Bates, Betty. Betty Bates is a hungry young lawyer-on-the-make who is clever and fast and takes down whatever criminals are unfortunate enough to get in her way. She is helped by Fred Conlin, who does the leg- and arm-work for her. She appears in stories with titles like “The Case of the Crooked Eights,” “The Rules of Murder!” and “Mr. Malice.”
First Appearance: Hit Comics #4 (Quality), Oct 1940. 10 appearances, 1940-1949. Created by Bob Powell.
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