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Wanted Comics (1947 Orbit / Toytown) comic books 1952

  • Issue #45
    Wanted Comics (1947 Orbit / Toytown) 45

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    Cover by Syd Shores. Stories and art by John Buscema, Mort Meskin, and Bill Woolfolk. Bloody pre-Code crime comics, in imitation of Crime Does Not Pay - including a top-hatted, otherworldly narrator. The twist is that the publisher offers wanted posters (and rewards) for real-life criminals. Chinese immigrant Chung Maio becomes involved with the Tong criminal gang, in an early story by future Marvel and Conan legend John Buscema. Straight-arrow cop Harold survives multiple injuries in the line of duty, and just keeps on busting crooks. The Great Unsolved Mysteries contest invites readers to ponder a widow's murder. Hatchet Man; The No. 1 Enemy; Wanted: Leo Bezemer; Great Unsolved Mysteries: Murder By Person Unknown; The Cop They Couldn't Kill! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Wanted Comics (1947 Orbit / Toytown) 46

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    Cover by Syd Shores. Stories and art by Syd Shores, Harry Anderson, and Bill Woolfolk. Bloody pre-Code crime comics, in imitation of Crime Does Not Pay - including a top-hatted, otherworldly narrator. The twist is that the publisher offers wanted posters (and rewards) for real-life criminals. Kansas City crime boss Charles Binaggio hatches a bold plan to take over the Kansas City and St. Louis police departments. A male police detective must dress in drag to trap a gang preying on young women. The Great Unsolved Mysteries contest invites readers to ponder the murder of a Boston racketeer. Kansas City Killer!; Blood Brothers; Wanted: Charles Edward Crews; Great Unsolved Mysteries: Find the Killer of Joseph Fantasia; Wanted: Sydney Gordon Martin; Girl Trap. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Wanted Comics (1947 Orbit / Toytown) 47

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    Cover by Syd Shores. Stories and art by Rafael Astarita, Syd Shores, Bob Rogers, and Bill Woolfolk. Bloody pre-Code crime comics, in imitation of Crime Does Not Pay - including a top-hatted, otherworldly narrator. The twist is that the publisher offers wanted posters (and rewards) for real-life criminals. The real-life story of gangster Frank Nitti, Capone's right-hand man, who later succeeded him as boss of the Chicago Outfit. The bloody rise and fall of well-dressed gangster Dapper Morton. The Great Unsolved Mysteries contest invites readers to ponder a murder. The Enforcer!; The Extreme Penalty; Wanted: Julius Franklin Lynch; Great Unsolved Mysteries: Murder of Thomas Mathews; Wanted: Morley Vernon King; Trigger Happy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Wanted Comics (1947 Orbit / Toytown) 48

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    Cover by Syd Shores. Stories and art by John Buscema, Rafael Astarita, Syd Shores, Harry Anderson, and Bill Woolfolk. Bloody pre-Code crime comics, in imitation of Crime Does Not Pay - including a top-hatted, otherworldly narrator. The twist is that the publisher offers wanted posters (and rewards) for real-life criminals. Gambler Irwin "The Cat" relies on his phenomenal luck to keep him alive. Three paroled ex-cons pull a robbery that goes horribly wrong, in an early story by future Marvel and Conan legend John Buscema. The Great Unsolved Mysteries contest invites readers to ponder the curious case of a dog in the nighttime. The Man With Nine Lives!; Start Screaming, It's Murder; Wanted: Harry A. Achey; Great Unsolved Mysteries: The Guilty Person Is...; Wanted: Bernard Lee Thomas; They All Died. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Wanted Comics (1947 Orbit / Toytown) 49

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    Cover by John Buscema. Stories and art by John Buscema, Harry Anderson, and Bill Woolfolk. Bloody pre-Code crime comics, in imitation of Crime Does Not Pay - including a top-hatted, otherworldly narrator. The twist is that the publisher offers wanted posters (and rewards) for real-life criminals. A man tries to steal a diamond from his boss, in an early story (and cover) by future Marvel and Conan legend John Buscema. After killing his neighbor and the neighbor's dog, a deranged man is haunted by the dog's ghost. The Great Unsolved Mysteries contest invites readers to ponder the case of a man who made a lot of enemies at a dance, just prior to his murder. Eyes of Vengeance!; Hot-Rod Killers; His Last Meal!; Great Unsolved Mysteries: The Case of William Grant; Wanted: Joseph F. Moore; The Dog That Cried Murder! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Wanted Comics (1947 Orbit / Toytown) 50

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    Cover by John Buscema. Stories and art by John Buscema, Mort Leav, Harry Anderson, and Bill Woolfolk. Bloody pre-Code crime comics, in imitation of Crime Does Not Pay - including a top-hatted, otherworldly narrator. The twist is that the publisher offers wanted posters (and rewards) for real-life criminals. Murdered Marv returns from the grave for vengeance, in a macabre early story (and cover) by future Marvel and Conan legend John Buscema. Georges is sentenced to a brutal prison in Guiana, and swears revenge on the accomplices who betrayed him. The Great Unsolved Mysteries contest invites readers to ponder the murder of a man who made many enemies. Make Way for Murder; Coin of Killers; His Last Meal!; Great Unsolved Mysteries: The Model Murder; Wanted: William Lamerato, Alias Sam Harris; The Condemned! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Wanted Comics (1947 Orbit / Toytown) 51

    This item is not in stock at MyComicShop. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Cover by John Buscema. Stories and art by John Buscema, Mort Leav, Syd Shores, and Bill Woolfolk. Bloody pre-Code crime comics, in imitation of Crime Does Not Pay - including a top-hatted, otherworldly narrator. The twist is that the publisher offers wanted posters (and rewards) for real-life criminals. Ex-con Harry takes over the local gang as soon as he's released, in a violent early story (and cover) by future Marvel and Conan legend John Buscema. Five Death Row inmates make a desperate bid for freedom. The Great Unsolved Mysteries contest invites readers to ponder a murder in a diner with three suspects. Five Doors to Death!; Holiday of Horror!; Great Unsolved Mysteries; Wanted: Leonard Joseph Zalutsky; The Butcher. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.