"The king of trumpet players" and bandleader at Max Beerfoam's Highball Club on Jive Street in the Mr. Mystic story of The Chicago Sun'
s April 9, 1944 comic book supplement. His real name is Sheldon Snide. He plays the swing that gets the bobbysoxers dancing. But a mysterious stranger has been showing up right when Pietro is about to do a solo, and plays his trumpet even better than Pietro. Mr. Mystic investigates and finds out the mysterious stranger is none other than Greek god Pan
. He's traveling since "With Hitler and his Teutonic gods overrunning Greece, Olympus isn't fit place for man or beast or even a character like myself!" Pan just had to show up Pietro, since he's using his name.
Written and drawn by Fred Guardineer.