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Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 1
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover by John Prentice. Art by John Prentice, Ed Moore and Charles Biro. 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 #61. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #1 in indicia. Herman gets a job carrying the gun called "Baby" for gangster Brows Hogan. An artist is plagued by misfortune after painting a Bedouin woman without her veil. A US Savings Bonds PSA, with art by Crime Does Not Pay legend Charles Biro - a rare appearance of that artist in this comic. I'll Take Care of Baby; The Portrait of Regret; Soapy's Golden Siesta; Uncle Sam Has a Green Thumb; The Four-Wheel Bookie; Cigarette; 45 Broadway; Potato Joe; The Terror of Corsica. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 2
    • Cover and centerfold detached and reattached with added staple. Staple rust. Rust migration.
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom.
    • INCOMPLETE. Page missing, interrupts art and story. 1" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover by John Prentice. Art by Paul Parker and others. 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 #62. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #2 in indicia. Red Magee shaves his head to avoid his telltale red hair being recognized by the cops. Getaway driver Willie gets the chance to drive a convertible, in a story with lots of classic-car art. A crook on the run gets swindled by mechanics after his car breaks down. The Braids of Red Magee; Convertible Willie; Paul Edmund Comes Home; Explosion; Ladies' Choice Louie; The Brooklyn Arab; Video Vignettes; Clipped in the Afternoon; Two Birds of Paradise. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 3

    Cover by John Prentice. Art by John Prentice and Dick Briefer. 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 #63. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #3 in indicia. An inept French thief seeks revenge after being ejected from his gang. An embezzler hides his loot in a birdhouse. A car narrates the story of how its previous owners paid the price for their crimes, in a story with art by comics legend Dick Briefer. Nobody Home in Paris; The $40,000 Bird House; Something for the Molars; Hunger; Tongue Telegraph; Slightly Used Sedan; Sunburned Holsters; Varney's Nose. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 4
    • Centerfold detached. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover by John Prentice. Art by Mike Suchorsky, Gerald McCann, George Olesen, Al Eadeh, Paul Parker and Ross Andru. 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 #64. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #4 in indicia. A gangster believes the old lady across the street is watching out for him, but no one else can see her. A humble chimney-sweep sees a path to fortune when he witnesses a nobleman commit murder. Murder joins the masquerade at a Mardi Gras celebration. The Old Lady in The Window; Silk and Soot; The Wheel Flipper; The Peasant; Queen of the Pockets; I Live But To Serve You; The Spider's Passport. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 5

    Cover by John Prentice. Art by Harry Anderson, Gerald McCann, John Prentice, Al Eadeh, Bill Ely and Dick Briefer. 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 #65. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #5 in indicia. A cultured criminal woos a society matron, seeing her as a retirement plan. The use of chemistry to catch murderers. A French jewel thief crashes a masquerade party to steal a diamond, in a story with art by comics legend Dick Briefer. Hector Comes But Once a Year; The Man with Diamond Eyes; The Grouch Bag; The Dream of Pete Lorenzo; The Victim is 72; Be My Valentine; Pencils and the Fuse; The Light of the Law. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 6

    Cover by John Prentice. Art by Bernie Krigstein, John Prentice, and Dick Briefer. 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 #66. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #6 in indicia. A homeless ex-con meets the men who framed him for stealing a necklace, in a story with early art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. A Scottish thief changes identities to elude capture. An aging hit man is assigned one last job, in a story with art by comics legend Dick Briefer. Lester of the Bowery; Hush-Hush Padua; Little White Imps; Meek George; The Jekyll of Edinburgh; Hot off the Palette; Boxcar Dennis; The Nose of Muddy Mary; The Petrified Finger. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 7

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    Art by Bernie Krigstein and Joseph Gagliardi. 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 #67. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #7 in indicia. A superstitious thief uses the horoscope to plan his crimes. A locksmith moonlights as a safecracker to put his daughter through college, in a story with early art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. A successful trucking magnate has a sideline in stolen cars. March and Starry Bejak; The Touch of Gentle George; The Gun on the Shelf; Whistle-Stop Surprise; Felix the Rustler; Newsstand Nocki; Artie's Alibi. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 8
    • .5" Spine split from bottom.

    Art by Bill Ely and Joseph Gagliardi. 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 #68. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #8 in indicia. A convict escapes Devil's Island, but tiny poppy seeds give him away. A thief steals a fancy wig for his mother and winds up facing a murder rap. Childhood friends from France and Germany grow up and find themselves on opposite sides of the law and World War II. Keeper of the Poppies; Me Old Lady's Wig; The Baker Rolls No More; Waltz of the Wallets; Red-Hot Refrigerators; Locked; The Five-Foot Mouse; The Well-Packed Iceman. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 9

    Art by Bill Ely, George Olesen, Gerald McCann, John Prentice and Dick Briefer. 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 #69. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #9 in indicia. One member of a heist gang has the location of their loot tattooed on his back. Dave tries to intercede after his kid brother becomes a hoodlum. A killer crosses an ocean and spends his life in fear of the son of the man he killed, in a story with art by comics legend Dick Briefer. The Well-Etched Rainy Day; The Hand of Paavo Pranda; The Floating Book; Drury of the River; The Homing Pigeon; The Hound of Cul De Sacque; Greeter. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 10

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    Art by Bill Ely, Mike Roy, Gerald McCann, and Bernie Krigstein. 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 #70. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #10 in indicia. A gangster frames an old romantic rival and forces him to work as his butler, until one day something changes. A young hood who dreams of being an opera singer befriends an aging voice tutor. Mossy runs an expensive hideout for crooks on the lam, in a story with early art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. The Ashes of Simon Blackpool; The Crooked Canary; The Box of Power; The Patient Spade; The Keeper of the Nest; The Glass Enemy; Answer in the Ashes; Stanley the Curl. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 11
    • Staple rust. Rust migration. Mold.

    Art by Mike Roy and John Prentice. 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 #71. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #11 in indicia. Successful Monte Carlo gambler Anna Karkova sees the harm that gambling can do to others who aren't as lucky as her. An illustrated guide to some of the different firearms used by US law enforcement, circa 1952. A con man and a forger plot to swindle a dying millionaire, but two little old ladies have the last laugh. Anna the Player; Lace and Old Lies; The Corsican's Double; Grounded; Gypsies Don't Forget; Tint of Crime; Arms of the Law. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 6 (1951) 12

    Art by Mike Roy and Bernie Krigstein. 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 #72. No issue # on cover; Vol. 6, issue #12 in indicia. A French con man concocts a wealthy alter ego, in a story with early art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. A heist goes off flawlessly, but then the one man who knows where the loot is hidden gets drafted into WWII. An 18th-century English thief invents the art of fencing stolen goods. King of the Liars; The Hinge Blowers; Ride for a Stranger; Name on the Board; In the Name of the Law; Loot's Last Doorway. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.