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Dark Horse, 2012 Series
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Price
49.99 USD; 54.99 CAD
Pages
232
On-sale date
2013-08-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Archives; Dark Horse Books
ISBN
978-1-61655-191-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781616551919 54999
Editing
Philip R. Simon
Color
Color
Dimensions
7.0" x 10.5"
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover; Dustjacket
Publishing Format
Collected Editions

Issue Notes

Reprints entire contents of Crime Not Does Pay (Lev Gleason, 1942 series) #38-41, including covers and most advertisements.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Thugs in a barbershop.
Reprints
Keywords
barbers; barbershop; straight razors

Indexer Notes

On dustjacket front cover.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege]
Inks
Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Foreword (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gravett
Pencils
C. L. Hartman [as Art Mann]; Norman Maurer; Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege]
Inks
C. L. Hartman [as Art Mann]; Norman Maurer; Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?

Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
machine guns; revolvers

Put These "Reminder Stamps" to Work ... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Armored Car Killer (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Mr. Crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

man being executed in the electric chair panel

The Meek Murderer (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood?
Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Murder by Night (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood ?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed )
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
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Crime in Concrete (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
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Who Dunnit? (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood (signed)
Pencils
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dick Briefer, Charles Biro and Dick Wood draw themselves into the introduction to this story.

Crime Cries Out (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood (signed)
Pencils
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Wild Beasts of Paris (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood?
Pencils
C. L. Hartman [as Art Mann] (signed)
Inks
C. L. Hartman [as Art Mann] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last panel has hanging of 3 men.

Solution to Who Dunnit? (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Solution to the crime story "Who Dunnit".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Remaining third of page left blank.

Sell Seeds for Victory Gardens (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

From Amateur to Expert with X-Acto (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
docks; rowboats

Don't Get Hooked Again! (Table of Contents: 17)

public service announcement / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Promoting anti-inflation action.

Who Is Lucosta! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

King Killer of the Mountain (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Norman Maurer
Inks
Norman Maurer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Mr. Crime
Reprints

The Case of the Missing Pants (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood?
Pencils
Al Fagaly
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"A True Story".

Blonde Queen of Crime (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood?
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"A True Story".

The Fateful Letter (Table of Contents: 23)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Case of the Tell-Tale Watch (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood?
Pencils
Al Fagaly?
Inks
Al Fagaly?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"A True Story".

The Crime of Terry Almodovar (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Case of the Mad Midget (Table of Contents: 26)

Who Dunnit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer (credited)
Pencils
Dick Briefer (credited)
Inks
Dick Briefer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Free with This Offer. 33 Power Telescope Lens Kit (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Learn Radio by Practising in Spare Time (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints
Keywords
currency; knives; revolvers

An Important Message to the American People (Table of Contents: 30)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Asking for support to the American war effort.

Little Adam (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Feud of Happy McNulty and Fancy Campbell (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Last Laugh of the Lone Wolf Bandit (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
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Alibi Murderer (Table of Contents: 34)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Milt J. Kramer (credited)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Francesco the Terrible (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood (credited)
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor; crime
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Indexer Notes

Four one-panel pantomime gags.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Who Dunnit? / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege]
Inks
Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Special Telescope Offer! (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie and the Bumbershoot Jump! (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys - Girls - Men - Women. Pick Your Prize (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Still Leading the Parade! (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

You Can't Miss with- Boy Comics! (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Help Beat the Axis by Collecting Waste Paper!!! (Table of Contents: 43)

public service announcement / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Promoting waste paper collecting.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

All True Crime Stories / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Thugs in a barbershop.
Reprints
Keywords
barbers; barbershop; straight razors

Uncle Sam Needs Tin! (Table of Contents: 45)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Promoting tin can collecting.

3 of a Kind! (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Cocksure Counterfeiter (Table of Contents: 47)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
C. L. Hartman [as CH] (signed)
Inks
C. L. Hartman [as CH] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Officer Common Sense (Introduction)
Synopsis
Officer Common Sense, a ghost-like figure, tries to get criminals to listen to his good advice.
Reprints

The Slippery Mr. Smith (Table of Contents: 48)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fagaly
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This reprint issue certain about artist identity.

The Smile of Death (Table of Contents: 49)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
Inks
Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Saga of "Hungry Joe" (Table of Contents: 50)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

The Monster of Crime (Table of Contents: 51)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Tom Marr; Helen Marr; Bessie Williamson; Martin Williamson; John Williams; Mrs. Marlowe
Synopsis
A serial killer terrifies London in the early 1800s.
Reprints

The Meanest Crime. Extortion (Table of Contents: 52)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Reprints

Who Dunnit? (Table of Contents: 53)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Reprints

From Amateur to Expert with X-Acto (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Animated Lilliputania (Table of Contents: 55) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Silver Streak Archives (Table of Contents: 56) (Expand) /

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

Dark Horse Archives (Table of Contents: 57) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60) (Expand) /

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

All True Crime Stories! (Table of Contents: 61) (Expand) /

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

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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. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Put These "Reminder Stamps" to Work ...
  7. 6. The Case of the Armored Car Killer
  8. 7. The Meek Murderer
  9. 8. Murder by Night
  10. 9. Crime in Concrete
  11. 10. Who Dunnit?
  12. 11. Crime Cries Out
  13. 12. Wild Beasts of Paris
  14. 13. Solution to Who Dunnit?
  15. 14. Sell Seeds for Victory Gardens
  16. 15. From Amateur to Expert with X-Acto
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. Don't Get Hooked Again!
  19. 18. Who Is Lucosta!
  20. 19. ["What terror grips the heart of Crimebuster ..."]
  21. 20. King Killer of the Mountain
  22. 21. The Case of the Missing Pants
  23. 22. Blonde Queen of Crime
  24. 23. The Fateful Letter
  25. 24. The Case of the Tell-Tale Watch
  26. 25. The Crime of Terry Almodovar
  27. 26. The Case of the Mad Midget
    Who Dunnit
  28. 27. Free with This Offer. 33 Power Telescope Lens Kit
  29. 28. Learn Radio by Practising in Spare Time
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. An Important Message to the American People
  32. 31. Little Adam
  33. 32. The Feud of Happy McNulty and Fancy Campbell
  34. 33. The Last Laugh of the Lone Wolf Bandit
  35. 34. Alibi Murderer
  36. 35. Francesco the Terrible
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    This'll Kill You!
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Who Dunnit?
  39. 38. Special Telescope Offer!
  40. 39. Captain Tootsie and the Bumbershoot Jump!
    Captain Tootsie
  41. 40. Boys - Girls - Men - Women. Pick Your Prize
  42. 41. Still Leading the Parade!
  43. 42. You Can't Miss with- Boy Comics!
  44. 43. Help Beat the Axis by Collecting Waste Paper!!!
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    All True Crime Stories
  46. 45. Uncle Sam Needs Tin!
  47. 46. 3 of a Kind!
  48. 47. The Cocksure Counterfeiter
  49. 48. The Slippery Mr. Smith
  50. 49. The Smile of Death
  51. 50. The Saga of "Hungry Joe"
  52. 51. The Monster of Crime
  53. 52. The Meanest Crime. Extortion
  54. 53. Who Dunnit?
  55. 54. From Amateur to Expert with X-Acto
  56. 55. Animated Lilliputania
  57. 56. Silver Streak Archives
  58. 57. Dark Horse Archives
  59. 58. ["The first ongoing horror comics anthology ..."]
  60. 59. ["Gangsters, kidnappers, maniacal killers ..."]
  61. 60. ["Uncut and uncensored ..."]
  62. 61. All True Crime Stories!
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