(March-April 1949)

Novelty Press, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
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:
L. B. Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Gregory Gayle

The Case of the Parisian Strangler (Table of Contents)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Synopsis:
four 1-panel cartoons featuring children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Golden Cobra (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

["Hi, Boitram! What are you doing?"] (Table of Contents)

Boitram the Boiglar / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rin Tin Can (dog actor)

Escape (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ed Malone (detective); Windy Cooke (prisoner)

The Penthouse Murders (Table of Contents)

The Gunmaster, Gregory Gayle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Gregory Gayle; Toni Gayle; Captain Glumm
Reprints:

The '357' Magnum (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lazarus
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Synopsis:
four 1-panel cartoons featuring children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crime Run-Down - You Spot the Clue! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Gregory Gayle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Gunmaster
  2. 1. The Case of the Parisian Strangler
    Toni Gayle
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fire at Will!
  5. 4. The Golden Cobra
    True Lives of Crime
  6. 5. ["Hi, Boitram! What are you doing?"]
    Boitram the Boiglar
  7. 6. Escape
  8. 7. The Penthouse Murders
    The Gunmaster, Gregory Gayle
  9. 8. The '357' Magnum
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Crime Run-Down - You Spot the Clue!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Two-Ton O'Toole
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Len Wolinsky
  • Lou Mougin
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