- Well Tim, for the past 3 days I have searched the camp and the mine for a clue and clues I have none. But I am sure the murderer is not in your mining company.
- — Bret Lawton src
In the mid-1930s, Bret Lawton was a world-traveling detective. Records of his career are sparse, but it is known that he had an adventure in 1937, in Peru in which an expatriate American gangster, Spider Malone (posing as a native Inca pagan priest), was brought to justice.
- The Bret Lawton series, with art by Creig Flessel, ran from Detective Comics #1 to Detective Comics #2.
- 3 Appearances of Bret Lawton (Earth-Two)
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