(May 1944)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color:
Four color interiors; full color covers
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some information for this index submitted by Anthony via the GCD Errors list.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Murder Master] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
Keywords:
hangings; meat cleavers

Career of Carrington Hill (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Mr. Crime
Reprints:

Four Crooks and a Coffin (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Female Blue Beard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Murder Master (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Angel Face of Crime (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

The Case of the Missing Monster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Nolan the Notorious (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Who Murdered Beautiful Mary Lawson? (Table of Contents)

Who Dunnit? / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Mary Lawson (death); Ruth Lawson; Mrs. Lawson (housekeeper); Walter Wiggin (fish merchant); Bert Dinger (clothing salesman); un-named Police Inspector; O'Rooney (Policeman); Virgil Crowe (villain, dwarf newsdealer, death)
Synopsis:
On November 6, 1902, Mary Lawson was murdered as she lay in her own bed with a fish knife having the initials "W.W." on it. Although the boarder suspected of the crime had been out to the theater at the time the crime was committed, the police inspector believes another clue to the crime, a burned match, holds the identity to the real killer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint in Crime Does not Pay Archives (Dark Horse, 2012 series) clearly signed by Briefer.

A Crimebuster Special (Table of Contents)

Crimebuster / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

paper-drive promo

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Murder Master]
  2. 1. Career of Carrington Hill
  3. 2. Four Crooks and a Coffin
  4. 3. Female Blue Beard
  5. 4. Murder Master
  6. 5. Angel Face of Crime
  7. 6. The Case of the Missing Monster
  8. 7. Nolan the Notorious
  9. 8. Who Murdered Beautiful Mary Lawson?
    Who Dunnit?
  10. 9. A Crimebuster Special
    Crimebuster
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
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