Lawbreakers Always Lose 10

Title Published
Spring 1948 to October 1949
Issue Numbers
1 to 10
Number of Issues
Issue Information
Cover Date
October 1949
Indicia Frequency
Indicia Publisher
Crime Bureau Stories, Inc.
Cover Titles
I Met My Murderer!
Cover Credits
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Title Pages Credits
  5794 The Secret of the Smiling Maiden!

Notes: Story based on the historic theft of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa from the Musée du Louvre on 21 Aug 1911 by museum employee Vincenzo Perrugia. For some reason, the painting and museum are referred to as the "Museum of Classical Art" and "The Smiling Maiden;" the thief is called "Vincenzio Leopardi," and the date of the theft given as 23 Sep.
8 pg art Pierce Rice pencils unsigned
Chu Hing inks attributed

Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
Tom Lammers: Story Information
  5998 I Am My Own Murderer! 7 pg art Sol Brodsky pencils guess

Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit
  - The Shivering Flame 2 pg text
  - Wanted by the F.B.I. 1 pg public service
  - The Most Wonderful Dog in the World!

Notes: Ad for Blaze the Wonder Collie.
1 pg house ad
  5921 The Killer Who Walked Like a Man!

Notes: Story shows considerable similarity to "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe (1841).
8 pg art
Tom Lammers: Story Information