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Crime Does Not Pay (1942-1955 Lev Gleason) 24 CGC 3.5 Restored

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    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • TRIMMED: Right edge trimmed.
    • Label #4097393001
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    Cover by Charles Biro. Stories and art by Dick Briefer, Woody Hamilton, Dick Wood, Bart Tumey, Buriokoff, Alan Mandel, Norman Maurer, Frank Giacoia 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 first appearance of spectral story host Mr. Crime, as he relates the rise and fall of Prohibition gangster Legs Diamond. The chilling true tale of the Philadelphia poison ring, in which gangsters killed unsuspecting victims for insurance payouts. Wild West gunfighter and outlaw Billy the Kid dies at age 21, but not before becoming a legend. The True Story of Jack Legs Diamond; The Mystery of Indian Dick and the Phantom Gold Mine; His Mothers Ghastly Vision; Death Works Overtime!!: The True Story of Philadelphias Poison Ring; The Amazing Mystery of the Murders of Maltese Mansion; The Strange Case of the Four-Legged Witness; Billy the Kid; Corpses for Sale; The Millen-Faber Case. 68 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10. Grade: CGC 3.5 explanation of grade Condition: Used (collectible)

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