([2012])

Dark Horse, 2012 Series
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Price
49.99 USD; 54.99 CAD
Pages
248
On-sale Date
2012-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Publisher's Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
978-1-59582-997-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781595829979 54999
Editing
Philip Simon (editor)

Issue Notes

Reprints entire contents of Crime Not Does Pay (Lev Gleason, 1942 series) #30-33, including covers and most advertisements.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Charles Biro (signed)
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Charles Biro (signed)
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Front cover of dustjacket.

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

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Charles Biro (spot illustration)
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Charles Biro (spot illustration)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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Foreword (Table of Contents: 3)

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Howard Chaykin
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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Charles Biro
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Charles Biro
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The East Side became a maelstrom of murder -
Genre
crime
Characters
Mister Crime
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Keywords
automatic pistols; elevated trains

The Secret Weapon You Must Have! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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Crime Kings (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Dick Wood
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crime
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The Killer the Law Couldn't Kill (Table of Contents: 7)

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Dick Briefer
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Dick Briefer
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The Texas Terrors (Table of Contents: 8)

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Volman (signed)
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Volman (signed)
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crime
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Mirthful Murder and the Crazy Killers (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Dick Wood
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Dick Hall
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Dick Hall
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crime
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The Praying Corpse (Table of Contents: 10)

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Dick Wood
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crime
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Sing Sing Prison Break (Table of Contents: 11)

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Milton Kramer
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Jack Alderman
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Jack Alderman
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crime
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Crime Close-Ups (Table of Contents: 12)

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The Patent Leather Killer! (Table of Contents: 13)

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Carmine Infantino (signed)
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Carmine Infantino (signed)
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crime
Characters
Johnny Sherman; John Betts
Synopsis
A killer's shoes stand out among Texans' cowboy boots.
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Be a Detective (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Dick Briefer ?
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Dick Briefer
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Dick Briefer
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Dick Briefer

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Charles Biro; Bob Wood
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Get This Bomber and Secret Bomb-Sight Free (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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Choose Your Prize! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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Charles Biro (signed)
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Charles Biro (signed)
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crime
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baby carriages; bank robberies; machine guns

I Will Show You ... How to Build a Mighty Body ... (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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Be Popular - Learn the Newest Dances (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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You, Too, Can Be More Beautiful - Charming and Popular! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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Crime Kings the True Story of Jean Cavaillac (Table of Contents: 21)

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crime
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Mr. Crime
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James O'Connor Master of Jailbreak (Table of Contents: 22)

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Million Dollar Robbery (Table of Contents: 23)

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Ellis Chambers (signed as Holly)
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Ellis Chambers (signed as Holly)
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crime; western-frontier
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Indexer Notes

This reprint volume assigning the art to Alvin Hollingsworth.

Two-Legged Rats -The Curse of the Hand (Table of Contents: 24)

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Bob Montana
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Bob Montana
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crime
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This reprint volume assigning the art to Jack Cole.

Get the Best for Your Money! (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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The Wrong Hero (Table of Contents: 26)

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Dick Wood (credited)
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typeset

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crime
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The Horror Hobby (Table of Contents: 27)

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Dick Briefer (signed)
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Dick Briefer (signed)
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humor; crime
Characters
Don Costello
Synopsis
Castello steals heads from corpses.
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Smart Guy of Crime (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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A. Kaplan (signed)
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A. Kaplan (signed)
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crime
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The Mystery of the Symphony of Death (Table of Contents: 29)

Who Dunnit / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Dick Briefer (signed)
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Dick Briefer (signed)
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crime
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How to Be a Rough, Tough Fighting Terror! (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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In 15 Minutes Play this Clarinet Harmonet (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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Now Get Bursting Strength Fast! (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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I Jumped from $18 a Week to $50 ... (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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Charles Biro (signed)
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Charles Biro
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crime
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Keywords
steel mills

Drink a Toast to Our Armed Forces (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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Learn 70 Bone-Breaking Knockout "Holds" (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

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Thousands of Men Now Appear Slimmer ... (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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The Man Who Loved Murder (Table of Contents: 38)

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Rudy Palais
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Rudy Palais
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Genre
crime
Characters
Mr. Crime; Reynolds Forsbey
Synopsis
The inventor of a silent firearm turns to crime.
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Screaming Death (Table of Contents: 39)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Dick Briefer
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Dick Briefer
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crime
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Senorita of Sin (Table of Contents: 40)

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Conny the Convict (Table of Contents: 41)

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Louis Trakis (signed)
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Louis Trakis
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humor
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The Last Stick-Up (Table of Contents: 42)

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Dick Wood (signed)
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typeset

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crime
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Mad Dogs of Oklahoma (Table of Contents: 43)

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Playboys of Crime (Table of Contents: 44)

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Alan Mandel (signed)
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Alan Mandel (signed)
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crime
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Death Pulls the Trigger (Table of Contents: 45)

Who Dunnit / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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Dick Briefer (signed)
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Dick Briefer
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crime
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A Million Miles from Care (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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Be a Commanding General! (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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Hey, Fellers! You Should've Seen Jimmy Lick Big Butch with Ju-Jitsu! (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

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Comic Readers Amazing Gift Offer! (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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Boys - Girls - Men - Women. Pick Your Prize (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

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[Murder Master] (Table of Contents: 51)

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Charles Biro (signed as Biro)
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Charles Biro (signed as Biro)
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crime
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Keywords
hangings; meat cleavers

An Important Statement for Every Reader of Crime Does Not Pay! (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

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Career of Carrington Hill (Table of Contents: 53)

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Rudy Palais
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Rudy Palais
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crime
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Mr. Crime
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Four Crooks and a Coffin (Table of Contents: 54)

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Lol Silver
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Lol Silver
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crime
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This reprint volume accredits the art to Silver.

Female Blue Beard (Table of Contents: 55)

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Dick Wood
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Dick Briefer
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Dick Briefer
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crime
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The World's Best Comic Heroes!!! (Table of Contents: 56) (Expand) /

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Murder Master (Table of Contents: 57)

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crime
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Angel Face of Crime (Table of Contents: 58)

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Dick Wood
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crime
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

This'll Kill You! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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Louis Trakis
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Louis Trakis
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Louis Trakis
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It was a little too warm in here, warden ...
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Five panels of convict jokes.

The Case of the Missing Monster (Table of Contents: 60)

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Dick Wood (credited)
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Dick Hall (credited as R. W. Hall)
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Dick Hall (credited as R. W. Hall)
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crime
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Nolan the Notorious (Table of Contents: 61)

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?
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Frank Volpe (signed); Ellis Chambers (signed)
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Frank Volpe (signed); Ellis Chambers (signed)
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crime
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Indexer Notes

This reprint volume in part accrediting art to Alvin Hollingsworth.

Who Murdered Beautiful Mary Lawson? (Table of Contents: 62)

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

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?
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Dick Briefer (signed)
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Dick Briefer (signed)
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Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
Mary Lawson (death); Ruth Lawson; Mrs. Lawson (housekeeper); Walter Wiggin (fish merchant); Bert Dinger (clothing salesman); un-named Police Inspector; O'Rooney (Policeman); Virgil Crowe (villain, dwarf newsdealer, death)
Synopsis
On November 6, 1902, Mary Lawson was murdered as she lay in her own bed with a fish knife having the initials "W.W." on it. Although the boarder suspected of the crime had been out to the theater at the time the crime was committed, the police inspector believes another clue to the crime, a burned match, holds the identity to the real killer.
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A Crimebuster Special (Table of Contents: 63)

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Charles Biro
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Charles Biro
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Charles Biro
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Genre
superhero; crime
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Indexer Notes

Paper-drive promo. Page one printed in black and white.

Silver Streak Archives (Table of Contents: 64) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 65) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 67) (Expand) /

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All True Crime Stories! (Table of Contents: 68) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Foreword
  5. 4. ["The East Side became a maelstrom of murder -"]
  6. 5. The Secret Weapon You Must Have!
  7. 6. Crime Kings
  8. 7. The Killer the Law Couldn't Kill
  9. 8. The Texas Terrors
  10. 9. Mirthful Murder and the Crazy Killers
  11. 10. The Praying Corpse
  12. 11. Sing Sing Prison Break
  13. 12. Crime Close-Ups
  14. 13. The Patent Leather Killer!
  15. 14. Be a Detective
  16. 15. Get This Bomber and Secret Bomb-Sight Free
  17. 16. Choose Your Prize!
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. I Will Show You ... How to Build a Mighty Body ...
  20. 19. Be Popular - Learn the Newest Dances
  21. 20. You, Too, Can Be More Beautiful - Charming and Popular!
  22. 21. Crime Kings the True Story of Jean Cavaillac
  23. 22. James O'Connor Master of Jailbreak
  24. 23. Million Dollar Robbery
  25. 24. Two-Legged Rats -The Curse of the Hand
  26. 25. Get the Best for Your Money!
  27. 26. The Wrong Hero
  28. 27. The Horror Hobby
  29. 28. Smart Guy of Crime
  30. 29. The Mystery of the Symphony of Death
    Who Dunnit
  31. 30. How to Be a Rough, Tough Fighting Terror!
  32. 31. In 15 Minutes Play this Clarinet Harmonet
  33. 32. Now Get Bursting Strength Fast!
  34. 33. I Jumped from $18 a Week to $50 ...
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. Drink a Toast to Our Armed Forces
  37. 36. Learn 70 Bone-Breaking Knockout "Holds"
  38. 37. Thousands of Men Now Appear Slimmer ...
  39. 38. The Man Who Loved Murder
  40. 39. Screaming Death
  41. 40. Senorita of Sin
  42. 41. Conny the Convict
  43. 42. The Last Stick-Up
  44. 43. Mad Dogs of Oklahoma
  45. 44. Playboys of Crime
  46. 45. Death Pulls the Trigger
    Who Dunnit
  47. 46. A Million Miles from Care
  48. 47. Be a Commanding General!
  49. 48. Hey, Fellers! You Should've Seen Jimmy Lick Big Butch with Ju-Jitsu!
  50. 49. Comic Readers Amazing Gift Offer!
  51. 50. Boys - Girls - Men - Women. Pick Your Prize
  52. 51. [Murder Master]
  53. 52. An Important Statement for Every Reader of Crime Does Not Pay!
  54. 53. Career of Carrington Hill
  55. 54. Four Crooks and a Coffin
  56. 55. Female Blue Beard
  57. 56. The World's Best Comic Heroes!!!
  58. 57. Murder Master
  59. 58. Angel Face of Crime
  60. 59. ["It was a little too warm in here, warden ..."]
    This'll Kill You!
  61. 60. The Case of the Missing Monster
  62. 61. Nolan the Notorious
  63. 62. Who Murdered Beautiful Mary Lawson?
    Who Dunnit?
  64. 63. A Crimebuster Special
    Crimebuster
  65. 64. Silver Streak Archives
  66. 65. ["The first ongoing horror comics anthology ..."]
  67. 66. ["Gangsters, kidnappers, maniacal killers ..."]
  68. 67. ["Uncut and uncensored ..."]
  69. 68. All True Crime Stories!
This issue was modified by
  • Boris Ammerlaan
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Dagorath
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Claus Simonsen