(November 1946)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
Keywords:
hatchets; motor boats; swamps

4 Big Values in One (Table of Contents)

advertisement / pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for billfold from Illinois Merchandise Mart

The Greedy Gunman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska (signed)
Inks:
George Tuska (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Mr. Crime; Frankie Yale; Johnny Torrio; Jim Colesimo; Dion O'Banion; Mike; Sam
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Graham Hunter (signed)
Inks:
Graham Hunter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

full page sequential art ad for Pepsi Cola

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Plague of Paris (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Le Moigne; Dumont; Auntie; Jean Kerwin; Jacques; Roblay
Reprints:

["Policemen in Cleveland are fond of children. Two officers stopped a matron pushing a carriage..."] (Table of Contents)

On the Level / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa (signed)
Inks:
Joe Certa (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Tavern Keeper; Detroit Park Policeman
Reprints:

We Don't Like to Boast! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad promoting Crime Does Not Pay, Boy Comics, and Daredevil showing supposed letters from readers

While They Last (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for telescope from Miller & Company

["Death casts its chill smill on a penthouse high above the city..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime

"In Dallas, Texas, there is a very disgusted burglar." (Table of Contents)

On the Level / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa (signed)
Inks:
Joe Certa (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Amazing, New, Popular Picture Ring (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for ring from Picture Ring Co.

Crimebuster Daredevil and the Little Wise Guys They All Have One! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Indexer Notes

Centerfold 2 page promo for "Reader's Scope" a magazine from Lev Gleason Publications (subscribe to get a sun dial wrist watch)

This Easy Way Teaches Piano Without Music! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for piano lesson book from Dave Minor

"Ma" Barker Two Legged She-Rat (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Barry [as DB] (illustration)
Inks:
Dan Barry [as DB] (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Text story with 3 spot illustrations

Boys! Girls! Make Your Own Models of Dogs, Soldiers - Anything - This Easy New Way! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Rubber for Molds kit from Rubber-For-Molds

Pictures of Your Loved Ones "Come to Life" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for living image statuettes from Imperial Industries

It's the Best Band in the Land (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for watch band from General Sales Supply

Butt Riley King of the Hoodlums (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska (signed)
Inks:
George Tuska (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Bombs Away! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for bombardier cockpit playset from Imperial Industries

Pimples Cleared Blackheads Checked (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Kleerex cream from Kleerex Co.

["Test your wits!"] (Table of Contents)

Crime Quiz / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Lawrence?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

["I told you we shouldn't have had a track meet!"] (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Gag panel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Assorted advertisements for various products (magical clouds of smoke, radios, etc.) from sundry companies

Mutiny on the Rock (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Joe Cretzer; Bernard Coy; Marvin Hubbard
Synopsis:
Story of the 1946 Alcatraz prison riot.
Reprints:

Now You Can Enjoy Postwar Writing Perfection! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Arnold pen and pencil set from Imperial Industries

Complete 5-Piece Candid Camera Outfit (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for camera from Imperial Industries

Boy It's Keen! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for cap pistol, skooter skate & 16mm movie projector from Utility Stores

Be a Movie Producer! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Technicolor Comicscope from Projector Sales Co.

Now Get Bursting Strength Fast! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Chest Pull & Bar Bell Combination (i.e., big springs) from Muscle Power Co.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. 4 Big Values in One
  3. 2. The Greedy Gunman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi Cola Cop
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    What's On Your Mind?
  6. 5. Plague of Paris
  7. 6. ["Policemen in Cleveland are fond of children. Two officers stopped a matron pushing a carriage..."]
    On the Level
  8. 7. We Don't Like to Boast!
  9. 8. While They Last
  10. 9. ["Death casts its chill smill on a penthouse high above the city..."]
    Whodunnit Mystery
  11. 10. "In Dallas, Texas, there is a very disgusted burglar."
    On the Level
  12. 11. Amazing, New, Popular Picture Ring
  13. 12. Crimebuster Daredevil and the Little Wise Guys They All Have One!
  14. 13. This Easy Way Teaches Piano Without Music!
  15. 14. "Ma" Barker Two Legged She-Rat
  16. 15. Boys! Girls! Make Your Own Models of Dogs, Soldiers - Anything - This Easy New Way!
  17. 16. Pictures of Your Loved Ones "Come to Life"
  18. 17. It's the Best Band in the Land
  19. 18. Butt Riley King of the Hoodlums
  20. 19. Bombs Away!
  21. 20. Pimples Cleared Blackheads Checked
  22. 21. ["Test your wits!"]
    Crime Quiz
  23. 22. ["I told you we shouldn't have had a track meet!"]
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. Mutiny on the Rock
  26. 25. Now You Can Enjoy Postwar Writing Perfection!
  27. 26. Complete 5-Piece Candid Camera Outfit
  28. 27. Boy It's Keen!
  29. 28. Be a Movie Producer!
  30. 29. Now Get Bursting Strength Fast!
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