Night-Hawk, The Mounted Detective

Real Name

Tom Hawk

First Appearance

Old Sleuth Weekly #34 (1909)

Original Publisher

Aurthur Westbrook Company

Created by

"Old Sleuth"


The Night-Hawk was a strong, brave and cunning detective who had long been in government service in the American South West. He had very solid, old fashioned principals, and felt compelled to carry out the law to the letter. He rode a highly intelligent white Kentucky Racer named "Badger" that he had raised from a colt (Badger was named after a city detective who was Tom's friend). Badger was capable of more advanced tricks than anything seen in a cirus.

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