CRIME MYSTERY & DETECTIVE Vintage Comics (Misc Publishers)

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CRIME MYSTERY & DETECTIVE Vintage Comics (Misc Publishers)

*** Prices are on USA FUNDS (or add current Exchange to Pay in Canadian Funds);

Action Stories of the Mounties (Educational Projects Pub; Montreal; Canadian B&W comic; Color covers; 68 pages); -

#NN (1944; #1; One-Shot; Collects 12 x RCMP & Northwest Mounted Police stories from Canadian Heroes; RARE; FA/G = $149.00);

AFTER DARK (Sterling Comics) - #8(September/1955; Sekowsky art);

ALL-TRUE DETECTIVE CASES (Avon Pub.) - #2 (April/May 1954);


CHAMBER OF CLUES - (HARVEY Pub); #28(April 1955);

CHARLIE CHAN (Crestwood Pub.) - #2 (8-9/1948; 52 pages; Number One Son cover and story; Jack Kirby and Tom Golden art; Joe Simon and Jack Kirby cover; Overall G/VG, but insect damage to Left Border edge of BACK cover thus FA/G, 1.5 = $59.00)

CLUE COMICS (Hillman Pub; ALL are Pre-Code) -

#10 (10/1946; Origin & 1st App Gun Master-c/s; Format changes to CRIME with this issue; Kida-c; Micro-Face & Nightmare Superhero stories inside; FA/G = $30);

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (1948-1955; Lev Gleason / Comic House Pub.; TRUE CRIME STORIES; Charles BIRO covers on most; ALL below are Pre-Comics Code; Scarce to Rare Canadian VARIANT Editions by SUPERIOR Publishers Ltd)

#3 (6/1948; Fuje-a; Guardineer-a; Pulled by Hair & hit with Blackjack-c; Used in SOTI; 52 pages; G/VG, 3.0 = $39.00);

#6 (9/1948; Fuje-a; Guardineer-a; Edna Crow the PIG Woman; 52 pages; FN, 6.0 = $49.00);

#7 (10/1948; Fuje-a?; Guardineer-a; 52 pages; Canadian Edition; G/VG, 3.0 = $24.00);

#8 (11/1948; Fuje-a; Guardineer-a; 36 pages; overall G/VG, but MISSING the centerfold & Back cover; B&W Photocopy replacement included = $7.00);

#10 (1/1949; Fuje-a; Guardineer-a; 36 pages; G/VG, 3.0 = $20.00);

#11 (2/1949; Fuje-a; Borth-a; 36 pages; FN/VF, 7.0 = $59.00);

#11 (2/1949; Fuje-a; Borth-a; 36 pages; G/VG, 3.0 = $22.00);

#14 (5/1949; Fuje-a?; Guardineer-a; 36 pages;; VG, 4.0 = $32.00);

#16 (7/1949; 36 pages;; GD, 2.0 = $16.00);

#16 (7/1949; 36 pages;; GD, 2.0 = $16.00); = second copy

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (Lev Gleason Pub.; Charles BIRO covers on most) = USA EDITIONS);

*** The "FA, reading copies" in this title are decent complete copies, but with Paper Repairs to inside cover edges & with Yellow Paper-Tape reinforcement repair down the Spine to covers. [They still make excelent reading copies]

#2(May/1948; Guardineer-a; Fuje-a; 52 pages; G $22);

# 3-7,10,11,12,

#14(5/1949; Fuje-a?; Guardineer-a; 52 pages;FA, reading copy $8);#15

#16(7/1949; Guardineer-a; 52 pages; FN $35);#17,

#19(10/1949; 52 pages;Fuje-a;Police vs Pool Hall Gang, Clubs & Broken Bottle battle cover;G $14);

#19(10/1949; 52 pages;Fuje-a; overall FA/G, but 1/2 panel = 5% of 3rd page missing, thus FA$7; another copy available ASK!);#24,#28,

#30(9/1950; 52 pages; Tuska-a; Crowbar threat cover/story; G $12);


#35(2/1951; 52 pages; Guardineer-a; Woman in Bondage panels; G/VG $15);

#?(Circa 1950/1951; 52 pages;Guardineer-a; McWilliams-a; First Story "TIP DARROW Taxi Racketeer"; COVER is MISSING, rest is VG; reading copy $4);

#41(8/1951; 52 pages; Guardineer-a; McWilliams-a;Pitchfork-c; G/VG $15; FA, reading copy $7);

#47; #52(FA/G $8);

#54(9/1952; Guardineer-a; "Blonde Bombshell"-s; Escape from Electric Chair-c; FA, reading copy $6);


#56(Man tied at 4 limbs to bedposts & dangling over BLADE = TORTURE cover; "Dame Deals Death" = GGA-s; Duct Tape on Spine, FA/G $8);

#61(5/1953; Pre-Code; FA, reading copy $6);

#65(1/1954; Pre-Code; VG $18);

#67(5/1954; 2 page Who Dunnit? Story; "Deep Dimention" = all 3-D EFFECT issue inside; Monkey on his Back HEROIN drug story; G/VG, 3.0 = $69.00);
#71(2/1955; 3 page Who Dunnit? story; FN = $29);

#72(4/1955; Juvenile Delinquent-s; Judge sentences to Electric Chair-c; Bill Walton-c/a; FA, reading copy $6);

#72(4/1955; Juvenile Delinquent-s; Judge sentences to Electric Chair-c; Bill Walton-c/a; overall G, but 10% page missing from two pages, thus PR/FA $4);

#74(LAST issue in series; Bill Walton-c/a; 8/1955; FA, reading copy $7);

CRIME DETECTIVE COMICS (Hillman Periodicals; ALL are Pre-Code; All are 52 pages) -

Volume-1 #7(3-4/1949; G $13);

Volume-1 #10(9-10/1949; G $16);

Volume-2 #8(5-6/1951; FA/G $8);

Volume-2 #11(11-12/1951; FA/G $8);

Volume 2 #12 (January/February/1952);

Volume 3 #3 (July/August/1952), #7((March/April/ 1953);


CRIME DOES NOT PAY (1942-1955; Lev Gleason / Comic House Pub.; TRUE CRIME STORIES; Charles BIRO covers on #1-76; ALL below are Pre-Comics Code; The first and most successful crime comic, Crime Does Not Pay spawned dozens of imitators. Scarce to Rare Canadian VARIANT Editions by SUPER and SUPERIOR Publishers Ltd)

#62 (Circa 5/1948; Bondage cover; G/VG, 3.0 = $39.00)

#62 (Circa 5/1948; Bondage cover; FA/G 1.5 = $22.00)

#63 (Circa 6/1948; Possible Use in Seduction of the Innocent page 306; Testimonial Letter from Prisoner at Missouri State Penitentiary; VG/FN, 5.0 = $66.00)

#63 (Circa 6/1948; Possible Use in Seduction of the Innocent page 306; Testimonial Letter from Prisoner at Missouri State Penitentiary GD, 2.0 = $26.00)

#65 (Circa 7/1948; VG, 4.0 = $49.00)

#66 (Circa 8/1948; VG/FN, 5.0 = $66.00)

#66 (Circa 8/1948; G/VG, 3.0 = $39.00)

#67 (Circa 9/1948; FN, 6.0 = $69.00)

#69 (Circa 11/1948; VG/FN, 5.0 = $66.00)

#70 (Circa 12/1948; G/VG, 3.0 = $39.00)

#70 (Circa 12/1948; G/VG, 3.0 = $39.00) second copy

#71 (Circa 2/1949; VG, 4.0 = $39.00)

#71 (Circa 2/1949; G/VG, 3.0 = $30.00)

#71 (Circa 2/1949; GD+, 2.5 = $25.00)

#71 (Circa 2/1949; Damage to 6th page inside thus GD, 2.0 = $20.00)

#73 (Circa 3/1949; RARE, Not Yet Confirmed to EXIST by GCD; G/VG, 3.0 = $30.00)

#75 (Circa 6/1949; VG, 4.0 = $39.00)

#76 (Circa 7/1949; VG, 4.0 = $39.00)

#77 (Circa 8/1949; VG, 4.0 = $39.00)

#77 (Circa 8/1949; G/VG, 3.0 = $30.00)

#78 (Circa 8/1949; RARE, Not Yet Confirmed to EXIST by GCD; VG, 4.0 = $39.00)

CRIME DOES NOT PAY (Comic House/Lev Gleason; USA edition) -

#19 (¾ – title off), 49(1946),50,

#52 (6/1947; 52 Pages;  Violent PRE CODE;  BLOODY Shootout cover with BABY FACE NELSON;  Baby Face Nelson vs. the U.S.A. (Real Life Bank Robber); Trigger-Happy Marty Durkin;  Bertha Gifford, Killer of 19 People, she tearfully attended their funerals (Nurse becomes one of the first female serial killers); The Woman Who Wouldn't Die (Men try to burn a Woman alive with Kerosene);   Whodunnit with GHOST of Christopher Krule; Stories and art by Fred Guardineer, George Tuska, Joe Certa, Rudy Palais and Charles Biro; Charles Biro cover;  FAIR, 1.0, reading copy = $17.00);

#56, 61,63,66,68, 72-77,79,80(Train cover), 84,87,88,90,92, 94,96,97,

#98 (5/1951; Pre-Code; Great Woman in Bondage Painted cover by Bob Fugitani; Fred Guardineer & Bob Fugitani art; Covers overall appear VG, but with 2 Pieces each out of Border of First & 2nd Last pages inside, thus Good, Last Page is Missing with AD & Stamps Text Article, all Comic Stories Complete = $13.00);

#101,102(Chip Gardner app),104,107,109,111, 112,115, 118,119,121(woman in bondage cover),133,138,

#142(2/1955; Morisi-a; 5pgs Kubert-a; Color touches, LAST Pre-Code; Paper Re-Enforcement on inside cover edges, Heavy Magic Tape repairs, thus FAIR, still looks OK & a solid complete Reading Copy $8);


#33 (7/1953; PRE-CODE; DELL FARBY, JUNK KING, DRUG Story, mentioned in the Love and Death: A Study in Censorship, book by Gershon Legman; Appears VG from Front, but with a water-stain to back cover, pages at back and staple areas, thus GOOD, 2.0 = $29.00);


DANGER (Comic Media/Allen Hardy; 1/1953) #6(11/1953), #10(6/1954; Don Heck c/a; Discount-a; Trouble in Morocco; I Cover the Waterfront; Trial by Fire; Dragon's Death's; G = $22);

ELLERY QUEEN (Ziff-Davis Pub.) -

#1 (Spring/1-3/1952, Norm Saunders Painted cover; Ellery Queen in the Corpse that Killed = 10 page story; Slippery Slim-s = 3 pages; Overall FA/G, but with BACK cover Missing, and 2 x Centerfolds Missing = 2nd story incomplete, thus Poor; Buy it for the cover & first story = $18.00);

HEADLINE COMICS (Prize Pub./ American boys' Comics) - #16(November-December 1945),#41;

#32(October/November 1948),32(coverless),36,

#64(3-4/1954; Pre-Code; VG but with some wormholes, thus G $10);

INFORMER (Feature Television Prod.) - (HARVEY Pub); #4(Oct/1954);


Johnny Danger Private Detective (TOBY Pub);

#1(8/1954; PHOTO-c; Johnny Danger = in Bondage & Torture panels; Jade Lady app;Girl in Bondage panels; based on Movie Serial; Sparling-a; FA/G = $15);

JUSTICE TRAPS THE GUILTY (Prize/ Headline Pub.) - #4(May/June 1948), 14,13,21,24,27,38,(Vol.7#12),85,90;


LITTLE AL OF THE F.B.I. (Ziff-Davis Pub.) –

#10(1950; First of only Two issues in this series; Reading Copy = ASK)

#11(4-5/1951; Norman Saunders painted-c; Second & Last of only Two issues in this series; Mr. F.B.I. = 1 page feature on J. Edgar Hoover; Also includes; Little Al vs the Fiddler; Little Al in the Roses Are Red As Blood;  Bill Gets His Revenge = Text-s; Basil the Owl Banghart; Little Al vs the Drone = GIRL FIGHT Panels; Nice example with Vertical Reading stress line near spine & minor light crease at lower right cover corner, thus VG+, 4.5 = $39.00);

MEN AGAINST CRIME (Ace Mags) - #5 (6/1951; Meskin-a; Hoodlum from Hollywood; High Octane Bandit; VG $16);

MURDER INCORPORATED (FOX Pub) - #8 (February 1949; Used in SOTI);

POLICE AGAINST CRIME (Premiere Magazines) - #7(April 1955);

POLICE COMICS (Quality Comics) -

#114 (4/1952; T-Man-s; Ken Shannon in BLONDE with 2 Heads; CRANDALL-a; VG $49);

REAL CLUE CRIME STORIES (Hillman Periodicals) -

Volume-2 #12 (2/1948; Whole #24;  PRE CODE;  52 Pages; Crime comic from the Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, studio; The Barber's Turn In The Chair!;  Madman Robert Mais;  The Man Who Invented the Ride; The Farmer Plants Murder; Smart Boy;  The Cat That Cheated the Electric Chair; Art by Dan Zolnerowich, Dan Barry, Carmine Infantino; Cover by Dan Zolnerowich; ** All Stories Complete; 2-1/2” x 6” Piece Missing at bottom left to middle front cover, Coupon Cut out of Back cover, thus FAIR Reading copy = $11.00);

(Vol.3 #8),

(Vol.5 #2),

(Vol.6 #3),(Vol.6 #4),

(Vol.7 #2); (Vol. 7 #9);

SPECIAL AGENT (Association of American Railroads) - #NN(October 1959);

SUSPENCE DETECTIVE (Fawcett Pub.) - #1 (6/1952; PRE-CODE; 3 Small Men, cover and 10 pages art by Bernard Baily; A Short Step to Oblivion,11 pages of GEORGE EVANS art; FIRE!, 9 page story; GOOD, 2.0 = $99.00);

TRAPPED! (Periodical House Magazine) - #2 (December 1954);

WANTED Comics (Toytown Pub./Patches/Orbit Pub.) -

#13 (5/1948; PRE-CODE; 52 pages; James Spencer-c/s; International Enemy No.1, The story of the smashing of the heroin racket; Heroin drug propaganda story; MORT LEV art; SATAN and Men Burning in Hell Splash page; SALEM TERROR, Indian Slave Witch Hunt-s with Maurice Del Bourgo art; Last of the Harpes, ruthless highwaymen in the Natchez Trace by the Mississippi, with Mort Lawrence-a; Rudy Palais-a; Wanted #13 front cover is presentable; There is Brown Paper Tape repair on inside front cover and inside centerfold; FAIR, Back cover is Missing = $16.00);

#14,15, #29, 40;

WAR AGAINST CRIME! (E.C. Comics Pub.) #8(August – September/1949);


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I am Douglas W. Sulipa, an OVERSTREET Comic Book Price Guide SENIOR ADVISOR for 44 years {since Guide #2 way back in 1972); >> Read my Annual OVERSTREET MARKET REPORTS;  (Overstreet #45 = AD on pages 228; ** See my 10 Page Market Report on Pages 171-180);  (Overstreet #44 = AD on pages 228 & 1092; ** See my 11 Page Market Report on Pages 163-174);  (Overstreet #43,  Market Report on pages 138-142,  AD on page 194); (Overstreet #42 AD on page 188 & 250); (Overstreet #41,  AD on page 184 & 236);  I am an original member on the Board of Advisors to CBCA {Comic Book Collecting Association} Comic Pros with the common-sense Code of Ethics, in the Comics Community.



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