Kerry Drake #5

Published
1960
Page count
68
Cover price
1/3 [0-1-3 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Pocket size (135mm x 185mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Picture Stories

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Book Bandits (Kerry Drake) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kerry Drake
Genre
Crime

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 1. Spotlight Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"The magazine that focuses on fabulous people! It's packed with intimate, gossipy stories about the biggest names in Television, Records and Movies. It's loaded with pictures, incluidng brilliant, full-color pin-ups of your favorite stars. You'll be disappointed if you miss this exciting magazine—so make a regular date with… Spotlight. Published every second month."

Details

Printed
1959? to 1960?
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Spotlight

Notes

This advertisement was printed in colour on the back cover and in black and white on interior pages.

Show/hide 2. The Book Bandits Part 1 Poodle's Plot (Kerry Drake) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kerry Drake
Genre
Crime

Credits

Script
Allen Saunders
Art
Alfred Andriola

Reprint history

Original
Kerry Drake (Publishers Syndicate ) 1957.08.?? - 1958.??.??

Notes

A strip that forms part of the start of this story was printed in Newspapers in August 1858.

Show/hide 3. "Alexander the Great" Parsons Aimed to Kill (A True Crime Story) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
A True Crime Story
Genre
Crime

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

This story is possibly reprinted from an issue of Crime Does Not Pay (Lev Gleason, 1942 series).

Show/hide 4. The Book Bandits Part 2 Foiled by a Cat (Kerry Drake) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kerry Drake
Genre
Crime

Credits

Script
Allen Saunders
Art
Alfred Andriola

Reprint history

Original
Kerry Drake (Publishers Syndicate ) 1957.08.?? - 1958.??.??
Show/hide 5. The Death of Danny Lewis Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime
Code
9113

Credits

Script
Carl Wessler
Art
Jerry Robinson
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Justice (Atlas [Marvel], 1947 series) #25 (January 1952)
The Death of Danny Lewis
Also printed
Australia
Invisible Avenger Comics (Illustrated, 1951 series) #27 (July 1952)
The Death of Danny Lewis

Notes

This story was seven pages before reformatting for pocket size.

Show/hide 6. The Book Bandits Part 3 Poodle's Last Chance (Kerry Drake) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kerry Drake
Genre
Crime

Credits

Script
Allen Saunders
Art
Alfred Andriola

Reprint history

Original
Kerry Drake (Publishers Syndicate ) 1957.08.?? - 1958.??.??
Show/hide 7. Australian Television Screen Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Do you know these people? Of course you do--everybody does! They're the fabulous stars of the entertainment world who hold spellbound millions of people all over the world through the magic of the television screet… Published every second month."

Details

Printed
1959? to 1960?
More...
Australian Television Screen

Notes

This advertisement is printed in colour on the back cover and in black and white on interior pages.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 78943

Entry created

  • 31/05/2013

Cover added

  • 01/06/2013

Index completed

  • 31/05/2013

Last updated

  • 01/06/2013