam Sinha and published by Raj Comics. His first appearance was in Issue No 74, “Pratishodh Ki Jwala”. In the first story itself that Dhruvaâ€™s parents have been murdered by a villain named Jubisco and Dhruva in his rage of fury vows to take revenge and ultimately avenges his parentsâ€™ death by killing Jubisco.Â â€œDhruvaâ€ is a Sanskrit name which means the center or axis, and that center remains constant irrespective of things going around. Dhruva is shown as a handsome young guy having a well toned muscular body. Unlike other comic heroes he does not posses much superpower. The only special power he has is the ability to comprehend the language of birds and animals, which can be attributed to the fact that he was born and brought up in Jupiter Circus and spend a lot of time with animals. The animals and bird are his major allies as they constantly report the crimes which take place in the fictional city of â€œRaj Nagarâ€ where Dhruva lives with his foster family.
He is proficient in all major types or martial arts and is good in hand to hand combat. He has great analytic power which helps him in looking for clues at a crime scene and following and nabbing villains. On a number of occasions it is shown that he triumphed over villains more powerful than him by using his wits. He can also breathe under water after his friend Dhananjay gifted him this ability. Dhruva has vowed not to kill anyone so he usually disarm or disable his enemies by using any object found close to him. In the stories he is paired with other heroes, he is always the one who comes with ideas to counter the villains using the powers of other heroes wisely.
To prevent crime in the fictional city of â€œRaj Nagarâ€ he patrols every night on his special motor cycle. Dhruva never uses disguise and is shown as wearing a yellow and blue colored dress. He heads a small team founded by himself, called â€œCommando Forceâ€, which helps him in fighting crime in â€œRaj Nagarâ€. The other members of the team are Karim, Peter, and Renu.
Shweta who is his foster-sister and a science student helps Dhruva with technical aspect of fighting crime. She has given him â€œStar Transmitterâ€, special boots which can become skates, and â€œStar Lineâ€ which is a rope which helps him in moving in the style of Batman. He also has â€œStar-Bladesâ€ which are blades in shapes of stars.
Dhruva is adopted by I.G. Rajan after murder of his parents. He lives with his foster parents in â€œRaj Nagarâ€ and has Shweta as his foster sister. Shweta leads a life of double identity. In real life she is shown as a sweet girl with not much liking for adventures. But she has saved Dhruvaâ€™s life on many occasions under the disguise of â€œChandikaâ€ (name of a Hindu goddess). Dhruva has no idea about the real identity of Chandika.
Dhruva has appeared in a number of comics along with Nagraj and the pair is very popular. His friends include Black Cat, Dhananjay, Vanputra, Samri, Lori and Commander Natasha who is also his love interest. Some of his main enemies are Grand Master Robo, Chumba, Mahamanv, Chandakaal, NastreDamus and Super Nova.