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Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) 1
    • 4.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by Gerald McCann, Bill Ely, Paul Reinman and Dick Briefer. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A killer stalks the night in 1910 Paris. New York hoods Chick and Monte feud over Monte's automobile and Chick's girlfriend, in a story with art by Dick Briefer. A cheap hood thinks he's hit the big time when he stumbles across a bank robbery in progress. The Nightwalker; Dugan's Leather Joker; The Boiler Comes to Town; Alvin Takes Over; The Stuffed Farmhouse. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) 2
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A deep-cover agent has no idea that "Center," the mysterious head of his spy ring, is actually his wife. A crook obsessed with wind-up toys plans an elaborate scam to cover up bank embezzlement. A robbery gone wrong in London results in the infamous 1911 gun battle known as the Siege of Sidney Street. Orders from Center; Something for Mother; The Playful Engineer; The Little Enemy; The Siege of Sidney Street; Gangland Guns; The Patchwork Gentleman. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) 3
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    Stories and art by Bill Ely and others. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A jewel thief sets his sights on the famed Blue Star diamond as a gift for his wife. A simple-minded town fool stumbles on the evidence of a murder, but townspeople think he is involved himself. It's gangsters vs. cowboys when a new rustling scheme involves hijacking a cattle drive onto a schooner. The Glass Gibraltar; The Rats on the Vine; Haunted Headlines; The Kind Nuisance; The Mink in the Balcony; The Hamburger Pirates; The Gypsy Link. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) 4

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    Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A gangland murder sets two teens on a lifelong path toward tragedy, as one becomes a mayoral candidate and the other a cheap hood. A diminutive French aristocrat turns to crime to buy nice things for the dancer he loves. A stolen shrub proves to be a dishonest banker's undoing. Diana and the Dwarf; The Shadow of Dice Canale; The Shovel at Twilight; Plenty for Three; Just Like a Swan; The Plow and the Pen; The Hound from Abroad. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) 5

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    Stories and art by Bill Ely and others. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A gangster's personal hit man decides to expand his horizons when his artist son convinces him to diversify his client list. A spur-of-the-moment crime drives a chauffeur to distraction with guilt. Con men set out to swindle an aging French count by creating a phony heir. Live a Little Longer, Father...; The Call of the Ice; The Gypsy Rig; The Cinderella of La-Bas; Gismo of the Ballet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) 6
    • 1/2" Spine split from top.

    Stories and art by Bill Ely and others. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. An aging actress has a dangerous amount of knowledge about a movie star's criminal past, and worse yet, she likes to tell stories. The hypnotist Abba Cadabbra wonders where his audience is, then realizes they've been hypnotized by his poster outside the theater. Federal agents plan a raid using miniatures and wall boards, not unlike diagramming a football play. Clark's Last Caper; Standing Room Only; The Young Businessman; Uncle Sam's Team; The Iron Countess; The Cold Soft Touch; Loaded Acres; Accountant in the Tree. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) 7
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by Bill Ely and others. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A deep-cover enemy agent is assigned to destroy the defense lab where his son has just been employed. Mobsters plan a murder down to the last detail, but a random tire blowout proves their undoing. Truckers figure out how to outwit a gang of hijackers. The Jersey Job; 500 Carat Nothing; The Passing of Joseph Camp; The Old Badge; The Rolling Handcuffs; The Sparrow Makes Good; Thread to a Trigger. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) 8

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    Stories and art by Mike Roy and others. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A mobster exiled by his old gang starts with nothing and works his way back to the top of the mob, one murder at a time. A man waits patiently thirty years in prison to get to the loot he buried, but fate pays a cruel trick in the end. The true story of the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. The Commodore's Thumb; The Little Black Score; Payday for Worms; The Candle Man; The Two Horsemen; Hand Painted Frankie. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.