Kirby (né Jacob Kurtzberg) probably knew the original meaning of the Yiddish “gunsel”, before naïve audiences misconstrued Spade's use of it in The Maltese Falcon (1941). Hence, the poster in the background of 2:1 may have been a bit of a joke.
Sounds Jack re-used this Doctor Dooms origin-the evil Gypsy part
Interesting that Grumm is misspelled as Grimm in the final panel: was Fantastic Four on Jack's (or Stan Lee's) mind when this story was scripted?
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