(October 1940)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing:
David Adams (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

BLUE BOLT, Vol. 1, No. 5, October 1940, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1198, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 292 Madison Avenue, New York 11, N. Y.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
W. E. Rowland
Inks:
W. E. Rowland
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[War In the Fourth Dimension] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon; Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain); the Unholy One (villain, introduction); Maj. Kadronin (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

[Havoc In Hollywood] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Davis
Pencils:
Bob Davis
Inks:
Bob Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Phil Carp (villain, introduction); Betty Lee (introduction); Bert Hart (introduction); Mr. Cole (Dick's father, introduction); Brown (introduction); Ed (introduction); Petey (introduction)

["At the height of a terrific storm, the Sub-Zero Man sees..."] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Zero / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Zero; District Attorney Johnson (introduction); Hogan (introduction, Policeman, death); Professor X (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Professor X succeeds in killing a patrolman who once put him in jail and now threatens the D.A. who prosecuted the case. Sub-Zero is called in, but nearly loses his life in the electric chair before his wits save his life.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The character is still referred to as Sub-Zero Man once in the story.

[The Island of King Robinson] (Table of Contents)

Edison Bell / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Ramsey
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
King Robinson (introduction)

The Relentless Ghost (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Kildale
Pencils:
Malcolm Kildale
Inks:
Malcolm Kildale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jesse James's ghost (villain); Bob Ford's ghost (villain); their ghost gang (villains, introduction)

Don't Fire Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes (Table of Contents)

Old Cap Hawkin's Tales / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Kiefer
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Kerley Koonskin, buffalo hunter, trapper, and trader..."] (Table of Contents)

Pony Tracks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack A. Warren
Pencils:
Jack A. Warren
Inks:
Jack A. Warren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kerley Koonskin (a buffalo hunter, introduction)

The Mystery of the Little Men [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stockbridge Winslow
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Dick Cole

[Death and a Watch] (Table of Contents)

Runaway Ronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Riker (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction); Doc Shelton (introduction, death)

[Revenge For a Horse] (Table of Contents)

The White Rider and Super Horse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Matt Hart (villain, introduction); his two partners (villains, introduction); Bob Gridley (introduction); Annie (introduction); her father (introduction)

[Action In the Arctic Circle] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Sub / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill O'Connor
Pencils:
Ben Flinton
Inks:
Leonard Sansone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Bolt
  2. 1. [War In the Fourth Dimension]
    Blue Bolt
  3. 2. [Havoc In Hollywood]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. ["At the height of a terrific storm, the Sub-Zero Man sees..."]
    Sub-Zero
  5. 4. [The Island of King Robinson]
    Edison Bell
  6. 5. The Relentless Ghost
    Sergeant Spook
  7. 6. Don't Fire Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes
    Old Cap Hawkin's Tales
  8. 7. ["Kerley Koonskin, buffalo hunter, trapper, and trader..."]
    Pony Tracks
  9. 8. The Mystery of the Little Men [Part 2]
  10. 9. [Death and a Watch]
    Runaway Ronson
  11. 10. [Revenge For a Horse]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  12. 11. [Action In the Arctic Circle]
    The Phantom Sub
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