(April 1954)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing:
Charles Biro
Color:
Four color interiors; full color covers
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

["I hope they give it to him good! Then this dough will all be mine! Don't miss, coppers! Don't miss!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Keywords:
automobiles; currency; policemen; shootouts

Indexer Notes

Cover includes photo of professional killer Joe Crammek.

The Murder Mad Gang of East City (Table of Contents)

A True Crime Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska [as G. Tuska] (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Lili Ravell (gun moll); Mike Hauser (ruthless robber); Silent Joe Crammek (professional killer); Charlie (The Ape) Mattson (dumb strong-arm man)

Indexer Notes

Includes photo of professional killer Joe Crammek.

These Are the World's Best Comics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for 7 Lev Gleason comics.

Valentine in Lead (Table of Contents)

A True Crime Story / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Hang on to Your Steam Shovel! (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; crime

Indexer Notes

True stories of odd robberies; illustrated.

Cobra with Lipstick (Table of Contents)

A True Crime Story / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Crazy to Kill! (Table of Contents)

A True Crime Story / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Alex ('Alexander the Great') Parsons (a kill-crazy yegg)

Crimebuster Is Always a Hit! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for Boy Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

On the Level / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
C. H. Moore
Pencils:
C. H. Moore
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime

Buster Crabbe (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Buster Crabbe Comics and fan club; on inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I hope they give it to him good! Then this dough will all be mine! Don't miss, coppers! Don't miss!"]
  2. 1. The Murder Mad Gang of East City
    A True Crime Story
  3. 2. These Are the World's Best Comics
  4. 3. Valentine in Lead
    A True Crime Story
  5. 4. Hang on to Your Steam Shovel!
  6. 5. Cobra with Lipstick
    A True Crime Story
  7. 6. Crazy to Kill!
    A True Crime Story
  8. 7. Crimebuster Is Always a Hit!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    On the Level
  10. 9. Buster Crabbe
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky