Religion: not determined yet
Name: The Sword
Alter Ego: Chic Carter
Other Names: Headline Hunter; Chic Carter, Headline Hunter
First Appearance: Smash Comics #1 (Aug. 1939): "The Murder of Max Gorman"
Creators: Vernon Henkel
Number of Appearances: 41
Chic Carter was a heroic reporter who worked for The Daily Star in New York City. A "Chic Carter" story was featured in every issue of Police Comics for the first 18 issues of the series.
Chic Carter briefly adopted a costumed identity, known as "The Sword," but he abandoned that enterprise after a short time. Ultimately he was a reporter, not a costumed vigilante or costumed hero.
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