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Real Name: Robert (last name unrevealed

Identity/Class: Normal human (1950s era)

Occupation: Criminal (specifically robber), fugitive

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: None

Enemies: Dugan, Homer, Melvin, Zelda, police

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Mobile near Ghost Town, USA

First Appearance: Homer the Happy Ghost#18/4 (March, 1958)

Powers/Abilities: Robert is a nasty lumbering man who readily engages in criminal activities. He wields a handgun and is willing to shoot children to get away from police, but is more afraid of ghosts than he is of jail.

Height: 5'10" (by approximation)
Weight: 190 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Black (or dark brown)
Hair: Bald


(Homer the Happy Ghost#18/4 (fb) - BTS) - The nefarious and armed Robert the Robber escaped jail and was loose in the neighborhood frequented by the Ghost Gang (Dugan, Homer, Melvin and Zelda the witch). Police hunted for him.

(Homer the Happy Ghost#18/4) - Simple-minded Melvin the ghost farewelled the gang to go on his own for a while and coincidentally bumped into Robert the Robber. The slow-witted Melvin didn't understand Robert the Robber's villainous demands and this led to comedic confusion. Melvin showed his ghostly floating nature as a suggestion for the fugitive to escape but this shocked Robert the Robber. A policeman caught up with the criminal and the scared criminal begged to be returned to prison. The policeman laughed until he saw Melvin floating too. Robert the Robber and the policeman both fainted when Melvin showed he could be intangible too and told them he was a ghost. Simple Melvin left them unconscious on the footpath, thinking they had just fallen asleep.

Comments: Created by Stan Lee & Dan DeCarlo.

This profile was completed 7/19/2021, but its publication was delayed as it was intended for the Appendix 20th anniversary 's celebratory event.

Profile by Grendel Prime.

Robert the Robber has no known connections to:

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Homer the Happy Ghost#18/4, p2, pan1 (main image)
   p3, pan2 (headshot)

Homer the Happy Ghost#18/4 (March, 1958) - Stan Lee (writer & editor), Dan DeCarlo (pencils & inks)

First posted: 09/19/2021
Last updated: 09/18/2021

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