Flatfoot Burns

Flatfoot Burns

Religion: not determined yet

Name: Flatfoot Burns

Other Names: "Flatfoot" Burns; Flatfoot; Detective Burns

Classification: hero hero  

Publisher(s): Quality

First Appearance: Police Comics #19 (May 1943): "Flatfoot Burns Is Heading This Way"

Creators: Al Stahl

Number of Appearances: 66

Occupation: police detective

Nation: USA

Race: white

Gender: male

Note: star of humorous detective strip

Flatfoot Burns first appeared in Police Comics #19 (May 1943) and appeared in that monthly anthology comic book series semi-regularly until 1946. Uniquely, Flatfoot Burns made the leap from monthly comics to a syndicated strip in Will Eisner's Spirit comic section, which was published in newspapers.

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This character is in the following 123 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Candy #1 (Autumn 1947): "Lamp Sale" (lead character)
Police Comics
The Spirit

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