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Excerpted from Fox giant "Almanac of Crime (1948)", which contained a remaindered copy of the book (missing the covers)
Book from Tropicalfan, edited by a nonny moose.

Formerly missing ifc (the first story page) and ibc

IFC Fill from twiztor
IBC confirmed from a Worthpoint ad - Fill from Jo-Jo #17

19-March-2022 4:24 pm
Username: twiztor
Comment: not a perfect picture, but i've uploaded a photo of the IFC here: https://ibb.co/8cDs3QL
20-March-2022 1:55 pm
Username: Yoc
Comment: Thanks for sharing this fill twiztor!
20-March-2022 5:22 pm
Username: lrek
Comment: Again, so pleased to see people pulling together to fill out these tantalizingly almost c2c books!

Issue: #57
Published: July 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: Indicia: BLUE BEETLE, July, 1948, No. 57. Published bi-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 2nd class matter December 18, 1945 at the post office at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., under the act of March 3, 1879. Price 10¢ per copy. Yearly subscriptins, in the United States and its possessions, Mexico, South America, Spain, 75¢ including postage. $1.50 elsewhere. The publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Copyright 1948 by Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc. Contents must not be reproduced without permission. Any similarity between any of the names of persons or places appearing in this magazine (except those based on history or fact) with actual persons or places is not intended and is purely coincidental. Printed in the U. S. A.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Fleagle Bros. A True Crime Story
Credits: Pencils: Jack Kamen | Inks: Jack Kamen
Genre: Crime

Comic Story (10 pages) The Black Widow
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Synopsis: Navy sailors are being murdered, suffocated by a plastic film that Navy was developed in secret, and each marked with a dead black black widow spider. Mike is given the case, but Dan and Joan stumble across the next victim. When Mike and Joan are captured it's up to the Blue Beetle to find the crooks with help from the local entomologist's club.
Credits: Pencils: Robert Webb [as Otis]; ? (Iger Shop) | Inks: David Heames ?; ? (Iger Shop)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett] Mike Manigan Joan Mason Black Widow [Dolly Baker] (villain Introduction) The Spider [Dr. Chet Baker] (villain

Comic Story (10 pages) The Lady Firebug
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Synopsis: Dan, Mike and Joan know something is up when homeowners start burning their own homes and turning themselves in for arson. But Blue Beetle gets into trouble when Lady Medusa hypnotizes him to be her spy on the police force.
Credits: Pencils: Ken Battefield ?; John Forte ?; ? [as Otis] (Iger Shop)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Blue Beetle [Dan Garett] Mike Manigan Joan Mason Lady Medusa (villain) Blue Beetle Imposter (villain)

Text Story (2 pages) The Murder Knot
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Crime

Comic Story (9 pages) Partners in Loot
Featuring: Fleagle Brothers
Synopsis: Blue Beetle narrates the crime career and superstitions of the Fleagle Brothers.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Kamen ? [as Otis] | Inks: Jack Kamen ? [as Otis]
Genre: Crime
Characters: Blue Beetle [Dan Garett] (narrator) Ralph Fleagle Jake Fleagle

Advertisement (1 page) 3 in 1 Air Pistol
Featuring: Johnson Smith & Company

Advertisement (1 page) Famous Banner Fireworks!
Featuring: Banner Fireworks Mfg. Co., Inc.

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: The Fun Company

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: M.P.K. Company 3 Piece Pocket Set of Pens

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: American Merchandising Co.

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