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SECRET ORIGINS
The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust

Hello reader! My name is Little Hands, and I'm hosting this issue of Dial B for Blog's Secret Origins. Where did "The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust" come from? Well, they probably began with a short story by William Fryer Harvey, written in 1928!

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Evil Albert Tisdale brutally murders five people! Later...
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In desperation, Albert decides to cut off his hand!

Eventually, the fingers of fear wear Albert out, and strangle him!
TEN YEARS LATER...
The Yellow Pages invented their famous slogan and ad campaign in 1962.
The Fantastic Fingers were seen again in this house ad for JLA #85, Dec. 1970...
Over the years, several DC comics have made reference to the Fantastic Fingers ...
Such as the cover of The Witching Hour #69, March 1977 (below).
...and Hourman #16, where Snapper Carr becomes a fearful finger.
The last appearance of the Fantastic Fingers came in DC Super Friends #3, July 2008, which retold the JLA/Felix Faust story in a (supposedly) more kid-friendly manner...
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The original promo (below, left) used to create the DBB ad (below, right).
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