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(July 1951)

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

Issue Notes

Unless otherwise indicated, art credits are from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Available as a scan at goldenagecomics.co.uk.


Mad Dog of Manhattan (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

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

The Wages of Crime! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Molno ?
Inks:
Bill Molno ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
John Dillinger; Eddie Bentz; Larry Fay; Jack "Legs" Diamond; Gerald Chapman; Dutch Schultz
Synopsis:
One panel each on how poor famous gangsters were when they died.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Also includes indicia.

The Kid Gets His Chance! (Table of Contents)

Crime Clinic / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dr. Tom Rogers

Death in Prison! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dr. Tom Rogers

Double Jeopardy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime

G. I. Joe (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Cure for Crime! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Art id for this sequence by Peter Croome, based on the art ids of JVJ.

Mad Dog of Manhattan: The Story of Vincent Coll (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Dr. Tom Rogers; Vincent Coll; Dutch Schultz

Indexer Notes

Story is introduced by Dr. Tom Rogers but is not a "Crime Clinic" story.

Smuggler's Tricks! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction

His Father's Shadow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Art id for this sequence by Peter Croome based on the art ids by JVJ.

Choppers, Rippers and Burners! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

We Guarantee to Save You Money! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Save Your Hair (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reduce Your Appearance! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mad Dog of Manhattan
  2. 1. The Wages of Crime!
  3. 2. The Kid Gets His Chance!
    Crime Clinic
  4. 3. Death in Prison!
    Crime Clinic
  5. 4. Double Jeopardy
  6. 5. G. I. Joe
  7. 6. Cure for Crime!
  8. 7. Mad Dog of Manhattan: The Story of Vincent Coll
  9. 8. Smuggler's Tricks!
  10. 9. His Father's Shadow
  11. 10. Choppers, Rippers and Burners!
  12. 11. We Guarantee to Save You Money!
  13. 12. Save Your Hair
  14. 13. Reduce Your Appearance!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome