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 ==== 1937 ==== ==== 1937 ====
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-=== August, 1937 === 
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-  * Adventures under the big top at Bangs Bros. Mammoth Show Circus begin, featuring world-famous clowns Flip Flanagan and Butch Snyder, daredevil Hal Thompson, child of the circus Myra La Belle, ringmaster Silk Fowler, the fat lady Lotta, the bearded lady Mademoiselle Fringe, the midget Major Speck, young circus fan Red O'Hare and his dog Whiskers, and circus worker Speed Jackson. Jeff Bangs is the circus owner. [Big Top, Feature Funnies #1 (October, 1937)] 
  
 === November, 1937 === === November, 1937 ===
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   * **Flossie** has her last published adventure as an ordinary schoolgirl. [Flossie, Feature Funnies #17 (February, 1939)]   * **Flossie** has her last published adventure as an ordinary schoolgirl. [Flossie, Feature Funnies #17 (February, 1939)]
   * [[Mortimer Mum]], a bald, middle-aged man with a white mustache and a top hat who never speaks, begins adventures. [Mortimer Mum, Feature Funnies #19 (April, 1939)]   * [[Mortimer Mum]], a bald, middle-aged man with a white mustache and a top hat who never speaks, begins adventures. [Mortimer Mum, Feature Funnies #19 (April, 1939)]
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 +=== June, 1939 ===
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 +  * [[Nibbsy]], a bald, bespectacled little man with a white mustache who wears a green, yellow, blue, or red robe begins appearing from out of nowhere to do favors for people. His catchphrase is, "​Nibbsy,​ that's me!" In his first known adventures, he uses a heavy book to knock out a pushy man asking a secretary out to dinner, and shows up unexpectedly as a one-man marching band for a young couple in love wanting to dance to music in the fields. [Rube Goldberg'​s Side Show, Feature Comics #23 (August, 1939)]
  
 ==== 1940 ==== ==== 1940 ====
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   * Deciding that the New York Yankees have held the championship long enough, Poison Ivy joins the Brooklyn Dodgers as a water boy, then doses them with water from the Fountain of Youth, causing them to become younger and younger until they disappear. As the last team member, Poison Ivy then plays against the Yankees, beating them with 268 home runs. [Poison Ivy the Mighty Mite, Feature Comics #34 (July, 1940)]   * Deciding that the New York Yankees have held the championship long enough, Poison Ivy joins the Brooklyn Dodgers as a water boy, then doses them with water from the Fountain of Youth, causing them to become younger and younger until they disappear. As the last team member, Poison Ivy then plays against the Yankees, beating them with 268 home runs. [Poison Ivy the Mighty Mite, Feature Comics #34 (July, 1940)]
 +  * In his last regular appearance, **Nibbsy** saves six kittens from being drowned by catching them with an old baseball glove as they'​re being tossed off the dock, then reunites them with their mother. [Rube Goldberg'​s Side Show, Crack Comics #3 (July, 1940)]
  
 === August, 1940 === === August, 1940 ===
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   * The Masked Swastika, Speed Demon, the Silver Sorceress and the Sparrow gather together as Vendetta.   * The Masked Swastika, Speed Demon, the Silver Sorceress and the Sparrow gather together as Vendetta.
   * Death of Ernie, the Battling Boy.  General Glory asks [a timelost Supergirl / a time-and dimension-lost Power Girl of Earth-2] to become his new sidekick. She reluctantly agrees. ​ [Justice League Europe Annual #2]   * Death of Ernie, the Battling Boy.  General Glory asks [a timelost Supergirl / a time-and dimension-lost Power Girl of Earth-2] to become his new sidekick. She reluctantly agrees. ​ [Justice League Europe Annual #2]
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 +==== 1946 ====
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 +=== January, 1946 ===
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 +  * **Little Butch** makes a brief reappearance setting fire to a list of New Year's resolutions. [Rube Goldberg'​s Side Show, Crack Comics #40 (Winter, 1945)]
 +  * **Nibbsy** makes a brief reappearance helping a man remember to write "​1946"​ instead of "​1945"​ when writing dates in this New Year by placing several pretzels in the shape of the number "​6"​ on a nearby wall. [Rube Goldberg'​s Side Show, Crack Comics #40 (Winter, 1945)]
  
 ==== 1945 - 1946 ==== ==== 1945 - 1946 ====
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