Clue Comics (1943) comic books 1946
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Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Fred Kida, John Belfi, Charles W. Winter, Tony DiPreta, and Carmine Infantino. Forgotten superheroes from the Golden Age of comics, featuring early work by Dan Barry and other comics legends. Nightmare and Sleepy were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. Dumas Poe, descendant of the inventor of the gun, is recruited by a secret order dedicated to ending crimes of the gun, becoming the sharpshooting Gun Master. Rival gangs threaten all-out gang warfare, and only Micro-Face and his high-tech mask can stop them. Wrestler heroes Nightmare and Sleepy trace missing athletes to a madman's modern-day gladiatorial games. Gun Master: The Birth of the Gun!; Micro-Face: The Man Who Lost His Face; Stupid Manny; The Trap; Nightmare and Sleepy: Wanted for Murder; Pass to the Present: Nero; The Story of Caleb Scott. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.
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- Paper: Off white to white
- Pedigree: Davis Crippen "D" Copy
- Davis Crippen ("D" Copy).
- Label #1109907007
Cover by Fred Kida. Stories and art by Fred Kida, Art Helfant, Ray Houlihan, Tony DiPreta, Dick Hall and Maurice del Bourgo. Forgotten superheroes from the Golden Age of comics, featuring early work by Dan Barry and other comics legends. Nightmare and Sleepy were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. Gun Master seeks a new radar-controlled bullet, but blonde femme fatale Velvet Silver is smuggling the plans away, in a story with nice bad-girl art by Fred Kida. The eccentric Dr. Royce bets a railroad magnate $1 million that he can steal an entire train. Hired killers seek a Thai idol that can grant wishes, but soon wish they hadn't found it. Gun Master; Nightmare and Sleepy; Fetlock Groans the Detective; Stupid Manny; Cedric the Sissy; Trouble at Mickey's: A Gunmaster Story; Cornie Corner; The Secret of Krishnu; Swifty; Micro-Face. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.