(September-October 1948)

Novelty Press, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Premium Group of Comics
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler; Katherine Urban (story editor); Mel Cummin (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors:
L. B. Cole? (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Fire at Will (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover. Letter from the editor and letters from readers of Young King Cole.

Case of the Sacred Cobra (Table of Contents)

Toni Gayle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Janice Valleau ?
Inks:
Janice Valleau
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Toni Gayle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's Krumbles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Letters:
Typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer
Inks:
Milt Hammer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Hammer ?

Indexer Notes

2 single-panel gags.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Boitram the Boiglar / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Helfant ?

Genre:
humor

Two Bright Boys (Table of Contents)

True Lives of Crime / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer
Inks:
Milt Hammer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Hammer ?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

4 single-panel gags.

Masked Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer
Inks:
Milt Hammer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Hammer ?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

4 single-panel gags.

Green Suit Murders (Table of Contents)

The Gunmaster / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle]; Toni Gayle
Reprints:

The Story behind the Italian Beretta (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lazarus
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Synopsis:
facts about the gun Beretta

The Introduction of the Shoulder Holster (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lazarus
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Synopsis:
facts about shoulder holsters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crime Run-Down You Spot the Criminal / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus ?
Inks:
Harry Lazarus ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Solve the crime given various clues
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer
Inks:
Milt Hammer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Hammer ?

Indexer Notes

8 single-panel gags.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Boitram the Boiglar / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Letters:
Art Helfant ?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Fire at Will
  3. 2. Case of the Sacred Cobra
    Toni Gayle
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Krumbles
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Boitram the Boiglar
  7. 6. Two Bright Boys
    True Lives of Crime
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Masked Death
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Green Suit Murders
    The Gunmaster
  12. 11. The Story behind the Italian Beretta
  13. 12. The Introduction of the Shoulder Holster
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Crime Run-Down You Spot the Criminal
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Boitram the Boiglar
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Bicycles
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