Target Comics #v1#8 [8]
(September 1940)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1940-07-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing
David Adams
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Calling 2-R / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Warren [as Alonzo Vincent] (signed)
Inks
Jack Warren [as Alonzo Vincent] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

[The Attack of General Z: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 1)

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 (Villain); Z-Men (Villain)

The Vulture Men From the Void (Table of Contents: 2)

Spacehawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Vulter Men [Glak; Orad]; Chief Loodub; Moon People
Reprints

[The Menace of Dr. Death] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters
Dr. Death [Simms] (Villain; Intro); Messon (Villain; Intro); Bugsy (Villain; Intro); Scar (Villain; Intro); Raligor (Villain; Intro; Death)

Port of Missing Ships (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

The Black Horde (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stockbridge Winslow
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Spacehawk

Indexer Notes

illustrations not by Wolverton

[Spies of the Oriental Chop House] (Table of Contents: 6)

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] [also as Hans; Wong; Louis; Ralston]; Slim (Stockbrisge's chauffeur); Detective Parks; Senator Dodge; Pierre (Chop House owner); The Master [James Ralston](villain, politician, introduction); Hans (villain); Wong (villain); Louis (villain); Higgins (villain, Ralston's butler); George (villain)
Synopsis
The Chameleon is blamed for the disappearance of vital plans for national fortifications, and so, through a series of unique impersonations, traces the stolen plans to their location.
Reprints
Keywords
Oriental Chop House

Indexer Notes

The art was also signed "Everett" in the last panel.

[The Wildcat Cub and the Movie Cowboy: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
B. Holmes
Pencils
L. Kenner
Inks
L. Kenner
Colors
?
Letters
B. Holmes

Characters
Tex O'Connor (Intro; Movie Cowboy)

Wedding Present (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

[The Money Order Robbery] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Characters
Craig (Villain; Intro)

Colossus, Famous Circus Gorilla At Large!! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Dick Cole / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Calling 2-R
  2. 1. [The Attack of General Z: Part 2]
    Calling 2-R
  3. 2. The Vulture Men From the Void
    Spacehawk
  4. 3. [The Menace of Dr. Death]
    White Streak
  5. 4. Port of Missing Ships
    Lucky Byrd
  6. 5. The Black Horde (Part 2)
  7. 6. [Spies of the Oriental Chop House]
    The Chameleon
  8. 7. [The Wildcat Cub and the Movie Cowboy: Part 1]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  9. 8. Wedding Present
    Fantastic Feature Films
  10. 9. [The Money Order Robbery]
    T-Men
  11. 10. Colossus, Famous Circus Gorilla At Large!!
    Dick Cole
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