(January-February 1949)

Novelty Press, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Premium Group of Comics
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler; Katharine Urban (story editor); Mel Cummin (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Gunmaster / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fire at Will! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
editors; readers
Letters:
typeset

The Mystery of the Million-Dollar Carbine! (Table of Contents)

The Gunmaster, Gregory Gayle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Gregory Gayle (city detective); Toni Gayle (his niece)

The Volkstrum (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lazarus
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Story of the last new WWII gun manufactured by the Germans

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

no 'feature', no title

["Can I get some water?"] (Table of Contents)

Two-Ton O'Toole / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Carnival Killings! (Table of Contents)

True! Lives of Crime / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Dr John Udell (county coroner)
Reprints:

A Change for the Worse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["One night, three shots ring out from a waterfront..."] (Table of Contents)

Crime Run-Down / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

sub-titled You Spot the Clue!!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.83 page (report information)

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

["Shoe shine, mister?"] (Table of Contents)

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Case of the Fat, Thin Man! (Table of Contents)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

["-Gulp! - It's four o'clock in the morning!"] (Table of Contents)

Boitram the Boiglar / 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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Gunmaster
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Fire at Will!
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Million-Dollar Carbine!
    The Gunmaster, Gregory Gayle
  4. 3. The Volkstrum
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["Can I get some water?"]
    Two-Ton O'Toole
  7. 6. The Carnival Killings!
    True! Lives of Crime
  8. 7. A Change for the Worse
  9. 8. ["One night, three shots ring out from a waterfront..."]
    Crime Run-Down
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. ["Shoe shine, mister?"]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
  12. 11. The Case of the Fat, Thin Man!
    Toni Gayle
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. ["-Gulp! - It's four o'clock in the morning!"]
    Boitram the Boiglar
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