(November 1952)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1952-09-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood; Lev Gleason (publisher)
Color:
full color
Dimensions:
standard golden age U.S.; later standard modern age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Index heavily modified using data supplied by Arthur Lortie via the GCD Error List, 25 March 2003.

Indicia publisher and on sale date from the on stand date reported in the Comic Magazine Publishing Report (George W. Dougherty, 1942 series), #129 (October 1952). Also reported as being a monthly comic. Reported as Boy Illustories, same as cover title and indicia title.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crimebuster / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Crimebuster; Patsy; Sniffer; Iron Jaw

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Horselaugh on Iron Jaw (Table of Contents)

Crimebuster / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro (signed)
Pencils:
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks:
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
G52

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Crimebuster; Sniffer; Satan; Egghead; Vacuum; Iron Jaw; Warden
Synopsis:
In prison, Sniffer and his gang learn where Iron Jaw's half million is stashed.

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

What's on Your Mind! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Invisible Men (Table of Contents)

Rocky X / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro (signed)
Pencils:
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks:
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Doran [an invisible man from Pluto]; Rocky X; Dr. Liebert; Arnold; Captain Rikard [disappeared in 1935, abducted by a UFO from Pluto]; Simpy
Synopsis:
Invisible beings from Pluto attempt to learn if Earth is friendly. A captured earth madman attempts to negotiate with one of the aliens.

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Slugger Passes the Test (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; crime
Synopsis:
A boy traps a criminal

This'll Gag Ya! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Top 2/3 of page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Fleece (Table of Contents)

Crimebuster / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro (signed)
Pencils:
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks:
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Crimebuster; Eddie; Touch Sanders [posing as Doctor Milton Avery of 125 Charnwood Road]; Doctor London; Mr. And Mrs. Ellison; Costigan (policeman); Loover (policeman); Squeeks (a monkey)
Synopsis:
Touch Sanders, posing as a doctor, attempts to fleece an elderly couple by selling a cancer cure.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Draw The first day (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey, Skinny! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Crimebuster
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Horselaugh on Iron Jaw
    Crimebuster
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. What's on Your Mind!
  6. 5. The Invisible Men
    Rocky X
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Slugger Passes the Test
  11. 10. This'll Gag Ya!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. The Fleece
    Crimebuster
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Draw The first day
  16. 15. Hey, Skinny!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Arthur Lortie
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