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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
Reprints:

Crime in Concrete (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

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:
?

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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
Reprints:

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
Reprints:

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!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Lionel English
  • Claus Simonsen