Introduction   On Racism   Epigraphs   A History of the Pulps   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   

Glossary and Character Taxonomy  Breakdown by Country of Origin   Bibliography   Table of Contents    The Best of the Encyclopedia

Varney, Chick. Chick Varney was created by Jerome Barry and appeared in Murder with Your Malted (1941), Leopard Cat’s Cradle (1942), and Lady of Night (1944).

Charles “Chick” Varney is an amateur detective. He works as a soda jerk in a Manhattan store for the Knowles Drug Company. He knows everyone in his neighborhood, which gives him a wide variety of contacts to call upon in solving cases.

Table of Contents / Annotations / Blog / Books / Patreon / Twitter / Contact me