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Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 30 CGC 7.5 Pennsylvania

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    $559.00
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Pedigree: Pennsylvania
    • Pennsylvania Pedigree.
    • Label #0055911015
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Carmine Infantino, Dick Wood, R. W. Hall, Dick Briefer, Milton Kramer, Bob Wood, Jack Alderman 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. The Eastman Gang becomes the ruling underworld organization in New York in the period between the 1890s and the 1910s. A killer's shoes identify him among Texans' cowboy boots, in a story with early art by comics legend Carmine Infantino. Crime Does Not Pay editors Charles Biro and Bob Wood investigate a murder and find the trail leads right back to their own office, in a whimsical whodunit with art by Dick Briefer. Crime Kings: The True Story of Monk Eastman; The Killer the Law Couldn't Kill; The Texas Terrors; Mirthful Murder and the Crazy Killers; The Praying Corpse; Sing Sing Prison Break; Crime Close-Ups; The Patent Leather Killer!; Whodunnit? Be a Detective. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10. Grade: CGC 7.5 explanation of grade Condition: Used (collectible)

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