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Uploader: OtherEric
Downloads: 559
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A Fox Giant! Contains a section (of reprints) unique to this book as well as coverless copies of the following:

Jo-Jo #20
Western Thrillers #2
Phantom Lady #19
Famous Crimes #3

The above books (except for the Phantom Lady) have been posted as separate issues as well. A much better scan of the PL 19 is on the way so I'm not putting it up on its own.
Willie Williams on Facebook also owns a copy of this Fox Giant. Here's his post:

Starting in 1948 and ending in 1950, Fox Features published several giants consisting of four 32-page ten cent coverless rebound comics with a new cover attached. The coverless comics were selected at random but usually if the cover were that of a crime comic cover, most of the comics rebounded in that issue would be crime comics. The giants sold for $0.25 and on the cover of each was a banner stating that the book contained 132 pages (128 pages for the four coverless comics and 4 pages for the cover.) However, Fox Features published one giant containing 148 pages, Almanac of Crime. In addition to the four rebound comics, it also contained a 17-pages of reprints:
• ‘Cattle Kate’ from Woman Outlaws #1, July 1948 (9 pages, starts on inside front cover of giant)
• ‘Kiss of Death Kate’ from Western True Crime #15, August 1948 (7 pages)
• ‘Gang Leaders’ from Women Outlaws #1, July 1948 (1 page)
Since Fox Features usually started the first story on the inner front cover, each of the rebound comic’s first story is missing the first page. My copy also contains rebound copies of:
• Dagar Desert Hawk #19, August 1948
• Crimes by Women #2, August 1948
• Teger, Jungle Empress #1, August 1948
• Famous Crimes #2, August 1948

24-June-2010 8:48 pm
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Username: Yoc
Comment: NOTE - For those that downloaded the individual books from the Giant already Eric will be posting a 'unique pages only' file for the rest.
 
 

Issue: #[1]
Published: 1948, Price: 0.25 USD, Pages: 148, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Squarebound Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: According to "OtherEric" at http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/, his copy of this contains: a 16-page signature, Jo-Jo (Fox, 1947 series) #20, Western Thrillers (Fox, 1948 series) #2, Phantom Lady (Fox, 1947 series) #19, and Famous Crimes (Fox, 1948 series) #3. Only the contents of the first signature are indexed here. Date listed is copyright date.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Genre: Crime

Comic Story (9 pages) The Queen of the Rustlers
Featuring: Cattle Kate
Genre: Western-frontier

Comic Story (7 pages) Kiss of Death Kate
Genre: Western-frontier

Comic Story (1 page) Frankie Yale
Featuring: Gang Leaders
Genre: Non-fiction Crime

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.


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