(January-February 1949)

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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 D. Wheeler; Katharine Urban (story editor); Mel Cummin (art director)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Gunmaster / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Reprints

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

Fire at Will! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
editors; readers
Letters
typeset

The Mystery of the Million-Dollar Carbine! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Gunmaster, Gregory Gayle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Gregory Gayle (city detective); Toni Gayle (his niece)

The Volkstrum (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lazarus
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Story of the last new WWII gun manufactured by the Germans

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

cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

no 'feature', no title

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

Two-Ton O'Toole / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can I get some water?
Genre
humor

The Carnival Killings! (Table of Contents: 6)

True! Lives of Crime / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dr John Udell (county coroner)
Reprints

A Change for the Worse (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Crime Run-Down / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One night, three shots ring out from a waterfront...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

sub-titled You Spot the Clue!!

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

cartoon / 0.83 page (report information)

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

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

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shoe shine, mister?
Genre
humor

The Case of the Fat, Thin Man! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-Gulp! - It's four o'clock in the morning!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

this is the inside-back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Gunmaster
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Fire at Will!
  3. 2. The Mystery of the Million-Dollar Carbine!
    The Gunmaster, Gregory Gayle
  4. 3. The Volkstrum
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["Can I get some water?"]
    Two-Ton O'Toole
  7. 6. The Carnival Killings!
    True! Lives of Crime
  8. 7. A Change for the Worse
  9. 8. ["One night, three shots ring out from a waterfront..."]
    Crime Run-Down
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. ["Shoe shine, mister?"]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
  12. 11. The Case of the Fat, Thin Man!
    Toni Gayle
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. ["-Gulp! - It's four o'clock in the morning!"]
    Boitram the Boiglar
This issue was most recently modified by:
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