(May 1946)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["In heaven's name don't, Nicki! There's no one in that closet!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Who'll Buy My Wares? (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Mr. Crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

rotogravure

The Trigger Happy Cop Killer (Table of Contents)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edd Ashe (signed) (illustrations)
Inks:
Edd Ashe (signed) (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

rotogravure

Lesson for Today: 7 Crooks + $2,500,000 = Robbery, Murder and the Chair (Table of Contents)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reads like a true detective crime story on rotogravure paper.

The True Story of John Dillinger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Mr. Crime
Reprints:

["Wish I had a gun, Pepsi ..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Pepsi the Pepsi Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Dis is unjust poisecution, yer honor"] (Table of Contents)

This'll Kill You! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Fire Fiend (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
Inks:
Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Jean Johnson; Charles Bohme; Mother; Chief
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

What's On Your Mind / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Crime of the Friendly Enemy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ann Brewster (signed)
Inks:
Ann Brewster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

["I just had my best day since 1941"] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lugee (signed)
Inks:
Lugee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Four gag panels.

The Slayer of Smithfield (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

["In this charming company one person is slated for death!"] (Table of Contents)

Whodunnit Mystery / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["In heaven's name don't, Nicki! There's no one in that closet!"]
  2. 1. Who'll Buy My Wares?
  3. 2. The Trigger Happy Cop Killer
  4. 3. Lesson for Today: 7 Crooks + $2,500,000 = Robbery, Murder and the Chair
  5. 4. The True Story of John Dillinger
  6. 5. ["Wish I had a gun, Pepsi ..."]
    Pepsi the Pepsi Cola Cop
  7. 6. ["Dis is unjust poisecution, yer honor"]
    This'll Kill You!
  8. 7. The Fire Fiend
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    What's On Your Mind
  10. 9. Crime of the Friendly Enemy
  11. 10. ["I just had my best day since 1941"]
  12. 11. The Slayer of Smithfield
  13. 12. ["In this charming company one person is slated for death!"]
    Whodunnit Mystery
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