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By Ray Pride Pride@moviecitynews.com

Crime Does Not Pay!

Twit wit: Comics artist Matt Fraction tweeted this bold, old cover from “Lev Gleason Publications”‘ notorious Crime Does Not Pay! title last night with the comment: “Great cover… Or greatest cover? #COMICS!!!”

Not to leave well enough alone, this morning: “Three of you who retweeted that cover are clearly pedophiles trying to fit in #crimedoesnotpay #neitherdoespedophilia.”

Amusingly enough, Crime Does Not Pay! was one of the early victims of the wave that led to the Comics Code. It makes the grown-up NC-17 fracas over Blue Valentine look, well, more grown-up at least. [Fractional blogging.]

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