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  • Issue #51
    Headline Comics (1943) 51
    • Heavy denting and warp.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Moe Marcus, Jack Abel, Marvin Stein and Mart Bailey. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. An informant struggles to stay alive long enough to spill all he knows. A man murders his successful twin brother and takes his place. A forger finds success in faking passports for fugitives, until one of them fingers him. King Of The Stool Pigeons!; I Murdered Myself!; Passport to The Grave!; Hitchhike Killer; Closeups; Scheduled To Die! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Headline Comics (1943) 52
    • Oxidation. Chipping.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.90) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 4 1/2" cumulative spine split, cover coming loose at staples.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Gangsters take over a steel factory; A failing farmer turns his land into a successful gangster hideout; A woman tracks her counterfeiter husband around the world for revenge. Also featuring a PSA about teen drug abuse, similar to other anti-drug literature of the era. The Hideout Racket; Voyage of Vengeance; Telltale Match; You Only Die Once; Dope, Teen-Age Menace; Closeups; Coffin for a Killer. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Headline Comics (1943) 53

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Costain's father gets him involved with arson, explosions, and murder. Ganglord Mart, who looks like Daddy Warbucks crossed with Lex Luthor, tries to take out rival mobsters. A man waits 25 years to prove his uncle killed his father. The Business Buccaneers; The Perfect Master-Mind; Initial Loss; Getaway; Closeups; The Accusing Corpse. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Headline Comics (1943) 54

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Johnny's murder-for-hire gang stays one step ahead of the cops, until it doesn't. A man tries to frame his partner for attempted murder, so his own murder looks like self-defense. A prank destroys a man's life when he thinks he committed a murder. Homicide Peddlers; Dirt Cheap; Shadow of the Gallows; Closeups; Twice Dead. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Headline Comics (1943) 55

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A pickpocket gets the idea to make money shaking down other pickpockets; Crooks try to use a man's knowledge of the city's tunnel system; An escaped killer hides out in the swamp and meets a man who knows the safe places. The Grab-Bag King; Mr. Underground; Turnabout; Closeups; Death in the Swamp. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Headline Comics (1943) 56

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and others. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Cops use technology to track down dealers in black-market medicines; An ex-con goes to work for a crooked charity run by mobsters; G-men track murdering train robbers for five years. The Charity Chiselers!; Closeups; An Eye for an Eye!; Shoe Tipoff; The Has-Been!. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Headline Comics (1943) 57

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and others. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Cops use forensics to reconstruct a killer from his footprints; An embezzler is forced to join a counterfeiting ring; A killer tries to strong-arm another man into taking the rap. Counterfeit; Closeups; The Deadly Alibi; Public Eye; See No Evil. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Headline Comics (1943) 58

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. An illicit arms dealer finds the law closing in. A killer paints mystic symbols on the murder site, to implicate the nearby Amish people. An arsonist is trapped by police in a burning wax museum. Merchant of Death; Pitchfork Death; Hex Marks the Spot; Closeups; Crime Oddities; Blazing Justice. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Headline Comics (1943) 59

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and others. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A gang arranges getaways for fugitives from the law. A thug tries to outsmart his partner when he thinks he's being double-crossed. A frustrated writer kills a rival, and thinks he's found the perfect place to hide the corpse. Getaway Mob!; The Lines on the Map!; Killers Are Never Alone!; Closeups; Deadly Angle; Find the Corpse. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Headline Comics (1943) 60

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and others. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A hood works for two competing mob bosses, a game that can't possibly last. A killer is caught because of an F.B.I. radio broadcast. A bank job goes horribly wrong. Finger Man!; F.B.I. Radio Broadcast; Perfect Fit; G-Man Payoff; Circle of Death!; Closeups; Curious Crime Facts. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Headline Comics (1943) 61

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A smuggler uses his band as a cover for his crimes; Kit falls for a man hunted by police and gets mixed up with a moonshine mob; A cop investigates a locked-room mystery. Moonshine!; The Homicide That Wasnt; Brain of the Underworld; First Mistake; Closeups; Candy Clue; Murder Solved By Mud! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Headline Comics (1943) 62
    • 5" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A G-man becomes involved in the hunt for foreign agents; A ganglord creates and trains an army of criminals; A woman realizes too late her husband's love potion is a poison. Espionage; Efficiency System; Blind Alley; Blather Mouth; Closeups; Kiss of Death. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #63
    Headline Comics (1943) 63

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A human trafficker tries to keep his smuggling operation secret from his son; A killer impersonates a federal agent; A cop-killer thinks he's found the ideal place to hole up in a boarding house. The Slave Peddlers; Time To Kill; Counterfeit G-Man; The Too Perfect Getaway; Closeups; Legal Clue; The Perfect Hideout. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Headline Comics (1943) 64

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A soldier returned from the war takes on the extortion gang terrorizing his neighborhood. Red roses and kerosene are the clues to catch a killer. An early medical examiner exonerates a man for the murder of his wife. First appearance of the "Crime Never Pays" cover banner, similar to Lev Gleason's "Crime Does Not Pay" title. The Black Hand; Red Roses and Kerosene; Savage Circle; Double Play; Closeups; Innocent Murderer; Long Green; The Big Pay-Off. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Headline Comics (1943) 65
    Published 1954 by Prize.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. An undercover cop infiltrates Mark Palmer's crime syndicate; Martha refuses to believe that her husband is mixed up in anything shady; A shady companion convinces a man to kill his own father. Syndicate Boss; Closeups; Appointment with Death; Home to Homicide; Love Letters; Gift for a Killer. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #66
    Headline Comics (1943) 66
    Published 1954 by Prize.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A kidnapper begins abducting gangsters. An embezzler kills his brother, but picks the wrong place to hide the body. Two crooks join forces to catch a killer. Ransom; Murder Will Out; Closeups; Manhunt; Soft Touch; The Capsules; G-Men Are Poison. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #67
    Headline Comics (1943) 67
    Published 1954 by Prize.

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A reporter investigates modern-day river pirates; A killer thinks he's found the perfect hideout; A murder witness is targeted by a mob boss. The River Pirates; Death Trap!; Closeups; Chain Reaction; The Egotist; The Witness! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #68
    Headline Comics (1943) 68
    Published 1954 by Prize.

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A gangster runs a phony charity; Johnny learns too late not to put his trust in big brother Fred; The saga of Alvin "Creepy" Karpis, from "Public Enemy #1" to longtime Alcatraz inmate. The Charity Racketeers; Closeups; Road to Alcatraz; Grim Lesson; Inside Job; Speed Merchant. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Headline Comics (1943) 69
    Published 1955 by Prize.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A serial strangler seems to crave media attention; A cop's family heirloom gun winds up in the hands of a killer; Counterfeiters get the drop on a treasury agent. Homicide in the Headlines!; Closeups; Freezeout; The Old Gun!; $20 Holdup; The Honorable Way!. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Headline Comics (1943) 70

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein, George Roussos and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Gamblers get involved in fixing the then-new sport of women's roller derby. A master of disguise meets his match in a prospector in the Nevada desert. A stockbroker decides to smuggle drugs to impress a woman, and fails at both. Lively roller-derby cover by Marvin Stein is a real change of pace for the title. The Roller Derby Racketeers; Closeups; Smart Guy; Matchbook; Face of Death; Flames of Destruction! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Headline Comics (1943) 71
    Published 1955 by Prize.

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    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mannie Banks. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. A reporter goes undercover in a prison to expose a gang; A by-the-book cop tries to convince a young hood to go straight; A cop faces two killers in the same night. First issue to contain the Comics Code seal on the cover. Hot Ice Heisters; Closeups; Crusader; There's Always A Way; Double Play; Robbery. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Headline Comics (1943) 72

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Cops try to prevent a gang war from escalating; An arsonist is trapped by his own fire; Inside looks at police procedure and the job of a beat cop. Jigsaw; Ordeal By Fire; Puzzle; Police Procedure in Crime; My Beat. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Headline Comics (1943) 73
    Published 1955 by Prize.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured the lurid, hard-edged crime dramas then in vogue, many by Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Guards try to get a prison riot under control; A guy's jacket almost gets him arrested for murder; Boyhood pals grow up to take two paths - one to law, one to crime. Prison Riot; Brown Border; Circumstantial Evidence; Final Winner; Closeups; Big Man. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Headline Comics (1943) 74
    Published 1955 by Prize.

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein, John Prentice, Bill Draut and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics changes format once again, this time featuring crusading reporters pursuing criminals and spies. Reporter Ace Latten uncovers a communist mind-control experiment in Hong Kong; Photographer Flash Cameron investigates a friend's murder; A society news columnist tracks a high-class jewel thief. Brainwash at Hong Kong; Headlines; The Murder of Jeff Turner; Never See Morning; Flashes; Money from Nowhere. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #75
    Headline Comics (1943) 75

    Cover by Marvin Stein. Stories and art by Marvin Stein, Bill Draut and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured crusading reporters pursuing criminals and spies. Reporter Duke Kennedy relates the tale of a boy, his dog, and the fire department. Correspondent Ace Latten finds cursed diamonds and a beautiful woman in South Africa. Photographer Flash Cameron investigates shenanigans in the world of boxing fandom. Also featuring an ad for the Davy Crockett Tent ("only $1 complete"). Curse of the River Diamonds; Innocent; Duke Kennedy; Hot Stuff; Closeups; The Fight Fan. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Headline Comics (1943) 76

    Cover by Bill Draut. Stories and art by Marvin Stein, Ted Galindo, Bill Draut and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics featured crusading reporters pursuing criminals and spies. Duke Kennedy faces danger when he reports on municipal graft; Correspondent Ace Latten uncovers an Italian conspiracy in Venice; Photographer Flash Cameron investigates a mine explosion. Also featuring an ad for the Davy Crockett Tent ("only $1 complete"). Democratic Victory at Venice!; Old Timer; Duke Kennedy; Flash Cameron; Closeups; Channel for Trouble! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Headline Comics (1943) 77
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Bill Draut. Stories and art by Marvin Stein, Ted Galindo, and Mort Meskin. Headline Comics changes format one more time, to wartime action. Reporter Duke Kennedy faces danger when he reports on municipal graft; Correspondent Ace Latten investigates sightings of flying saucers in the Canadian wilds; Photographer Flash Cameron investigates sabotage on the racing circuit. Flying Saucers; Fast Finish; Snap Decision; Pen and Ink; Closeups; Baby Face; Hide and Seek. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.