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(August 1940)

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

[The Perilous Planetoid Trap] (Table of Contents)

Spacehawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Spacehawk; Zorg (first appearance; villain; death); Jark (first appearance; villain; death); A girl (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Spacehawk unmasks to reveal his human face.
Reprints:

[The Black Rust Racket] (Table of Contents)

White Streak / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Ranow (first appearance; villain; death); Prof. Simms (first appearance)

Fingerprints Don't Lie (Table of Contents)

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

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

Ghost Star (Part 1) (Table of Contents)

Spacehawk / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stockbridge Winslow
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Spacehawk; illoes not by Wolverton

[The Kohinoor Diamond] (Table of Contents)

The Chameleon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Allan (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
Doug Allan
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Chameleon [Peter Stockbridge]; Slim (Stockbridge's driver); Mrs. Carpenter; Hans Gunlau (jewel cutter); Clancy (Policeman); James Brighton (villain, introduction); Butch (villain); Limpey Lew (villain); Jake (villain)
Synopsis:
The Chameleon learns of the theft of the famed Kohinoor Diamond, and traces its location to one James Brighton, who intends to waylay a famed jewel cutter, and to have the stone cut into small diamonds for quick sale.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kohinoor Diamond

The House of Horror (Table of Contents)

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

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

[The Return of Slick Carson] (Table of Contents)

Bull's-Eye Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
B. Holmes
Pencils:
L. Kennerly
Inks:
L. Kennerly
Colors:
B. Holmes
Letters:
?

Characters:
Slick Carson (villain; death)

[The Construction Saboteurs] (Table of Contents)

T-Men / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Antonette
Pencils:
Larry Antonette (signed)
Inks:
Larry Antonette (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
"T-Man" Turner

Indexer Notes

Creator credits confirmed by Shaun Clancy and the Comics History Exchange list on Facebook from the personal records of Larry Antonette which included pages of stories he worked on torn from the original comic books (21 February 2015).

[The Attack of General Z: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
General Z and his Z-Men (first appearance; villains)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spacehawk
  2. 1. [The Perilous Planetoid Trap]
    Spacehawk
  3. 2. [The Black Rust Racket]
    White Streak
  4. 3. Fingerprints Don't Lie
    Lucky Byrd
  5. 4. Ghost Star (Part 1)
    Spacehawk
  6. 5. [The Kohinoor Diamond]
    The Chameleon
  7. 6. The House of Horror
    Fantastic Feature Films
  8. 7. [The Return of Slick Carson]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  9. 8. [The Construction Saboteurs]
    T-Men
  10. 9. [The Attack of General Z: Part 1]
    Calling 2-R
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary L. Watson