(October 1952)

Avon, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Realistic Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Realistic Comic
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

PRISON BREAK, Oct. 1952. Vol. 1, No. 5, published quarterly by REALISTIC COMICS, INC., 575 Madison Ave., New York 22, N.Y. -- from indicia. Story synopses from table of contents page. This issue indexed from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.


The Escape King! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Prison Break! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Table of contents with short story summaries. Includes story summary for story not in this issue, "Escape to Death!" On inside front cover.

"Lugs" Malone... the Escape King (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence
Inks
Mort Lawrence
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
"Lugs" Malone -- the Escape King planned the perfect break! And with snarling hatred and flaming guns he carried it through!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art ID from index of reprint.

No Jail Could Hold Him (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
A brutal, cold-blooded killer, and champion jail-breaker, Danny Morgan blasted his way to freedom! --But he had an inevitable date with death when he thought that--"No Jail Could Hold Him!"
Reprints

Tunnel of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Mike Bayner... the Scorpion (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Becker [as Becker](signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia](signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Dubbed as "The Scorpion," cocksure and arrogant Mike Bayner strong-armed his way to violence and terror -- killing and crushing his enemies!
Reprints

The Lipstick Murder Case (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Easy Money (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Becker [as Becker](signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia](signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Escape King!
  2. 1. Prison Break!
  3. 2. "Lugs" Malone... the Escape King
  4. 3. No Jail Could Hold Him
  5. 4. Tunnel of Death
  6. 5. Mike Bayner... the Scorpion
  7. 6. The Lipstick Murder Case
  8. 7. Easy Money
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore