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Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) comic books 1938 or later

  • Issue #1
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 1
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1288691007
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split and missing back cover.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. I Was a Come-On Girl For Broken Bones, Inc., pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; a group in New York operates a scheme to extract payments from insurance companies. G-Man Trap, art by Bill Draut; the FBI fights crime after the war. The Trial of San Francisco's Strangest Killer, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Firebug, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Death Takes a "Hitch text story. The Head in the Window, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Try an FBI Test, art by Bill Draut. The Case Against Scarface, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Ad for Headline Comics. Charles Atlas comic strip ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 2
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    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. Gun Moll!, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; a girl faces a jury who accuses her of being a gun moll. The Killer Thought He Was Satan; a Midwestern sheriff faces off against Chief Satan. Sudden Switch for Murder text story. You Don't Have to Be Crazy to Trap a Criminal, art by Bill Draut. The Murdering Bender Family. The True Life Story of Alvin Karpis, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Charles Atlas comic strip ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 3
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.20) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing). Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Buried Treasure Fraud, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; a confidence team tries to outsmart the law. So Many Ways to Die!, art by Bill Draut; none of the residents at a nursing home die from old age. The Capture of Night-Club Nick, art by Warren Broderick. Suicide or Murder? text story. My Strangest Crime Case starring Private Investigator Ruth Lang, art by Bill Draut. Ask Eddie Green, Consultant to Crime, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Ad for Young Romance comics. My Personal Comic Album comic holder ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 4
    • INCOMPLETE.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Queen of the Speed-Ball Mob, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; a woman runs the fastest fleet of gateway cars in the country. The Lincoln Tomb Thieves! starring secret service agent Roy Allen. Guilty Boys, pencils by Jerry Robinson, inks by Mort Meskin; a group of youngsters providing their own entertainment on a street corner of New Yorks lower east side gives mobster Rink Ballou the idea for a racket. The Half-Pint Killer! starring Francis Two-gun Crowley. Counterfeit Ca$h!, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Ad for Young Romance and Headline Comics. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 5
    • Centerfold detached. Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Fight Fix!, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Sergeant Ray Gullaver and Rita Costello trap crooked gamblers who fixed a boxing match. Murder Special Delivery, pencils by Jerry Robinson, inks by Mort Meskin; deceived by a faithless admirer, docile Deborah Cowling turned into a venomous killer; story set in the gay 90s. Al Spencer... Last of the Old West Bandits. Full-page ad for Prize's Charlie Chan comic #1 includes repro of cover and illo of Charlie Chan. Hand and Foot text story. Held For Ransom!, art by A. C. Hollingsworth. A Fortune in Slugs!, art by Bill Draut. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 6
    • 2 1/2" spine split. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing. Interrupts art and story.
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.20) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. The Money-Making Machine Swindlers!, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Stella Brady exposes a counterfeit money operation. Mind Over Murder!; Sigmund Turner of the Viennese Police turns the tables on Jack Benjamin, who has hidden his murder weapon. 3 Sinister Salesmen, art by A. C. Hollingsworth. The Capture of 'One-Eye'!, art by Al Feldstein and Jack Kirby. Gerald Woodworth... The Vanishing Bandit. Ad for Romance Comics. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Phony Check Racketeers, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; the T-Men must smash a vicious racket. Burke and Hare, The True Story of an Unholy Partnership; Burke and Hare terrorize Scotland. Desperate Bad Man! Paris Manhunt!; Vincenzio Perugia falls under the spell of the Mona Lisa. The Man Who Died Twice, art by Warren Broderick. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 8

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Fall of Classy Eddie Bentz--Underworld Snob, pencils by Jack Kirby; a story about Eddie Bentz, one of the craftiest crooks the FBI ever face. The Violent Mr. Peace; Charles Peace, one of the most successful burglars to ever plague Scotland Yard, is tripped up by a piece of evidence. Eugene Vidocq...First Great Detective, pencils by Bernard Krigstein. The First Hundred Are the Hardest text story. End of a Blackmailer, art by Manny Stallman. The Man Who Was Ashamed of Doing Good...Joe Slade, Wild West Jekyll and Hyde Desperado!, pencils by Will Elder. The Masked Killer text story, pencils by Jack Kirby. Ad for Young Romance and Young Love comics. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 9
    • 8.5" Cumulative spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.35) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. This Way to the Gallows, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; the story of Gordon Hamby, the Gentleman Bank Robber, who found that the law treated him as roughly as it did crooks who had no manners at all. The Hot Car Thugs, pencils by Warren Broderick; a true case in which police catch car vandals. The Plot Against Old Moneybags, pencils by Vic Donahue. No Bodies Murder text story. The Last Mistake of Fatal Louise, pencils by Nicholson, inks by John Belfi. Wille the Actor, pencils by Bill Draut. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 10
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 3" cumulative spine splitting due to chew. Centerfold detached.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing. Interrupts art and story.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.80) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. The Man Who Stole a Train, pencils by Jack Kirby; Dale Jones, the Bright Boy of crime, who thought he ought to be a Hollywood star, steals a western express train. Hot Ice, pencils by Warren Broderick; the true story of Richie Stone, who handled stolen diamonds. Counterfeit, pencils by John Belfi. Clue of the Slingshot text story. Death Played Second Fiddle, art by Manny Stallman. Confidence Man, art by Bernie Krigstein. Ad for Real West Romances. 16mm movie projector ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 11

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Small-Time Crooks!; the story of Socks Ford and Oscar Peters, who were clever enough to steal over $250,000 worth of jewels from a thief-proof express warehouse, but stupid to get any money for it. Shoulders Malone, the Chopper; story about a crook who can break open safes and vaults by ripping them apart. Amateur Hypnotist, pencils by Dick Briefer. Insurance Sleuth. Counterfeit text story. Hijackers! The Tragedy of Tom Horn, pencils by John Severin, inks by John Belfi. Ad for Casey on the Mound baseball game. Ad for Lone Ranger Silver Bullet Ball Pen set. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 12

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    Photo cover. Air Cop; Frank Bradley, the nations first air cop, plans an aerial attack against Boss Murchs extortion gang. The Keeper of the Blood-Hound, pencils by Vic Donohue; he was heartbroken when the police turned him down, but Bert Cutler got his chance to stalk two dangerous killers. A Stooge in Satan's School. Madam Monster. The Hidden Gun text story. The Nightmare Murder Mystery, pencils by Dick Briefer. Ad for Young Romance and Young Love. Daisy Air Rifle ad. Ad for Lone Ranger Silver Bullet Ball Pen set. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 13
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    Photo cover. Slot Machine Payoff, art by George Gregg; a womans love for a killer made her a pawn in the murderous struggle between two mobs. Two-Bit Touch-Off, art by Rudy Palais; Frankie Ames was sure a looted vending machine would camouflage his four-alarm revenge plot. How the G-Men Got Their Name! featurette. Bite of Death. The Almost Perfect Crime text story. The Last Ride, art by Bernard Bail. One Way Willie. Charles Atlas comic strip ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 14
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1/2" Spine split.
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    Photo cover. Knockout Racket; a waitress named Peggy Nichols sees one of her customers drug another mans coffee, then gets mixed up with he and his partner in crime. Seven Keys to Sing Sing!, pencils by John Severin, inks by Bill Elder; he stole so he could pamper his jade menagerie; but the pets he loved so intensely betrayed and exposed him to the New York City Police. The Masquerader!, art by Rudy Palais. The Fake Lynch Mob text story. Sawney-King of the Villains!, art by Harvey Kurtzman and John Severin. The Man Who Talked Himself to Death!, art by George Gregg. Ad for Headline Comics and Justice Traps the Guilty. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 15
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold, affects story and art. 2" spine split from bottom.

    Photo cover. Basketball Bribe, art by Marvin Stein; crooked gamblers bet on basketball. Trial By Fire, art by Mart Bailey; a handful of ashes from a house fire in the hands of a certain man traps a killer. The Sheriff's Vow, art by Mart Bailey. Death of a Gentleman text story. Death on the Assembly Line, art by George Gregg. Master of Flim-Flam. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 16

    Photo cover. Carnival of Crime, art by Marvin Stein; a woman hooks up with a man who runs a small-time shell game. Death Knows No Depths, art by Mart Bailey; a murder takes place during a quest for treasure at Davey Jones Locker. Petty Case. The Foxy Crook text story. Smart Guy!, art by Mart Bailey. One-Man Mob. Charles Atlas comic strip ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 17

    Photo cover. Loan Shark, art by Marvin Stein; a woman is forced to cover up for a loan shark. Best Seller, art by George Gregg; a writer named Sammy McAvoy uses the plots of his books as alibis. No Place To Hide. Closeups text article. Too Perfect. The Statue Screams, art by Mort Meskin. Playking Athletic Belt comic strip ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 18

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. Pirates of the Poor, art by Marvin Stein; an expose of the relief check racketeers. Playking athletic belt comic strip ad. Optical Illusion; Ralph Cooper by a 25-cent book that enables him to hypnotize people. The Way to Prison, pencils by John Severin. Closeups text article. Silent Witness, pencils by Mart Bailey. Fall Guy, pencils by John Severin. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 19

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by Ross Andru and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A hood helps other crooks by providing alibis for their crimes, but provides no alibi for himself. Scotland Yard has seven days to catch a killer before he strikes again. Frank sets out to take over the waterfront gangs. Alibi Guy; Closeups; The 7th Day; The Self-Made Mouthpiece; Fortune in Furs; Elusive Braggart; The Big Idea Man; Deadlier Than the Male. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 20

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Mort Meskin and others. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A crook stages phony auto accidents and shakes down the hapless drivers for money. Burglars trying to rob an Egyptian exhibit run afoul of an ancient curse. Cop Pete encounters the boy he befriended as a kid, now grown into a dangerous killer. Payoff in Pain; Closeups; Curse of Me-Meb; Two Dollars Too Much; The Weakest Link; Cops Don't Cry; Human Cargo. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 21

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by Mort Meskin and C.C. Beck. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Struggling sweethearts Sharon and Jerry get caught up in a counterfeiting racket. Crimelord Harry Fontaine, who looks like Marvel's Kingpin, stays one step ahead of the cops. Ex-GI Marv vows to bring down a gang that swindles veterans out of housing loans. Also featuring a vintage ad for a bodybuilding "mini-gym" with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck. Counterfeit!; Closeups; You Can't Kill Me!; O'Hara Had a Heart!; G.I. Housing Swindle; The Dead Can't Sleep! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 22
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by C.C. Beck, Mort Meskin and Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Gangsters masquerade as talent scouts, but a real agent gets wind of the scam. Charley leads his too-trusting brother into a life of crime. A doctor gets a lucrative trade in gangsters after operating on John Dillinger. Also featuring a vintage ad for a bodybuilding "mini-gym" with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck. The Talent Fakers; Closeups; Dead Proof; Brute Force; Bad Medicine; The Suspicious Son; Hideout. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 23

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by Mort Meskin and Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. The Terror Mob uses bombs and violence to extort money from shopkeepers. A phony fortuneteller has a vision of her own doom. Crooks steal a legendary gem and run afoul of a terrible curse. Terror Mob; Prevue of Death; Deaf, Dumb, and Doomed; Closeups; The Death Stone; Not Quite Perfect; Bullets For Christmas. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 24
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Mort Meskin and Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Cops close in on an international smuggling ring. A famous hairdresser is also the mastermind of a safecracking gang. A crook ill-advisedly steals a cursed jade statue. Big Time Fence; A Day of Reckoning; The Jackpot; Closeups; A Very Unusual Gent; The Stolen Clue; A Handful of Death. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 25

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein and others. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A trucker and his partner are divided when one of them joins a hijacking ring. A killer with a snake tattoo mystifies cops by leaving no mark on his victims. A washed-up boxer steals a gun and turns to crime. Hijackers; Menace At Large; Death Trap; Closeups; Recoil; The Dirty Look; House of Terror. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 26

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Mo Marcus, Jack Abel and Mart Bailey. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A mechanic runs a stolen-car ring. Ex-con Gorilla Dykes makes up for his lack of intellect with muscle and a murderous streak. Cliff becomes a sheriff while Fred turns to crime, and their conflict is inevitable. Hot Car Racket!; His Own Executioner!; No Way Out!; Closeups; Fool's Gold!; The Unmilked Cow; On the Record! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 27

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein, Mo Marcus, Jack Abel and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Cops are captured by a smuggling ring and face death aboard one of their planes. Crooks plan to swindle a dying woman, but when her health improves, they resort to desperate measures. A con man becomes the target of both gangsters and the postal inspector. Also featuring a vintage ad for the book "How to Get Along with Girls." Sky Smugglers; Death By Proxy; T-Man Blitz; Closeups; Mail Fraud!; Job Wanted: Murders; Houdini of the Underworld. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 28

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    Art by Marvin Stein, Mo Marcus, Jack Abel and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A gang abducts an artist and forces him to create counterfeit bills. A thug endangers his co-hoods by indulging his various superstitions during crimes. A blackmailer uses faked photographs to squeeze money out of his victims. I Was a Counterfeiter; Closeups; The Superstitious Bandit; Fear, Incorporated; Triumph of Science; Foto Frame-Up. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 29

    Art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Ruthie and Charles are in trouble when Ruthie's crooked brother gets out of prison. Willie the Whiz educates crooks on how to get away with crimes. A vicious thug is as dangerous to his fellow crooks as he is to the police. Extortion; Closeups; Willie the Whiz; The Time Trap; The Danby Case; Rat Hole. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 30
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1" spine split from bottom.
    • 5.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached and reattached with added staples. Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Cover pencils by Marvin Stein. Heist Mob!; a womans brother is tied up with the mob. Monster in the Parlor!; a mobster invades the home of a chemist and his family. Slave to the Habit!; Nitro X-3 makes a professor a crooked millionaire. The Lucky Number text story. The Garlic Trail article. Trail of Doom!, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos. Dead Man's Debt!, inks by Mort Meskin. Uncle Bernies Toy Shop ad. Charles Atlas comic strip ad. 48 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 31

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein and Bernard Baily. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Police track stolen furs to the waterfront. A pair of hoods goes on a year-long crime spree across the Carolinas. "The Baron" plays a dangerous game by swindling crooks with counterfeit bills. Big Time Mobster!; 335 Days of Terror!; The Little Giant!; The FBI and Mr. Eel; The Grudge Killer!; Less Than Zero!; Closeups; Angel of Death! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 32

    Cover art by Marvin Stein. Shoplifting Syndicate!; Ordinary factory worker Marcia Douglas cannot resist the temptation to shop lift a purse, but she gets force recruited to join a sydicate of thieves who teach her new skills. The Deadliest Game!; Paul Stafford, a dirty ex-lawyer perjures himself to get crime boss Joe Morgan acquitted of a murder rap...for a fee. Knockout Punch--The Guilty Always Leave a Clue text story. Underworld Banker!, pencils by Rudy Palais. A Very Careful Guy!, pencils by Mort Meskin; Whitey Draper was a crook with steely nerves and a sensible head. 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 33

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A killer leads cops on a dangerous chase atop a roller coaster track. Ralph impersonates the long-vanished heir to a fortune, but his crooked cohorts have a deadly finale planned. A robber gets himself sent to prison to learn the location of stolen loot from his ex-partner. The Fake Heir Swindle!; Straight to the Chair!; Deadly Dime!; The False Clue; Closeups; Monster on the Midway! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 34

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Mart Bailey and others. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Dealers in black-market medicine flee the law in a plane with a hostage cop. An elderly ex-con returns to robbery and murder upon his release from prison, just to prove he hasn't lost his touch. A hood kills his twin brother and takes his place, but can't duplicate his sense of humor. Million Dollar Medicine Racket!; Old-Timer!; The Love That Kills!; Smart Baby; Closeups; Dead Mans Double! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 35

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A gangster threatens to turn in illegal aliens if they don't pay him hush money. A snitch finds himself ostracized from the crime community. A thief serves prison time, but never reveals the location of the loot. Alien Blackmail Ring!; The Outcast!; Merchant of Death!; Staged Alibi; Closeups; Fall Guy! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 36

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein, George Roussos and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A petty thief who steals from boxcars runs afoul of an organized freight-larceny mob. An ex-con is blackmailed into returning to crime to keep his past secret. Johnny spends years tracking down the woman he blames for his father's death. Hot Freight Mob!; Blackmail in Reverse!; His Big Mouth!; Fatal Message; Closeups; Find the Woman. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 37

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein, Mart Bailey and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Crooks start a racket turning in other crooks for the reward money. Newspaper photos ID a fugitive who has fled across the continent. Hoods rob a gold shipment and escape across the desert, closely pursued by the cops. The Head-hunters!; Photo Finish; Dead Weight!; Breakout!; No Escape!; Closeups; Wired for Sound! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 38

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein and Mart Bailey. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A hood takes on both crooks and cops to find the man who killed his brother. A killer uses a Lennie Small-like giant for his own ends. A gang seeks a hidden fortune in gold during a shootout with the cops. Also featuring a vintage ad for a book on how to "Write Thrilling Love Letters" (!). One Way Payoff!; Stone Wall!; Mr. Double Cross!; Cat Trap!; Closeups; 14 Carat Payoff! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 39

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein, Rudy Palais, George Roussos and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A cop goes undercover in a gang that hijacks food shipments. An elderly man hides his crooked son from the cops. A failed farmer turns to crime. The Food Profiteers!; Born Bad!; The Overbid Hand; Terror!; Closeups; Paid in Full! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 40

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. Steve tracks the waterfront mob that killed his father. A crimelord sets up another one to take the rap for his crimes. A hood pretends to go straight so he can secure early release from prison. King of the Dock Rackets!; One Way to the Chair; Guilt Complex!; Closeups; Backfire! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 41
    • Cover detached at both staples.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A protection racket targets a skyscraper construction crew. Escaped convicts plan to hide out in the New Mexico wilderness. Norman scams a fortune with hot checks. The Protection Racket!; No Place to Hide; The Hunted Look!; The Flames of Hate!; Closeups; Big Job! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 42
    • 4.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Indicia reads "Vol. 5 No. 12." Scandal Sheet Shakedown!, art by Marvin Stein; Broadways toughest private eye has a shootout with a gang; a blackmailer named Cal Dawes is certain the police cant touch him. Quicksand!; Abel Jarvis searches for treasure, but gets stuck in quicksand. Diamonds Are Poison!; men kill for diamonds. It's Against the Law! fact page. The Arbiter! 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 43

    Cover art by Marvin Stein. The Twentieth Century Pirates!; a man gets in trouble for dealing in contraband. The Perfect Setup!; bad guys Rods April and Jerry Cramer go on vacation, but set their eyes on an old ladys diamonds. Restless Dead!, pencils by Mort Meskin. Ticket to the Gallows! Too Smart to Burn! 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 44
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    Cover art by Marvin Stein. The Taxi Tricksters, art by Marvin Stein; a cab driver runs a crooked loan company. Payoff, pencils by Mort Meskin; when Carl Ames died, Marty Proust stood to collect a small fortune, but he shouldnt have used homicide to speed up the payoff. Hard Luck Guy. Too Perfect. Caught. Jumbled Clues text story. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 45

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein, George Roussos and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A hood frames other crooks for his crimes, but his luck can't last. A superstitious mobster doesn't believe the fortuneteller's dire prediction of his fate. A crooked accountant gets in over his head when he joins a bank swindle. The Framer!; Destined to Kill; Mail Trap; Embezzlement; Closeups; Hoodlums Must Die; Easy Money. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 46

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein, Rudy Palais and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A boxer gets mixed up with crooked promoters, but refuses to throw a fight. A deaf storekeeper has the last laugh on would-be burglars. A loan shark tries to blackmail a banker into embezzlement. KO Syndicate; Ears of Justice; A Murder Solved by Fate; Modus Operandi; Closeups; Roped In; Too Smart; The Sniper. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 47

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A mob offers loans to cabbies, and takes their cabs when they can't pay. An insurance beneficiary decides to hasten the payoff with homicide. A killer uses a tape recorder to fake an alibi for murder. The Taxi Tricksters; Payoff; Hard Luck Guy; Closeups; Too Perfect; Caught. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 48

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. A cop investigates gangsters who fix hockey games. Trivia about crime, prisons and police. A killer gets a new face through plastic surgery. The Hockey Fixers; Trapped; Strange Facts About Crime; Face of Death; Closeups; West Meets West; Web of Pain. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 49
    • 1" Spine split from top.

    Cover art by Marvin Stein. Duel Passports!, art by Marvin Stein; a policewoman named Abby Porter goes after passport pirates. Senor Wise Guy!, pencils by Mort Meskin; a smuggling mob operates in the Texas Badlands and goes up against the Texas Rangers. Too Smart to Live. Braggart text story. Charles Atlas strip ad. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 50

    Cover art by Marvin Stein. Ex-Con Shakedown, art by Marvin Stein; a man who makes a living shaking people down tries to get money from an ex-con. The Weak Link, pencils by Rudy Palais; a gang is hobbled by its weakest member. No Escape, pencils by Rudy Palais. The Alibi text article. Death Warrant. Ad for The Dollar Mystery Guild. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.