(August 1946)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
7
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Novelty Press Division of the Premium Service Co., Inc.
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler (editor and general manager); Jane Spaulding Nye (managing editor); Mel Cummin (art director); Peggy Ann Crowley (associate editor); Helen Doig Schmid (editorial assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia title: BLUE BOLT.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Wilcox (signed)
Inks:
Jim Wilcox (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt Flashes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

["With his nephew, Bill Brill, and ace salesman, Sidney Satchel..."] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Wilcox (credited)
Inks:
Jim Wilcox (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Help! Help!! Bozo's escaping!"] (Table of Contents)

"Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop; Pepsi-Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Graham Hunter (signed)
Inks:
Graham Hunter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad in sequential art form.

["'Sbout time!"] (Table of Contents)

Krisko and Jasper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

["Wot d'ya mean yer pop's name is on everybody's tongue?"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Three separate gags.

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum (Table of Contents)

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad in sequential art form.

["Blue Bolt ace pilot for 'Glimpses,' the picture magazine..."] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt the American / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

["Hey - This penny is th' same on both sides!!!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Three separate gags.

Bobby Shelby at the Movies (Table of Contents)

Shelby Cycle Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad in sequential art form.

The Play's the Thing (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Pam Robinson
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Egad, Hotspur, my friend, this glacial inclemency..."] (Table of Contents)

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Pudge has received a prize..."] (Table of Contents)

Fearless Fellers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

["Wot d'ya mean a frog has more lives..."] (Table of Contents)

Bluebolts and Nuts / cartoon / 0.92 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

7 separate gags. Shares page with a small ad.

Jackie's Uncle from India (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Don Rico (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Sergeant Spook [un-named Policeman]

Indexer Notes

According to the Don Rico interview in Alter Ego #114 (December 2012), the scripter of this story is unknown.

["They're about finished, Jerry!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Super Scooter (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["Hm ... Cloiks wanted, eh?"] (Table of Contents)

Boitram the Burglar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Cole
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Blue Bolt Flashes
  3. 2. ["With his nephew, Bill Brill, and ace salesman, Sidney Satchel..."]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. ["Help! Help!! Bozo's escaping!"]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop; Pepsi-Cola
  5. 4. ["'Sbout time!"]
    Krisko and Jasper
  6. 5. ["Wot d'ya mean yer pop's name is on everybody's tongue?"]
  7. 6. Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
    Dubble Bubble
  8. 7. ["Blue Bolt ace pilot for 'Glimpses,' the picture magazine..."]
    Blue Bolt the American
  9. 8. ["Hey - This penny is th' same on both sides!!!"]
  10. 9. Bobby Shelby at the Movies
    Shelby Cycle Co.
  11. 10. The Play's the Thing
  12. 11. ["Egad, Hotspur, my friend, this glacial inclemency..."]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
  13. 12. ["Pudge has received a prize..."]
    Fearless Fellers
  14. 13. ["Wot d'ya mean a frog has more lives..."]
    Bluebolts and Nuts
  15. 14. Jackie's Uncle from India
    Sergeant Spook
  16. 15. ["They're about finished, Jerry!"]
    Edison Bell
  17. 16. Super Scooter
  18. 17. ["Hm ... Cloiks wanted, eh?"]
    Boitram the Burglar
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