(January 1945)

Lev Gleason, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1944
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine House
Brand:
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]

[The Kopak Case] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Little Wise Guys [Meatball; Jock; Pee Wee; Scarecrow]; Dan [aka the "Old Timer"] (introduction); Dan (auctioneer, introduction); Mike (introduction); Sam (a juror, introduction); Dr. Zee (introduction); Kopak's father (introduction, dies in flashback); Kopak (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Daredevil takes a boat out belonging to a Mr. Kopak, and discovers a bag containing the bodies of two women inside anchored by a rope to the boat, and another body behind a cabin wall. Although Kopak claims he is innocent, Daredevil believes that there is more to the situation than meets the eye.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Tempest (a boat)

The New Sky Bus of the Air (Table of Contents)

Dickie Dean / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Dickie Dean; Dirk Duggan (first appearance; villain); Otwinger (first appearance; villain)

[The Face Formula] (Table of Contents)

The Claw / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Q. Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Q. Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Q. Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Claw (villain); Bob Martin (actor, introduction); Lois Mansfield (actress, introduction); the Clawites (villains)
Synopsis:
The Claw devises a formula that leads to the disfigurement of over 400 actors and actresses. Bob and Lois track down the villain in his lair, secure the "face formula" of the Claw, and restore the features of the victims.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Morning News

The Scientific Killer (Table of Contents)

Crimebuster / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Crimebuster [Chuck Chandler]

[A Look at the Twentieth Century] (Table of Contents)

Pirate Prince / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pirate Prince; Yankee Longago

[The Hunting Lodge Hassle] (Table of Contents)

Sniffer and the Deadly Dozen / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Virginia Hubbell?
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell
Inks:
Carl Hubbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sniffer; the Deadly Dozen; Hector (first appearance); Herkimer (first appearance); The McKee Mob (first appearance; villains)
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Daredevil
  2. 1. [The Kopak Case]
    Daredevil
  3. 2. The New Sky Bus of the Air
    Dickie Dean
  4. 3. [The Face Formula]
    The Claw
  5. 4. The Scientific Killer
    Crimebuster
  6. 5. [A Look at the Twentieth Century]
    Pirate Prince
  7. 6. [The Hunting Lodge Hassle]
    Sniffer and the Deadly Dozen
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