Irv Novick & Harry Shorten
Joined Mighty Crusaders:
Dusty never joined the Mighty Crusaders.
11, January 1941
Higgins discovers Dusty as the sole survivor of a plane crash. The
saboteurs of Dusty’s plane attack Joe’s girlfriend Betty. Dusty
helps the Shield defend Betty and the Shield makes Dusty his partner.
Young partner of the Shield
in the 1940's,
whose father died and who was subsequently taken on as a
ward by Joe
Higgins. Dusty was given a costume and secret identity as
Shield's partner and became part of a two-boy team, the Boy
with the Wizard's partner Roy. Dusty later left the Higgins
mysteriously after graduation, and was not found until much
Powers & Weapons:
Dusty has no superpowers.
Shield-Wizard Comics 5-13
Hood Comics 9-11
& Radio Comics:
Red Circle & Archie Comics:
Original Shield 2
ART BY: Steve Butler
MICRO BY: CopperAge, Darrin Wiltshire. Darren Wunder and