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Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #79
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 79

    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 cop seeks the illegal trucker who injured his partner during an off-duty traffic stop. An enemy agent infiltrates an American test-pilot program, but the plane he's stealing doesn't have all the bugs worked out. Police try to track down an arsonist who targets the slums. Also featuring a full-page "Memo" from the Publisher, stating the magazine's intent to only portray crime in a negative light, probably in response to public concerns about the violence in crime comics. Skin Game!; Ace in the Hole!; Blackmailers!; Radio Clue; Closeups; Firebug! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 80

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Mort Meskin, Bill Draut 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. A patched dollar bill gives away a holdup man. A Communist spy infiltrates the US to learn the secret of the "B-Bomb." An undercover cop unmasked by smugglers uses quick thinking to alert the Coast Guard. Shadow of Doom!; A Dollar Bill with Character!; Double Play!; Silent Witness; Social Note; Closeups; Skin Deep! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 81
    • 1" Spine split from top.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Matt Baker, Werner Roth 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. An FBI field agent and an analyst join forces to capture an enemy agent. A man claims that a murder was a hunting accident, but a country sheriff isn't fooled. A story featuring early art by comics legend Matt Baker. Secret Agent; Pitfall!; Debt of Honor; Trade In; Country Cop!; Closeups; The Hit-and-Run Driver! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #82
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 82

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Bill Draut 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. G-men pursue a gang that knocks over armored cars and steals payrolls. A cop goes undercover at a lumber camp to find a robbery gang. A circus clown who witnesses a robbery becomes a target, and not just of custard pies. The Payroll Pirates!; Fatal Error!; Doomsday!; Fraud; Closeups; Face to Face! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #83
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 83

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Bill Draut, Ted Galindo 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. A G-man pursues an escaped convict, knowing that his inattention to detail will trip him up sooner or later. A cop goes undercover as a circus barker to catch pickpockets. A by-the-book police captain clashes with a rookie cop who is also the mayor's nephew. Action-packed cover by Martin Stein. Big Failure!; Policeman's Holiday!; The Masqueraders; Jungle Clue; Closeups; Duty Bound! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 84

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Bill Draut, Ted Galindo 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. A pair of rookie cops faces an entire gang without backup when a stakeout goes wrong. A pacifist is unexpectedly strong when dealing with hoods. A cop makes a daring mid-sea rescue during a storm to ensure a crook faces trial. Stakeout; Smuggler; The Fickle Lady Luck; The Peaceful Man; Closeups; The Wreckers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 85

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Ted Galindo 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 cop goes undercover with a hijack mob to find out who shot his father, also a cop. A coffee vendor favored by police plays a key role in taking down some bad guys. A cop escorting a captured convict on the train is targeted by the hood's gang. The Head Man!; The Coffee Man!; Coward's Brand; Bad Actor; Closeups; Eight Hours to Alcatraz. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 86

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Ted Galindo 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. Federal agents try to prevent enemy spies from capturing a "rocket formula." A cop risks his life when he takes the place of the key witness in a trial. A police officer tries to negotiate after a crime turns into a hostage situation. Also featuring a vintage ad for the book "Hypnotism for Professionals." The Traitors; Handprint; Cancelled; The Decoy; Closeups; Paid in Full. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #87
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 87

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Ted Galindo 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. FBI agents investigating payroll robberies are aided by the son of a man they shot. A cop retires after an accident leaves him deaf, but he still knows what to do when he encounters escaped convicts. G-men track a hijack gang that deals in stolen furs. Also featuring a vintage ad for the book "The National Sports Council," featuring graphics of boxer Joe Louis, baseball legend Mickey Mantle, and basketball player Bob Cousy. The Payroll Bandits; Wall of Silence; Skin Game; Closeups; Moment of Decision. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 88

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Art by Ted Galindo 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 policewoman goes undercover as a mob boss's girlfriend, in a story featuring a rare (for the time) female action hero. A cop helps nail an escaped convict even while laid up in the hospital with pneumonia. A "bunko squad" cop gets captured by phony fortune-tellers. Nice action-girl cover by Marvin Stein. The Spoilers; The Iron Man; Mister Somebody; Closeups; Kingsize; Message from Beyond. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 89
    • Pieces missing from back cover.

    Cover by Joe Orlando. Art by Ted Galindo 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. A gang smuggles counterfeit money by attaching it to the underside of airliners. A cop's reputation is besmirched by a scandal sheet. An aging security guard forced into retirement gets one more chance to beat the bad guys. Cover by comics legend Joe Orlando. The Counterfeit Combine; The Printed Word; The Watchman; Closeups; Music Score; Trial By Fire. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 90

    Cover by Joe Orlando. Art by Ted Galindo, George Klein 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. Police seek an arsonist who killed a night watchman. A private eye tries to help a war buddy prove his brother innocent of murder. A sheriff learns that the man who saved his life on the battlefield is now a fugitive from justice. Also featuring a vintage ad with photos and a cartoon featuring baseball legend Yogi Berra. Cover by comics legend Joe Orlando. Fire Crazy; License Number; Personal Error; Closeups; The Way of Honor; The Fugitive. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 91

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    Art by Ted Galindo 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. No issue number listed on cover; listed as Vol. 11, issue #1 in indicia. G-men seek young robbers with college-kid appearances and a knack for disappearing near construction sites. A bitter veteran cop gets an eager rookie partner. A dangerous convict takes advantage of a power failure to escape prison. Also featuring a vintage ad with photos and a cartoon featuring baseball legend Yogi Berra. Possible cover by comics legend Joe Orlando. G-Man Justice; A Man of Importance; Decoy!; Closeups; Headlines; Power Failure! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Justice Traps the Guilty (1947) 92

    Art by Ted Galindo, George Tuska and Joe Orlando. Pioneering crime comic Justice Traps the Guilty was produced by the studio of comics legends Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, creators of Captain America. No issue number listed on cover; listed as Vol. 11, issue #2 in indicia. A reporter is marked for death after he sees a gangster commit murder. A bored beat cop in the suburbs gets a little too much excitement when a convict escapes. A lawman must choose whether to pursue someone who once helped him. Possible cover by comics legend Joe Orlando. Marked Man; They Also Serve; On Ice; Closeups; Call of Duty; Bogus Check. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.