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Ellery Queen (1949 Superior) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Ellery Queen (1949 Superior) 1

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    Art by L.B. Cole and others. Adventures of the famed detective from Canadian publisher Superior, also featuring some early horror classics. Ellery's father enlists him to solve the strange murder of a high-society heiress, in a story with horrific imagery that was often reprinted in later horror comics. Ellery investigates whether a faith-healer is a charlatan and a killer. Cover may be the work of EC horror legend Jack Kamen. Rest(less) in Peace; The Challenging Case of Faith, Hope and a Charlatan! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Ellery Queen (1949 Superior) 2
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    • 3 1/2" Spine split from bottom of comic. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by L.B. Cole and Maxfield R. Pater. Adventures of the famed detective from Canadian publisher Superior, also featuring some early horror classics. The police are baffled by the strange murders at Surfside Manor, in a story with horrific imagery that was reprinted often in later horror comics. A case of missing diamonds leads to a phony redhead and an even phonier ghost. A banker's ordinary day goes awry when he finds The Devil inside the bank vault. Terror Tide; Calamity Clock; The Bell That Screamed; The Case of the Vanishing Phantoms; The Devil in the Vault. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Ellery Queen (1949 Superior) 3

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    Adventures of the famed detective from Canadian publisher Superior, also featuring some early horror classics. In a pre-Code drug story, Ellery discovers that kids are finding the dope hidden in gumballs by smugglers. Ellery ponders a twist on the locked-room mystery when an isolated lighthouse keeper is killed in the middle of a storm. A pair of pajamas is linked to a mysterious death. Cover may be the work of EC horror legend Jack Kamen. The Bubble Gum Mystery; The Turbulent Tomb!; Dead Man's Pajamas. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Ellery Queen (1949 Superior) 4
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    Art by Jack Kamen and others. Adventures of the famed detective from Canadian publisher Superior, also featuring some early horror classics. A romantic weekend is interrupted by mystery, adventure - and the secret of The Crooked Mile. A beast-man stalks the unwary... or does he? Cover by an unknown artist is a crazy over-the-top mash-up of romance and horror comics cover tropes. The Case of the Seventh Raven; The Crooked Mile; The Werewolf. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.