Murder Isn’t Funny. J. Harvey Bond. Ace Double Novel Books D-301. Published 1958, 1st printing. Cover Artist: Bernard Barton. J. Harvey Bond is a pseudonym of Russ Winterbotham.
Missing strips from an adventure comic strip. Artist placed a classified ad offering a reward for their return. Goes to Sherman S. Sydney’s house. Door’s unlocked. Sydney’s secretary Phylana wears one of Sydney’s shirts. Coming up the drive is Nora . She’s Sydney’s ex but still writes the scripts. Maybe Sherm is in his studio. He is…..with a bullet in his head.