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Crime Does Not Pay (1942) 28 CGC 5.0

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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1571710005
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dick Wood, Norman Maurer, Sam Burlockoff, Dick Briefer, Jack Alderman, Bob Wood 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. Early gangster Kid Dropper helps create New York's Prohibition underworld, but doesn't live to see it prosper. Irish-American mob boss and prohibition-era bootlegger Roger Touhy gets set up for a crime he actually didn't commit. Wild Bill Longley was considered one of the deadliest and most ruthless gunfighters in the Old West. Crime Kings: Kid Dropper; Touhy Mob Captured; Wanted: Husband Who Wont Object to Being Murdered; Mad Murders in Minnesota; Hex Horror; Dodging Death with Big Bill Longley; Whodunnit? The Catnip Club Murder. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10. Grade: CGC 5.0 explanation of grade Condition: Used (collectible)

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