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Togo was a Japanese spy in the United States at the start of World War II, who worked with Pruneface. He was a short man with a moustache, who wore eyeglasses.

Ally of Pruneface[]

After being released from Pruneface's hideout, Dick Tracy traced the rental records of the building and discovered that the building next door was also being rented by the same person. Tracy and the police raided the building. Pruneface managed to escape but Togo was captured.

Notes[]

  • A later Rogues' Gallery entry indicated that Togo had died in prison.
  • Pruneface apparently made a point of keeping his associates separate, so there is no indication that Togo would have had any interaction with Cal Bullet, Clara, or Agent 20.
  • Togo's name and appearance seem to be based on Hideki Tojo, then-Prime Minister of Japan and a common point of reference in 1940s media.
  • During this storyline, Togo is referred to as a "Jap" by police officers. At the time, the United States was at war with Japan, following Japan's alignment with the Axis powers and the attack on Pearl Harbor. Use of the term "Jap" was commonplace in American culture at the time, though modern readers may find it to be an offensive slur.
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