Saint (II). Simon Templar is “the Saint,” a thief and law-breaker who is dedicated to helping people and taking care of the wronged. He keeps a percentage of what he takes, but gives all the rest to those who truly need it. He is full of joie de vivre but is committed to avenging injustice. He lives a good life and has a luxurious apartment and powerful automobile. His background is mysterious, and he has never revealed it, but it is known that he began poor. He is accompanied by the toothsome Patricia Holm, and fruitlessly pursued by Inspector Teal of Scotland Yard. He deals with Mad Scientists and star-gazers, among others. He appears in stories with titles like "Empty Graves," "Saint Versus the Sinners," and "Blockaded in Berlin."
First Appearance: The Saint #1 (Avon), Aug 1947. 12 appearances, 1947-1949. Created by Jack Kamen and ? Note: This is a comic book version of Leslie Charteris’ character.
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