(September-October 1948)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Premium Group of Comics
Editing
Robert Wheeler (credited as Robert D. Wheeler) (editor, general manager); Mel Cummin (credited) (art director); Katharine Urban (credited) (story editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Reprints

Fire at Will (Table of Contents: 1)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover. Letter from the editor and letters from readers of Young King Cole.

Case of the Sacred Cobra (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Toni Gayle

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

Kellogg's Krumbles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer
Inks
Milt Hammer
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Hammer ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now how can your uncle be a jail warden...
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

2 single-panel gags.

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

Boitram the Boiglar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant (credited)
Pencils
Art Helfant (credited)
Inks
Art Helfant (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Art Helfant

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Put 'em up.
Genre
humor

Two Bright Boys (Table of Contents: 6)

True Lives of Crime / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Reprints

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer
Inks
Milt Hammer
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Hammer ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He says for ten cents he'll play Indian!!
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

4 single-panel gags.

Masked Death (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer
Inks
Milt Hammer
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Hammer ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Electric cookies! What kind are they??
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

4 single-panel gags.

Green Suit Murders (Table of Contents: 10)

Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle] / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle]; Toni Gayle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist ID by Martin O'Hearn.

The Story behind the Italian Beretta (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lazarus
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history
Synopsis
facts about the gun Beretta

The Introduction of the Shoulder Holster (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lazarus
Pencils
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history
Synopsis
facts about shoulder holsters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Crime Run-Down You Spot the Criminal / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus ?
Inks
Harry Lazarus ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tom Drake, a noted businessman, is found dead with a rifle bullet in his back.
Genre
crime
Characters
Inspector Cliff O'Day
Synopsis
Solve the crime given various clues
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer
Inks
Milt Hammer
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Hammer ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ok, why does your cousin put bird seed...
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

8 single-panel gags.

[People at the Zoo] (Table of Contents: 15)

Boitram the Boiglar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Letters
Art Helfant

Genre
humor
Characters
Boitram
Synopsis
Boitram laughs as he compares people at the zoo to the animals in the cages until he meets a raccoon who looks like him.

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Fire at Will
  3. 2. Case of the Sacred Cobra
    Toni Gayle
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Krumbles
  5. 4. ["Now how can your uncle be a jail warden..."]
  6. 5. ["Put 'em up."]
    Boitram the Boiglar
  7. 6. Two Bright Boys
    True Lives of Crime
  8. 7. ["He says for ten cents he'll play Indian!!"]
  9. 8. Masked Death
  10. 9. ["Electric cookies! What kind are they??"]
  11. 10. Green Suit Murders
    Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle]
  12. 11. The Story behind the Italian Beretta
  13. 12. The Introduction of the Shoulder Holster
  14. 13. ["Tom Drake, a noted businessman, is found dead with a rifle bullet in his back."]
    Crime Run-Down You Spot the Criminal
  15. 14. ["Ok, why does your cousin put bird seed..."]
  16. 15. [People at the Zoo]
    Boitram the Boiglar
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Bicycles
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