(June 1948)

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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Premium Group of Comics
Brand
Premium / PG
Editing
Robert D. Wheeler; Katharine Urban (story editor); Mel Cummin (art advisor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toni Gayle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Toni Gayle

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

Cole Clues / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
editors; readers
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-front cover

The Black Smoke Curse (Table of Contents: 2)

Young King Cole / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Young King Cole (detective agency mastermind); Iris Norland (his assistant); Whip Steele (his co-worker); Ursus Graham (his employee); Mr. Ice (diamond dealer); Mr. Smoke (villain)
Synopsis
King Cole offers the Ski-Hi Diamond Company his detective protection for a million dollars show, but they turn his offer down, and the diamonds are robbed by fake firemen.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

McWilliams is credited on all on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art match his signed King Cole story in Criminals on the Run v4 #.

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

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's strategy?
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

no feature or title

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

Homer K. Beagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Plate
Pencils
Harvey Fuller (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Homer K. Beagle detective agency is in for a dramatic shake-up

Fruits of Crime (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
G'wan - how can your Pop be a musician...
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

no title or feature

The Case of the Stolen Rembrandt (Table of Contents: 7)

Larry Broderick, Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Will Hammell (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

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

Foxy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hy Gage
Pencils
Hy Gage (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's Flint? He's escaped! Sound the alarm!!
Characters
Foxy (an office boy in a detective agency, who wants to be a super-snooper)

The Chump (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
G'wan - how can your Pop be a banker...
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

no feature or title

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Toni Gayle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
Janice Valleau ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Toni visits mighty Thunder Falls to model the latest fashions...
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Toni Gayle; Biff Muggson (her bodyguard); Chick (her photographer); Mr. Gule (crooked manager); Pete Potter (daredevil); Archie Blinn (daredevil, death)
Synopsis
A daredevil floating down the Niagara Falls in a rubber ballon is sabotaged and killed by his manager who had misused his funds in gambling.

Indexer Notes

Pete Riss is credited as penciller on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and he is spotted by his tapering faces with eyes far apart. Inker could be Valleau.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young man, would you care to help me...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Toni Gayle
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Cole Clues
  3. 2. The Black Smoke Curse
    Young King Cole
  4. 3. ["What's strategy?"]
  5. 4. ["The Homer K. Beagle detective agency is in for a dramatic shake-up"]
    Homer K. Beagle
  6. 5. Fruits of Crime
  7. 6. ["G'wan - how can your Pop be a musician..."]
  8. 7. The Case of the Stolen Rembrandt
    Larry Broderick, Detective
  9. 8. ["Where's Flint? He's escaped! Sound the alarm!!"]
    Foxy
  10. 9. The Chump
  11. 10. ["G'wan - how can your Pop be a banker..."]
  12. 11. ["When Toni visits mighty Thunder Falls to model the latest fashions..."]
    Toni Gayle
  13. 12. ["Young man, would you care to help me..."]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
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