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Behind Prison Bars (1952) comic books 1952

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    Behind Prison Bars (1952) 1

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    Everett Raymond Kinstler cover and interior cover. Behind Prison Bars was of the many one-shot crime comics Avon Publications cranked out between 1951 and 1952, this one under Avon's Realistic imprint. Stories include "Murder at Newgate Prison" (pencils by Golden Age Green Lantern creator Martin Nodel, inks by Vincent Alascia); "The Gorilla Killer" (art by Harry Lazarus); "Charlie Lupetti and his Bullet-Proof Gang;" and "Death Trap" (art by Becker - we're not sure who this 'Becker' is - and Alascia). Two one page text stories, "Death by the River" and "The Witnesses." (For other Avon crime one-shots, see Famous Gangsters, Murderous Gangsters, Parole Breakers, Police Line-Up, Prison Break, and Gangsters and Gun Molls.) Cover price $0.10.