Fife, Gordon. Gordon Fife is a well-traveled American soldier of fortune who ends up in the small Central European operetta kingdom of Kovnia, where he and his young Hindu sidekick Ali become the protectors of Nicolas, the child king of Kovnia, and Nicholas' older sister Caroline. (Caroline and Fife eventually fall in love). Fife helps keep Kovnia independent, despite the best efforts of Prince Karl of Livonia and the anarchist criminals the Markala.
First Appearance: The Comics #11 (Dell), Mar 1939. 15 appearances, 1939-1942. Created by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer. Note: these are the comic book adventures of Gordon Fife from the Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer comic strip, “Gordon Fife and the Boy King” (1935-1941).
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