- I'll carry on for him Thel! I'll bring his murders to the Hangman! I'll be their Hangman!
- -- The Hangman
Appearing in "The Case of the Kid Lookout"
- Betty Warren
- Blinker and his gang
- Slats Gordon
- Mrs. Gordon
- Sen. Blowhard
Synopsis for "The Case of the Kid Lookout"
A warehouse robbery takes place and is witnessed by a watchful boy. To prove he is not a coward, he helps the gangsters as a lookout. He is taken into custody, and put on trail, when Joe Higgins steps in to help him.
Appearing in "The Origin of the Hangman"
- Big Boy Malone (Dies)
Synopsis for "The Origin of the Hangman"
The Comet enters a police station with some captured thugs from Big Boy Malone's gang. He explains to the police that the testimony of John Dickering is sufficient enough to convict Malone.
After visiting the police, the Comet returns home and is with Thelma Gordon. Since Thelma knows of the double life of the Comet, they began talking, and she wants him to stop his dangerous life, and is ready to marry him. But John refuses, believing his past crimes may never be atoned for, and his guilt will never leave him alone.
While still talking of marriage, Robert Dickering, John's brother, makes a surprise entrance. John is glad to see his brother, but explains that he has work tonight. He suggests that Thelma and "Bob" go to dinner without him.
Meanwhile, Big Boy Malone learns about "Dickering" being a chief witness against him. The gang leader sends orders to kidnap him. A few days later, Malone's henchmen enter John's apartment and grab his visiting brother by mistake. Before they can force Bob into their car, The Comet comes to his brother's rescue, but is gunned down in a hail of bullets and mortally wounded. With his brother on death's door, Bob swears to carry on the fight against crime. He takes on the name all law-breakers fear -- The Hangman.
Appearing in "The Sailboat Smugglers"
- a narcotics agent (Dies)
Synopsis for "The Sailboat Smugglers"
Fireball stops a bunch of dope peddlers at sea.
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