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The man known as "Selfy" Narcisse was a public relations professional. He was an egotistical man who was especially fond of social media. He had curly blond hair and often wore bowties.

Selfy had a criminal record. He had been convicted of forging payroll checks, and had been charged with stealing from a charity (for which he had been released after pleading guilty to a lesser offense). Despite his criminal past, Selfy was hired by Rep. Bellowthon to help secure her re-election. Selfy believed that stoking anti-Lunarian sentiment would help Bellowthon, and they engaged in a social media campaign to demonize the few known Lunarians living on Earth.

Selfy attempted to secure Vitamin Flintheart's endorsement for Bellowthon and her anti-Lunarian bill. Vitamin's manager Coffee Grounds confronted Selfy, and Selfy poisoned Coffee in retaliation. Coffee survived but was unable to identify Selfy as his assailant.

Selfy was embezzling from Bellowthon's campign funds. Bellowthon discovered this, and he killed her. Selfy fled, and was able to elude police after an extended car chase. He hid in the city zoo, where he was eventually found by Dick Tracy (who was acting on a tip). Selfy subdued Tracy in a buffalo pen and was about to kill him when they were charged by a large buffalo. Tracy escaped but Selfy was mauled to death.


  • A "selfie" is a colloquial term for a photograph that a person takes of themselves, usually with the intention of sharing on social media.
  • It was established that "Selfy" was a nickname. Selfy's real first name was not revealed.
  • Selfy's hair was flat on top. It was not established that he had any connection to Flattop or the Jones Family.
  • Selfy's surname "Narcisse" would seem to be inspired by the mythical character Narcissus, who became enamored of his own reflection in a pool of water. This character also inspired the English term "narcissism", meaning vain and excessively self-loving.