(April 1940)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
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)

Lucky Byrd / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Claire Moe [as C.J.M.] (signed)
Inks:
Claire Moe [as C.J.M.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Lucky Byrd

Reported Seen In Chicago (Table of Contents)

White Streak / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Burgos
Pencils:
Carl Burgos
Inks:
Carl Burgos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Carl Burgos

Characters:
Leighton (Villain; Intro)

[The Phony Kidnapping of Dawn Parsons] (Table of Contents)

Bull's-Eye Bill / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett [as Everett Blake] (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett [as Everett Blake] (signed)
Colors:
Bill Everett
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Target; Steve Casey (Bill's partner); Dave (town postmaster); un-named town Sheriff; Steve (Deputy); Dawn Parsons (introduction, Dee Parson's sister); Happy (Dawn's companion); Milford (villain); The Wells Gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Arriving back in town from Cat-Tail Canyon, Bill receives a letter from Dawn Parsons, stating that she has been kidnapped and the ransom is $50,000.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Bill Everett to ? by Craig Delich 2013-10-10. The Who's Who only mentions Everett illustrating this feature and lists no writer for the strip.

Ghost Ship (Table of Contents)

Lucky Byrd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Campbell
Pencils:
Harry Campbell
Inks:
Harry Campbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Campbell

Characters:
Rutin (Villain)

[The Inheritance] (Table of Contents)

Hi-Grass Twins / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
Jack Cole
Letters:
Jack Cole

Return of the Octopus (Table of Contents)

T-Men / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
E. F. Webster
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
E. F. Webster

Characters:
The Octopus (Villain; Intro)
Reprints:

[Mystery In Hidden Cove] (Table of Contents)

City Editor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold Potter
Inks:
Harold Potter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Little Dexter] (Table of Contents)

Little Puppet Man / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Pedro (Villain); Little Dexter (Intro; Puppet)

Indexer Notes

continued next issue

[The Decoy Gambit] (Table of Contents)

Rip Rory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Bart (Villain)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sapp Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Schwab

Sound Pirates, Beware! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Abel
Letters:
typeset

[The Reformation of Pretty Boy: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Calling 2-R / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Big Boss (Villain); Drusella (Villain); Pretty Boy (Villain)

Dance of Death (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Feature Films / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Tarpe Mills
Pencils:
Tarpe Mills
Inks:
Tarpe Mills
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tarpe Mills
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Byrd
  2. 1. Reported Seen In Chicago
    White Streak
  3. 2. [The Phony Kidnapping of Dawn Parsons]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  4. 3. Ghost Ship
    Lucky Byrd
  5. 4. [The Inheritance]
    Hi-Grass Twins
  6. 5. Return of the Octopus
    T-Men
  7. 6. [Mystery In Hidden Cove]
    City Editor
  8. 7. [Little Dexter]
    Little Puppet Man
  9. 8. [The Decoy Gambit]
    Rip Rory
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sapp Family
  11. 10. Sound Pirates, Beware!
  12. 11. [The Reformation of Pretty Boy: Part 2]
    Calling 2-R
  13. 12. Dance of Death
    Fantastic Feature Films
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary L. Watson