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Mentioned in text, p. 145. The page Wertham cited was reprinted in Murder Incorporated #9. It's unclear which comic Wertham was citing.

Now has the text pages added from an eBay ad, the ibc comes from Murder Incorporated #3, confirmed by an Internet scan.
Issue: #56
Published: May 1948, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Victor Fox
Color: Color Dimensions: 7 1/2"? X 10 1/4"? [pre-War]; 7 1/4" X 10 1/8" [<= 1948]; 6 7/8" X 10 1/8" [>= 1950] Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Available as a scan at goldenagecomics.co.uk. Indicia: BLUE BEETLE, May, 1948, No. 56. Published monthly by Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc., 221 Conyngham Ave., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., executive offices 60 East 42nd St., New York 17, N. Y. Entered as second class matter December 18, 1945 at the postoffice at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., under the act of March 3, 1879. Price 10ยข per copy. Yearly subscriptions (12 issues), in the United States and its possessions, Mexico, South America, Spain, $1.70. The publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Copyright 1948 by Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc. Contents must not be reproduced without permission. The names of all characters are fictitious. Use of the name which is the same as that of any living person is accidental. Printed in U. S. A.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Blue Beetle Proves Crime Never Pays!
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Credits: Pencils: Jack Kamen | Inks: Jack Kamen
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Blue Beetle (inset)

Comic Story (10 pages) The Sinister Sphinx!
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Otis] | Inks: ? [as Otis]
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Blue Beetle The Sphinx (villain)

Comic Story (10 pages) An Invitation to Danger!
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Otis] | Inks: ? [as Otis]
Characters: Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett] Irma Hess Goldie Gates

Comic Story (1 page) Killers at Large
Synopsis: Frankie makes lots of money in the junk business.
Genre: Crime

Comic Story (9 pages) Wilber Underhill "Tri-State Terror"!
Featuring: A True Crime Story
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Otis] | Inks: ? [as Otis]
Genre: Crime
Characters: Wilbur Underhill Blue Beetle (narrator)

Comic Story (1 page) Monk Eastman
Featuring: Gang Leaders
Genre: Crime
Characters: Monk Eastman

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