(November 1952)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-09-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood; Lev Gleason (publisher)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.; later standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Index heavily modified using data supplied by Arthur Lortie via the GCD Error List, 25 March 2003.

Indicia publisher and on sale date from the on stand date reported in the Comic Magazine Publishing Report (George W. Dougherty, 1942 series), #129 (October 1952). Also reported as being a monthly comic. Reported as Boy Illustories, same as cover title and indicia title.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crimebuster / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimebuster; Patsy; Sniffer; Iron Jaw

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Horselaugh on Iron Jaw (Table of Contents: 2)

Crimebuster / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro (signed)
Pencils
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
G52
Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimebuster; Sniffer; Satan; Egghead; Vacuum; Iron Jaw; Warden
Synopsis
In prison, Sniffer and his gang learn where Iron Jaw's half million is stashed.

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

What's on Your Mind! (Table of Contents: 4)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Invisible Men (Table of Contents: 5)

Rocky X / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro (signed)
Pencils
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Doran [an invisible man from Pluto]; Rocky X; Dr. Liebert; Arnold; Captain Rikard [disappeared in 1935, abducted by a UFO from Pluto]; Simpy
Synopsis
Invisible beings from Pluto attempt to learn if Earth is friendly. A captured earth madman attempts to negotiate with one of the aliens.

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Slugger Passes the Test (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Synopsis
A boy traps a criminal

This'll Gag Ya! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Top 2/3 of page. Wessler script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 20, No. 9, September 2009.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Fleece (Table of Contents: 12)

Crimebuster / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimebuster; Eddie; Touch Sanders [posing as Doctor Milton Avery of 125 Charnwood Road]; Doctor London; Mr. And Mrs. Ellison; Costigan (policeman); Loover (policeman); Squeeks (a monkey)
Synopsis
Touch Sanders, posing as a doctor, attempts to fleece an elderly couple by selling a cancer cure.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Draw The first day (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey, Skinny! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Crimebuster
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Horselaugh on Iron Jaw
    Crimebuster
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. What's on Your Mind!
  6. 5. The Invisible Men
    Rocky X
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Slugger Passes the Test
  11. 10. This'll Gag Ya!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. The Fleece
    Crimebuster
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Draw The first day
  16. 15. Hey, Skinny!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
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