Boy Buddies

Real Names

Roy Carter and Dusty

First Appearance

Special Comics #1 (Winter 1942)

Original Publisher


Created by

Bill Woolfolk and Paul Reinman


Roy the Super-Boy, sidekick to the Wizard, and Dusty the Boy Detective, sidekick to the Shield, formed the team known as the Boy Buddies. They attended military academy together and, for a while, lived in the same New York apartment.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Special Comics #1
  • Hangman Comics #2-8
  • The Black Hood Comics #9, 11


  • Many sites claim "Rossman" as Roy's last name and "Simmons" as Dusty's however, neither ever appeared in a comic and are simply fan fiction.

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