Created by Ross H. Spencer (1921-1998)
Another of author Ross H. Spencer's patented low-rent, hard-drinking stumblebum Chicago private eyes who stagger, stumble and bumble their way through cases in a self-induced alcoholic fog in pursuit of truth, justice, nymphomaniacs and beer. Man, he sure could crank 'em out.
This one, KELLY J. "BUZZ" DECKARD, is a happy-go-lucky kinda guy who hangs out at Casey's Caboose, cheering on the White Sox, and downing double Sunnybrooks, or Old Washensach's beer, depending on whether he's in the chips or not. Back home, the lovely but temperamental Heather and grilled cheeese sandwiches await. into this busy social calendar, Buzz occasionally tries to fit in a case or two.
Author Ross H. Spencer has created a whole slew of these guys. See also Lacey Lockington, Chance Purdue, Luke Lassiter and Birch Kirby.