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"This Night, an Avenger Is Born": Richard Benson's wife and daughter are hijacked from an airplane and later killed by Arthur Hickock and his henchmen. The shock of this loss has a bizarre effect on Benson, as his face and hair are now dead white, giving him an "ic


Quote1 A second after she dies... you'll follow her to the grave! Quote2
-- The Avenger



Appearing in "This Night, an Avenger Is Born"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Smitty (Algernon Heathcote Smith) (First appearance)

Villains:

  • Arthur Hickock and his henchmen

Other Characters:

  • Alice Benson (wife) (Dies)
  • Alicia Benson (daughter) (Dies)
  • Mrs. Van Dunce

Locations:

Items:

  • "Mike" (Avenger's gun)
  • "Ike" (Avenger's dagger)

Vehicles:

  • An airplane

Synopsis for "This Night, an Avenger Is Born"

Richard Benson's wife and daughter are hijacked from an airplane and later killed by Arthur Hickock and his henchmen. The shock of this loss has a bizarre effect on Benson, as his face and hair are now dead white, giving him an "ice cold" paralyzed appearance. While investigating the airfield where his family was kidnapped, he meets Algernon Heathcote, "Smitty." After the two team up and take down the kidnappers, they form "Justice, Inc." to fight for all those who have suffered at the hands of criminals.



Notes

  • This story is adapted from Paul Ernst's pulp story, Justice, Inc., published in the September 1, 1939 issue of The Avenger magazine.
  • Allan Asherman writes a one-page introduction about "Justice Incorporated."

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