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Dark Horse, 2012 Series
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49.99 USD; 54.99 CAD
Pages
260
On-sale date
2013-11-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Archives; Dark Horse Books
ISBN
978-1-61655-263-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781616552633 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) #42-45, 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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Keywords
electric chairs; revolvers

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On dustjacket front cover.

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

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

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

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Foreword (Table of Contents: 3)

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R. L. Stine
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Vernon Henkel; Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege]; Jack Alderman
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Vernon Henkel; Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege]; Jack Alderman
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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Charles Biro (signed)
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Charles Biro (signed)
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electric chairs; revolvers

Giant Telescope Offer (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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Willie the Actor (Table of Contents: 6)

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crime
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Mr. Crime; Officer Common Sense
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Million Dollar Burglar (Table of Contents: 7)

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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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crime
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George Leslie
Synopsis
The career of Burglar "Western George" Leslie.
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Who Said Shortages? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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Murder Will Out (Table of Contents: 9)

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Norman Maurer (signed)
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Norman Maurer (signed)
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crime
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The Saga of Sir Charles (Table of Contents: 10)

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Dick Wood
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crime
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From Now on This Whole Page Will Be Devoted to You (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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Can You Solve the Murder at the Mardi Gras? (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Rudy Palais (signed)
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Rudy Palais (signed)
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crime
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The True Story of Leonard Scarnici, Killer for Hire (Table of Contents: 13)

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crime
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The Case of the Phony Count Chivano (Table of Contents: 14)

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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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crime
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Free 150 Power Microscope (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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Baby Ruth Candy Makes Delicious Cookies (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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knives

Premiums or Cash given (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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The Bookkeeping Bandit (Table of Contents: 19)

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crime
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Mr. Crime; Officer Common Sense (ghost cop)
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Case of the Love Sick Clown (Table of Contents: 20)

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Rudy Palais (signed)
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Rudy Palais (signed)
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crime
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Ghouls' Gold (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Robert Bernstein (credited)
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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Characters
Hare; Burke; Dr. Knox; Mary Patterson; Mr. Patterson; Mrs. McGowan
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Indexer Notes

Story is later plagiarized in "Corpses - Cash and Carry" in Exposed (D.S. Publishing Co., 1948 series) #1 (March-April 1948).

The Folly of Johnny Bananas (Table of Contents: 22)

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Woody Hamlton (credited)
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crime
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

What's On Your Mind / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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The Case of the Impossible Suicide (Table of Contents: 24)

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crime
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Doctor of Evil (Table of Contents: 25)

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Vernon Henkel (signed)
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Vernon Henkel
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crime
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Pre-War ... War ... Post-War (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

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[Death rode the waves with the Mary Lou ...] (Table of Contents: 27)

Who Dunnit Mystery? / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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Jack Alderman (signed)
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Jack Alderman (signed)
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crime
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13 Million Men and Women Will Wear One!! (Table of Contents: 28)

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Indexer Notes

Promoting respect for honorably discharged servicemen and women.

Given Your Choice of Valuable Gifts ... (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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Here's the Greatest Billfold Bargain ... (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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Speedy Wheeler Saves the Day and Wins a Bike (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

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Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
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Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
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Genre
crime
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Keywords
ambulances; automobiles; machine guns

This Easy Way Teaches Piano (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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The True Story of "Legs" Diamond (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
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Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
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Genre
crime
Characters
Mr. Crime
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Boys! Sportsman! Sensational New Wrist Type Lunimous Dial Compass (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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Mrs. Bluebeard (Table of Contents: 36)

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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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crime
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Pre-War ... War ... Post-War (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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Oh Boy! Will You Get a Kick Out of These Tattoo Transfers (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

What's On Your Mind / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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Imagine! These Lovely Flowers Glow in the Dark (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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The Riddle of the Bludgeoned Beauty (Table of Contents: 41)

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crime
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Reads like a story out of a True Detective magazine with rotogravure paper.

Murder One (Table of Contents: 42)

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crime
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Reads like a story out of a True Detective magazine. Rotogravure paper.

Learn to Make and Detect Secret Codes (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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That's the Killer Shrieked the Parrot (Table of Contents: 44)

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Reads like a story out of a True Detective magazine. Rotogravure paper.

Fun! Thrills! Excitement! America's Future Is in the Air ... (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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Do You Want Longer Hair? (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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Pimples Cleared Blackheads Checked (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

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Death in Dawson (Table of Contents: 48)

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Rudy Palais (signed)
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Rudy Palais (signed)
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crime
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Indexer Notes

One third of the last page of this story is left blank.

Girls Can't Resist This Kiss Me Necktie ... (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

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The Devil of Dresden (Table of Contents: 50)

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Jack Alderman (signed)
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Jack Alderman (signed)
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crime
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Why Is Daredevil the Most Widely Read Magazine ... (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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Two Crimes in Three-Quarter Time (Table of Contents: 52)

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crime
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Death on the Tracks (Table of Contents: 53)

Whodunnit Mystery / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Rudy Palais (signed)
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Rudy Palais (signed)
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crime
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Here's the Greatest Billfold Bargain ... (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55) (Expand) /

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Learn Radio by Practising in Spare Time (Table of Contents: 56) (Expand) /

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Boys! Girls! Sell American Seeds (Table of Contents: 57) (Expand) /

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

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Pencils
Charles Biro (signed)
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Charles Biro (signed)
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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
In heaven's name don't, Nicki! There's no one in that closet!
Genre
crime
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Do You Want Longer Hair? (Table of Contents: 59) (Expand) /

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Who'll Buy My Wares? (Table of Contents: 60)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Charles Biro
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Charles Biro
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Genre
crime
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Mr. Crime
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The Trigger Happy Cop Killer (Table of Contents: 61)

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Pencils
Edd Ashe (signed) (illustrations)
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Edd Ashe (signed) (illustrations)
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crime
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Genuine Photo Master Candid Camera (Table of Contents: 62) (Expand) /

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Lesson for Today: 7 Crooks + $2,500,000 = Robbery, Murder and the Chair (Table of Contents: 63)

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crime
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Indexer Notes

Reads like a true detective crime story.

Let Me Show You Too, How to Make Yourself Commando-Tough (Table of Contents: 64) (Expand) /

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The True Story of John Dillinger (Table of Contents: 65)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
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Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
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?
Letters
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Genre
crime
Characters
Mr. Crime
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[Wish I had a gun, Pepsi ...] (Table of Contents: 66) (Expand) /

Pepsi the Pepsi Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Dis is unjust poisecution, yer honor] (Table of Contents: 67)

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

Script
Dan Tay (signed)
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Dan Tay (signed)
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Dan Tay (signed)
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Genre
humor; crime
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The Fire Fiend (Table of Contents: 68)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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crime
Characters
Jean Johnson; Charles Bohme; Mother; Chief
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Girls Can't Resist This Kiss Me Necktie ... (Table of Contents: 69) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 70)

What's On Your Mind / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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Crime of the Friendly Enemy (Table of Contents: 71)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Ann Brewster (signed)
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Ann Brewster (signed)
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crime
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Windproof Lighter and Plastic Cigarette Case (Table of Contents: 72) (Expand) /

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[I just had my best day since 1941] (Table of Contents: 73)

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Lugee (signed)
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Lugee (signed)
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Genre
humor
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Indexer Notes

Four gag panels.

Will You Wear This Lovely 2-Way Jumper ... (Table of Contents: 74) (Expand) /

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The Slayer of Smithfield (Table of Contents: 75)

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Pencils
Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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Jack Alderman (credited/signed)
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crime
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For Every Real American Boy and Girl (Table of Contents: 76) (Expand) /

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Amazing 7 Day Trial (Table of Contents: 77) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 78)

Whodunnit Mystery / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
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Rudy Palais (signed)
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In this charming company one person is slated for death!
Genre
crime
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Send No Money for This Gorgeous Flashing Replica Diamond Ring! (Table of Contents: 79) (Expand) /

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Electric Microphone Transmitter Button (Table of Contents: 80) (Expand) /

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Movie Star Pictures (Table of Contents: 81) (Expand) /

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Why Be Fat? Reduce the Lazy Way (Table of Contents: 82) (Expand) /

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Thrill Your Friends with Your Personal Photo Stamps (Table of Contents: 83) (Expand) /

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Picture Ring (Table of Contents: 84) (Expand) /

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Sprayberry Radio Training Gives You Both ... (Table of Contents: 85) (Expand) /

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We Give You America's Greatest Billfold Bargain! (Table of Contents: 86) (Expand) /

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I Will Show You How to Learn Radio (Table of Contents: 87) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 88) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 89) (Expand) /

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Silver Streak Archives (Table of Contents: 90) (Expand) /

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Dark Horse Archives (Table of Contents: 91) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 92) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 93) (Expand) /

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All True Crime Stories! (Table of Contents: 94) (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. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Giant Telescope Offer
  7. 6. Willie the Actor
  8. 7. Million Dollar Burglar
  9. 8. Who Said Shortages?
  10. 9. Murder Will Out
  11. 10. The Saga of Sir Charles
  12. 11. From Now on This Whole Page Will Be Devoted to You
  13. 12. Can You Solve the Murder at the Mardi Gras?
    Who Dunnit?
  14. 13. The True Story of Leonard Scarnici, Killer for Hire
  15. 14. The Case of the Phony Count Chivano
  16. 15. Free 150 Power Microscope
  17. 16. Baby Ruth Candy Makes Delicious Cookies
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Premiums or Cash given
  20. 19. The Bookkeeping Bandit
  21. 20. Case of the Love Sick Clown
  22. 21. Ghouls' Gold
  23. 22. The Folly of Johnny Bananas
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    What's On Your Mind
  25. 24. The Case of the Impossible Suicide
  26. 25. Doctor of Evil
  27. 26. Pre-War ... War ... Post-War
  28. 27. [Death rode the waves with the Mary Lou ...]
    Who Dunnit Mystery?
  29. 28. 13 Million Men and Women Will Wear One!!
  30. 29. Given Your Choice of Valuable Gifts ...
  31. 30. Here's the Greatest Billfold Bargain ...
  32. 31. Speedy Wheeler Saves the Day and Wins a Bike
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. This Easy Way Teaches Piano
  35. 34. The True Story of "Legs" Diamond
  36. 35. Boys! Sportsman! Sensational New Wrist Type Lunimous Dial Compass
  37. 36. Mrs. Bluebeard
  38. 37. Pre-War ... War ... Post-War
  39. 38. Oh Boy! Will You Get a Kick Out of These Tattoo Transfers
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    What's On Your Mind
  41. 40. Imagine! These Lovely Flowers Glow in the Dark
  42. 41. The Riddle of the Bludgeoned Beauty
  43. 42. Murder One
  44. 43. Learn to Make and Detect Secret Codes
  45. 44. That's the Killer Shrieked the Parrot
  46. 45. Fun! Thrills! Excitement! America's Future Is in the Air ...
  47. 46. Do You Want Longer Hair?
  48. 47. Pimples Cleared Blackheads Checked
  49. 48. Death in Dawson
  50. 49. Girls Can't Resist This Kiss Me Necktie ...
  51. 50. The Devil of Dresden
  52. 51. Why Is Daredevil the Most Widely Read Magazine ...
  53. 52. Two Crimes in Three-Quarter Time
  54. 53. Death on the Tracks
    Whodunnit Mystery
  55. 54. Here's the Greatest Billfold Bargain ...
  56. 55. ["In 10 minutes a day --- in your own home ..."]
  57. 56. Learn Radio by Practising in Spare Time
  58. 57. Boys! Girls! Sell American Seeds
  59. 58. ["In heaven's name don't, Nicki! There's no one in that closet!"]
  60. 59. Do You Want Longer Hair?
  61. 60. Who'll Buy My Wares?
  62. 61. The Trigger Happy Cop Killer
  63. 62. Genuine Photo Master Candid Camera
  64. 63. Lesson for Today: 7 Crooks + $2,500,000 = Robbery, Murder and the Chair
  65. 64. Let Me Show You Too, How to Make Yourself Commando-Tough
  66. 65. The True Story of John Dillinger
  67. 66. [Wish I had a gun, Pepsi ...]
    Pepsi the Pepsi Cola Cop
  68. 67. [Dis is unjust poisecution, yer honor]
    This'll Kill You!
  69. 68. The Fire Fiend
  70. 69. Girls Can't Resist This Kiss Me Necktie ...
  71. 70. [no title indexed]
    What's On Your Mind
  72. 71. Crime of the Friendly Enemy
  73. 72. Windproof Lighter and Plastic Cigarette Case
  74. 73. [I just had my best day since 1941]
  75. 74. Will You Wear This Lovely 2-Way Jumper ...
  76. 75. The Slayer of Smithfield
  77. 76. For Every Real American Boy and Girl
  78. 77. Amazing 7 Day Trial
  79. 78. ["In this charming company one person is slated for death!"]
    Whodunnit Mystery
  80. 79. Send No Money for This Gorgeous Flashing Replica Diamond Ring!
  81. 80. Electric Microphone Transmitter Button
  82. 81. Movie Star Pictures
  83. 82. Why Be Fat? Reduce the Lazy Way
  84. 83. Thrill Your Friends with Your Personal Photo Stamps
  85. 84. Picture Ring
  86. 85. Sprayberry Radio Training Gives You Both ...
  87. 86. We Give You America's Greatest Billfold Bargain!
  88. 87. I Will Show You How to Learn Radio
  89. 88. ["The first ongoing horror comics anthology ..."]
  90. 89. ["No conceit is too strange ..."]
  91. 90. Silver Streak Archives
  92. 91. Dark Horse Archives
  93. 92. ["Gangsters, kidnappers, maniacal killers ..."]
  94. 93. ["Uncut and uncensored ..."]
  95. 94. All True Crime Stories!
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