THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CRIME COMICS
By Mike Benton

Crime comics were bold, wild and bloody and were the most popular comic book genre of the mid-forties and fifties.

The notorious comic books are all here: ...CRIME DOESN'T PAY...PAROLE BREAKERS...CRIMES BY WOMEN...THE KILLERS...DICK TRACY..REFORM SCHOOL GIRL...BEHIND PRISON BARS.

More than 300 FULL COLOR PHOTOS of covers and panel art; profiles of the great detectives and real life criminals, also an exhaustive checklist of EVERY CRIME COMIC PUBLISHED.

Chapters:

COMIC BOOKS WITH BULLET HOLES
SQUARE-JAWED DETECTIVES & COMIC STRIP G-MEN
CRIME DOES TOO PAY
COMICS MAKE A KILLING
REALLY, TRULY BLOODY
CHEAP SEX, HARD DRUGS AND BAD GIRLS
GUILTY, GUILTY, GUILTY: CRIME COMICS ON TRIAL
A CODE TO LIVE AND DIE BY
COMIC BOOK DICKS & PRIVATE EYE WISE GUYS
CRIME & DETECTIVE COMICS: GUIDE & CHECKLIST

Bibliography; Index

166 pages....300+ full color illustrations very good condition in hardcover with dust jacket Published 1993....First Edition





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