COMIC BOOK DATABASE
COMIC BOOK INDEX [D-E-F]
DANGER #4 [SEE MORE]
DATE: July 1954
STORY TITLE: "The Border Patrols' Never Ending Fight Against Narctoics!"
STORY PLOT: Marijuana Cover Story - Something about the border patrol.
FOOTNOTES: - Despite the cover, the story is a total zero. Very little about Medical Marihuana.
Publisher: comic media/ New York, N.Y. A. Hardy Associates
DAREDEVIL COMICS #82
DATE: Jan. 1952
STORY TITLE: "'Frazetta' Anti-Drug Ad"
STORY PLOT: Comic contains the same "Frazetta" Anti-Drug Ad, "We Can Stop the Enemies of Youth" as "BOY ILLUSTORIES #73."
FOOTNOTES: - DAREDEVIL COMICS -1942-1956 (Not the marvel DAREDEVIL a different one): - Ad can also be found in numerous other Lev Gieason Comics
Publisher: Lev Gieason Publications, Inc., 114 E. 32nd St., New York 16, N.Y.
DARING ADVENTURES #11 [SEE MORE]
DATE: 1964 - Reprint
STORY TITLE: "Sorry, No Cigarette Today"
STORY PLOT: Teen-age crime fighter “Yankee Boy” battles the “Reefer King” in a story titled “Sorry - No Cigarettes Today.” The plot involves: -- A Cigarette salesman, talked into using his shop to sell reefers. -- A young boy (after smoking a reefer) becomes a robber. -- A kindly police officer (the kind that gives candy to lost children) guards over a schoolyard. OK, one gets the picture. Must reading.
CHARACTURES: Yankee Boy
FOOTNOTES: - reprint (1964) of DYNAMIC COMICS #16-(different cover).
Publisher: Super Comics, Inc., 62 West 47 St., New York 36, N.Y.
DETECTIVE COMICS #35
DATE: Jan. 1940
STORY TITLE: "Speed Saunders - Ace Investigator and the Voodoo Vengeance"
STORY PLOT: Hypo-cover - Not a drug comix, it's just that the cover has a hypo on the cover - big deal, I wouldn't even bother to read it. However, by accident there is a story "Speed Saunders - Ace Investigator and the Voodoo Vengeance" that mentions "HEMP" in it.
CHARACTURES: Speed Saunders
FOOTNOTES: - Note, museum has a poor copy, but it's better than nothing. - Not a Reefer Madness Story.
DOLL MAN #39 [SEE MORE]
DATE: April 1952
STORY TITLE: "Narcotics, The Deadly Menace of The Death Drug"
STORY PLOT: While the story is about a New Kind of Plant Drug (Zombie), Marihuana is mentioned, in one panel which reads: "What's a new kind of DRUG got to do with us, monk? We got lots of customers for Heroin, and Marijuana and the usual stuff!" But in general, the story is not worth reading.
CHARACTURES: DOLL MAN (the world's mightiest mite)
FOOTNOTES: - Only mentions Marihuana once."
Publisher: Comic Favorites, Inc., 163 Pratt St. Meriden, Conn.
DYNAMIC COMICS #16
DATE: Oct. 1945
STORY TITLE: "Sorry, No Cigarette Today"
STORY PLOT: Marijuana story - A YANKEE BOY story about an evil Marijuana dealer "The Reefer King--a sinister salesman of cigarettes that kills off the smoker's souls!"
CHARACTURES: YANKEE BOY
FOOTNOTES: - Same story as DARING ADVENTURES #11.
Publisher: Holyoke, Mass. : Dynamic Publications
DYNAMITE #3 [SEE MORE]
DATE: Sept. 1953
STORY TITLE: " "
STORY PLOT: First apperence of Johnny Dynamite the Wild Man from Chicago, Drug Story, Girl using Marijuana and Heroin Shot Pusher in face at close range.
CHARACTURES: Johnny Dynamite
FOOTNOTES: - Sort of has a few references to reefers, but not really a reefer madness story.
Publisher: New York, NY Allen Hardy Associates, Inc.
FAMOUS GANGSTERS #3
DATE: Aug. 1952
STORY TITLE: "Lucky Luciano & Murder, Inc."
STORY PLOT: The opening page of this comic says the following... "Junk! That is the underworld name for the narcotics that are seeping in ever increasing quantities into America's blood stream! Junk is a fitting name, for in it's clutches, junk is what human beings become...The picture beside this caption shows two young adults smoking what most likely is Marihuana. -- Note not really a reefer madness story, Marihuana in not actually even mentioned.
CHARACTURES: Lucky Luciano
FOOTNOTES: - None
Publisher: Realistic Comics Inc., 575 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y.
[Wanted - The Museum Does NOT have and is looking for a copy]
FEATURE COMICS #56 [SEE MORE]
DATE: May 1942
STORY TITLE: "Swing Session Begins"
STORY PLOT: Marijuana Story in "Swing Session Begins," I had a chance to look over the story. It's about a night club owner that sells reefer cigarettes on the side. Well actually he does more than that etc.
FOOTNOTES: - The Museum Does NOT have an actual copy
FIGHT AGAINST CRIME #4 [SEE MORE]
DATE: Nov. 1951
STORY TITLE: "Hopped Up Killer"
STORY PLOT: The true story of 'Wallace Reagan,' a small time punk until a gun moll introduced him to Marihuana! The evil cigarettes made him into a cop killer. Lot's of reefer madness stereotypes. If you only read one reefer madness comic book, this is the one to read.
FOOTNOTES: - Five star reefer madness rating
Publisher: Story Comics Inc., 7 E. 44th. St. Ny 17, N.Y.
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