(May 1942)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing:
Stanley Beaman
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Target / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks:
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Editor's Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Includes letters from B. D. Liles, Grace H. Romeo, Arthur Dandoy, and Theodore Elizondo.

["Professor Norton, a chemistry teacher at Daunton Military Academy, has disappeared"] (Table of Contents)

Cadet / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kapitan [as Kapitan] (signed)
Pencils:
John Jordan [as Jordan] (signed)
Inks:
John Jordan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["The Target and the Targeteers become actors..."] (Table of Contents)

The Target and the Targeteers / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks:
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Target [Niles Reed]; Targeteers; Blana Barner
Reprints:

["Nerts"] (Table of Contents)

Speck, Spot, and Sis / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Alonzo Vincent [as Vincent] (signed)
Pencils:
Alonzo Vincent [as Vincent] (signed)
Inks:
Alonzo Vincent [as Vincent] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alonzo Vincent [as Vincent] (signed)

Genre:
humor; teen

The Last of the Mohicans [Part 4] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold DeLay (signed)
Inks:
Harold DeLay (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
drama; historical

["Looks like a good-sized town, Pancho."] (Table of Contents)

Bull's-Eye Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly (signed)
Inks:
John Daly (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Introducing Al T. Tude (Table of Contents)

Al T. Tude / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Greene [as Jim Green] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Greene [as Jim Green] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jim Greene [as Jim Green] (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Al T. Tude (introduction)

Indexer Notes

First appearance.

Previously credited to Art Gates, but the story is signed "Jim Green" and Jerry Bails' Who's Who has "Jim Green" as an alternate name for Jim Greene.

The Blazing Death (Table of Contents)

Spacehawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Basil Wolverton (signed)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Spacehawk; Dr. Gore (villain)
Reprints:

["Pete is a busy man these days..."] (Table of Contents)

Chameleon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Creature of the Deep (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mickey Spillane
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • In "PRIMAL SPILLANE: THE EARLY STORIES, 1941-1942", (edited by Max Allan Collins and Lynn F. Myers, Jr., Gryphon Books, 2003).

Indexer Notes

This sequence does not appear in an online (apparently) cover-to-cover scan of the book. Possibly it appears in a different issue?

Its existence and reprint information are from the book "PRIMAL SPILLANE: THE EARLY STORIES, 1941-1942", (edited by Max Allan Collins and Lynn F. Myers, Jr., Gryphon Books, 2003), provided by Arthur Lortie, 6/29/2006.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Target
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Editor's Page
  3. 2. ["Professor Norton, a chemistry teacher at Daunton Military Academy, has disappeared"]
    Cadet
  4. 3. ["The Target and the Targeteers become actors..."]
    The Target and the Targeteers
  5. 4. ["Nerts"]
    Speck, Spot, and Sis
  6. 5. The Last of the Mohicans [Part 4]
    Fantastic Feature Films
  7. 6. ["Looks like a good-sized town, Pancho."]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  8. 7. Introducing Al T. Tude
    Al T. Tude
  9. 8. The Blazing Death
    Spacehawk
  10. 9. ["Pete is a busy man these days..."]
    Chameleon
  11. 10. Creature of the Deep
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