Crime Exposed (2nd - Dec 50) 2

Title Published
December 1950 to June 1952
Issue Numbers
1 to 14
Number of Issues
Issue Information
Cover Date
February 1951
Indicia Frequency
Indicia Publisher
Prime Publications, Inc.
Cover Titles
Two Mad Dog Brothers!
Cover Credits
Bill LaCava pencils guess
Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Cover Creator Credit
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Title Pages Credits
7695 The Two Mad Dogs Page 1
The Two Mad Dogs

Notes: The 'true' story of the Mad Dog brothers... with a Daily Globe headline. - Ger A.
6 pg art Vernon Henkel pencils signed
7697 Shanghaied Page 1

Notes: Interestingly, this story is clearly signed Nyron Fass with an N. Was that another spelling of his name, or did the inker just misunderstand the name over the telephone? - Ger A.
7 pg art Myron Fass pencils signed

Ger Apeldoorn: Creator Credit
Danger Rides the Rails
2 pg text
The Classroom Secret
1 pg public service Jerry Fasano pencils signed

Gary Watson: Creator Credit
7705 The Man Without A Face Page 1
The Man Without A Face
5 pg art George Klein pencils guess
George Klein inks attributed
7713 The String Puller! Page 1
The String Puller!

Notes: This is the odd one here. A four page story about a corrupt small town judge and the rookie cop who exposes him, drawn in a style unlike anything I have seen at Timely. Some of the characters are almost caricatures, especially the ones in the splash panel. The inking is a hurried version of the thick and thin ink brush style in the Milton Caniff school. It has touches of the artist of DC's The Star Spangled Kid, which seems to be Hal Sherman. The hastily done brushwork is reminiscent of Howard Post's later work. But the total gives me a strong impression of the combination of John Severin and Harvey Kurtzman. Severin for the straight faced characters with the typically drawn long noses and Kurtzman for the brushwork and some of the expressions. I know from John Benson's research that Severin and Kurtzman tried doing some sort of commercial booklet for one of the Goodman brothers and they did team up on Prize Comics Western, so it is possible. But maybe someone recognizes this as something totally different? - Ger A.
4 pg art Howie Post pencils and inks guess

Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.: Creator Credit