(May 1953)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
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
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

Indicia title is 'Boy Illustories'.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sniffer and Iron Jaw / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sniffer; Iron Jaw [von Schmidt]; The Claw (inset); Crimebuster [Chuck Chandler] (inset); Squeeks (inset, a monkey)

Indexer Notes

The comic is actually titled Boy Illustories.

He Got What Was Coming (Table of Contents: 1)

Crimebuster / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimebuster [Chuck Chandler]; Squeeks (CB's monkey)

Iron Jaw's Biggest Bite (Table of Contents: 2)

Sniffer & Deadly Dozen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sniffer; Deadly Dozen; Iron Jaw [von Schmidt] (villain)

The Four Musketeers (Table of Contents: 3)

Little Wise Guys / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Little Wiseguys

The Return of the Claw (Table of Contents: 4)

Rocky X of the Rocketeers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rocky X; The Claw (villain; new origin in flashback, with lots of revisions); Adolf Hitler (cameo); the Nazis (villains, cameo)
Synopsis
After losing nearly one third of their forces in combat, the Rocketeers must face the invasion of the Earth, and Rocky volunteers the Rocketeers to take on the invasion force, which they discover comes from the Planet Zylmarz...the home of the infamous Claw!
Reprints
Keywords
New York City; Planet Zylmarx
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sniffer and Iron Jaw
  2. 1. He Got What Was Coming
    Crimebuster
  3. 2. Iron Jaw's Biggest Bite
    Sniffer & Deadly Dozen
  4. 3. The Four Musketeers
    Little Wise Guys
  5. 4. The Return of the Claw
    Rocky X of the Rocketeers
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ramon Schenk