Among comic-book aficionados, ’40s and ’50s crime titles carry considerably less cachet than, say, Silver Age Marvels or EC horror mags. That’s part of their appeal to Crimeboss ( webmaster Richard Wolfe, who notes that lurid, forgotten comics like Crimes by Women and Teen-Age Dope Slaves, while hard to track down, are ”reasonably inexpensive to collect.” Wolfe cops to the truth that the covers — which he reproduces in eye-popping color — are the best thing about many crime books, admitting that ”oftentimes the interior content…is terrible.” No matter — this site’s content will make devotees of noir esoterica as happy as a warm gun.