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"Torchy: "The Blonde Bombshell"": Torchy and Tess encounter Elmo Fleep, a wacky inventor, whose Cyclone Vacuum Cleaner accidentally sucks off Torchy's outer clothing.

Torchy #1 is an issue of the series Torchy (Volume 1) with a cover date of November, 1949.

Appearing in Torchy: "The Blonde Bombshell"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Tess Parker
  • Ed Tracy

Other Characters:

  • Elmo Fleep, inventor
  • Horatio Wibbs, financier
    • his fancy dinner guests: Apperson, others
    • Jeeves, his butler
  • Elmira Wibbs, wife

Locations:

  • Shadywood Inn (Mentioned only)
  • Fleep Laboratory
  • Wibbs' country mansion

Items:

  • Ethelbert, Fleep's robot
  • Fleep's Cyclone Vacuum Cleaner

Vehicles:

  • Tracy's flivver

Synopsis for Torchy: "The Blonde Bombshell"

Torchy and Tess encounter Elmo Fleep, a wacky inventor, whose Cyclone Vacuum Cleaner accidentally sucks off Torchy's outer clothing.

Appearing in "Sam Brown, Supersalesman"

Featured Characters:

Synopsis for "Sam Brown, Supersalesman"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Torchy: "The Radio Quiz Show"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Tess Parker
  • Ed Tracy

Synopsis for Torchy: "The Radio Quiz Show"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Torchy: "The Millionaire's Chauffeur"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Tess Parker
  • Ed Tracy

Synopsis for Torchy: "The Millionaire's Chauffeur"

  • Synopsis not yet written.



Notes

  • Sam Brown the Supersalesman looks just like Bob Hope.
  • Also featured in this issue of Torchy was:
    • "Just Call Me Sugah" (text story)

Trivia

  • The gag in the first story, where the heroine's clothes get vacuumed off her by an insanely over-powerful vacuum cleaner, is also the turning point of the Will Bragg story, two months earlier, in Modern Comics #89, Sep 1949.



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Recommended Reading

Links and References

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