Underworld #v1#2
(April-May 1948)

D.S. Publishing, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
D.S. Publishing Company, Inc.
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Issue Notes

Cover has "Underworld True Crime Stories", indicia just has "Underworld". Indexed from scanned copy at goldenagecomics.co.uk.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed as Shelly)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed as Shelly)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter, Ma?
Genre
crime
Reprints

Lose Weight Where It Shows Most (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mother Knows Best! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I brought you kids up right...
Genre
crime
Characters
Ma Beamus (crook); Joe Beamus; Betty Beamus; Lou Beamus; Haven (kidnap victim)
Synopsis
Ma Beamus and her kids run afoul of the law.

The Notorious Angel Face (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't let that angel face of hers fool you!
Genre
crime
Characters
Connie Farrar (crook); Hubert Grosvenor
Synopsis
Connie Farrar, a pretty girl, gets away with a number of crimes, but eventually is caught.

Indexer Notes

Electric chair panel.

Case of the Crooked Clock (Table of Contents: 4)

A Real-Life Crime Story / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Kraus (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chief of Police J. C. Daly turned the treasury note over in his hand...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Chief of Police J. C. Daly; F. B. I. Agent Sam Greenberg

Envy (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Cooper (signed as Cooper)
Inks
Sam Cooper (signed as Cooper)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll tke these sparklers!
Genre
crime
Characters
Mrs. Westview; Renee; Joe (crook)
Synopsis
A maid borrows her boss's jewels, then her underworld boyfriend convinces her to help him steal the rest.

Blazing Guns (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dis is our chance, Johnny!
Genre
crime
Characters
Johnny Trigger; Blackie Robillard (crook); Rocky Herbert (crook)
Synopsis
Johnny Trigger learns about being a gangster.

Crime at Midnight (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where did those two other thugs disappear to?
Genre
crime
Characters
Moran (crook); Muggsy (juvenile deliquent); Mrs. Wallingford (robbery victim)
Synopsis
A gangster pays a kid to swipe tires, but he ends up swiping the tires off the gangster's getaway car!

The Human Gorilla (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the human gorilla! Shoot!
Genre
crime
Characters
The Human Gorilla; Hilda Willis; Mary

Indexer Notes

Street sign in splash panel "MA--"

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

Personal Comic Album; Stravon Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How A Simple Discovery Made Billy A Very Happy Boy (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Talk - Sing - Play (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What's the matter, Ma?"]
  2. 1. Lose Weight Where It Shows Most
  3. 2. Mother Knows Best!
  4. 3. The Notorious Angel Face
  5. 4. Case of the Crooked Clock
    A Real-Life Crime Story
  6. 5. Envy
  7. 6. Blazing Guns
  8. 7. Crime at Midnight
  9. 8. The Human Gorilla
  10. 9. ["Look, Fellers"]
    Personal Comic Album; Stravon Publishers
  11. 10. How A Simple Discovery Made Billy A Very Happy Boy
  12. 11. Talk - Sing - Play
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