(May-June 1949)

Novelty Press, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Premium Group of Comics
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler
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)

Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
L. B. Cole
Inks:
L. B. Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["The hunters become the hunted..."] (Table of Contents)

Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle] / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Versatile Stevens Repeating Shotgun (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Annie Oakley (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Hammell (signed)
Inks:
Will Hammell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Midget Madness (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Crime Run-Down: You Spot the Clue! (Table of Contents)

Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

["Pete Stockbridge, alias the Chameleon, wizard of disguise, makes a perilous voyage..."] (Table of Contents)

Chameleon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Allison
Inks:
Bill Allison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chameleon [Pete Stockbridge]; the Otter (introduction; villain); Olaf Olesen (fisherman)
Synopsis:
Fishermen pay twenty-five percent of of the value of their catch to the Otter for protection.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Allison is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and he can best be recognised by his round wild eyes and also movement of figures.

["Toni Gayle has always been a model girl..."] (Table of Contents)

Toni Gayle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; crime
Characters:
Toni Gayle (detective); Biff Moggson (bodyguard); Hans Klinker (villain);
Synopsis:
Five sacks of tulip bulbs are stolen when people are distracted by a young man treatening to jump from the town hall steeple while Toni visits Holland.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pete Riss is credited as penciller on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and he is spotted by his wedge shaped faces with eyes far apart, and also movement and some flying figures. Inker could be Valleau.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle]
  2. 1. ["The hunters become the hunted..."]
    Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle]
  3. 2. The Versatile Stevens Repeating Shotgun
  4. 3. Annie Oakley
  5. 4. Midget Madness
  6. 5. Crime Run-Down: You Spot the Clue!
    Gunmaster [Gregory Gayle]
  7. 6. ["Pete Stockbridge, alias the Chameleon, wizard of disguise, makes a perilous voyage..."]
    Chameleon
  8. 7. ["Toni Gayle has always been a model girl..."]
    Toni Gayle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky