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Crime Detector (1954) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Crime Detector (1954) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #22A35A-004

    Cover by Bernard Baily. Stories and art by Art Peddy, Leo Morey, Ed Smalle and Bruno Premiano. Pre-Code crime comics from Timor, an imprint of Stanley Morse Publications. Hood Rocky gets a new face by plastic surgery to evade the cops, but he can't stop himself from pulling heists. An embezzler murders his business partner and believes he's figured out the perfect way to get away with the crime. A Chicago hood dreams of joining the notorious Purple Gang. The End of the Rainbow; Trap for Boobs!; The Man Who Couldn't Be Hanged!; Clue in the Cab; Harry Millman of the Purple Mob. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crime Detector (1954) 5
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.97) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #919-AA-003

    Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Pre-Code crime comics from Timor, an imprint of Stanley Morse Publications. A couple who are fascinated with guns turn to a life of crime, in a story apparently inspired by the 1950 film noir classic, Gun Crazy. A man tells his doctor friend about his strange adventures in Tibet, but his friend knows more than he should about it. The reader is invited to solve a mystery before Captain Craig of the Homicide Department. Gun Happy; The Deadly Needle!; Death for Sale; Slaughter In The Court; The Penalty Of Being Big...; Vengeance!; Ultimate Destiny. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.