Undercover In The Night


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Before Ogden Whitney achieved cult fame as the co-creator of Herbie, the prolific artist achieved a reputation as one of the industry’s better good-girl artists.

That particular skill is in ample display in the following adventure of “Undercover Girl,” one of the typical scantily-clad heroines of the era who still managed to get the job done more proficiently – and without the aid of men, I must add – than many of their modern-age counterparts.

From Undercover Girl #5 (Magazine Enterprises, 1952), here’s “The Riddle Of The Radio Death.” The art is by Ogden Whitney.

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The above story was originally published in Manhunt #7, as Magazine Enterprises wasn’t above reprinting their own work as often as possible. As an extra bonus, here’s the cover of Undercover Girl #5, which offers a nice twist on two of Doctor Wertham’s old favorites: murder and bondage!


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