(June 1944)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly November to June; bi-monthly July to October
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 Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Target / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Target Hits and Misses / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
editors and readers
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Editor asks readers if they want to stop "serial" stories. Asks if they want two separate text page stories.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

["The Daunton cadets have pledged to sell a million dollars worth of bonds..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Donohoe?
Inks:
Joe Donohoe?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Kit Carter (the Cadet); Dan Merry (his pal)

["Springtime on Grandma's farm brings with it the scent of apple blossoms..."] (Table of Contents)

Speck, Spot, and Sis / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alonzo Vincent
Inks:
Alonzo Vincent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor

["The order is for The Target and his pals to get the goods through at all costs -- "] (Table of Contents)

The Target and the Targeteers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
villain: Nazis

["An amateur photographer's dream come true!"] (Table of Contents)

Candid Charlie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Courage Never Changes (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

["Unwittingly Dan'l bought himself a donkey who answers to the name of Cleo!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Bill sets out to square things for one of his buddies and finds out..."] (Table of Contents)

Bull's-Eye Bill / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier
Characters:
Captain Bill Target (Bull's-Eye Bill); villain: Nazi spys

["When The Chameleon first glances into an innocent looking brief case, little does he know..."] (Table of Contents)

The Chameleon / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
Pete Stockbridge [The Chameleon]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Targetoons / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Bumbershoot Jump (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rod Reed
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
full page sequential panel art ad on back cover for Tootsie Rolls

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Target
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Target Hits and Misses
  3. 2. ["The Daunton cadets have pledged to sell a million dollars worth of bonds..."]
    The Cadet
  4. 3. ["Springtime on Grandma's farm brings with it the scent of apple blossoms..."]
    Speck, Spot, and Sis
  5. 4. ["The order is for The Target and his pals to get the goods through at all costs -- "]
    The Target and the Targeteers
  6. 5. ["An amateur photographer's dream come true!"]
    Candid Charlie
  7. 6. Courage Never Changes
  8. 7. ["Unwittingly Dan'l bought himself a donkey who answers to the name of Cleo!"]
    Dan'l Flannel
  9. 8. ["Bill sets out to square things for one of his buddies and finds out..."]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  10. 9. ["When The Chameleon first glances into an innocent looking brief case, little does he know..."]
    The Chameleon
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Targetoons
  12. 11. Bumbershoot Jump
    Captain Tootsie
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