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Comic books published by Lev Gleason, graded by CBCS

  • Item #50057774
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    • Label #26BE2E-001

    Cover by Bill Walton. Stories and art by Dick Rockwell, Peggy Walton, Elli Rinn, Fred Kida and Myron Fass. Kid-friendly, Comics Code-approved fairy tales from publisher Lev Gleason, formerly known for crime comics, and featuring art from future MF publisher Myron Fass. Peter Pester seeks an invention that will bring tourists to Gladiola, while the king is lured into a trap by a beautiful agent from neighboring Uproaria. Stable boy Michael rises up to become a noble through the help of his faithful black horse. Twins compete for a throne, since no one noticed at birth which one of them was oldest. By Order of the King!; Peter Pester's Invention; Dullwit, the Dumb Fox; Toto's Long Sleep; Michael the Misfit; The Rival Twins. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #48740566
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    Published Oct 1942 by Lev Gleason.
    $695.00
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #919-AA-006
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Bob Wood, Alan Mandel, Frank Volp, Dick Briefer, Bart Tumey, Norman Maurer and Charles Biro. An anthology title from publisher Lev Gleason and his primary creator, Charles Biro, featuring teen hero Crimebuster and his nemesis Iron Jaw. The origin of Iron Jaw is revealed, as his son is sent to America on a mission from Hitler. Young Robin Hood encounters the mysterious criminal mastermind called The Veiled Lady. A spy tries to prevent Bombshell from revealing the Nazi plans for the invasion of America. Crimebuster: Origin of Iron Jaw; Young Robin Hood: Wanted Dead or Alive: Mickey Murder, Bullet Brain; Boy Comics Hero of the Month; Daredevil On the Isle of Terror; The Case of Bill MacDonald; Swoop Storm; Little Dynamite: Boys of the Street; Yankee Longago. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #47729430
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    $349.00
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    • 5 pieces of tape on interior cover.
    • Label #8ACD47-002
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Robert Bernstein, Jack Alderman, Rudy Palais, Woody Hamlton, Vernon Henkel, and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. An unhinged circus clown, spurned by a woman after making a declaration of love (in full clown regalia), then murders her (still in full clown regalia). The infamous Burke and Hare get jobs providing corpses to early medical schools, but when they run out of bodies, they start making fresh ones. Drunken med-school reject "Doc" Moran becomes the underworld's favorite physician. Also featuring a vintage PSA about recognizing honorably discharged veterans. The Bookkeeping Bandit; Case of the Love Sick Clown; Ghouls' Gold; The Folly of Johnny Bananas; The Case of the Impossible Suicide; Doctor of Evil; Whodunnit. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Item #52247139
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    • Label #FCF988-005

    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Robert Bernstein, Jack Alderman, Rudy Palais, Woody Hamlton, Vernon Henkel, and Charles Biro. The title that launched the crime comics genre, Crime Does Not Pay was noted for its violent pre-Code content and lurid tales of underworld life. An unhinged circus clown, spurned by a woman after making a declaration of love (in full clown regalia), then murders her (still in full clown regalia). The infamous Burke and Hare get jobs providing corpses to early medical schools, but when they run out of bodies, they start making fresh ones. Drunken med-school reject "Doc" Moran becomes the underworld's favorite physician. Also featuring a vintage PSA about recognizing honorably discharged veterans. The Bookkeeping Bandit; Case of the Love Sick Clown; Ghouls' Gold; The Folly of Johnny Bananas; The Case of the Impossible Suicide; Doctor of Evil; Whodunnit. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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