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Crack Comics #1 [A Story]

"The Story of Pug Brady"
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Crack Comics #1 [A Story]
Universe:   Earth-Quality 
Editor: Edward C. Cronin
Writer: George Brenner
Penciler: George Brenner
Cover Artist : Edward C. Cronin
Cover Date : May 1940
On Sale Date: March 1940
Story Arc: -
Pages: 7
Cover Price : $0.10
Users Read: 10 Users Rated: 7
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Whiz Comics #5A [C Story]
Whiz Comics #5A [F Story]
Crack Comics #1 [A Story]
Crack Comics #1 [E Story]
Crack Comics #1 [N Story]
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The Clock Strikes!....when he helps a man who's down on his luck, and together they attempt to thwart a bribery scheme meant to ward off an important police investigation.
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  The Clock
  The Clock last appeared in Whiz Comics #4 [A Story]. The Clock next appears in Action Comics (v1) #25 [A Story].

Supporting Characters
  Big Shot First Appearance
  This is Big Shot's only appearance.

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  Ice Says:    
  2018-02-05 18:31:28  
  Maybe it's the new book in which the story's being published or maybe it's me having taken a little break from reading these DCRO stories, but this felt like a big improvement over recent Clock entries to me.  

  Russ Says:    
  2018-03-04 21:02:18  
  @Ice: you're very close to the truth. The book switch gives George Brunner two additional pages for his Clock stories, and he's always produced better stories when he can let it stretch out a bit. This is the best Clock story in a long time.

And the Clock's back to screwing with people: "You stole my watch? I got yours, too! Sucker!" It was kind of interesting to see what kind of job he could offer Pug; I had no idea he'd hire him as a crimefighting partner! Cool move; it'll be interesting to see how well he pans out. Hope you offer him health insurance and other such benefits, Brian. Guess what happens to people who learn the Clock's secret, including that one guy in this story!

3 stars, and another corrupt city official bites the big one.

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