(June 1948)

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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Premium Group of Comics
Brand:
Premium / PG
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler; Katharine Urban (story editor); Mel Cummin (art advisor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toni Gayle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Toni Gayle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cole Clues / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
editors; readers
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-front cover

The Black Smoke Curse (Table of Contents)

Young King Cole / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al McWilliams
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Young King Cole (detective agency mastermind); Iris Norland (his assistant); Whip Steele (his co-worker); Ursus Graham (his employee); Mr. Ice (diamond dealer); Mr. Smoke (villain)
Synopsis:
King Cole offers the Ski-Hi Diamond Company his detective protection for a million dollars show, but they turn his offer down, and the diamonds are robbed by fake firemen.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

McWilliams is credited on all on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art match his signed King Cole story in Criminals on the Run v4 #.

["What's strategy?"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

no feature or title

["The Homer K. Beagle detective agency is in for a dramatic shake-up"] (Table of Contents)

Homer K. Beagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Plate
Pencils:
Harvey Fuller (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Fruits of Crime (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["G'wan - how can your Pop be a musician..."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

no title or feature

The Case of the Stolen Rembrandt (Table of Contents)

Larry Broderick, Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Hammell (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

["Where's Flint? He's escaped! Sound the alarm!!"] (Table of Contents)

Foxy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hy Gage
Pencils:
Hy Gage (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Foxy (an office boy in a detective agency, who wants to be a super-snooper)

The Chump (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

["G'wan - how can your Pop be a banker..."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

no feature or title

["When Toni visits mighty Thunder Falls to model the latest fashions..."] (Table of Contents)

Toni Gayle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
Janice Valleau ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters:
Toni Gayle; Biff Muggson (her bodyguard); Chick (her photographer); Mr. Gule (crooked manager); Pete Potter (daredevil); Archie Blinn (daredevil, death)
Synopsis:
A daredevil floating down the Niagara Falls in a rubber ballon is sabotaged and killed by his manager who had misused his funds in gambling.

Indexer Notes

Pete Riss is credited as penciller on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and he is spotted by his tapering faces with eyes far apart. Inker could be Valleau.

["Young man, would you care to help me..."] (Table of Contents)

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-back cover