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Real Identity: Not Applicable
Appearances (STAS): Livewire
Appearances (BB): Sentries of the Lost Cosmos
Powers/Skills: Word Processor
Voiced By: Not Applicable
In the late 19th century, amid a flurry of applications, the typewriter became the mainstream device for professionals to create their documents with. E. Remington and Sons commercialized the device as the typewriter and production started on March 1, 1873 in Ilion, New York. It also had a QWERTY keyboard layout and became the standard for typewriters and technology to come after it. By 1910, the manual typewriter had a standard model completed.
When Perry White began his career in journalism, he used a typewriter. Decades later, when Livewire induced blackouts throughout Metropolis, White refused to close the Daily Planet. He brought out a typewriter for Lois Lane to utilize. Some 50 years later, Eldon Michaels created the Sentries of the Lost Cosmos game. One of his prized possessions was the typewriter that belonged to Philip K. Dick, a 20th century science fiction writer. But it is long obsolete and not known by teenagers of that era.