(May 1948)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

["The four grand that Trixie's holdin' and the few bucks I got will get us to Mexico in fair style!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks:
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles; bank robberies

A Message from-- (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Lists 12 rules for the Lev Gleason "code" of self-censorship. Sequence added by Gary Watson, September 2009.

Felix Sloper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Crime
Characters:
Mr. Crime (host); Felix Sloper (first appearance; death)

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

["Hold the phone!"] (Table of Contents)

On the Level / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Pencils:
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Inks:
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Gary Watson, September 2009.

Wilbur Underhill (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Crime
Characters:
Wilbur Underhill (first appearance; death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

What's on Your Mind? / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Paul Chretien, Father of Murderers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro?
Pencils:
Mike Roy
Inks:
John Belfi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Crime
Characters:
Paul Chretien (first appearance; death)

This Is Our Testimony! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

A Lesson in Murder (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska (illustrations)
Inks:
George Tuska (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Crime

Benny Mickson (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Crime
Characters:
Benny Mickson (first appearance; death); Mary Black (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

story also told in TRUE CRIME #2 (Magazine Village)

Big-Shot Gangsters (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Thriller Books

["William Williams..."] (Table of Contents)

On the Level / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Pencils:
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Inks:
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Gary Watson, September 2009.

["The Sofia Express Gets a Deadly Highball!"] (Table of Contents)

Who Dunnit? / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Crime

Electronic Juke-Box Bank (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Shar-Lee Co.

Roley Home Radio Mike! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Seyco Mike Inc; occupies top 1/3 of page

Make Your Own Records (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Recordograph Corp. of America; occupies middle 1/3 of page

Amazing 16mm Movie Projector Bargain! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Mail Mart Inc.; occupies bottom 1/3 of page

America's Greatest Zipper Billfold Bargain! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Illinois Merchandise Mart

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The four grand that Trixie's holdin' and the few bucks I got will get us to Mexico in fair style!"]
  2. 1. A Message from--
  3. 2. Felix Sloper
  4. 3. ["Hold the phone!"]
    On the Level
  5. 4. Wilbur Underhill
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    What's on Your Mind?
  7. 6. Paul Chretien, Father of Murderers
  8. 7. This Is Our Testimony!
  9. 8. A Lesson in Murder
  10. 9. Benny Mickson
  11. 10. Big-Shot Gangsters
  12. 11. ["William Williams..."]
    On the Level
  13. 12. ["The Sofia Express Gets a Deadly Highball!"]
    Who Dunnit?
  14. 13. Electronic Juke-Box Bank
  15. 14. Roley Home Radio Mike!
  16. 15. Make Your Own Records
  17. 16. Amazing 16mm Movie Projector Bargain!
  18. 17. America's Greatest Zipper Billfold Bargain!
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