(February-March 1949)

Novelty Press, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Premium Group of Comics
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler (Editor and General Manager); Mel Cummin (Art Director)
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)

Dick Cole / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Farr Cry / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

["Bark Hall and Dick Cole rise above their bitter rivalry..."] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Joe Peltz (introduction)

["You fell in that mud puddle..."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gag cartoons.

[Junior Country Club Dance] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Alonzo Vincent
Pencils:
Alonzo Vincent (signed)
Inks:
Alonzo Vincent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alonzo Vincent

Indexer Notes

Brickbatt (villain); Halfbatt (villain)

The Real Thing (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (header)
Inks:
? (header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Turning a vacuum cleaner into a dangerous weapon..."] (Table of Contents)

Rick Richards / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Wizley Zard (introduction); Jack Knave (villain, introduction)

["How come you don't like your new shirt??"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.85 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gag cartoons.

["Bill proves he's the life of the party..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ringer Reilly (villain, introduction)

["That's me, kiddies!"] (Table of Contents)

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Swan dive, eh?"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al McWilliams
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Tooley (introduction); Ted Tooley (introduction); Hooker (villain, introduction); Hooker's gang (villains, introduction)

[Ice Cream Dreams] (Table of Contents)

Merkin Gerkin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gordon Guth [as B. G. Guth] (signed)
Pencils:
Gordon Guth [as B. G. Guth] (signed)
Inks:
Gordon Guth [as B. G. Guth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["What's botherin' you, Two-Ton?"] (Table of Contents)

Two-Ton O'Toole / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Cole
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Farr Cry
  3. 2. ["Bark Hall and Dick Cole rise above their bitter rivalry..."]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. ["You fell in that mud puddle..."]
  5. 4. [Junior Country Club Dance]
    Speck, Spot and Sis
  6. 5. The Real Thing
  7. 6. ["Turning a vacuum cleaner into a dangerous weapon..."]
    Rick Richards
  8. 7. ["How come you don't like your new shirt??"]
  9. 8. ["Bill proves he's the life of the party..."]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  10. 9. ["That's me, kiddies!"]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
  11. 10. ["Swan dive, eh?"]
    Dick Cole
  12. 11. [Ice Cream Dreams]
    Merkin Gerkin
  13. 12. ["What's botherin' you, Two-Ton?"]
    Two-Ton O'Toole
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