Merriwell, Frank. Frank Merriwell is the epitome of clean-cut, honest, moral, and adventurous American youth. He is aggressively devoted to fair play and decency. He is an all-sport star at Yale, always sticking up for the Yale Bulldogs and for his parents and friends. He rises up from an earnest and capable student at prestigious Fardale Academy to a triumphant student-athlete at Yale while fighting crime and foreign agents.

First Appearance: Shadow Comics #1 (Street and Smith), 1940. 4 appearances, 1940. Created by ? Note: This is the comic book version of the William Gilbert Patten’s dime novel and pulp character.










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