(Winter 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand:
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Newsprint

Issue Notes

All interior art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Inks:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Colors:
Norman Saunders (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Art credit for cover from David Saunders, Norman Saunders' son, via e-mail (January 6, 2008).

["The work of some joker, no doubt!"] (Table of Contents)

Law Laffs / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Genovese ? [as J. G.]
Pencils:
Joe Genovese ? [as J. G.]
Inks:
Joe Genovese ? [as J. G.]
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Includes indicia. Work is signed J.G. and Joe Genovese was doing filler work for Ziff-Davis at this time according to Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The First Round (Table of Contents)

The Crime Clinic / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dr. Tom Rogers

The Haunting Cure! (Table of Contents)

The Crime Clinic / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
Al McWilliams ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dr. Tom Rogers

The Greatest Railroad Show on Earth! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for Lionel Trains.

Public Enemy The Criminal Always Loses (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime

Feet of Clay (Table of Contents)

The Padre / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
The Padre (introduction)

Little Al of the Secret Service (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for issue 3 of Little Al of the Secret Service, on sale October 27th.

The Man Who Wanted To Die! (Table of Contents)

The Crime Clinic / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dr. Tom Rogers; John Sedgwick (death); Warden Simms; William Brunton (villain)

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Starr in Alter Ego #111 (July 2012).

Fingerprinting a Bullet! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

36-Piece Electric Work Kit (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Big Loot (Table of Contents)

Hack 'n' Sack / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Inks:
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hack; Sack

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Man being taken to be executed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Henry Sharp
Inks:
Henry Sharp
Colors:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic. No text.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["The work of some joker, no doubt!"]
    Law Laffs
  3. 2. The First Round
    The Crime Clinic
  4. 3. The Haunting Cure!
    The Crime Clinic
  5. 4. The Greatest Railroad Show on Earth!
  6. 5. Public Enemy The Criminal Always Loses
  7. 6. Feet of Clay
    The Padre
  8. 7. Little Al of the Secret Service
  9. 8. The Man Who Wanted To Die!
    The Crime Clinic
  10. 9. Fingerprinting a Bullet!
  11. 10. 36-Piece Electric Work Kit
  12. 11. Big Loot
    Hack 'n' Sack
  13. 12. [Man being taken to be executed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Walls
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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