Target Comics #v1#10 [10]
(November 1940)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-09-25
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)

The Target / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the Target dropped through the skylight, the thugs' guns roared!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Target
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Greg Theakston.

Beware -- Criminals! The Target Is Here -- (Table of Contents: 1)

The Target / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood [as Dick Hamilton] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Wood
Inks
Bob Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Target (introduction); the Targeteers [Dave Reed; Tommy Reed](introduction); Boss Barone (villain, introduction); Grover Whitney (introduction)
Synopsis
The Target takes on Boss Barone, and Grover Whitney of the New York Globe wants to find out who he is.

[The Pirate City on Venus] (Table of Contents: 2)

Spacehawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton (credited)
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (credited)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Basil Wolverton ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Spacehawk cruises through space, his alert mind catches vibrations of evil.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jubun (villain, introduction, death); Captain Dakk; Spacehawk
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

White Streak / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Burgos (signed as Carol Burgos 40)
Pencils
Carl Burgos (signed as Carol Burgos 40)
Inks
Carl Burgos (signed as Carol Burgos 40)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-- and it is these fifth columnists and saboteurs that we must be on guard against!
Genre
superhero
Characters
White Streak; Korn and the Green Tie Society (villain, introduction); Hook (introduction); Dr. Sears (introduction)
Synopsis
White Streak gains a human face thru plastic surgery and abandons his costume.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bea Holmes ?
Pencils
L. Kennerly ?
Inks
L. Kennerly ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well -- here's you ten thousand dollars.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex O'Connor (villain); Painter (a cub); Bull's-Eye Bill

The World's Fastest Fighter (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Characters
Lucky Byrd

The Scratches of Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

Spacehawk / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton (credited)
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed as BW) (illustrations)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (signed as BW) (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Sword of Destiny (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Doug Allen ?
Pencils
Bob Davis (signed)
Inks
Bob Davis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Susan Blye, beautiful young heiress, is secretly driven mad by weird and unearthly methods...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Susan Blye (introduction); Dr. Harry Kaye (introduction); Stiles (villain, introduction)

[The Radium Serum] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Characters
Mrs. Roberts (introduction); Carol Roberts (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["As the Target dropped through the skylight, the thugs' guns roared!"]
  2. 1. Beware -- Criminals! The Target Is Here --
  3. 2. [The Pirate City on Venus]
  4. 3. ["-- and it is these fifth columnists and saboteurs that we must be on guard against!"]
  5. 4. ["Well -- here's you ten thousand dollars."]
  6. 5. The World's Fastest Fighter
    Lucky Byrd
  7. 6. The Scratches of Doom
  8. 7. Sword of Destiny
    Fantastic Feature Films
  9. 8. ["Susan Blye, beautiful young heiress, is secretly driven mad by weird and unearthly methods..."]
  10. 9. [The Radium Serum]
    Calling 2-R
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