(September 1942)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume:
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Published by Comic House Inc.
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color:
Four color interiors; full color covers
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
crime
Characters:
John Dillinger; Baby Face Nelson; Jim Hamilton
Keywords:
cells; convicts; prison guards; prison riots; prisons; straight razors

The True Story of John Dillinger (Table of Contents)

Crime Kings / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Woody Hamilton?
Pencils:
Woody Hamilton
Inks:
Woody Hamilton
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
crime
Characters:
John Dillinger (introduction, death); Melvin Purvis (introduction)

[John Crandon] (Table of Contents)

Cop Hero of the Month / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
crime

Baby Face Nelson and the Mason City Bank Robbery (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

I: George "Baby Face" Nelson (D)

Pancho Villa (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pancho Villa (introduction, death)

The Ridiculous Riddle of the Murdered Major (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Maurer
Inks:
Norman Maurer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

The White-Masked Terror (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Woody Hamilton
Letters:
typeset

Three Isolated Murders (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (Richard Norman)
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Two-Legged Rats (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Montana ?
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Joshua the Second [Franz Creffield]; George Mitchell; Esther Mitchell
Synopsis:
Creffield starts a religious cult among the women of Corvalis, Oregon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Franz Creffield (1871 - 1906), George Mitchell (1883 - 1906) and Esther Mitchell (1888 - 1914).
The years of Joshua's group "The Church of the Bride of Christ" was 1903 - 1906.

The Monster of Munsterberg (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Carl Hubbell
Inks:
Carl Hubbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
crime
Characters:
Pop Klein (introduction, death)

The Fire Fiends of Missouri (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
Alan Mandel (signed)
Inks:
Alan Mandel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A hotel arson results in seven deaths.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The True Story of John Dillinger
    Crime Kings
  3. 2. [John Crandon]
    Cop Hero of the Month
  4. 3. Baby Face Nelson and the Mason City Bank Robbery
  5. 4. Pancho Villa
  6. 5. The Ridiculous Riddle of the Murdered Major
  7. 6. The White-Masked Terror
  8. 7. Three Isolated Murders
  9. 8. Two-Legged Rats
  10. 9. The Monster of Munsterberg
  11. 10. The Fire Fiends of Missouri
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Katie
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky