(January 1944)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Stanley H. Beaman
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[18 Men and a Boat] (Table of Contents)

Candid Charlie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill [as T. Gee] (signed)
Inks:
Tom Gill [as T. Gee] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Candid Charlie; Target (inset)

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Editor's page with some reader's letters printed.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover. Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[Bad Dream] (Table of Contents)

The Cadet featuring Kit Carter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kapitan
Pencils:
John Jordan
Inks:
John Jordan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Kit Carter
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Creative credits hidden in bush in bottom panel of first page noted by Gary Watson, May 2008.
First line, "Dan Merry's curiosity explained quite a few things for him..."

18 Men and a Boat (Table of Contents)

John Morrill / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Gill?
Pencils:
Tom Gill [as Gill] (signed)
Inks:
Tom Gill [as Gill] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Characters:
John Morrill [1st appearance]
Synopsis:
Based on the true story of Lt. Commander John Morrill, U.S.N., in collaboration with Pete Martin.

Indexer Notes

Story title placement, feature, genre, credits and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Targetoons / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

The Black Market (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill

Indexer Notes

Story title and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

["Hi ya, fellas..."] (Table of Contents)

Candid Charlie, Wizard of the Lens / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
B. Gordon Guth (signed)
Inks:
B. Gordon Guth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Candid Charlie (intro)

Indexer Notes

Feature revision and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Targetoons / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

River Rising (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Adventures in Stamps / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Eugene L. Pollock (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

First half of this page are classified ads for stamps.

[Lumberjack Adventure] (Table of Contents)

Dan'l Flannel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edward Ryan?
Inks:
Edward Ryan?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dan'l Flannel

Indexer Notes

Story title and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).
First line, "A new kind of rustling goes on in the woods..."

On the Beam (Table of Contents)

The Target and the Targeteers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Target; The Targeteers

Indexer Notes

Story title and genre added by Craig Delich, February 2006. Art credits added by Gary Watson, June 2009.

[Organizing the French Resistence] (Table of Contents)

Pete Stockbridge, the Chameleon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Pete Stockbridge (the Chameleon)

Indexer Notes

Story title and genre added by Craig Delich, February 2006. Art credits changed by Gary Watson, June 2009. Original indexer had "John Meditz?"
First line, "At an underground meeting of the Free French..."

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Targetoons / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Art credits from Gary Watson, May 2008. Formerly credited as "Milt Hammer?"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [18 Men and a Boat]
    Candid Charlie
  2. 1. [untitled]
  3. 2. [Bad Dream]
    The Cadet featuring Kit Carter
  4. 3. 18 Men and a Boat
    John Morrill
  5. 4. [untitled]
    Targetoons
  6. 5. The Black Market
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  7. 6. ["Hi ya, fellas..."]
    Candid Charlie, Wizard of the Lens
  8. 7. [untitled]
    Targetoons
  9. 8. River Rising
  10. 9. [untitled]
    Adventures in Stamps
  11. 10. [Lumberjack Adventure]
    Dan'l Flannel
  12. 11. On the Beam
    The Target and the Targeteers
  13. 12. [Organizing the French Resistence]
    Pete Stockbridge, the Chameleon
  14. 13. [untitled]
    Targetoons
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • 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