(May 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

BLUE BOLT, Vol. 1, No. 12, May 1941, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1198, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 292 Madison Avenue, New York 11, N. Y.

Index revised from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Attack on a Princess] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Count De Sac (introduction); Princess Louise of Dania (introduction); Derek Von Weber (introduction); The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

First line: "Unaware that he is on the threshold of a startling adventure..."

[The Latonian Agent] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Gonzales (villain, death); Kurt (villain, introduction); Agent 5 (villain, introduction); Agent 17 (villain, introduction); other spies (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "A five-story drop, Gonzales..."

[The Secret Explosive Hijacking] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
last appearance; Perelli (villain, introduction); his spy ring (villains, introduction); Pete (introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "At the office of Super-Railroads, Runaway Ronson..."

["Krisko and Jasper...two cowboys from the wide open spaces are out to see the world."] (Table of Contents)

Krisko and Jasper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack A. Warren (credited)
Pencils:
Jack A. Warren (credited)
Inks:
Jack A. Warren (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mr. Gravedigger (villain); Captain of the CALAMITY JANE (villain)

Mysterious Island [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ray Gill
Pencils:
Ray Gill (illustrations)
Inks:
Ray Gill (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Edison Bell

[The Lost World: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Malcolm Kildale (credited)
Inks:
Malcolm Kildale (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kit Carson (introduction, ghost); Jim Bridges (introduction, ghost); Daniel Boone (guest-star); Ghost cavemen (villain, introduction)

"To Be Prepared for War, Is One of the Most Effectual Ways for Preserving Peace" (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 Pursuit Plane Plans Plot] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Sub / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill O'Connor [as FOS]
Pencils:
Ben Flinton [as FOS]
Inks:
Leonard Sansone [as FOS]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jason Phelps (introduction); Igor (villain, introduction); his fellow spy (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "In order to protect its peace in this war-torn world..."

[The Banker Who Robbed His Own Bank] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
A banker (villain, introduction); Crosson (villain, introduction); Dandy (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "Raised in a valley hidden from the eyes of men..."

[The Floodlight Picture] (Table of Contents)

Edison Bell / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

First line: "I hope it works!"

Dishpan Floodlight (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill (signed)
Pencils:
Ray Gill (signed)
Inks:
Ray Gill (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Introducing Blue Bolt's Brother] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Kip Parrish (Blue Bolt's brother, introduction); Red (villain, introduction); Hans (villain, introduction); spy (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "Introducing Kip Parrish, brother of Blue Bolt..."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Cole
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Ye Editors' Page
  3. 2. [Attack on a Princess]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. [The Latonian Agent]
    Sub-Zero
  5. 4. [The Secret Explosive Hijacking]
    Runaway Ronson
  6. 5. ["Krisko and Jasper...two cowboys from the wide open spaces are out to see the world."]
    Krisko and Jasper
  7. 6. Mysterious Island [Part 2]
    An Edison Bell Story
  8. 7. [The Lost World: Part 2]
    Sergeant Spook
  9. 8. "To Be Prepared for War, Is One of the Most Effectual Ways for Preserving Peace"
    Old Cap Hawkin's Tales
  10. 9. [The Pursuit Plane Plans Plot]
    The Phantom Sub
  11. 10. [The Banker Who Robbed His Own Bank]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  12. 11. [The Floodlight Picture]
    Edison Bell
  13. 12. Dishpan Floodlight
  14. 13. [Introducing Blue Bolt's Brother]
    Blue Bolt
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