(September 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

BLUE BOLT, Vol. 3 No. 4 September 1942, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1198, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 292 Madison Avenue, New York 11, N. Y.

Sequence, story titles and additional sequences provided by Dick Sabo on the GCD error list June 2008. Index revised again from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Krisko and Jasper / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack A. Warren (signed)
Inks:
Jack A. Warren (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Krisko; Jasper

[New Plebe "Obie" Winters] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dick Cole

Indexer Notes

First line: "Another cheery sunshiny summer vacation over the stalwart cadets of Farr Military Academy..."

[The Floating Island] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

First line: "Off our west coast, ship sinkings point to spies..."

[Exhibition of Medieval Armor] (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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sergeant Spook

Indexer Notes

First line: "Who is Sergeant Spook?"

[Attack of the Two-Man Subs] (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:
?

Genre:
humor; war
Characters:
Krisko; Jasper

Indexer Notes

First line: "Having been rescued from a small island..."

The Pirates of Australia (Table of Contents)

Stamp Collecting / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Ham for a Yegg (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mickey Spillane
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

[The Innocence of Billy Watson] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
White Rider; Super Horse

Indexer Notes

First line: "The White Rider and Superhorse are taking a brief vacation..."

[It's a Case of Mistaken Identity!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Zero; Freezum; the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis:
While Sub-Zero is inside a government facility conducting business, police suddenly approach Freezum and take him away to a temporary concentration camp, claiming that he is Japanese. But that is fortunate because, inside, Freezum learns from other Japanese prisoners that an invasion is coming soon to free them from American captivity.
Reprints:

[Captain 'Eddie' Rickenbacker...Ace of Aces] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Eddie Rickenbacker

[The Lighthouse Nazis] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Edison Bell

Indexer Notes

First line: "It's getting pretty rough, Jerry!"

Make Edison Bell's Lighthouse Night Lamp (Table of Contents)

Edison Bell / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Edison Bell

[Invasion at Natal, Brazil] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blue Bolt

Indexer Notes

First line: "Mystery...intrigue!...and invasion in South America!"

["Johnny, I'll give you a quarter..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

8 one panel cartoons

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Krisko and Jasper
  2. 1. [New Plebe "Obie" Winters]
    Dick Cole
  3. 2. [The Floating Island]
    The Phantom Sub
  4. 3. [Exhibition of Medieval Armor]
    Sergeant Spook
  5. 4. [Attack of the Two-Man Subs]
    Krisko and Jasper
  6. 5. The Pirates of Australia
    Stamp Collecting
  7. 6. Ham for a Yegg
  8. 7. [The Innocence of Billy Watson]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  9. 8. [It's a Case of Mistaken Identity!]
    Sub-Zero
  10. 9. [Captain 'Eddie' Rickenbacker...Ace of Aces]
    Old Cap Hawkins' Tales
  11. 10. [The Lighthouse Nazis]
    Edison Bell
  12. 11. Make Edison Bell's Lighthouse Night Lamp
    Edison Bell
  13. 12. [Invasion at Natal, Brazil]
    Blue Bolt American
  14. 13. ["Johnny, I'll give you a quarter..."]
    Bluebolts and Nuts
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