Crimefighters #8

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
July 1949
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Golden Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
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Editing
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Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Corpse Who Came Back! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Art
John Severin, line art
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Crimefighters Comics (Bell Features, 1948 series) #8 ([circa August 1949])

Notes

Some disagreement on the cover credits, Tom Lammers has it as unknown, Ger Apeldoorn has it as Severin.

Show/hide 1. The Corpse Who Came Back! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime
Code
5157

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Severin, penciller
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Crime-Busters (Transport, 1953? series) #5 ([November 1952?])
The Corpse Who Came Back
Show/hide 2. Bugsy Ferguson / His Gun Was For Hire! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime
Code
5116

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Pierce Rice, penciller
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Wanted By The F.B.I.) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wanted By The F.B.I.
Genre
Crime

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Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 4. Tough Torpedo Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime
Code
SL-4264

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 5. A Letter to our Readers and their Parents! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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Notes

Editorial

Show/hide 6. Clarence Evans, the Poor, Weak Coward Who Turned Killer Comic story, 6.75 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime
Code
5137

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Buscema, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

John Buscema credit from Back-Up #14 (edited by Tristan Lapoussière) (info via Stéphane Petit on the Error Tracker, January 2009).

Additional art infos come from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

Show/hide 7. For the Finest in True-To-Life Cases... Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.25 pages

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Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

House Ad

Show/hide 8. Murder on the Rails! (Are You A Detective?) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Are You A Detective?
Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
Al Bellman, scripter [as Allen Bellman]
Art
Al Bellman, line art [as Allen Bellman]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Information for this issue supplied by the Atlas/Timely discussion list.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 3, Part 2, No. 1, Periodicals, 1949, p. 33, Copyright number: B187106.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 103272

Entry created

  • 28/07/2022

Cover added

  • 28/07/2022

Index completed

  • 28/07/2022