(June 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

Liberty or Death (Table of Contents)

Old Cap Hawkins' Tales / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
members of the 115th infantry (WWI scene)

Indexer Notes

title is from the story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ye Editors' Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (one drawing and one photo)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
John Daly (Sub-Zero artist); Jack Warren (Krisko & Jasper artist)
Synopsis:
Short biographies of two comic artists

Indexer Notes

this is the inside-front cover

["It is June, and the cadets of Farr Military Academy look forward with high spirits..."] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole, Wonder Boy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

The Great Minko (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Sergeant Spook; Jerry (Spook's psychic sidekick); villain: The Great Minko

["Out of the blue, striking with deadly accuracy, come vicious aerial torpedoes..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Liberty or Death! (Table of Contents)

Old Cap Hawkins' Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Patrick Henry

The Giant of Antwerp (Table of Contents)

Stamp Talks / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eugene L. Pollock
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Mythical history of the city of Antwerp, with commemorative stamps

A Case of Poison Ivy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mickey Spillane
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Jerry Harper (reporter)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint information is 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.

["After escaping from the island in crude sailing boats, Eddie, Jerry, Anton and Bill..."] (Table of Contents)

Edison Bell / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Fly this Model Aero-Trainer (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
How to build Edison Bell's model aero-trainer

["I have to leave town for a while and I expect you to behave yourself!"] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Zero / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Sub-Zero; Freezum (his Eskimo side-kick)

["Krisko and Jasper are on an island somewhere in the center of the ocean,"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["From the hidden valley, where they were born with strength to fight crime and injustice,..."] (Table of Contents)

White Rider and Super Horse / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The White Rider; Cloud (the superhorse); Tito Romero (bank-robber)
Reprints:

["During the great emergency of war, the American forces are suddenly hindered..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Blue Bolt; Lois (his costumed assistant); Dr. Bertoff (his mentor); villain: The Green Sorceress

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bluebolts and Nuts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Back Again by Popular Demand (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dick Cole; The Cadet; Edison Bell; Targeteers

Indexer Notes

Back-cover house ad for 4Most Comics

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Liberty or Death
    Old Cap Hawkins' Tales
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Ye Editors' Page
  3. 2. ["It is June, and the cadets of Farr Military Academy look forward with high spirits..."]
    Dick Cole, Wonder Boy
  4. 3. The Great Minko
    Sergeant Spook
  5. 4. ["Out of the blue, striking with deadly accuracy, come vicious aerial torpedoes..."]
    The Phantom Sub
  6. 5. Liberty or Death!
    Old Cap Hawkins' Tales
  7. 6. The Giant of Antwerp
    Stamp Talks
  8. 7. A Case of Poison Ivy
  9. 8. ["After escaping from the island in crude sailing boats, Eddie, Jerry, Anton and Bill..."]
    Edison Bell
  10. 9. Fly this Model Aero-Trainer
  11. 10. ["I have to leave town for a while and I expect you to behave yourself!"]
    Sub-Zero
  12. 11. ["Krisko and Jasper are on an island somewhere in the center of the ocean,"]
    Krisko and Jasper
  13. 12. ["From the hidden valley, where they were born with strength to fight crime and injustice,..."]
    White Rider and Super Horse
  14. 13. ["During the great emergency of war, the American forces are suddenly hindered..."]
    Blue Bolt the American
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Bluebolts and Nuts
  16. 15. Back Again by Popular Demand
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Jim Van Dore