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Young King Cole Vol. 1 (1946) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Young King Cole Vol. 1 (1946) 1
    • Minor staple rust.
    • Paper: Off white

    Cover by Jim Wilcox. Stories and art by Jim Wilcox, Pam Robinson, Robert Plate, Art Helfant, Harvey Fuller, Hy Gage and Wayne Boring. Bespectacled, eccentric detective "King" Cole Jr. takes over his father's detective agency. "King" Cole Jr., cousin of adventurer Dick Cole, inherits his cousin's mind and deductive reasoning, just not his sharp eyesight. After her detective father is injured, fashion model Toni Gayle becomes a detective herself to capture the criminal known as The Ape, in a story by Superman artist Wayne Boring. Bumbling "Demon detective" Homer K. Beagle is not an actual demon, nor does he chase demons, but he does seek the truth behind strange occurrences. The Knife Handle; Young King Cole; Toni Gayle; Boitram the Boiglar; Homer K. Beagle; Inspector Klooz; Foxy; Heathcliff the Hobo. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Young King Cole Vol. 1 (1946) 2
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Jim Wilcox. "Blackhanded" text story by Lee Fredricks. Untitled story, art by Jim Wilcox; Having been called to duty by the federal government, Kingston turns the reins of his detective agency over to his son, Young King Cole. Just as this happens, the once vanquished Spade Gang returns to seek revenge against the Coles. Untitled story, art by Jason Comic Art Studio; Klooz has no clients until the phone rings and a woman wants him to find her stolen cat. "Finger Marks" text story by Kenneth Fitch; It appears that Foyle killed crime boss Maxie Madden, however Detective Campbell has another suspect in mind after reviewing the evidence. Untitled story, script by Robert Plate, art by Wayne Boring; A wave of near accidents at the college, at first seen as practical jokes, ends with attempted murder. Untitled story, art by Nina Albright; Accidents and murders at the Skylight building are forcing the owner to sell at a low price, but Dr. Doom and his detective students offer to solve the mystery. Untitled story, script by Robert Plate, art by Harvey Fuller; Homer is out hunting for a fabulous white moose, but finds a man in hiding believing he has killed his girlfriend many years ago. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Young King Cole Vol. 1 (1946) 3

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    Cover by Jim Wilcox. Stories and art by Jim Wilcox, Kenneth W. Fitch, Robert Plate, and Harvey Fuller. Bespectacled, eccentric detective "King" Cole Jr. takes over his father's detective agency. Just after he assumes leadership of the detective agency, King Cole's muscle, ex-boxer Ursus, is abducted by the Spade Gang. Crime-solving model Toni Gayle investigates robberies and murders at a hotel, and winds up locked in a meat freezer by the killer. Bumbling detective Homer K. Beagle investigates a haunted house and finds ghosts that are all too human. Death Fangs; Young King Cole; Toni Gayle; Slice of the Take; Homer K. Beagle; Inspector Klooz; Dr. Doom. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Young King Cole Vol. 1 (1946) 4

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    Cover by Jim Wilcox. Stories and art by Jim Wilcox, William Cuthbert, Robert Plate, Nina Albright, Art Helfant and Harvey Fuller. Bespectacled, eccentric detective "King" Cole Jr. takes over his father's detective agency. The "Queen" of the Spade Gang swears revenge against King Cole and his detective team. Hired for a film shoot, model Toni Gayle investigates after the difficult star of the film is found murdered in the prop room. Goatee'd criminologist Dr Doom (no relation to Victor) tracks The Jockey, a killer who targets mounted police officers. Impressively detailed cover by Jim Wilcox. Robbery with Interest; Young King Cole; Toni Gayle; Dated Coin; Homer K. Beagle; Inspector Klooz: Plunder In the Molars; Dr. Doom; Boitram the Boiglar. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.