(August 1940)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing:
David Adams (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

BLUE BOLT, Vol. 1, No. 3, August 1940, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1168, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 292 Madison Avenue, New York 11, N. Y.


[The Green Sorceress Reforms] (Table of Contents)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Green Sorceress (villain)
Reprints:

[The Stolen Formula] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Davis
Pencils:
Bob Davis
Inks:
Bob Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Anson (villain, introduction); One-Ear (villain, introduction)

[The Arsonists] (Table of Contents)

Sub-Zero Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Antonette?
Pencils:
Larry Antonette
Inks:
Larry Antonette
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Janet (introduction); her father (introduction); A deputy fire commissioner (villain, introduction); an arson gang (villains, introduction)

[How To Smash the Atom] (Table of Contents)

Edison Bell / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[Mystery at the Russell Ranch] (Table of Contents)

The White Rider and Super Horse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
A foreman (villain, introduction); Jim Travis (villain, introduction); Jason (introduction); his son (introduction, death); Russell (introduction)

["I say, old chappie, ridin' to th' hounds, eh, what?"] (Table of Contents)

Pony Tracks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack A. Warren
Pencils:
Jack A. Warren
Inks:
Jack A. Warren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Sub-Zero's Adventures On Earth [Part 3] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stockbridge Winslow
Pencils:
Harry Ramsey
Inks:
Harry Ramsey
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Sub-Zero Man

Indexer Notes

Text story with Illustration

[Rescue Mission To Hamlin] (Table of Contents)

Runaway Ronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Remember the Alamo! (Table of Contents)

Old Cap Hawkin's Tales / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Kiefer
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Lion That Was Framed For Murder] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Kildale
Pencils:
Malcolm Kildale
Inks:
Malcolm Kildale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rollo (villain, introduction); Ace (villain, introduction); their gang (villains, introduction); Phipps (introduction, death)

[The Pirate Tramp Steamer] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Sub / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill O'Connor
Pencils:
Ben Flinton
Inks:
Leonard Sansone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The crew of the GOOD SAMARITAN (villains, introduction, death)

["In this episode the mysterious lone wolf of the void tangles with a tough enemy..."] (Table of Contents)

The Spacehawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Bolt
  2. 1. [The Green Sorceress Reforms]
    Blue Bolt
  3. 2. [The Stolen Formula]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. [The Arsonists]
    Sub-Zero Man
  5. 4. [How To Smash the Atom]
    Edison Bell
  6. 5. [Mystery at the Russell Ranch]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  7. 6. ["I say, old chappie, ridin' to th' hounds, eh, what?"]
    Pony Tracks
  8. 7. Sub-Zero's Adventures On Earth [Part 3]
  9. 8. [Rescue Mission To Hamlin]
    Runaway Ronson
  10. 9. Remember the Alamo!
    Old Cap Hawkin's Tales
  11. 10. [The Lion That Was Framed For Murder]
    Sergeant Spook
  12. 11. [The Pirate Tramp Steamer]
    The Phantom Sub
  13. 12. ["In this episode the mysterious lone wolf of the void tangles with a tough enemy..."]
    The Spacehawk
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