Crime Does Not Pay Archives

Author: Dick Wood
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1630082856
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Deadly dames and streetwise mugs populate the pages of Crime Does Not Pay, the 1940s true-crime comic that was a hit with millions of readers, but a scandal for the guardians of public decency. Issues #38-41 of this controversial series, in which each mobster's reign of mayhem ended behind bars or in the "hot seat," are collected into one hard-hitting hardcover with a new foreword by comics journalist Paul Gravett (Comics International)!

Crime Does Not Pay Archives

Author: Philip R. Simon
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1616558520
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This latest deluxe hardcover - including every uncensored page from Crime Does Not Pay issues #58 to #61 - is packed with timeless true-crime tales by artists George Tuska, Jack Cole, Fred Guardineer, Dan Barry, Charles Biro and others! This volume also features an enlightening new foreword by Eisner Award-winning writer Jeff Jensen (Green River Killer)!

Crime Does Not Pay Archives Volume 1

Author: Various
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1595822895
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Collects the first issues of the 1940s comic book series that recounted the tales of notorious criminals and mobsters.

Crime Does Not Pay Archives

Author: Various
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1630085065
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The Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated series continues to recount the criminal deeds of the bandits, bank robbers, serial killers, and gangsters of yesteryear while reprinting some of the most notorious pre-Code comics of all time! Our latest deluxe hardcover--including every uncensored page from Crime Does Not Pay issues #58 to #61--is packed with timeless true-crime tales by artists George Tuska, Jack Cole, Fred Guardineer, Dan Barry, Charles Biro, and others! This volume also features an enlightening new foreword by Eisner Award-winning writer Jeff Jensen (Green River Killer)! "Even in today's more jaded times, the guilt-free exuberance the creators poured into every bullet and blood spatter is infectious. This Crime pays, with hours of fun." -The Seattle Times

Crime Does Not Pay Archives

Author: Various
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1621151573
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Uncut and uncensored, the infamous precode Crime Does Not Pay comics are finally collected into a series of archival collections! With brutal, realistic tales focusing on vile criminals, Crime Does Not Pay was one of the most popular comics of the 1940s. The series was a favorite target of Dr. Fredric Wertham and other censors and is partially responsible for the creation of the stifling Comics Code Authority. Now revered and mythic, this collection of the first four hardtofind Crime Does Not Pay comics features a fine roster of Golden Age creators and a new introduction by Matt Fraction (Iron Man, Casanova)!

Crime Suspenstories

Author: Al Feldstein
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 150670039X
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"This volume collects Crime SuspenStories #7-#12, originally published between October 1951 and September 1952 by I. C. Publishing Co., Inc."

Blackjacked and Pistol Whipped A Crime Does Not Pay Primer

Author: Bob Wood
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1621151565
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Gangsters, kidnappers, maniacal killers, and thugs of all stripes had their lurid stories recounted in Crime Does Not Pay! Featuring thrilling, brutal tales and disturbing, despicable characters, Crime Does Not Pay enthralled a nation and was the most popular comic book of its time. The series was a favorite target of Dr. Fredric Wertham and other censors and is partially responsible for the creation of the Comics Code Authority—yet it was also an inspiration for Harvey Kurtzman's reality-based EC Comics. See why this series was both revered and reviled in this unique "best of" primer! * Crime Does Not Pay editor Bob Wood brutally murdered his girlfriend and was later murdered himself! This fascinating sidebar is detailed in an essay by cartoonist, historian, and co-editor Denis Kitchen. * Contains a selection of stories from across the series' run in the 1940s, a new cover, an illustrated essay, and an introduction. * All-new Crime-inspired cover by artist Pete Poplaski with colors by Bernie Mireault.

The EC Archives War Against Crime

Author: Lee Ames
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1506709702
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Thrilling tales of the conflict between gangsters and cops in what was described to be "Real Stories from Police Records!" Collecting issues #1-#6 of War Against Crime from the twisted artistic talents of Al Feldstein, Johnny Craig, Lee Ames, Jack Kamen, Ed Moore, Graham Ingels, Stan Asch, Leonard Starr, and more, and more.

The EC Archives Crime SuspenStories

Author: Al Feldstein
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1630089591
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Classic chronicles of criminals and capers! Collecting issues #7-#12 of Crime SuspenStories from the immortal artistic talents of Al Feldstein, Johnny Craig, Jack Kamen, Jack Davis, Graham Ingles, and George Roussos. Featuring a foreword by Matt Kindt (MIND MGMT, Suicide Squad: Walled In)! Praise for previous volumes of the Dark Horse line of EC Comics reprints: "Reading these comics now is a lot like watching the Twilight Zone- an uncomplicated, pure look at the roots of an enduring genre." -Paste Magazine "These books really do deserve every accolade they've ever received." -Comics Round Table

Scene of the Crime

Author: Tim B. Wride
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated
ISBN:
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This collection contains never-before-published images of seminal LAPD cases, including the Black Dahlia murder, the Onion Field case, the Watts riots, the Manson murders, and more. Captions are culled from original police logs and newspaper accounts.