(October 1952)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Literary Enterprises Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take a look, D.A.-- we have your daughter! If Mike Kroll is found guilty, she'll go in the river!
Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Art attribution by John Coates confirmed by the artist (August 2010).

[Build a Fine Business... Full or Spare Time!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Road to the Morgue (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1250
Genre
crime
Characters
Allie Corcoran; Kate Corcoran; Kel Matzon; Doc Romano; Horse Nelson; Manvis; Richter; Tess
Synopsis
Allie Corcoran was just a guy out of prison when he helps a wounded mob boss.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Crime Facts / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1295
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The study of fingerprints was used for identification purposes during the Tang Dynasty, 618 to 906 A.D.!
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Alphonse Bertillon; Bert Wentworth

Indexer Notes

Information on fingerprint use in ancient China, Alphones Bertillon and Bert Wentworth.

Danny Conway's Doom (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Giella ?
Inks
Joe Giella ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1227
Genre
crime
Characters
Danny Conway; Hopkins; Jill Foster; Joe; Pete
Synopsis
Danny Conway shoots a reporter who knows too much.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Woman Killer (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Hendryx
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1275
Genre
crime
Characters
Karen McKenna; Bob Willitz; Sanders; Al Noren
Synopsis
A masked killer of women is stalking the city and Karen McKenna is working late at her business.

Indexer Notes

Spot illustrations by Mastroserio.

The Gun Moll (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B1219
Genre
crime
Characters
Larry Brock; Claire Nolan; Pat Nolan; Magaloni; Frank
Synopsis
Claire loves Larry and will stand by him no matter what.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Wessler script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 20, No. 9, September 2009.

The introduction identifies the guy as Larry Brooks, but the story calls him Larry Brock.

On the Lam! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Jim McArdle
Inks
Jim McArdle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1225
Genre
crime
Characters
Barney Riorden; Lou; Doc; Chic; Montie; Daniel Bauers; Harry Quinn; Nora Peters; Len Carver
Synopsis
Barney Riorden is caught and sentenced to die, but his gang breaks him out.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Wessler script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol. 20, No. 9, September 2009.

This is the Tip-Off (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1250
Genre
crime
Characters
Al James; Bull Hansen; George Daly
Synopsis
How tips help cops solve crimes and catch crooks.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Cracker Jack's Magnetic Car] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Take a look, D.A.-- we have your daughter! If Mike Kroll is found guilty, she'll go in the river!"]
  2. 1. [Build a Fine Business... Full or Spare Time!]
  3. 2. Road to the Morgue
  4. 3. ["Is the safari ready to start?"]
  5. 4. ["The study of fingerprints was used for identification purposes during the Tang Dynasty, 618 to 906 A.D.!"]
    Crime Facts
  6. 5. Danny Conway's Doom
  7. 6. Woman Killer
  8. 7. The Gun Moll
  9. 8. On the Lam!
  10. 9. This is the Tip-Off
  11. 10. ["I gained 53 lbs. of shapely power-packed muscles!"]
  12. 11. [Cracker Jack's Magnetic Car]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Ramon Schenk