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Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) 1

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    Cover by Don Heck. Stories and art by Don Heck and Pete Morisi. Men's adventure comics that served as a platform to launch long-running private eye Johnny Dynamite. The rivalry between two steeplejacks (high-rise maintenance workers) becomes dangerous when they are high over the city streets. U.S. Secret Service agent Ed Wells must act as a government courier in New York to trap a counterfeiter. Customs agent Nichols stumbles across a murderous gang of morphine smugglers. Featuring art and a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Government Courier; Blackout; Morphine; The Dud; Sixgun Revenge! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) 2

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    Cover by Pete Morisi. Stories and art by Don Heck, Edwin Green and Pete Morisi. Men's adventure comics that served as a platform to launch one-eyed private eye Johnny Dynamite. Top newsreel reporter Ace tries to find out how a cub reporter scooped him on the story of the year. Sailors attempt to weather a brutal hurricane. Government agents track murderous smugglers to their lair. Art and a cover by future Marvel legend Don Heck. Newsreels; Hurricane; Devil Deal; Cold Hate; Murder. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) 3

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    Cover by Pete Morisi. Stories by William Waugh and Larry Sanger. Art by Don Heck and Pete Morisi. Men's adventure comics that served as a platform to launch one-eyed private eye Johnny Dynamite. The first appearance of hard-boiled private detective Johnny Dynamite - even before he lost his eye! - an influential figure in crime comics for decades. Beautiful femme fatale Ginger gets Johnny mixed up with gangsters Rocky and Frank, owners of the 13 Club. The cops think that a gangster's shooting was suicide, but Johnny suspects that beautiful junkie Cora knows better. Featuring art by future Marvel legend Don Heck. I'll Find That Killer; Double Dynamite; Promise to a Corpse; Excuse for Murder. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) 4

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    Cover by Pete Morisi. Stories and art by William Waugh and Pete Morisi. Men's adventure comics that served as a platform to launch one-eyed private eye Johnny Dynamite. Johnny's encounter with killer Myra Benz and her camera-gun results in the loss of his right eye, but that doesn't stop him. An injured Johnny remembers how ex-call girl Gale asked for his protection from a pimp just released from prison. Johnny tracks his gal Friday Judy to a mysterious island sanitarium, and realizes he's been led into a trap. An Eye For An Eye; Big Racket; Save A Life!.... Your Own!; Murder Hit Home. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) 5

    Cover by Pete Morisi. Stories and art by William Waugh, Ken W. Fitch and Pete Morisi. Men's adventure comics that served as a platform to launch one-eyed private eye Johnny Dynamite. Johnny gets involved in high-level political shenanigans when a tough city councilman wants to run for mayor and take on the Syndicate. A solo adventure featuring Johnny Dynamite's own Inspector Lestrade, homicide detective Luke Hennessy. The beautiful Leah leads Johnny into an ambush, but there's more going on than meets the...eye. Death Is So Lonely; The Killer Walked In; Luke Hennessy... Homicide; The Phoney Kill! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) 6

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    Cover by Pete Morisi. Stories and art by Pete Morisi and others. Men's adventure comics that served as a platform to launch one-eyed private eye Johnny Dynamite. A criminal gang gets involved with narcotics. A man gets deeply involved with a redheaded femme fatale, in a story with bad-girl art by Pete Morisi. Johnny tries to convince a dangerous brunette to tell him where his gal Friday Judy Kane has been abducted to. Kidnap; The Gardener; Murder A La Redhead; Vengeance; The Failure; Killer In My Pocket. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) 7

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    Cover by Pete Morisi. Stories and art by Pete Morisi and others. Men's adventure comics that served as a platform to launch one-eyed private eye Johnny Dynamite. Johnny Dynamite will get to the bottom of the case, even if there are four more dead people as a result. In the 1920s, detective Mike Flanders tries to get the goods on nattily dressed killer Keno the Rat. Steve joins his future father-in-law in the dangerous job of driving truckloads of nitroglycerine across the country. Vendetta; Liquid Dynamite; The Rat Trap; Trail & Error; Nitro-Glycerine. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) 8

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    Cover by Pete Morisi. Stories and art by Pete Morisi and Don Heck. Men's adventure comics that served as a platform to launch one-eyed private eye Johnny Dynamite. Johnny's old friend, boxer Dino, becomes a ganglord in order to get revenge on Apollo, the crime boss who had his mother killed. Bank robber George Kirby escapes jail, and he's sworn to kill Johnny and the beautiful woman who sent him over. Insurance investigator Ward tracks a compulsive arsonist. Featuring art by future Marvel legend Don Heck. The cover blurb describes the violent action as "Adult Reading," a rare distinction at the time. Dead End; The Wire Trap; The Clue In the Letter; The Long Night; Fire Bug; Cop Killer. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Dynamite (1953 Comic Media) 9

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    Cover by Pete Morisi. Stories and art by Pete Morisi, Bill Discount and Don Heck. Men's adventure comics that served as a platform to launch one-eyed private eye Johnny Dynamite. A blonde murdered before Johnny's eyes sends him on the trail of the mob, in a story with some particularly classic hard-boiled narration. Former street racer Jim becomes a pro racecar driver, but tough guy Trask challenges him on the track. Rookie reporter Tom sets out to learn how veteran Barney gets such reliable info on mob action. Featuring art by future Marvel legend Don Heck. The cover blurb describes the violent action as "Adult Reading," a rare distinction at the time. Final issue from Comic Media; numbering continues with Johnny Dynamite (1955 Toby) #10. Death Be My Judge; The Perfect Kill; Hell Driver; Final Scoop. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.