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Ward, Silas. Silas Ward appeared in a number of stories in the Norwegian pulp Mystikk from 1939 to 1943.
Silas Ward is a Great Detective modeled on Sexton Blake. The owners of the Norwegian pulp Mystikk responded to the demand for stories about Sexton Blake by publishing stories about “Silas Ward,” a Norwegian Blake-like detective. (Renaming Blake “Silas Ward” allowed Mystikk’s publishers to avoid paying copyright fees). Ward’s Tinker-like assistant is Duffy.
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