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Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 1

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    Cover by Jack Kirby (credited as Simon and Kirby). Art by Bill Draut and Carmine Infantino. Comic-book adventures of the legendary Asian-American detective, notable for their Jack Kirby covers. This series was designed to tie in with the Charlie Chan radio series then airing on the Mutual network. Chan is called in when a wealthy widow is murdered in a hit-and-run. A petty crook decides to shoot for the stars and become a Monte Carlo gambler. Modern-day train robbers use gas masks that make them look like the 1940s Sandman. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Charlie Chan radio series and its sponsors, medicinal gums Feenamint and Chooz. The Hit and Run Murder Case; Charlie Chan; The Land of the Leopard Men; The Weasel of Wall Street; He Talked Too Much; The Train Robber's Last Trip. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.40) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple. 1" cumulative spine split. Lateral spine tear.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Art by Jack Kirby and Tom Golden. Comic-book adventures of the legendary Asian-American detective, notable for their Jack Kirby covers. This series was designed to tie in with the Charlie Chan radio series then airing on the Mutual network. Chan and his son find themselves on the wrong end of a revolver when they visit Shanghai. Chan seeks a jewelry salesman who vanished and left a trail of misery behind. In the 1930s, gangster Lonnie Lewis becomes known as the Toledo Terror. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Charlie Chan radio series. Number One Trouble!; The Vanishing Jewel Salesman!; Murder on the Midway!; The Powder Puff Cop; The True Story of the Toledo Terror!; Hocus-Pocus Hearse. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 3

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    Cover by Jack Kirby (credited as Simon and Kirby). Art by Carmine Infantino and Dick Briefer. Comic-book adventures of the legendary Asian-American detective, notable for their Jack Kirby covers. This series was designed to tie in with the Charlie Chan radio series then airing on the Mutual network. Chan and his son find danger and romance, respectively, while seeking smuggled silk in the North Woods of Canada. Chan investigates a locked-room mystery when a smuggling tycoon is killed by unknown means. Female private eye Keri Krane and her leg-man Andy investigate a murder involving an unfired gun. The Secret of the Smuggled Silk; The Mystery of the Phantom Killer; Charlie Chan; Anchors Aweigh; Hilly Billy; Keri Krane. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 4
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.31) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Trimmed
    • Front cover TRIMMED. 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Jack Kirby (credited as Simon and Kirby). Art by Dick Briefer and others. Comic-book adventures of the legendary Asian-American detective, notable for their Jack Kirby covers. This series was designed to tie in with the Charlie Chan radio series then airing on the Mutual network. Chan and his son try to solve a murder while aboard an ocean liner to South America. Chan almost falls for a deathtrap while investigating a model's murder in front of the camera. Female private eye Keri Krane and her leg-man Andy try to find a bad girl who's gone missing. The Burial-At-Sea Murder Mystery; The Model Murder Case!; The Case of The Missing Planet; Take It Easy; Cassidy the Movie Cop; Keri Krane. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 5
    • 3" spine split from bottom. Tearing near spine, partially taped from interior. Cover detached at one staple. Cover oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (although signed as 'Simon and Kirby'). Stories by unknown. Art by Dick Briefer, ? [as Manny Stallman] and Carmine Infantino. Charlie Chan stars in: "The Antique Burglar"; "Murder on Ice"; and "The Dude Ranch Hold-Up"! Plus: Inspector Mason, Scotland Yard tale "The Case of the Floating Mine Racket"! Also: "The Fox of Paris"! And: 2-page text story "The Promotion"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 6

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Charlton Comics takes over publication of the legendary Asian-American detective's adventures. This series was designed to tie in with the Charlie Chan radio series then airing on the Mutual network. Chan and his son seek a killer who uses poison darts on a remote island. Chan meets Inspector Mason of Scotland Yard as they investigate a strange case involving a living chess game. Chan and son encounter a communist femme fatale (wearing a red dress with a star) while trying to prevent a bombing on an American cruiser. First issue to feature the Comics Code seal on the cover. See No Evil; Pawns Of Peril!; Pitfall; Ride 'Em, Birmingham; Tracer Of Missing Persons; Conscience Killed Him! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 7

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    Comic-book adventures of the legendary Asian-American detective. This series was designed to tie in with the Charlie Chan radio series then airing on the Mutual network. Chan and his son investigate a murder on vaudeville, involving a ventriloquist's dummy and enemy agents. Murder in Mexico sends Chan into the desert for an encounter with a mysterious skull-shaped rock. Chan investigates whether an escape artist tried to rob a bank while supposedly buried for his act. Silent Witness; The Talking Stone Face!; Trick Ending!; Tightrope; Lion Tamer!; Comedy Cop. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 8
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1" spine split from top of comic, piece of tape on front cover.

    Art by Charles Nicholas, Bill Molno, and Rocke Mastroserio. Comic-book adventures of the legendary Asian-American detective. This series was designed to tie in with the Charlie Chan radio series then airing on the Mutual network. Chan and his son encounter imposters disguised as themselves while investigating a murder plot. A murder victim is found in the woodshed at a rich man's party. A rookie cop is marked for death after he busts a highly connected mobster. Clever Victim; The Emerald Turtle; The Lock Without a Key; Payroll Pinch; Beat in the Bushes. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Charlie Chan (1948 Crestwood/Prize/Charlton) 9

    Cover by Bill Molno? & Vince Alascia. Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas, Bill Molno, Dick Giordano?, Jon D'Agostino? and unknown. Charlie Chan stars in: "Troublesome Time"; "Fool's Gold"; and "The Penalty"! Plus: "Flanagan's Bank"! Also: A customer complains that he has found foreign objects in his cereal and coffee in the 1-page Wilbur the Waiter reprint tale "A Full Meal"! And: 2-page text story "Color Blind"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.