(October 1942)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic House, Inc.
Brand
Published by Comic House Inc.
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.; later standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crimebuster / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimebuster [Chuck Chandler]; Squeeks; Iron Jaw [von Schmidt]; Bombshell (inset); Young Robinhood (inset); Little Dynamite (inset)

[Son of Iron Jaw Battles Crimebuster] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Crimebuster / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro (signed)
Pencils
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimebuster [Chuck Chandler]; Squeeks (CB's monkey); Jack Dempsey (boxer); Joe Louis (cameo, boxer); Max Schmeling (cameo, boxer); Robert Cushing (District Attorney); Jimmie; Iron Jaw [von Schmidt] (villain, origin); Smitty Von Schmidt (reformed villain, Iron Jaw's son, introduction, death, killed by Iron Jaw); Adolf Hitler [aka Corporal Schicklegruber] (villain, also in flashback); Private Mueller (villain, flashback); Captain Fluger (villain, flashback, death)
Synopsis
The story of the villain to be called Iron Jaw is told in flashback scenes, then, in the present day, the son of Iron Jaw is told that his father was killed in America by Crimebuster, and he asks Der F├╝hrer for permission to go to America and even the score!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

The Case of Bill MacDonald (Table of Contents: 2)

Case #1004 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Wood
Pencils
Bob Wood
Inks
Bob Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Wanted Dead or Alive: Mickey Murder, Bullet Brain (Table of Contents: 3)

Young Robinhood / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alan Mandel
Inks
Alan Mandel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Veiled Lady (first appearance)

[The Poisoned Pilot] (Table of Contents: 4)

Swoop Storm / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Volp
Inks
Frank Volp
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Captain Teunis Van Elystyne] (Table of Contents: 5)

Boy Comics Hero of the Month / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Real Columbus Story] (Table of Contents: 6)

Yankee Longago / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Christopher Columbus

Boys of the Street (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Dynamite / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Bart Tumey
Inks
Bart Tumey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Little Dynamite [Rollo P. Quinn] (first appearance)

Daredevil On the Isle of Terror (Table of Contents: 8)

Daredevil / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Bombshell Son of War / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last month Bombshell escaped to the English shores......
Genre
superhero
Characters
Bombshell [Dryas]; Betty; Adolf Hitler (villain); Striker (villain, English Nazi agent acting as a news reporter); Fuseg (villain, death); the Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis
When Bombshell escapes to England with the Nazi plans for the invasion of America, Nazi bigwigs decide to eliminate Bombshell through the efforts of an English spy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bombshell is endowed with the mystic gifts of Mars himself.Next issue's story title is given in the last panel, "Valley of Death".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Crimebuster
  2. 1. [Son of Iron Jaw Battles Crimebuster]
    The Crimebuster
  3. 2. The Case of Bill MacDonald
    Case #1004
  4. 3. Wanted Dead or Alive: Mickey Murder, Bullet Brain
    Young Robinhood
  5. 4. [The Poisoned Pilot]
    Swoop Storm
  6. 5. [Captain Teunis Van Elystyne]
    Boy Comics Hero of the Month
  7. 6. [The Real Columbus Story]
    Yankee Longago
  8. 7. Boys of the Street
    Little Dynamite
  9. 8. Daredevil On the Isle of Terror
    Daredevil
  10. 9. ["Last month Bombshell escaped to the English shores......"]
    Bombshell Son of War
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