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The Eye Sees is a Superhero comic from The Golden Age of Comic Books, written by Frank Thomas and published by Centaur Publications in Keen Detective Funnies #16-24 and Detective Eye #1-2. It concerned a mysterious eye-shaped being who seeks bring justice to the entire world with his omnipotence.

This comic contains examples of:

  • Arch-Enemy: The Eye has Rigonie, a crime boss who was his only recurring foe.
  • Disney Villain Death: Carter and Koba, two assassins sent to kill a businessman, are flung out of their plane by the Eye.
  • Eldritch Abomination: The Eye is a heroic example, since he's a burning floating eyeball who seeks to use his omnipotence to bring justice to the world, and to whom space and time mean nothing.
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  • Grave Robbing: The Eye encounters a gang running this racket in Keen Detective Funnies #24.
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  • Great Escape: The Eye thwarts a prison break in Keen Detective Funnies #22.
  • He Knows Too Much: The baddies of Keen Detective Funnies #19 try to blow up the United States Congress to destroy records of their crimes.
  • Inheritance Murder: The Big Bad of Keen Detective Funnies #17 hired some mobsters to off her uncle the day before he was to write her out of the will.
  • Resignations Not Accepted: The baddies in Keen Detective Funnies #23 are a bunch of mobsters bumping off anybody who leaves the group.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: The first issue has the Eye taking it upon himself to avenge the theft of a company.
  • Ruthless Modern Pirates: The villains of Detective Eye #2 are a gang of river pirates raiding a small town.
  • The Sociopath: Ganza, a mercenary who's hired to make a civil war worse for money, and poisons his own men so he doesn't have to share.
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  • Starter Villain: Islam Herat, a Corrupt Corporate Executive who stole a giant Middle Eastern trade empire and is arrested by issue's end.
  • War for Fun and Profit: The baddies of Keen Detective Funnies #18 are terrorists hired to bomb an American consulate in order to make a war worse.

Alternative Title(s): Detective Eye