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Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) comic books

  • Issue #4
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) 4
    • 1/2" piece missing from top of spine.

    Cover by Joe Simon. Art by Dan Barry, Charles Nicholas, Al McWilliams, Art Helfant, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Another crime comic from the prolific studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, this one featuring crimes throughout history as well as the standard gangster tales. Numbering continues from Clue Comics Vol. 2 (1947) #3. Sometimes listed as Real Clue Crime #16. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #4 in indicia. Ma Barker and her sons become the first family of crime, until the Feds catch up with them. Sharp-dressed, well-spoken Dandy Johnny Dolan is actually the terror of 1875 New York. A Gunmaster Western story by future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry. Mother of Crime; Dandy Johnny Dolan; The Trail of the Gun-Loving Killer; Come With Me and Die!; Backfire; Gunmaster: Whistle-Stop Murder; Fetlock Groans the Detective. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) 5

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by Dick Hall, Charles Nicholas, Al McWilliams, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Another crime comic from the prolific studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, this one featuring crimes throughout history as well as the standard gangster tales. Sometimes listed as Real Clue Crime #17. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #5 in indicia. A crooked doctor takes on the dangerous business of helping criminals. Bored rich kid Freddie joins a teen gang in 1900 New York City. The Whyos Gang terrorizes 1880s New York. Also featuring a vintage ad for a "G-Boy" Cap Pistol and Jet-Propelled Speedboat, only $1 each. The Dummies Died Screaming; The Car Barn Gang; Terrible Whyos; Gang Doctor; Goldie; Wyatt Earp's Bluff; Foolish Bullets. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) 6
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Art by Bob Fujitani, Dave Berg, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Another crime comic from the prolific studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, this one featuring crimes throughout history as well as the standard gangster tales. Sometimes listed as Real Clue Crime #18. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #6 in indicia. Cons plan a jailbreak. High-class Eddie Bentz is secretly a criminal mastermind. The story of serial killer H.H. Holmes, featuring some truly disturbing Kirby art. Also, a humorous one-pager by future MAD artist Dave Berg. Brain-Man of Crime; Gallus Mag; Jailbreak; Hick Town; Windy; Get Me The Golden Gun; Let Me Plan Your Murder. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) 7
    • Water damage, causing cover to stick to interior page. Rusty stapes and rust migration.

    "Mr. Reed Waddell" (art by Joe Simon/Jack Kirby); "The Brooklyn Jackpot" (art by Bob Fuje); "Gang War!" (art by Simon/Kirby); "The Human Hyena" (art by Fuje); "The Mad White God of Palm Island" (art by Simon/Kirby); and "Iron Lady" (art by Bernard Sachs). Simon/KIrby cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) 8

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    Cover by Dan Barry. Art by Bob Fujitani, Dan Barry, Art Helfant, Bernard Sachs and Carmine Infantino. Another crime comic from the prolific studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, this one featuring crimes throughout history as well as the standard gangster tales. Sometimes listed as Real Clue Crime #20. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #8 in indicia. A jolly crimelord commits one kidnapping too many. Actor "Johnny" Booth plans the highest of crimes in 1865 Washington DC. Stories with early art by Carmine Infantino and future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry. Also featuring a vintage ad for reproduction WWII pistols - "German P-38 and Italian 7.65 Brevettata" - for only $1.25 each. Last Laugh For Willie; The Mark Of Akron; America's Most Heinous Crime; You Can't Split Murder; The Tell-Tale Ear; French Death In Grey Gloves; La Savate; Fetlock Groans the Detective; Baron Buckskin. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) 9

    Cover by Dan Barry. Art by Art Helfant and Dan Barry. Another crime comic from the prolific studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, this one featuring crimes throughout history as well as the standard gangster tales. Sometimes listed as Real Clue Crime #21. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #9 in indicia. Crimelord Kid Twist gets tragically too confident in his hired goons. The true story of the rise and fall of Prohibition gangster Legs Diamond. The unkillable Michael Malloy survives multiple murder attempts. Also featuring a vintage ad for reproduction WWII pistols - "German P-38 and Italian 7.65 Brevettata" - for only $1.25 each. Kid Twist; Legs Diamond; The 9 Lives of Michael Malloy; Hare vs. the Hangman; Counterfeit Count; Alfie and Ralphie; New Kind of Murder; Fetlock Groans the Detective; Baron Buckskin. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) 10

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Art by Dick Wood, Bernard Sachs and Dan Barry. Another crime comic from the prolific studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, this one featuring crimes throughout history as well as the standard gangster tales. Sometimes listed as Real Clue Crime #22. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #10 in indicia. Stupid but tough Gyp takes on the cops with hand grenades. A parrot becomes a murder witness. Thomaso Malvini is the terror of Renaissance Rome. Also featuring an unusual vintage ad for gravestones (!) from the Rockdale Monument Company. Gyp The Blood; Full Payment At Death...; Corny the Salesman; A Racket Is Born; Case of the Killer Parrot; 40-Notch Hardin; Thomaso the Terrible. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) 11
    • Cover detached at both staples. 4 cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Carmine Infantino and Bernard Sachs. Art by Carmine Infantino and Bob Fujitani. Another crime comic from the prolific studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, this one featuring crimes throughout history as well as the standard gangster tales. Sometimes listed as Real Clue Crime #23. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #11 in indicia. Joey makes the dangerous decision to turn stool pigeon. Ex-con Cliff plans a big job as soon as he gets out of stir. Augie makes a bid to rule the gangs in 1919 New York. Also featuring a vintage ad for a "genuine" Dick Tracy Two-Way Wrist Radio. Stool Pigeon; They'll Never Hold Me!; The Perfect Partner; Advice to "Real Clue" Readers for Bad Skin; Little Augie's Last Lap; Mr. Animal; Murder in the 5,400th Degree!; The League of the Aged; Male Help Wanted. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 2 (1947) 12
    • Mold.
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Another crime comic from the prolific studio of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, this one featuring crimes throughout history as well as the standard gangster tales. Sometimes listed as Real Clue Crime #24. No issue # on cover; Vol. 2, issue #12 in indicia. A barber with mob connections turns to crime. Robert Mais and Walter Legenza create terror along the East Coast and become known as the Tri-State Gang. A criminal's pet cat helps him make an audacious escape from the electric chair. Amusing cover by Dan Zolnerowich. The Barber's Turn In The Chair!; Madman Robert Mais; The Man Who Invented the Ride; Advice to "Real Clue" Readers for Bad Skin; The Farmer Plants Murder; Smart Boy; The Cat That Cheated the Electric Chair; How Far to Toledo?; Male Help Wanted. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.