Four Color #23 - Gang Busters
(1941)

Dell, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1940, 1941, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Colors
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Genre
crime

The Teeth of the Law (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; crime

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and blue.

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

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the story of Hank Lamar
Genre
crime
Characters
John Winston; Tony Carter; Hank Lamar [also as John Williams; also as Mr. Hammer; also as George Benson] (villain)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
Inks
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gus McGoig's ambition was to make Dillinger look like a piker.
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Thula [also as Rose Dean]; Gus McGoig (villain); Clarence Bunch (villain; death); Pete Dean (villain); Frank Hopson (villain)
Reprints

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

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dick Fletcher (signed as Fletcher)
Inks
Dick Fletcher (signed as Fletcher)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whitey Day left his father's farm at the age of twenty to seek the 'easy money'
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Tobin; Officer Ryan; Mr. Morton; Mrs. Morton; Whitey Day (villain, death); Sharp (villain); Nick (villain); Smiley (villain)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
Inks
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Late one night, a gray touring car pulls up at the Jane's Filling Station
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Mike Bauer (death); Mr. Janes; Edwin Asher; Mrs. Asher; Mr. Pacelli; Mrs. Hall; Mabel; Joe Prince [also as Joe Klein] (villain); Rusty Hall (villain)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
Inks
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jud Durk, called the "Phantom"...
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Pat; Clarence; Bill; Dave Durk (villain); The Phantom [Jud Durk; also as Jim Mason] (villain); Tex Willard (villain); Jess (villain)
Reprints

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

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
Inks
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is on a cold January night back in 1925
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer John Floyd (death); Mr. Allen; Red Caulkett [also as H.C. Jones; also as H.C. Johnson] (villain, death); M.H. Dugan [also as J. Blake] (villain, death)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
Inks
Erwin Hess (signed as Erwin L. Hess)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Smart guy' Howard Sawyer
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Sally Jones; Mr. Baumann; Spatz [Bud Hogan] (villain); Howard Sawyer (villain)
Reprints

Pete Bono (Table of Contents: 9)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Mr. Loeder; Mr. Smith (death); Pete Bono (villain); Bo Baxter (villain)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks
Dan Gormley (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Harlequin Eyes,' the name given Sigmund Shults
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Kelly; Jake; Joyce; Harlequin Eyes [Sigmund Shults] (villain); Sadie Shults (villain, death)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks
Dan Gormley (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
In south Chicago, Illinois, one of the cleverest gangs...
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Grey; Ralph Gilmore (death); The Durowsky Gang [Jan Durowsky (villain, death); Grogan (villain, death); Jack (villain, death); Slug (villain, death)]
Reprints

'Sailor' Kimbro (Table of Contents: 12)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks
Dan Gormley (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Murphy; Sadie; Sailor Kimbro (villain); Jake Curry (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Midland City

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on inside back cover and back cover. Inside back cover is in black, white and blue.