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Crime Does Not Pay Archives Volume 1 Graphic Novel
Uncut and uncensored!
The infamous pre-code Crime Does Not Pay comics!
Brutal, realistic tales focusing on vile criminals.
Features the first four hard-to-find Crime Does Not Pay comics!
Uncut and uncensored, the infamous pre-code Crime Does Not Pay comics are finally collected into a series of archival hardcovers, starting with this full-color, 10 3/16-inch tall x 6 5/8-inch wide, 272-page graphic novel! Now revered and mythic, this collection of the first four hard-to-find Crime Does Not Pay comics features a fine roster of Golden Age creators and a new introduction by Matt Fraction (Iron Man, Casanova). Ages 14 and up.
With brutal, realistic tales focusing on vile criminals, Crime Does Not Pay was one of the most popular comics of the 1940s. The series was a favorite target of Dr. Fredric Wertham and other censors and is partially responsible for the creation of the stifling Comics Code Authority. Ages 14 and up.