(August 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

Issue Notes

Story sequence corrected by Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Edison Bell / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Buy a Share in America -- Buy Savings Stamps and Bonds (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

["Summertime -- And at the home of Dick's guardian..."] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

["Perilous adventure at the seashore..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006.

Edison Bell Shows How to Make This Surfboard (Table of Contents)

Edison Bell / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["Nazi planes over New York!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["This is Lute, the little man with the big voice..."] (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:
?

The Capture of a Spy (Table of Contents)

Stamp Collecting / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eugene L. Pollock
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

A Shot in the Dark (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mickey Spillane [as Mickey Spilla]
Letters:
Typeset

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's 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.

["...An' White Rider will report ta Hawkins City..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["Saboteurs! Stop them!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["It's the fighting 141st Infantry of Texas..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art Credit from Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006.

["War in the Pacific!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["Gorillas, ghosts, and gangsters!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006.

["Got a match?"] (Table of Contents)

Bluebolts and Nuts / cartoon / 0.9 page (report information)

Script:
Arnold Hicks (signed)
Pencils:
Arnold Hicks (signed)
Inks:
Arnold Hicks (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Info on this sequence from Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Edison Bell
  2. 1. Buy a Share in America -- Buy Savings Stamps and Bonds
    Ye Editors' Page
  3. 2. ["Summertime -- And at the home of Dick's guardian..."]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. ["Perilous adventure at the seashore..."]
    Edison Bell
  5. 4. Edison Bell Shows How to Make This Surfboard
    Edison Bell
  6. 5. ["Nazi planes over New York!"]
    Blue Bolt the American
  7. 6. ["This is Lute, the little man with the big voice..."]
    Krisko and Jasper
  8. 7. The Capture of a Spy
    Stamp Collecting
  9. 8. A Shot in the Dark
  10. 9. ["...An' White Rider will report ta Hawkins City..."]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  11. 10. ["Saboteurs! Stop them!"]
    Sub-Zero
  12. 11. ["It's the fighting 141st Infantry of Texas..."]
    Old Cap Hawkins' Tales
  13. 12. ["War in the Pacific!"]
    Phantom Sub
  14. 13. ["Gorillas, ghosts, and gangsters!"]
    Sergeant Spook
  15. 14. ["Got a match?"]
    Bluebolts and Nuts
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Stevenson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Jim Van Dore