Morton Carling

Religion: indeterminate

Name: Morton Carling

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: Superman (vol. 1) #9 (Mar.-Apr. 1941): "Jackson's Murder Ring"

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Paul Cassidy

Number of Appearances: 1

Gender: male

Note: Clark Kent, Lois Lane investigated his murder

Clark Kent and Lois Lane saw a man falling off a building. It looked like a suicide, but Clark's telescopic vision told him that the man was already dead as he fell. The man had been murdered, Clark knew, although police thought it looked like a suicide.

When Clark Kent and Lois Lane investigated they found that the dead man, Morton Carling, had just inherited a $20 million life trust. Now that he was dead, the money would be divided among forty new heirs. Lois and Clark decided to interview all of the heirs, each of whom had a half-million dollar motive to murder Carling.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Superman (vol. 1) #9 (Mar.-Apr. 1941): "Jackson's Murder Ring" (2-panel cameo)

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