The Blonde in a Red Dress seems so disappointed in the quality of her would-be rescuer that she’s avoiding eye contact. (Not sure if it’s because of something to do with the Boy Detective himself, or just that he’s a substantial step down from her usual larger-than-life super-hero guest stars.)
Boy Detective #4, by Avon
In addition to her many other talents, the Blonde in Red also occasionally got to show off her mad sharp-shooting skillz.
Molly O’Day #1, Avon Comics
The blonde in a red dress soon proved herself popular enough to warrant a return appearance!
Her boyfriend didn’t. (Unless maybe he ended up as one of the skulls. Comic book cover modeling is such a high-risk profession.)
The new golden-haired cover girl could strike a pose just as well as her predecessor, and she quickly proved herself adept at facing down the various monsters that came with the job.
Sadly, the same couldn’t be said of her boyfriend.
It began innocently enough, with a raven-haired comic book cover model running afoul of a mummy’s curse and thus requiring an understudy to take her place…