ZELDA PINKLEY

Real Name:

Identity/Class: Human (World War II Era)

Occupation: Socialite

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Dominic Fortune, Commissioner Gardle, Sabbath Raven

Enemies: Louie Kelt and his zombies

Known Relatives: 4 unnamed ex-husbands

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City, 1937

First Appearance: The Hulk!#22 (August, 1980)

Powers/Abilities: Zelda Pinkley was a simple-minded but practical gold-digger, beloved by most who knew her.

History: (The Hulk!#22/2 (fb, BTS)) - During her school days, Zelda Pinkley was a classmate of Sabbath Raven. When she grew up, she went through a string of marriages, marrying at least four men, often older men. Among her admirers was Commissioner Gardle. In 1937, Zelda arranged to marry Louie Kelt, who was actually a mobster (and a zombie!).

(The Hulk!#22/2) - Sabbath Raven and Dominic Fortune were asked by Commissioner Gardle to help expose Kelt for the sake of Zelda, and Sabbath went with Zelda to meet Louie Kelt at his funeral parlor. Kelt had Zelda put on a special dress to prepare for a mystic ceremony, and tied up Sabbath to use as a sacrifice after she contacted Dominic. Dominic Fortune was able to overcome Louie Kelt and his zombies, and finally exposed Kelt as a zombie himself, destroying him. Zelda was mortified by this turn of events, as it meant she would have to cancel her honeymoon. She determined that she would have to find another husband.

Comments: Created by Denny O'Neil and Howard Chaykin.

by Prime Eternal

CLARIFICATIONS:
Zelda Pinkley should not be confused with:


Images taken from:
The Hulk!#22, page 63, panel 3


Last updated: 12/19/04

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