(Winter 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

All interior art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Norman Saunders (painting)
Inks
Norman Saunders (painting)
Colors
Norman Saunders (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Art credit for cover from David Saunders, Norman Saunders' son, via e-mail (January 6, 2008).

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

Law Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Genovese ? [as J. G.]
Pencils
Joe Genovese ? [as J. G.]
Inks
Joe Genovese ? [as J. G.]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The work of some joker, no doubt!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Includes indicia. Work is signed J.G. and Joe Genovese was doing filler work for Ziff-Davis at this time according to Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The First Round (Table of Contents: 2)

The Crime Clinic / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dr. Tom Rogers

The Haunting Cure! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Crime Clinic / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
Al McWilliams ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dr. Tom Rogers

The Greatest Railroad Show on Earth! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Public Enemy The Criminal Always Loses (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
crime

Feet of Clay (Table of Contents: 6)

The Padre / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
The Padre (introduction)

Criminals Beware! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Little Al of the Secret Service / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Wanted To Die! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Crime Clinic / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dr. Tom Rogers; John Sedgwick (death); Warden Simms; William Brunton (villain)

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Starr in Alter Ego #111 (July 2012).

Fingerprinting a Bullet! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; crime

36-Piece Electric Work Kit (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Big Loot (Table of Contents: 11)

Hack 'n' Sack / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Inks
Wally Littman [as Littman]
Letters
?

Genre
humor; crime
Characters
Hack; Sack

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Man being taken to be executed] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry Sharp
Inks
Henry Sharp
Colors
?

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic. No text.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["The work of some joker, no doubt!"]
    Law Laffs
  3. 2. The First Round
    The Crime Clinic
  4. 3. The Haunting Cure!
    The Crime Clinic
  5. 4. The Greatest Railroad Show on Earth!
    Lionel Trains
  6. 5. Public Enemy The Criminal Always Loses
  7. 6. Feet of Clay
    The Padre
  8. 7. Criminals Beware!
    Little Al of the Secret Service
  9. 8. The Man Who Wanted To Die!
    The Crime Clinic
  10. 9. Fingerprinting a Bullet!
  11. 10. 36-Piece Electric Work Kit
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  12. 11. Big Loot
    Hack 'n' Sack
  13. 12. [Man being taken to be executed]
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  • Peter Croome
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