(July 1941)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing:
David Adams
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Additional information and corrected story sequences provided by Steve Rogers


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Target / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

The Case of the Amazing Dr. Time (Table of Contents)

The Target and the Targeteers / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Villain: Dr. Time

Indexer Notes

Bob Wood takes jabs at Jerry
Robinson and George Roussos in two small newspaper
headlines: "JERRY ROBINSON, FAMOUS ETCHER, FINISHES FIRST JOB IN 3 YEARS" and "INKY ROUSSOS FINALLY MEETS DEADLINE - ENTIRE PUBLISHING WORLD AMAZED – POPULAR YOUNG CARTOONIST ENROUTE TO SARANAC..."

["Washington, D. C. The Chameleon, master of disguise, is attending a conference of FBI officials..."] (Table of Contents)

The Chameleon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

This is the final part of the Defense Council story

[The Prison Break] (Table of Contents)

The Cadet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Villain: Ned Carter (Kit’s uncle); Bull Sorokin; Slugger Rossous

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to George Harrison [as Art Gates], but Art Gates is an artist in his own right, found in Jerry Bails' Who's Who as Arthur Gates (1917-76), working on this feature.

["Arson, sabotage, and violent labor trouble..."] (Table of Contents)

White Streak / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Colors:
Ray Gill?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

How the Targeteers Met (Table of Contents)

The Target and the Targeteers / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill
Pencils:
Bob Wood
Inks:
Bob Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
A text story detailing how Tommy Brown and Dave Foster (The Targeteers) met before they met Niles Reed (The Target)

Missing Men (Table of Contents)

Lucky Byrd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Campbell [as Taylor]
Pencils:
Harry Campbell [as Taylor]
Inks:
Harry Campbell [as Taylor]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["25...30...40..."] (Table of Contents)

Speck, Spot, and Sis / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Alonzo Vincent
Pencils:
Alonzo Vincent
Inks:
Alonzo Vincent
Colors:
Alonzo Vincent
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Introduction: Spec, Spot, and Sis

["Best horse trainer I ever saw, Sergeant!"] (Table of Contents)

Bull’s-Eye Bill / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Treasure Island [Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Feature Films / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

[The Submarine Attack] (Table of Contents)

Spacehawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Colors:
Basil Wolverton
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Target
  2. 1. The Case of the Amazing Dr. Time
    The Target and the Targeteers
  3. 2. ["Washington, D. C. The Chameleon, master of disguise, is attending a conference of FBI officials..."]
    The Chameleon
  4. 3. [The Prison Break]
    The Cadet
  5. 4. ["Arson, sabotage, and violent labor trouble..."]
    White Streak
  6. 5. How the Targeteers Met
    The Target and the Targeteers
  7. 6. Missing Men
    Lucky Byrd
  8. 7. ["25...30...40..."]
    Speck, Spot, and Sis
  9. 8. ["Best horse trainer I ever saw, Sergeant!"]
    Bull’s-Eye Bill
  10. 9. Treasure Island [Part 4]
    Fantastic Feature Films
  11. 10. [The Submarine Attack]
    Spacehawk
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