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Borden, Steve. Steve Borden was created by Bernard Dougall and appeared in I Don’t Scare Easy (1941) and The Singing Corpse (1943). Steve Borden is a Bellem. He is a New York City publicity agent who is tired of the job: “You get fed up touting beefy sopranos and dollfaced tenors and inflated comedians...you get sick of grubbing around after radio editors...you get tired of croaking falsetto praises of mediocre talent; and when you find someone with genuine ability...they break into a rash of self-importance.” However, Fortuna’s wheel spins Borden into murder cases involving his clients, and he is forced to solve them for his own health and career and those of his clients.

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