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Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 1

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    Art by Mike Roy, 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 #73. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #1 in indicia. A truly strange tale of a family that spends 30 years re-enacting a wedding on the anniversary of the groom's mysterious murder. A gangster treats his father, a junk dealer, with disdain, in a story with art by comics legend Dick Briefer. An 18th-century orphan is raised as a prince, but a scheming nobleman threatens to reveal the truth. Black Day in June; His Father's House; The Rusty Graveyard; Little Round Orphans; The Crown in the Mud. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 2

    Cover by John Prentice. Art by Bill Ely and Gerald McCann. 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 #74. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #2 in indicia. A rookie cop learns respect for a disabled veteran of the force. A gangster is tracked down by the ex-partner he double-crossed years before. A French thief becomes determined to win back the woman he once loved. The Vice President's Finger; Magic Eyes Of the Law; The Sitting Cop; The Gun That Lied; The Innocent Reaper; Little Gold Rogue's Gallery. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 3

    Cover by John Prentice. Art by Bill Ely 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 #75. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #3 in indicia. Two hoods are taken in by a strange secret society after saving a woman's life. Polish thieves accidentally steal a small fortune belonging to their landlady's brother. A spy meets an ironic fate while smuggling American state secrets back to his homeland. Thirteen Bells for Spanish; The Man from Home; The Ice-Cold Agent; The Master's Gimmick; Canary on the Ladder; The Clue on the Skyline. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 4

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    Cover by John Prentice. Art by Bernie Krigstein, Bill Ely 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 #76. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #4 in indicia. A posh Park Avenue society matron is secretly the head of a counterfeiting gang. A retired pickpocket has an unlucky encounter with one of his former proteges. A gambler sees his fortunes change after he acquires a lucky charm. A fortune hunter has designs on two elderly sisters, in a story with early art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. A Napoleon Named Helen; The 7:58 Itch; Death of a Profile; A Box of Baby Clothes; The Sinking of Happy Cordell; A Clue for Hogarty. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 5

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    Cover by John Prentice. Stories and art by Mike Suchorsky, Bill Ely, Ed Silverman 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 #77. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #5 in indicia. A gangster becomes obsessed with restoring the stone gargoyles sculpted by his father. The cruel descendant of a South Seas explorer gets his comeuppance from the islanders he swindled. A convict offers seventy-five grand to the genius known as The Engineer if he can help him escape prison. The Copper Penthouse; The Web of Ropati; Tender Spot; The Man Who Chased Himself; Guy the Grec; The Duplex Lily; The Concrete Cabana. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 6

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    "The Tin Rooster," "The Ten-Minute Clock" (art by Gerald McCann?), "The Sun Shines in Spain" (art by Al McWilliams?), and "The Jackpot Without Handles." Also includes the possible first appearance of the one-page public service announcement, "Prayer Works Wonders," with art by Frank Frazetta. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 7
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from base of comic.

    Cover by John Prentice. Stories and art by Mike Suchorsky, Bill Ely, Chuck Winter, Bill Molno, John Daly, Dan Zolnerowich, Ed Smalle 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 #79. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #7 in indicia. A gangster learns that his key rival has fallen in love with his daughter; An occult medium's son learns that he can raise the dead, but doesn't know how to send them back. Imprisoned spies try to make each other laugh. Violent bad-girl cover by John Prentice. The Sunshine Sentence; The Last Man; Just Dessert; The Boss's Comedy; Steam-Heated Headquarters; The Miller of Tens; The Ambitious Mouse. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 8

    Cover by John Prentice. Art by Lorence Bjorklund, Dan Zolnerowich, 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 #80. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #8 in indicia. Carnation Willie's daring scheme to make a heist getaway is to take the city bus, in a story with possible art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. A spy being tailed by US agents hires a hit man to carry out his plans. French jewel thieves set out to steal a necklace from a famous detective's wife. Ten-Cent Waterloo; No Two Alike; The Dummy of Page 10; Get in Line Please; The Phantom Badge; The Leather Orphan; The Sepulchre on the Mantle. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 9

    Art by John Rosenberger 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 #81. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #9 in indicia. A two-bit hood dares to steal a coat and a small fortune from a ganglord. Rhoda fears the house built by the husband she murdered is trying to kill her. A US double agent pretends to be a traitor to infiltrate an enemy air force. Barney's Blanket; The Ames Ice Box; Ten Minute Traitor; The Naked Cabbage; Parents: Visit our Schools; The Empty Apple; The Spanish Clip; Crime Vignettes. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 10

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    Art by Bill Ely 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 #82. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #10 in indicia. Herbie idolizes his visiting Uncle Jerry, but his parents suspect Jerry's really a gangster. The use of bloodhounds in tracking criminals. A Southern belle romances a poor musician on a Mississippi gambling paddleboat. Also featuring a vintage Boy Scouts voting-drive PSA. What Uncle Jerry Gave Me; The Chunk of Regret; The Auctioneer; The Stringed Trap; Long-Eared Cop; Soft Touch; T.N.T. Banquet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 11

    Art by John Prentice 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 #83. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #11 in indicia. A hotel maid has a double life as a high-dollar jewel thief. Feds investigating foreign agents focus on their latest asset, Adrian Zadek. Up-and-coming singer Roman gets involved with Sheila, the girlfriend of his ganglord employer. Also featuring a vintage ad for training as a "Criminal Investigator" by mail. The Mink Shroud; Goodbye Mouthpiece; The Two-Flag Huckster; The Law vs an Envelope Seal; Johnny the Gent; Third Window-Street Level; Purloined Pathos; Pigeon in the Jungle. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Real Clue Crime Stories Vol. 7 (1952) 12

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    Art by Gerald McCann, Dick Briefer 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 #84. No issue # on cover; Vol. 7, issue #12 in indicia. A hired killer uses a technique from ancient Egypt to ensure he doesn't get knocked off by his client. A woman doesn't suspect that her husband's costume jewelry is actually a fortune in stolen gems, in a story with art by comics legend Dick Briefer. An industrialist's son is targeted for death by spies, in a story with early art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. Also featuring a vintage ad for training as a "Criminal Investigator" by mail. An Idea from Egypt; Right on the Job; The Simple Whistle; Did You Know That...; This and That of Crime; The Sparrow's Ladder; Silent Gans; Last Man in the World. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.