(August 1940)

Novelty Press, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
?
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
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:
?
Pencils:
Larry Antonette
Inks:
Larry Antonette
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

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

Script:
Alonzo Vincent
Pencils:
Alonzo Vincent
Inks:
Alonzo Vincent
Colors:
Alonzo Vincent
Letters:
?

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
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary L. Watson