Dayton, Inspector. Inspector Dayton is the “ace undercover sleuth” of a big city police department. In addition to ordinary criminals and gangsters, he apprehends Yellow Perils, Mad Scientists (and their crime-committing robots), fifth columists, a modern Bluebeard, and Thuggee, among others. He is assisted by the amateur criminologist that Dayton calls “Creep.” He appears in stories with titles “The Law of the Bat,” “The Death Drum,” and “The Case of the Crooked Dagger.”
First Appearance: Jumbo Comics #1 (Fiction House), Sept 1938. 67 appearances, 1938-1944. Created by Jack Kirby and ?
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