Blue Bolt #v1#7 [7]
(December 1940)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-10-09
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. 7, December 1940, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1198, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 292 Madison Avenue, New York 11, N. Y.

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)

Blue Bolt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Bolt [Fred Parrish]
Reprints

[The Green Army's Blitzkrieg] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon; Al Avison; Al Gabriele
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Bolt [Fred Parrish]; The Green Sorceress (villain); Gen. Lhokar (villain, introduction); Col. Rhux (villain, introduction); Capt. Sarn (villain, introduction)
Reprints

[The Murder of Bert Hart] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Cole / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Bert Hart (guest-star, death); Phil Carp (villain); his two accomplices (villains, introduction)

[Skulduggery At the Ballgame] (Table of Contents: 3)

Sub-Zero / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Everett
Pencils
Bill Everett
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Rocky Garrett (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction); McBride (introduction); Lefty Johnson (introduction)

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

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

Script
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Pencils
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Inks
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You and your poker playin'--!

The Ray Master [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Andrew McWhiney
Pencils
Harry Ramsey
Inks
Harry Ramsey
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Text story with Illustration

[King Robinson: Part 3] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harold DeLay
Inks
Harold DeLay
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
King Robinson (guest-star)

[Revolt In Spirit Town] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
Napoleon Bonaparte (villain, ghost); Jesse James (villain, ghost); Patrick Henry (guest-star, ghost); Dr. Sherlock (guest-star, ghost); Solomon (guest-star, ghost); Daniel Webster (guest-star, ghost); King Arthur (introduction, ghost); Duke of Wellington (introduction, ghost)

Millions For Defense, But Not One Cent For Tribute! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

[The Return of Captain Gorling] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Characters
Capt. Gorling (villain, death?); Cameo: Franklin D. Roosevelt (cameo)

[The Robbery of the Railroad Guns] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Runaway Ronson; Hansen (villain, introduction, death); Lippy (villain, introduction, death); Hansen and Lippy's gang (villains, introduction for all, all die)

Indexer Notes

All Paul Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, Paul's son.

[Fire on the Trestle] (Table of Contents: 11)

The White Rider and Super Horse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
St. Maxwell?
Inks
St. Maxwell?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Casler (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction); Sue (introduction); her brother (introduction); her father (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Bolt
  2. 1. [The Green Army's Blitzkrieg]
    Blue Bolt
  3. 2. [The Murder of Bert Hart]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. [Skulduggery At the Ballgame]
    Sub-Zero
  5. 4. ["You and your poker playin'--!"]
    Pony Tracks
  6. 5. The Ray Master [Part 1]
  7. 6. [King Robinson: Part 3]
    Edison Bell
  8. 7. [Revolt In Spirit Town]
    Sergeant Spook
  9. 8. Millions For Defense, But Not One Cent For Tribute!
    Old Cap Hawkin's Tales
  10. 9. [The Return of Captain Gorling]
    The Phantom Sub
  11. 10. [The Robbery of the Railroad Guns]
    Runaway Ronson
  12. 11. [Fire on the Trestle]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
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