(1941)

Dell, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1940, 1941, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
crime

The Teeth of the Law (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and blue.

["This is the story of Hank Lamar"] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
John Winston; Tony Carter; Hank Lamar [also as John Williams; also as Mr. Hammer; also as George Benson] (villain)
Reprints:

["Gus McGoig's ambition was to make Dillinger look like a piker."] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Inks:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Thula [also as Rose Dean]; Gus McGoig (villain); Clarence Bunch (villain; death); Pete Dean (villain); Frank Hopson (villain)
Reprints:

["Whitey Day left his father's farm at the age of twenty to seek the 'easy money'"] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Fletcher [as Fletcher] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Fletcher [as Fletcher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer Tobin; Officer Ryan; Mr. Morton; Mrs. Morton; Whitey Day (villain, death); Sharp (villain); Nick (villain); Smiley (villain)
Reprints:

["Late one night, a gray touring car pulls up at the Jane's Filling Station"] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Inks:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer Mike Bauer (death); Mr. Janes; Edwin Asher; Mrs. Asher; Mr. Pacelli; Mrs. Hall; Mabel; Joe Prince [also as Joe Klein] (villain); Rusty Hall (villain)
Reprints:

["Jud Durk, called the "Phantom"..."] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Inks:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Pat; Clarence; Bill; Dave Durk (villain); The Phantom [Jud Durk; also as Jim Mason] (villain); Tex Willard (villain); Jess (villain)
Reprints:

["It is on a cold January night back in 1925"] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Inks:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer John Floyd (death); Mr. Allen; Red Caulkett [also as H.C. Jones; also as H.C. Johnson] (villain, death); M.H. Dugan [also as J. Blake] (villain, death)
Reprints:

["'Smart guy' Howard Sawyer"] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Inks:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Sally Jones; Mr. Baumann; Spatz [Bud Hogan] (villain); Howard Sawyer (villain)
Reprints:

Pete Bono (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Mr. Loeder; Mr. Smith (death); Pete Bono (villain); Bo Baxter (villain)
Reprints:

["'Harlequin Eyes,' the name given Sigmund Shults"] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer Kelly; Jake; Joyce; Harlequin Eyes [Sigmund Shults] (villain); Sadie Shults (villain, death)
Reprints:

["In south Chicago, Illinois, one of the cleverest gangs..."] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer Grey; Ralph Gilmore (death); The Durowsky Gang [Jan Durowsky (villain, death); Grogan (villain, death); Jack (villain, death); Slug (villain, death)]
Reprints:

'Sailor' Kimbro (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer Murphy; Sadie; Sailor Kimbro (villain); Jake Curry (villain)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Midland City

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on inside back cover and back cover. Inside back cover is in black, white and blue.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gang Busters
  2. 1. The Teeth of the Law
  3. 2. ["This is the story of Hank Lamar"]
    Gang Busters
  4. 3. ["Gus McGoig's ambition was to make Dillinger look like a piker."]
    Gang Busters
  5. 4. ["Whitey Day left his father's farm at the age of twenty to seek the 'easy money'"]
    Gang Busters
  6. 5. ["Late one night, a gray touring car pulls up at the Jane's Filling Station"]
    Gang Busters
  7. 6. ["Jud Durk, called the "Phantom"..."]
    Gang Busters
  8. 7. ["It is on a cold January night back in 1925"]
    Gang Busters
  9. 8. ["'Smart guy' Howard Sawyer"]
    Gang Busters
  10. 9. Pete Bono
    Gang Busters
  11. 10. ["'Harlequin Eyes,' the name given Sigmund Shults"]
    Gang Busters
  12. 11. ["In south Chicago, Illinois, one of the cleverest gangs..."]
    Gang Busters
  13. 12. 'Sailor' Kimbro
    Gang Busters
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