(July 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 (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

(c) 1942 Funnies, Incorporated
Distribution brand on cover: C (in Triangle) for Curtis Circulation


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chameleon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks:
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Basil Woverton and Sid Greene] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Biography of Basil Wolverton and Sid Greene.

["This is a strange story about a strange man..."] (Table of Contents)

The Cadet featuring Kit Carter / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kapitan (credited)
Pencils:
John Jordan (credited)
Inks:
John Jordan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kit Carter; Jake Koreau; Dan Merry; Colonel Tilghman; Steve
Synopsis:
Jake Koreau doesn't like Daunton, and is upset that he doesn't own the swamp that Daunton owns. And just what is that smell?

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer thought George Kapitan was the penciler. Kapitan wrote comic books from 1940-1945 but is not known to have drawn any.

["The United States has declared war on the evil, treacherous rodents..."] (Table of Contents)

Target And The Targeters / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
military; superhero
Characters:
The Target [Niles Reed]; The Targeteers [Dave Brown; Tom Foster]; Reed; O'Brien; Ginsberg; Venezia; Nikkitu
Reprints:
  • After the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, The Target and The Targeteers join 3 different branches of the military. Niles heads for the Panama Canal Zone, where he finds the Japanese army.
Keywords:
Pearl Harbor

Part 6 (Table of Contents)

The Last of the Mohicans / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

adapted from the novel by J. Fennimore Cooper.
"Fantastic Feature Films" is not mentioned in this installment.

["At ease."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Speck; Spot; Sis; Speck's dad; Mr. Eddy; Stoney
Synopsis:
Speck is outfitting his gang into the Victory Boys, and drilling, and selling war stamps.

Have You Heard ... (Table of Contents)

Adventures In Stamps / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Eugene L. Pollock
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Stamp collecting column

Target Terrors (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mickey Spillane
Letters:
typeset

["Getting late, Beel..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Reprints:

["Al T. Tude and his girlfriend, Dolores..."] (Table of Contents)

Al T. Tude / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Al T. Tude; Delores; Speed King
Synopsis:
Al T. Tude has invented a flying machine.

The Devil Divers of the Deep (Table of Contents)

Spacehawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

["What's this?"] (Table of Contents)

Pete Strockbridge, Alias The Chameleon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ragsy; Professor; Blackie Dawson; Pete Stockbridge
Synopsis:
There is mysterious doings on the waterfront.

[Wild West Show] (Table of Contents)

Targetoons / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Milton Filchock ?
Pencils:
Milton Filchock ?
Inks:
Milton Flichock ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Filchock ?

Indexer Notes

gag cartoons

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Chameleon
  2. 1. [Basil Woverton and Sid Greene]
    Ye Editors' Page
  3. 2. ["This is a strange story about a strange man..."]
    The Cadet featuring Kit Carter
  4. 3. ["The United States has declared war on the evil, treacherous rodents..."]
    Target And The Targeters
  5. 4. Part 6
    The Last of the Mohicans
  6. 5. ["At ease."]
    Speck, Spot, and Sis
  7. 6. Have You Heard ...
    Adventures In Stamps
  8. 7. Target Terrors
  9. 8. ["Getting late, Beel..."]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  10. 9. ["Al T. Tude and his girlfriend, Dolores..."]
    Al T. Tude
  11. 10. The Devil Divers of the Deep
    Spacehawk
  12. 11. ["What's this?"]
    Pete Strockbridge, Alias The Chameleon
  13. 12. [Wild West Show]
    Targetoons
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary L. Watson