(May 1948)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1948-03-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color
Four color interiors; full color covers
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1948, page 32, registration number B124865.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The four grand that Trixie's holdin' and the few bucks I got will get us to Mexico in fair style!
Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
automobiles; bank robberies

A Message from-- (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Lists 12 rules for the Lev Gleason "code" of self-censorship. Sequence added by Gary Watson, September 2009.

Felix Sloper (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Mr. Crime (host); Felix Sloper (first appearance; death)

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

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

On the Level / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Pencils
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Inks
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold the phone!
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Gary Watson, September 2009.

Wilbur Underhill (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Wilbur Underhill (first appearance; death)

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

What's on Your Mind? / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Paul Chretien, Father of Murderers (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro?
Pencils
Mike Roy
Inks
John Belfi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Paul Chretien (first appearance; death)

This Is Our Testimony! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Lesson in Murder (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska (illustrations)
Inks
George Tuska (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Benny Mickson (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Benny Mickson (first appearance; death); Mary Black (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

story also told in TRUE CRIME #2 (Magazine Village)

Big-Shot Gangsters (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

On the Level / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Pencils
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Inks
Claude Moore [as C. H. Moore]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
William Williams...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Gary Watson, September 2009.

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

Who Dunnit? / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Sofia Express Gets a Deadly Highball!
Genre
crime

Electronic Juke-Box Bank (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Roley Home Radio Mike! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Make Your Own Records (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Amazing 16mm Movie Projector Bargain! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

America's Greatest Zipper Billfold Bargain! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The four grand that Trixie's holdin' and the few bucks I got will get us to Mexico in fair style!"]
  2. 1. A Message from--
  3. 2. Felix Sloper
  4. 3. ["Hold the phone!"]
    On the Level
  5. 4. Wilbur Underhill
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    What's on Your Mind?
  7. 6. Paul Chretien, Father of Murderers
  8. 7. This Is Our Testimony!
  9. 8. A Lesson in Murder
  10. 9. Benny Mickson
  11. 10. Big-Shot Gangsters
  12. 11. ["William Williams..."]
    On the Level
  13. 12. ["The Sofia Express Gets a Deadly Highball!"]
    Who Dunnit?
  14. 13. Electronic Juke-Box Bank
  15. 14. Roley Home Radio Mike!
  16. 15. Make Your Own Records
  17. 16. Amazing 16mm Movie Projector Bargain!
  18. 17. America's Greatest Zipper Billfold Bargain!
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