Blue Bolt #v1#8 [8]
(January 1941)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-11-13
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. 8, January 1941, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1168, 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)

Sub-Zero / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Sub-Zero Man

[The Rescue of Blue Bolt] (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]; Professor Everett Smith (introduction); Ann Barton (introduction); The Green Sorceress (villain); General Ghron (villain, introduction); Colonel Chag (villain, introduction); Farno (villain, introduction); Carl Pfeifer (villain, introduction)
Reprints

A Vote For Reynolds Is a Vote For Experience (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Characters
Boss Reynolds (villain, introduction); Pierce (villain, introduction); Jim Pierce (villain, introduction)

[Prison Break] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters
Casey (villain, introduction); other convicts (villains, 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
Poney...that looks like two humans in distress!

The Ray Master [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Andrew McWhiney
Pencils
Harry Ramsey
Inks
Harry Ramey
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Text story with Illustration

[Maniac In the Snow: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Tom Norton (introduction); Thurston (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

[Skate Sails] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

In Ghost Town (Table of Contents: 8)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Dr. Sherlock (guest-star); John Paul Jones (introduction, ghost); Adm. Dewey (introduction, ghost); Sir Francis Drake (introduction, ghost); George Washington (introduction, ghost); Captain Kidd (villain, introduction); other ghost pirates (villains, introduction)

Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

[Prisoners on the Isle of Zorn] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Phantom Sub / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Capt. Crule (villain); Prof. Starkson (introduction); Alicia Starkson (introduction)

[The Marshall's Murderers] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Three killers (villains, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sub-Zero
  2. 1. [The Rescue of Blue Bolt]
    Blue Bolt
  3. 2. A Vote For Reynolds Is a Vote For Experience
    Sub-Zero
  4. 3. [Prison Break]
    Dick Cole
  5. 4. ["Poney...that looks like two humans in distress!"]
    Pony Tracks
  6. 5. The Ray Master [Part 2]
  7. 6. [Maniac In the Snow: Part 1]
    Runaway Ronson
  8. 7. [Skate Sails]
    Edison Bell
  9. 8. In Ghost Town
    Sergeant Spook
  10. 9. Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death
    Old Cap Hawkin's Tales
  11. 10. [Prisoners on the Isle of Zorn]
    The Phantom Sub
  12. 11. [The Marshall's Murderers]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
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