"Flash" Cain Private Detective #1

Published
September 1949
Page count
32?
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUD]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Landscape
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled ("Flash" Cain) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
"Flash" Cain
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art [signed as Amos]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Hart Amos , letterer
Show/hide 1. Superman the Man of Tomorrow Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1949
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Superman the Man of Tomorrow

Notes

Pencils: Wayne Boring, Inks: Stan Kaye.

Show/hide 2. Vacation with Violence ("Flash" Cain) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
"Flash" Cain
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Ray Heath , scripter
Art
Phil Belbin, line art [signed]
Text
Phil Belbin , letterer

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Original
Cavalcade (KGM, 1944 series) #? (1949 ?)
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Slim Pickens [Quality]) Comic story, 1 page

"Somehow, I don't like the looks o' this subway contraption…"

Featuring

Feature
Slim Pickens [Quality]
Genre
Humour
Characters
Slim Pickens

Credits

Writing
Paul Gustavson, scripter
Art
Paul Gustavson, line art
Text
Paul Gustavson, letterer
Editing
George Brenner, original Editor

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First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #57 (November 1948)
Untitled
Show/hide 4. "Flash" Cain Meets the Black Angel ("Flash" Cain) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
"Flash" Cain
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Ray Heath , scripter
Art
Phil Belbin, line art [signed]
Text
Phil Belbin , letterer

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First print
Australia
Cavalcade (KGM, 1944 series) v10#2 (July 1949)
"Flash" Cain Meets the Black Angel
Show/hide 5. Untitled [Mr. Mystery!] (Pen Miller) Comic story, 5 pages

"Who's the mobster who claims he's going to take over the protection Racket?"

Featuring

Feature
Pen Miller
Genre
Detective

Credits

Writing
Klaus Nordling, scripter [signed as Klaus]
Art
Klaus Nordling, line art [signed as Klaus]
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Brenner, original Editor

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First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #60 (May 1949)
Untitled [Mr. Mystery]
Show/hide 6. Engagement to Death ("Flash" Cain) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
"Flash" Cain
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Ray Heath, scripter [credited]
Art
Phil Belbin, line art [signed]
Text
Phil Belbin , letterer
 
Phil Belbin , letterer

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Original
Cavalcade (KGM, 1944 series) #? (1949 ?)
Show/hide 7. Untitled [Knuckles McGoon] (Pen Miller) Comic story, 5 pages

"Pen Miller, crusading cartoonist, sketches civic corruption in a different kind of pen!"

Featuring

Feature
Pen Miller
Genre
Detective-Mystery
Characters
Pen Miller

Credits

Writing
Klaus Nordling, scripter [signed as Klaus]
Art
Klaus Nordling, line art [signed as Klaus]
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
George Brenner, original Editor

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First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #58 (January 1949)
Untitled
Show/hide 8. The Trouble Hunter ("Flash" Cain) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
"Flash" Cain
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Ray Heath, scripter
 
Ray Heath, scripter
Art
Phil Belbin, line art [signed]
 
Phil Belbin, line art [signed]
Text
Phil Belbin , letterer
 
Phil Belbin , letterer

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Original
Cavalcade (KGM, 1944 series) #? (1949 ?)
Show/hide 9. Death of a Thrush ("Flash" Cain) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
"Flash" Cain
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Ray Heath, scripter [credited]
 
Ray Heath, scripter [credited]
Art
Phil Belbin, line art [signed]
 
Phil Belbin, line art [signed]
Text
Phil Belbin , letterer
 
Phil Belbin , letterer

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Original
Cavalcade (KGM, 1944 series) #? (1949 ?)
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Molly the Model) Comic story, 1 page

"You gals are the limit!"

Featuring

Feature
Molly the Model
Genre
Humour
Characters
Molly the Model [Molly Maloney]; Pop Maloney

Credits

Writing
Bernard Dibble, scripter
 
Bernard Dibble, scripter
Art
Bernard Dibble, line art
 
Bernard Dibble, line art
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
George Brenner, original Editor
 
George Brenner, original Editor

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First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #61 (July 1949)
Untitled

Synopsis

Pop makes a disparaging comment about Molly's wardrobe then loses his pants in a street robbery.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 2 pages

"Look at this ad in the lonely hearts column…"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour; teen

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
 
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
 
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
 
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
 
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
 
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
 
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #135 (December 1948)
Untitled

Notes

"Flash" Cain stories in this issue are printed two-up on the page. Stories might not be listed in the correct order.

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  • Jeff Battista

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  • 60450

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