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Headline Comics (1943) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Headline Comics (1943) 1
    • Discounted from $250.00.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split of cover and all wraps. Brittle.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing second wrap and centerfold, affects Junior Rangers, Boy's Life, Happy and Scrappy, and Little Johnny Doolittle stories. Several wraps detached from single center staple.

    Stories and art by Jack Binder and Buster Green. Debuting in the heat of World War II, Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. The debut of teen hero squad the Junior Rangers; Perry Allen and Don Powers have adventures throughout the North and South American continents; A comics biography of General Douglas MacArthur. Junior Rangers; Animal Crackers; Cliff Gordon the Wonder Boy; Happy and Scrappy; Little Johnny Doolittle; Grandfather Clock; Perry Allen; Private Messkit; Buck Sanders; Boy's Life of General MacArthur. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Headline Comics (1943) 4
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Corner piece torn from last page, slightly affects art and story. Heavy oxidation, interior tears.

    Stories and art by Ken Browne and others. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. The Junior Rangers target a Nazi secret weapon and wind up taking on Hitler himself; Teen inventor Cliff Gordon helps the Secret Service battle an Axis plot in the polar north; Invisible Boy and his friends take on a teen gang. Junior Rangers; Cliff Gordon the Wonder Boy; Happy and Scrappy; Little Johnny Doolittle; Blinky Serves; Perry Allen; Private Messkit; Tom Morgan; Invisible Boy. 68 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Headline Comics (1943) 5
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.94) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 4 3/4" Cumulative spine split (chew).

    Stories and art by Ken Browne, Buster Green, W. Jourdain, and Bernard Krigstein. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. The Junior Rangers invade Italy, in a story with art by comics legend Bernard Krigstein. Teen inventor Cliff Gordon takes his three-way plane into battle against the Axis on land, sea and air. The trail of stolen paste diamonds leads boy detective Johnny Doolittle to a hidden Nazi U-boat. Junior Rangers; Animal Crackers; Cliff Gordon the Wonder Boy; Happy and Scrappy; Little Johnny Doolittle; Bread and Bullets; Perry Allen; Private Messkit; Tom Morgan. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Headline Comics (1943) 7
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.66) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete. Spine fully split (taped).

    Cover by Jack Binder. Stories and art by Buster Green and H. C. Kiefer. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. Buck Saunders takes on deep-sea jewel thieves; Teen inventor Cliff Gordon uses his three-way plane to find The Nazi Submarine Base Where None Can Exist; Time-traveling teen Tom Morgan witnesses the burning of Rome. Junior Rangers; Animal Crackers; Buck Saunders; Cliff Gordon the Wonder Boy; Kinker Kinkaid; The Rabbit's Hutch; Perry Allen; Tom Morgan. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Headline Comics (1943) 10
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.87) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1488672022

    Cover by Al Gabriele. Stories and art by Henry Kiefer and Roland Patenaude. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. Kinker Kinkaid investigates Crime's 3-Ring Circus; Teen inventor Cliff Gordon plays pirate on the high seas; Time-traveling teen Tom Morgan visits the Old West. Junior Rangers; Buck Saunders; Cliff Gordon -- Pirate; Routine Report; Tom Morgan; Kinker Kinkaid. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Headline Comics (1943) 12
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.77) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Cover detached.
    • Label #1230199021

    Cover by H. C. Kiefer. Stories and art by H. C. Kiefer, Jack Alderman and Jack Warren. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. The Junior Rangers encounter the great heroes and tyrants of history; Teen inventor Cliff Gordon pursues an invisible submarine; Time-traveling teen Tom Morgan encounters a wizard, in his final appearance. Junior Rangers; Buck Saunders; Cliff Gordon; Ethan Allen; Tom Morgan; Kinker Kinkaid. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Headline Comics (1943) 13
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.17) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover by H. C. Kiefer. Stories and art by H. C. Kiefer, August Froehlich, Lee Schertz and Howard Post. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. Buck Saunders and Officer Flanagan seek kidnappers. The debut of young wizard Max the Magician, later a regular in Wonderland Comics (1945). Circus acrobat Jim Dare becomes the superhero Blue Streak to bring his brother's killers to justice. Junior Rangers; Worldbeater and Unggh; Buck Saunders; George Washington: First in War; Nutzy; Max the Magician; The Blue Streak. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Headline Comics (1943) 15
    • Discounted from $225.00.

    Cover by H. C. Kiefer. Stories and art by H. C. Kiefer, August Froehlich and Jack Alderman. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. The Junior Rangers face The Return of Dr. Emit and the forces of Attila the Hun. Worldbeater and Unggh, a futuristic refugee and his caveman pal, encounter Jo-Blo and the Gopher people. The Blue Streak battles the King of the Air. Junior Rangers; Worldbeater and Unggh; Buck Saunders; First-Fact-Fun; The Golden Goblets; Petty Larceny Pete; The Blue Streak. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Headline Comics (1943) 16
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • 1 piece of tape on the cover.
    • Label #0999771002

    Cover by H. C. Kiefer. Stories and art by H. C. Kiefer, August Froehlich and Jack Alderman. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. The Junior Rangers face Barnacle Bill and his gang. Worldbeater and Unggh travel to the moon, where they encounter Velonica and the Moon Men. A lab accident gives Adam Mann atomic powers, and Atomic Man is born. Junior Rangers; Worldbeater and Unggh; Buck Saunders; Carrot Topp; Live Wire; Atomic Man. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Headline Comics (1943) 20
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($8.55) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Chipping to upper back side corner bracket.
    • Label #1488665018

    Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. Atomic Man battles fascists in a South American town to save a doctor's life; Copy Boy gets tangled up with kidnappers in his final adventure; Carrot Topp faces The Affair of the Bogus Bills. Junior Rangers; Copy Boy; Picture Queries!; Buck Saunders; Carrot Topp; Beast of Prey; Atomic Man. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Headline Comics (1943) 21
    • Discounted from $61.00.
    • 6" cumulative spine split, heavy oxidation. First page detached. Tape on interior back cover.

    Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. Atomic Man faces a kidnapping on the high seas in his final adventure; Buck Saunders becomes involved in the search for The Ajax Diamond; Carrot Topp faces The Haywire Hypnotist. Junior Rangers; Uncle Windy; Buck Saunders; Carrot Topp; It's the Little Things That Count; Atomic Man. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Headline Comics (1943) 22
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover by Henry Kiefer. Headline Comics' first rotating slate featured a slew of Axis-punching super-heroes typical of the early 1940s. The Junior Rangers find missing jewels in a bike shop; Teen-Age Tommy runs for student body president; Carrot Topp becomes Mayor For a Day. Junior Rangers; Uncle Windy; Buck Saunders; Carrot Topp; Pilfered Pills; Dilly and Dally; Teen-Age Tommy. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Headline Comics (1943) 27
    • Discounted from $125.00.
    • 3 1/2" spine split from bottom. Tears on back cover. Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Bill Draut, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. The notorious Simon-Kirby crime classic, "Stella Mae Dickson...the Bobby Sox Bandit Queen"; The truth about legendary outlaw Jesse James; A gang starts a phony fortune-teller racket with Flo as the medium. Stella Mae Dickson...the Bobby Sox Bandit Queen; The Guns of Jesse James; The Death of the Gambler King; The Spark of Murder; Bring Me His Corpse; I Was the Front for the Merciless Spirit Swindlers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Headline Comics (1943) 28
    • Discounted from $150.00.
    • Discounted from $30.00.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing, interrupts art and story. Staples added. 4" Spine split.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Bill Draut, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Monica Bell, the Sweet Switcher, works for a stolen jewelry racket; The Chicago "Devil Drivers" lead police on a dangerous chase; Notorious outlaw Machine-Gun Kelly stages a kidnapping. I Worked For The Fence; Trapping Chicago's Speed Demon Mob; Postage Stamp Swindle; The Lone Wolf; Machine-Gun Kelly - Kidnapper; Murder Makes Bad Medicine. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Headline Comics (1943) 29
    • Discounted from $175.00.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust with migration.
    • Discounted from $55.00.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Mort Meskin, Bill Draut, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A freakish murder occurs on the night of a freak snowstorm. 1930s Hot Springs, Arkansas becomes a refuge for the lawless, thanks to a corrupt sheriff. Sisters Ethel and Kate Densmore rob the unwary in 1890s New York. Featuring art by Joker creator Jerry Robinson, and a noirish cover by Kirby. Insurance Reward Racket; Don't Let Wilber Squeal; The Night of the Freak Murder; An Expensive Auto Ride; Hideaway Town; Sisters of Satan. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Headline Comics (1943) 30
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.45) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by A. C. Hollingsworth, Bill Draut, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Tillie is considered a witch in the Chicago slums where she correctly predicts deaths, but the truth may be more sinister. Bored, redheaded heiress Billie turns to a life of crime. Old West outlaw Jim Miller improvises one of the first bullet-proof vests. I Was An Unwitting Accomplice to a 'Numbers' Racket Combine!; The Witch Murders; Pistol-Packin' Playgirl; The Roasted Mail-Robber Ghost; Menace in the Making; Bullet-Proof Bad Man. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Headline Comics (1943) 32
    • Discounted from $42.00.
    • Slight staple rust.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Vic Donahue, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Treasury agents crack a counterfeiting ring; A tale of murder in rural America that may be EC legend John Severin's first published work; The gangster known as "King of the Everglades" runs amuck in Florida between 1915 and 1924. How the T-Men Broke A Cunning Counterfeit Team; The Mystery of Room 712; The Clue of the Horoscope; A Grave Crime; G-Man Blitz; Trapping the Ashley-Mobley Gang (Terror of the Everglades). 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Headline Comics (1943) 33
    • Discounted from $17.00.
    • Staple rust. 3.5" Cumulative Spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by Will Elder, Manny Stallman, Vic Donahue, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A British swindler plots to steal an ocean liner in 1912; A story with early art by EC legend Will Elder; A crook plays a dangerous game by preying on other crooks. Premeditated Homicide!; The Man Who Stole An Ocean Liner!; The FBI and the Gun Happy Robber; How The FBI Trapped the Booby Trap Slayer; A Mother's Ominous Dream!; What Price Fate? ; The Shattered Alibi; Underworld Parasite! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Headline Comics (1943) 34
    • Discounted from $24.00.
    • Centerfold detached, small pieces of tape on cover.
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    • Small edge tears in several interior pages.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by John Giunta, Manny Stallman, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. 1890s outlaw Ned North brings cattle rustling to Old Australia; A story with possible early art by EC legend John Severin; A window washer turns to high-rise crime to impress a showgirl. Blackhearted Tony; Outlaw Down-Under; Twenty Second Story Man; The Frozen Fingerprints; Double-Cross; The Medium-Done Murder Case. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Headline Comics (1943) 35
    • Discounted from $34.00.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by John Severin, Manny Stallman, Vic Donohue and Jack Kirby. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. The Darrow Brothers plot an armored car heist; A story with early art by EC legend John Severin; 1900s detectives the Baldwin Brothers use their offbeat methods to investigate a murder. Dead Or Alive; The Deadly Gilas; The Great Mouthpiece; Georgie's Last Ride; Independence Day; The Golf Links Murder; The Fabulous Baldwins. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Headline Comics (1943) 38
    • Discounted from $3.70.
    • INCOMPLETE: 2 wraps missing, affects art and story.

    Photo cover features Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by John Severin and others. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Petty thieves plot to abduct the pets of wealthy New Yorkers; A rookie detective fakes evidence to catch a killer; Another photo cover featuring the artists: Joe Simon in the role of the cop and Jack Kirby as the crook. Train Robbery of 1949; The Clue That Stuck; No Escape; Rat Trap; Double Revenge; The Dog-Nappers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Headline Comics (1943) 39
    • Discounted from $19.00.
    • Discounted from $13.25.
    • Discounted from $11.75.

    Stories and art by Marvin Stein and others. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. The Better Business Bureau sets out to stop the swindlers behind phony charities. A "fingerman" plots out robberies for others to commit, and gets a cut of the loot. A Mountie investigates missing gold prospectors in the Yukon. The Boiler Room Racket; The Cheapest Thief in the World; The Fingerman; New Year Murder; Author of Violence; Arctic Ambush. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Headline Comics (1943) 40
    • Discounted from $20.00.
    • Discounted from $14.25.

    Photo cover by Theda Hall and Emerson Hall. Stories and art by Mart Bailey and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. George Gabor swindles a fortune by forging checks and impersonating people; Two boys grow up together in Fort Worth, but one becomes a crook and one an undercover G-man; The photo cover may feature another appearance by artist Joe Simon. The Case of Joe Andrews; Counterfeit Winners; Justice Has Icy Fingers!; The Human Bloodhound; Inside Information; The Man of Many Faces. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Headline Comics (1943) 41
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    Photo cover by Theda Hall and Emerson Hall. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A special issue commemorating the long career of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover; A guide to the FBI organization in 1950; The FBI infiltrates the gang of the mysterious mastermind known as The Count. Octopus of the Underworld; Reservation For Death; Know Your FBI; J. Edgar Takes a Hand; J. Edgar Hoover; G-Man Savvy; Guns For Sale. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Headline Comics (1943) 42
    • Discounted from $13.50.

    Photo cover by Theda Hall and Emerson Hall. Stories and art by Mart Bailey, George Gregg and Marvin Stein. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Mary gets mixed up with a gang that swindles people with phony seances. A tough hood loses his black-market meal ticket after WWII is over. In a twist on romance comics, Helen is torn between the affections of two men - but they're both vicious ganglords. Also featuring an ad for the "Playking Athletic Belt," basically a girdle for chubby kids so they don't get teased during sports - a real sign of its times. Ghost Racket; Jewels of Death; Boomerang; Closeups; Diary of a Lawbreaker; Gang War. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Headline Comics (1943) 44
    • Discounted from $110.00.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by John Severin, Will Elder and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A tale of murder and mythology in Mexico, featuring early art by EC legends John Severin and Will Elder. A Texas Ranger suspects a bounty on bank robbers will go horribly wrong. Modern-day pirates stalk the seas in 1928. Racket Empire; Feathered Serpent!; Too Many Corpses!; The Chapped Hands; Closeups; Demon Ship; Dynamite! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Headline Comics (1943) 45
    • Discounted from $63.00.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Gangsters shake down disabled panhandlers for their daily take. Mild-looking Monsieur Rage is actually a professional assassin. Sideshow performer The Great Gambo uses gangster methods to take over the local carnival. Penny Shakedown; City in Terror; Eddie Was No Gent; Homicide--C.O.D.; Closeups; Dual Personality; Name Your Assassin. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Headline Comics (1943) 47
    • Discounted from $135.00.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Leonard rides a series of double-crosses to the top of the mob, but it can't last; A prisoner on Devil's Island uses a typhoon to plan an escape attempt; Crooks plan a jewel heist. The Fixer; Deadly Double-Cross; The Living Dead; Closeups; A Dead Man's Shadow; The Accusing Ledger; Madman at Work. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Headline Comics (1943) 48
    • Discounted from $4.20.
    • INCOMPLETE: Missing 2 wraps, affects art and story. 4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Police track a professional arson ring; A hood dons disguises to rob other criminals; The racketeering squad sets out to break an extortion ring. This Match for Hire!; Leech of the Underworld!; Racket Squad; Play Dead; Loophole! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Headline Comics (1943) 49
    • Discounted from $11.75.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • Discounted from $8.40.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Gangsters arrange accidents at stock-car races to collect insurance money. Phil deliberately spends 20 years in prison for stealing a gold shipment, confident his fortune will be where he hid it when he gets out. A DA realizes the killer he's looking for is a beautiful woman. Also featuring a full-page, full-color ad for a "Sonic Ray Gun" and other battery-operated toys from "Uncle Bernie's Toy Shop." Speedway Racketeers; One Foot in the Grave; Shroud For a Killer; Closeups; Come Share My Tomb; The Black Box; Female of the Species. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Headline Comics (1943) 50
    • Discounted from $40.00.
    • 2.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Moe Marcus, Jack Abel and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Gangsters seek the informant who is getting their nightclubs busted. A hood tries to arrange an inheritance by bumping off the other heir, a beautiful woman. A parolee resists going straight, despite a cop's insistence. Muscle Man; Legacy of Death; One Man Dog; Closeups; Time To Kill; Cross and Double-Cross! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Headline Comics (1943) 51
    • Discounted from $13.25.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Moe Marcus, Jack Abel, Marvin Stein and Mart Bailey. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. An informant struggles to stay alive long enough to spill all he knows. A man murders his successful twin brother and takes his place. A forger finds success in faking passports for fugitives, until one of them fingers him. King Of The Stool Pigeons!; I Murdered Myself!; Passport to The Grave!; Hitchhike Killer; Closeups; Scheduled To Die! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Headline Comics (1943) 52
    • Discounted from $40.00.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Discounted from $19.00.
    • Oxidation. Chipping.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Gangsters take over a steel factory; A failing farmer turns his land into a successful gangster hideout; A woman tracks her counterfeiter husband around the world for revenge. Also featuring a PSA about teen drug abuse, similar to other anti-drug literature of the era. The Hideout Racket; Voyage of Vengeance; Telltale Match; You Only Die Once; Dope, Teen-Age Menace; Closeups; Coffin for a Killer. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Headline Comics (1943) 53
    • Discounted from $13.50.
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Staple rust.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Costain's father gets him involved with arson, explosions, and murder. Ganglord Mart, who looks like Daddy Warbucks crossed with Lex Luthor, tries to take out rival mobsters. A man waits 25 years to prove his uncle killed his father. The Business Buccaneers; The Perfect Master-Mind; Initial Loss; Getaway; Closeups; The Accusing Corpse. 44 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Headline Comics (1943) 54
    • Discounted from $110.00.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Johnny's murder-for-hire gang stays one step ahead of the cops, until it doesn't. A man tries to frame his partner for attempted murder, so his own murder looks like self-defense. A prank destroys a man's life when he thinks he committed a murder. Homicide Peddlers; Dirt Cheap; Shadow of the Gallows; Closeups; Twice Dead. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Headline Comics (1943) 57
    • Discounted from $14.00.
    • Discounted from $4.30.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and others. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Cops use forensics to reconstruct a killer from his footprints; An embezzler is forced to join a counterfeiting ring; A killer tries to strong-arm another man into taking the rap. Counterfeit; Closeups; The Deadly Alibi; Public Eye; See No Evil. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Headline Comics (1943) 60
    • Discounted from $100.00.
    • Discounted from $23.50.
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and others. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A hood works for two competing mob bosses, a game that can't possibly last. A killer is caught because of an F.B.I. radio broadcast. A bank job goes horribly wrong. Finger Man!; F.B.I. Radio Broadcast; Perfect Fit; G-Man Payoff; Circle of Death!; Closeups; Curious Crime Facts. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Headline Comics (1943) 61
    • Discounted from $55.00.
    • Discounted from $8.60.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A smuggler uses his band as a cover for his crimes; Kit falls for a man hunted by police and gets mixed up with a moonshine mob; A cop investigates a locked-room mystery. Moonshine!; The Homicide That Wasnt; Brain of the Underworld; First Mistake; Closeups; Candy Clue; Murder Solved By Mud! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Headline Comics (1943) 62
    • Discounted from $16.50.
    • Discounted from $12.00.
    • 5" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A G-man becomes involved in the hunt for foreign agents; A ganglord creates and trains an army of criminals; A woman realizes too late her husband's love potion is a poison. Espionage; Efficiency System; Blind Alley; Blather Mouth; Closeups; Kiss of Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Headline Comics (1943) 64
    • Discounted from $30.00.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A soldier returned from the war takes on the extortion gang terrorizing his neighborhood. Red roses and kerosene are the clues to catch a killer. An early medical examiner exonerates a man for the murder of his wife. First appearance of the "Crime Never Pays" cover banner, similar to Lev Gleason's "Crime Does Not Pay" title. The Black Hand; Red Roses and Kerosene; Savage Circle; Double Play; Closeups; Innocent Murderer; Long Green; The Big Pay-Off. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Headline Comics (1943) 65
    Published 1954 by Prize.
    • Discounted from $14.00.
    • Discounted from $14.50.
    • Discounted from $14.50.
    • 3" Spine split from top.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. An undercover cop infiltrates Mark Palmer's crime syndicate; Martha refuses to believe that her husband is mixed up in anything shady; A shady companion convinces a man to kill his own father. Syndicate Boss; Closeups; Appointment with Death; Home to Homicide; Love Letters; Gift for a Killer. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #68
    Headline Comics (1943) 68
    Published 1954 by Prize.
    • Discounted from $41.00.
    • Discounted from $14.50.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A gangster runs a phony charity; Johnny learns too late not to put his trust in big brother Fred; The saga of Alvin "Creepy" Karpis, from "Public Enemy #1" to longtime Alcatraz inmate. The Charity Racketeers; Closeups; Road to Alcatraz; Grim Lesson; Inside Job; Speed Merchant. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Headline Comics (1943) 71
    Published 1955 by Prize.
    • Discounted from $26.50.
    • Discounted from $15.50.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mannie Banks. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A reporter goes undercover in a prison to expose a gang; A by-the-book cop tries to convince a young hood to go straight; A cop faces two killers in the same night. First issue to contain the Comics Code seal on the cover. Hot Ice Heisters; Closeups; Crusader; There's Always A Way; Double Play; Robbery. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Headline Comics (1943) 72
    • Discounted from $13.75.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Cops try to prevent a gang war from escalating; An arsonist is trapped by his own fire; Inside looks at police procedure and the job of a beat cop. Jigsaw; Ordeal By Fire; Puzzle; Police Procedure in Crime; My Beat. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Headline Comics (1943) 73
    Published 1955 by Prize.
    • Discounted from $19.00.
    • Discounted from $8.60.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Guards try to get a prison riot under control; A guy's jacket almost gets him arrested for murder; Boyhood pals grow up to take two paths - one to law, one to crime. Prison Riot; Brown Border; Circumstantial Evidence; Final Winner; Closeups; Big Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Headline Comics (1943) 74
    Published 1955 by Prize.
    • Discounted from $120.00.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein, John Prentice, Bill Draut and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics changes format once again, this time featuring crusading reporters pursuing criminals and spies. Reporter Ace Latten uncovers a communist mind-control experiment in Hong Kong; Photographer Flash Cameron investigates a friend's murder; A society news columnist tracks a high-class jewel thief. Brainwash at Hong Kong; Headlines; The Murder of Jeff Turner; Never See Morning; Flashes; Money from Nowhere. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Headline Comics (1943) 75
    • Discounted from $14.00.
    • Discounted from $14.50.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein, Bill Draut and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured crusading reporters pursuing criminals and spies. Reporter Duke Kennedy relates the tale of a boy, his dog, and the fire department. Correspondent Ace Latten finds cursed diamonds and a beautiful woman in South Africa. Photographer Flash Cameron investigates shenanigans in the world of boxing fandom. Also featuring an ad for the Davy Crockett Tent ("only $1 complete"). Curse of the River Diamonds; Innocent; Duke Kennedy; Hot Stuff; Closeups; The Fight Fan. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Headline Comics (1943) 76
    • Discounted from $14.50.
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • Discounted from $8.60.

    Cover by Bill Draut. Stories and art by Marvin Stein, Ted Galindo, Bill Draut and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured crusading reporters pursuing criminals and spies. Duke Kennedy faces danger when he reports on municipal graft; Correspondent Ace Latten uncovers an Italian conspiracy in Venice; Photographer Flash Cameron investigates a mine explosion. Also featuring an ad for the Davy Crockett Tent ("only $1 complete"). Democratic Victory at Venice!; Old Timer; Duke Kennedy; Flash Cameron; Closeups; Channel for Trouble! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Headline Comics (1943) 77
    • Discounted from $15.00.
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • Discounted from $13.50.
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Bill Draut. Stories and art by Marvin Stein, Ted Galindo, and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics changes format one more time, to wartime action. Reporter Duke Kennedy faces danger when he reports on municipal graft; Correspondent Ace Latten investigates sightings of flying saucers in the Canadian wilds; Photographer Flash Cameron investigates sabotage on the racing circuit. Flying Saucers; Fast Finish; Snap Decision; Pen and Ink; Closeups; Baby Face; Hide and Seek. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.