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Tobin, Inspector. Inspector Tobin was created by Dorothy Hughes (Jim Hale) and appeared in The So Blue Marble (1940), The Cross-Eyed Bear (1940), and Fallen Sparrow (1942).

Inspector Tobin is a hard-boiled policeman in New York City. He is calm, understated, and effective in dealing with some very nasty murderers. He doesn’t carry a gun, but is usually accompanied by detectives who are good shots.

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