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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.
  • Bad Boss: Ganza poisons his men so he doesn't have to split the profits.
  • 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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  • Frame-Up: Ganza's plan is toAmerican consulate with the ambassador, his daughter and anybody else who happens to be inside, and make it look like an air raid did it Al America would get involved in a small nation's civil war and make it worse.
  • Grave Robbing: The Eye encounters a gang running this racket in Keen Detective Funnies #24.
  • 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.
  • Professional Killer: Ganza is a mercenary who tasked to make a civil war worse.
  • Psycho for Hire: Ganza, from issue 18, is a mercenary willing to make a nation's civil war worse for money and is perfectly happy to kill his own men just so he doesn't have to split the profits.
  • 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.
  • 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