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Hinkey, Alvin. Alvin Hinkey was created by Joe Archibald (Dizzy Duo, Elmer and Pokey, Ambrose Hooley, Kid Tarzan, Willie Klump, Windy Knight, Phineas Pinkham, Hattie Pringle, Walrus & Wishbone, Jonathan Wise) and appeared in sixteen stories in 10-Story Detective Magazine from 1944 to 1949, beginning with “See Here, Flatfoot Hinkey!” (10-Story Detective Magazine, Mar. 1944).

Alvin Hinkey is the “hammy hawkshaw,” a theatrical, overly-dramatic policeman.

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