(May 1951)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color
Four color interiors; full color covers
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Setup for Murder (Table of Contents)

Chip Gardner, Private Eye / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)(painting)
Inks
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)(painting)
Colors
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)(painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
Keywords
bondage

Setup for Murder (The Case of the Ring That Cracked Itself) (Table of Contents: 1)

Chip Gardner, Private Eye / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson ?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Inks
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Gibson credited as writer of this feature by Jerry Bails's Who's Who.

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

Lev Gleason Trading Cards / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Shock Treatment (Table of Contents: 3)

A True Crime Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Mark Reamer (con artist)

Fall Guy (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Double Life (Table of Contents: 5)

A True Crime Story / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Henry Gompel [also disguised as Eliza Gompel] (vaudevillian, swindler)

Indexer Notes

Wessler credit per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 19, No. 12, December 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

On the Level / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Pencils
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Inks
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jake Garvis, tavern owner, had a 19 year old boy...
Genre
non-fiction; crime

Indexer Notes

Curious crime facts.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

This'll Kill Ya! / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope this doesn't turn out to be another Hudson tube!
Genre
humor; crime

Indexer Notes

Cartoon gags.

I Didn't Kill Him! (Table of Contents: 8)

Who Dunnit? / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Stanley the Explorer (Table of Contents: 9)

Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney M. Elias
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Elias' stamp column, plus stamp ads.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Setup for Murder
    Chip Gardner, Private Eye
  2. 1. Setup for Murder (The Case of the Ring That Cracked Itself)
    Chip Gardner, Private Eye
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Lev Gleason Trading Cards
  4. 3. Shock Treatment
    A True Crime Story
  5. 4. Fall Guy
  6. 5. Double Life
    A True Crime Story
  7. 6. ["Jake Garvis, tavern owner, had a 19 year old boy..."]
    On the Level
  8. 7. ["I hope this doesn't turn out to be another Hudson tube!"]
    This'll Kill Ya!
  9. 8. I Didn't Kill Him!
    Who Dunnit?
  10. 9. Stanley the Explorer
    Stamp Page
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