Public Domain Super Heroes
Johnny Earthquake
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Real Name

Johnny Earthquake

First Appearance

All Top Comics (1944)

Original Publisher


Created by

Sid Tyler


Johnny Earthquake was a hard-boiled, two-fisted private detective who talked with a typical tough guy accent. He earned his Earthquake nickname from his powerful punches. He was assisted by the Rusty Ringle, who was skilled with disguises and had a trick yo-yo.

The pair of detectives fought both on ordinary and extraordinary criminals. One such villain was No-Face who was assited by female crook, Narda, who falls for Johnny and turns on her boss. In return, Earthquake allowed her to escape.

Public Domain Appearances

  • All Top Comics
  • The Book of Comics
  • Book of All-Comics
  • Blue Beetle #44
  • Human Fly #1

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