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Title Crime does not pay. Volume 6, issues 42-45 / foreword by R. L. Stine.

Publication Info. Milwaukie, Oregon : Dark Horse Books, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Graphic Novels    CRIME v.6    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 248 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
text rdacontent
still image rdacontent
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Note "This volume collects all stories and text pieces from Crime Does Not Pay #42-#45, which were originally published in 1945 and 1946 by Lev Gleason Publications."--title page verso.
Contents Foreword / by R.L. Stine -- Crime does not pay #42: Wille the Actor / artist unknown -- Million dollar burglar / art by Jack Alderman -- Murder will out / art by Norman Maurer -- The saga of Sir Charles / text by Dick Wood -- Whodunnit? : murder at the Mardi Gras / art by Rudy Palais -- The true story of Leonard Scarnici / artist unknown -- The case of the phoney Count Chivano / art by Jack Alderman -- Crime does not pay #43: The bookkeeping bandit / artist unknown -- Case of the lovesick clown / art by Rudy Palais -- Ghouls' gold / story by Robert Bernstein ; art by Jack Alderman -- The folly of Johnny Bananas / text by Woody Hamilton -- The case of the impossible suicide / artist unknown -- Doctor of evil / art by Vernon Henkel -- Whodunnit? : death rode the waves / art by Jack Alderman -- Crime does not pay #44: The true story of "Legs" Diamond / art by Robert Q. Sale (as Bob Q. Siege) -- Mrs. Bluebeard / art by Jack Alderman -- Prose section: The riddle of the bludgeoned beauty ; Pay to the order of murder ; "That's the killer!" shrieked the parrot / writers unknown -- Death in Dawson / art by Rudy Palais -- The devil of Dresden / art by Jack Alderman -- Two crimes in three-quarter time / artist unknown -- Whodunnit? : death on the tracks / art by Rudy Palais -- Crime does not pay #45: Prose section: The trigger happy cop killer ; Lesson for today / writers unknown -- The true story of John Dillinger / art by Robert Q. Sale (as Bob Q. Siege) -- This'll kill you! /art by Dan Tay -- The fire fiend / art by Jack Alderman -- Crime of the friendly enemy / art by Ann Brewster -- Crime does not pay gag page / art by Lugee -- The slayer of Smithfield / art by Jack Alderman -- Whodunnit? : cocktail party / art by Rudy Palais.
Summary "Tommy-gun-toting toughs in open-top cars roar boldly through crowded streets in the pages of Crime does not pay, the sensationsl true crime series that enraptured millions with its scandalous stories of ruthless gangsters and criminal scum, ripped right from the headlines!"--dust jacket.
Subject Crime -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Criminals -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc.
Added Author Stine, R. L.
Wood, Dick, -1970, author.
Hamilton, Woody, author.
Alderman, Jack, illustrator.
Maurer, Norman, -1986, illustrator.
Palais, Rudolph, illustrator.
Bernstein, Robert,, illustrator.
Henkel, Vernon, illustrator.
Sale, Robert Q., illustrator.
Tay, Dan, illustrator.
Brewster, Anne M. H. (Anne Maria Hampton), 1819-1892, illustrator.
Lugee, illustrator.
Note At head of title: Dark Horse archives
Appears on title page verso: Dark Horse archives. Volume 6
ISBN 9781616552633 (paperback)
1616552638 (paperback)

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