(October 1947)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
8
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1947
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Premium Group of Comics
Brand:
Premium / PG
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler
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)

Cadet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright (signed)
Inks:
Nina Albright
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Placed on inside front cover. Letters of comment from Carmen DeLa Cruz, Kendell Jones, Gerald David Curry, Joe Garcia, Virginia Warsachi, Sally Foos, Kenny Barney and Gene Reinhardt.

[The Harvest Barn Dance] (Table of Contents)

Cadet / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright (signed)
Inks:
Nina Albright
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Kit Carter; Dan Merry; Lulu Scott (first appearance); Cadet Babbly; Ginny; Jim Stonefort

["If you put your hand in your pocket"] (Table of Contents)

Targetoons / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Top half of page is an ad for Kellogg's Krumbles cereal.

[Abducted by Komar as a slave laborer...] (Table of Contents)

Gary Stark / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Gary Stark; Komar (villain); Carlo (villain); Chico (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Story line continued from the previous issue and continues in the next issue.

["A strange adventure starts for Charlie when he tries to help a neighbor..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Sale [as Bob Q. Siege] (signed)
Inks:
Robert Sale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Candid Charlie; Mirkin; Mrs. Darter (first appearance); Dr. Mindoo (villain, first appearance); Sikes (villain)

["Keep swingin' at him"] (Table of Contents)

Targetoons / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Eight one-panel gag cartoons with an advertisement for stamps and cowboy pictures taking up a ninth panel.

Young Buckskin (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William Cuthbert
Pencils:
E.J. Reeves (signed)
Inks:
E.J. Reeves (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Text story with masthead illustration.

["What's the difference between the north and south poles?"] (Table of Contents)

Targetoons / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gag cartoons. Balance of page has an advertisement for Bendix bicycle brakes.

["Someone once said there is no such thing as a really bad boy..."] (Table of Contents)

Chameleon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; crime
Characters:
Pete Stockbridge [The Chameleon]; Ragsy; Lily; Killey (villain); Cigarface Al Cornpone (villain)

["I wish I could see that ball game..."] (Table of Contents)

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Dan'l's Midnight Ride (Table of Contents)

Dan'l Flannel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Schrotter (signed)
Inks:
Gus Schrotter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dan'l Flannel; Safecracker Mac (first appearance; villain); Gus the Mooch (first appearance; villain)

[The Targeteers visit a prison...] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa (signed)
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Targeteers: Tom, Dick, Niles; Warden Bill Brockton (first appearance)

The Race Against The River! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fisk Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What's an usher, huh? (Table of Contents)

Targetoons / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (Signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover and in black and white.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cadet
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Target Hits and Misses
  3. 2. [The Harvest Barn Dance]
    Cadet
  4. 3. ["If you put your hand in your pocket"]
    Targetoons
  5. 4. [Abducted by Komar as a slave laborer...]
    Gary Stark
  6. 5. ["A strange adventure starts for Charlie when he tries to help a neighbor..."]
    Candid Charlie
  7. 6. ["Keep swingin' at him"]
    Targetoons
  8. 7. Young Buckskin
  9. 8. ["What's the difference between the north and south poles?"]
    Targetoons
  10. 9. ["Someone once said there is no such thing as a really bad boy..."]
    Chameleon
  11. 10. ["I wish I could see that ball game..."]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
  12. 11. Dan'l's Midnight Ride
    Dan'l Flannel
  13. 12. [The Targeteers visit a prison...]
    Target and the Targeteers
  14. 13. The Race Against The River!
    Fisk Bike Tires
  15. 14. What's an usher, huh?
    Targetoons
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