(April 1941)

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

Indicia title: BLUE BOLT.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dick Cole
Reprints:
Keywords:
Robot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ye Editors' Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

[The Rampaging Robot] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest-star); Korelli (villain); Hans (villain); Black One [Black League] (villain, introduction)

[Return To the Outer World] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill?
Pencils:
Alan Mandel
Inks:
Alan Mandel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tanner (introduction); Miss Tanner (introduction); Karlo (villain, introduction); Major Metz (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains)

[The Vampire Rats] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Zero / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Trask (villain, death); Dr. Martin (introduction, death); Pedro (introduction, death); Dr. Howard (introduction)

[The Kalton Gang Strikes] (Table of Contents)

The White Rider and Super Horse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Anders
Inks:
Al Anders
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Kalton Gang (villains, introduction, deaths); Jed Harris (introduction)

Mysterious Island [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ray Gill
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Edison Bell

[Disaster At the Crack Mountain Limited] (Table of Contents)

Runaway Ronson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Gruber (introduction); Karl (villain, introduction, death); Fritz (villain, introduction, death)

[The Photography Lesson] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold DeLay
Inks:
Harold DeLay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Krisko and Jasper, two cowboys, are out to see the world."] (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:
Charlie the Chizzler (villain, introduction); Old Iron Jaw (villain, introduction); Mr. Gravedigger (villain, introduction); Captain of the CALAMITY JANE (villain, introduction)

"These Are Times That Try Men's Souls!" (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:
?

[The Lost World: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Daniel Boone (introduction, a ghost); George Washington (guest-star)

[Rescued From Davy Jones's Locker] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
The Big Boss (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction); Tom Graham (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Cole
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Ye Editors' Page
  3. 2. [The Rampaging Robot]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. [Return To the Outer World]
    Blue Bolt
  5. 4. [The Vampire Rats]
    Sub-Zero
  6. 5. [The Kalton Gang Strikes]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  7. 6. Mysterious Island [Part 1]
    Edison Bell
  8. 7. [Disaster At the Crack Mountain Limited]
    Runaway Ronson
  9. 8. [The Photography Lesson]
    Edison Bell
  10. 9. ["Krisko and Jasper, two cowboys, are out to see the world."]
    Pony Tracks
  11. 10. "These Are Times That Try Men's Souls!"
    Old Cap Hawkin's Tales
  12. 11. [The Lost World: Part 1]
    Sergeant Spook
  13. 12. [Rescued From Davy Jones's Locker]
    The Phantom Sub
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