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The Origin of "Tick-Tock" Tyler The Hourman

Chemist Rex "Tick-Tock" Tyler places an advertisement in the local newspaper, offering aid to the downtrodden. Tyler decides to answer the letter from Mary Kenton, whose husband has fallen in with a gang of thieves. Tyler, as the Hourman, stakes out the Beaux Arts Ball. Kenton's husband finds a note, from the Hourman, advising him to give up this life of crime. Under cover of darkness, the thieves steal a string of pearls.

The Hourman swallows a miraclo capsule, activation his super-human powers, for the next sixty minutes. The Hourman pursues the thieves back to their hidden lair. The Hourman subdues the thieves with tear gas, then takes Kenton's husband up to the roof. The Hourman throws Kenton's husband off the roof, then leaps after him, catching him before he hits the ground. Kenton's husband agrees to go back to his wife, and abandon his life of crime.

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