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Quote1.png Some men want to be great scientists, or great ballplayers, or great businessmen...but you, Hank Klopp, you want to be the strongest man in the world... Quote2.png
-- From the splash page of "The Tough Guy"


Appearing in "The Tough Guy"

Featured Characters:

  • Hank Klopp (Only appearance; dies)[1]

Supporting Characters:

  • Dolly Simms

Antagonists:

  • Baldy Jones

Other Characters:

  • Ed (Hospital Doctor)
  • Doctor (Unnamed)
  • Hospital Security Guard (Unnamed)

Races and Species:

Locations:

  • Earth
    • Baldy Jones' Gym (Unnamed)
    • Hospital (Unnamed)

Items:

  • Strength Serum

Synopsis for "The Tough Guy"

A muscleman gets pistol whipped and winds up in the hospital. He overhears a conversation between two doctors about a serum that toughens the body so he decides to take it and turn to crime with his powerful body. After he collapses the doctors inform him he has a throat infection that will kill him shortly now that his body is too powerful for medicine to effect.

Appearing in "Indoor Sport!"

Featured Characters:

  • Mona Rand (Ghost)

Supporting Characters:

Other Characters:

Races and Species:

Locations:

  • Earth
    • Country Club (Unnamed)
    • Cemetery (Unnamed)

Synopsis for "Indoor Sport!"

A female ghost acquires pictures of men from potential suitors and throws darts into them to inflict pain and death upon the men in revenge for a man who once jilted her.

Appearing in "Willie Brown Is Out To Get Me!"

Featured Characters:

  • Monk

Supporting Characters:

  • "Weasel"

Antagonists:

  • Willie Brown

Other Characters:

  • Woman (Unnamed)

Races and Species:

Locations:

Synopsis for "Willie Brown Is Out To Get Me!"

People tell a thug that Willie Brown is after him, which terrifies him, since he shot Willie Brown a week ago and he is now a zombie.

Appearing in "Time Reversal"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "Time Reversal"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "He Who Hesitates..."

Featured Characters:

  • Professor William Baker (Only appearance; dies)[1]

Supporting Characters:

  • Amy Baker

Antagonists:

  • Eric Orson

Other Characters:

  • Tom
  • Dean Edmunds
  • Blaines' (Behind the scenes)
  • Herrick (Behind the scenes)
  • Vice President of Alumni Association (Behind the scenes)

Races and Species:

Locations:

Synopsis for "He Who Hesitates..."

A hesitant professor finally decides to kill the romeo who's moving in on his wife, but as usual, he waits a little too long and the other man pushes him off the cliff instead so that he can marry the professor's wife.

Appearing in "The Strange Case of Mr. Whimple!"

Featured Characters:

  • Henry Simpson (Apparent death)

Antagonists:

  • Mr. Whimple

Other Characters:

  • Police (Shadow only)
  • Mrs. G (Tim's Mother)
  • Tim
  • Mr. Arbuckle

Races and Species:

Locations:

Synopsis for "The Strange Case of Mr. Whimple!"

A thief attacks a man who always carries a box around on his shoulder with a blackjack and kills him. When he gets the box open, he is startled to see that he has killed one head but not the other and runs into the path of an oncoming train. His intended victim gets up and procures a box for the dead head.

Notes

  • The entire issue except for the below story is reprinted in Journey Into Mystery (Vol. 2) #6 with some minor alterations. "He Who Hesitates..." adds text to state Eric Orson was jailed and "Indoor Sport!" adds a twist to story by stating that Tom is also a vengeful spirit except he targets women.
  • "Willie Brown Is Out To Get Me!" is reprinted in Fear #22.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks



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