Blue Bolt #v1#11 [11]
(April 1941)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-02-12
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

Indicia title: BLUE BOLT.

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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dick Cole
Reprints
Keywords
Robot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Ye Editors' Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

[The Rampaging Robot] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Cole / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest-star); Korelli (villain); Hans (villain); Black One [Black League] (villain, introduction)

[Return To the Outer World] (Table of Contents: 3)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill?
Pencils
Alan Mandel
Inks
Alan Mandel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Bolt [Fred Parrish]; Tanner (introduction); Miss Tanner (introduction); Karlo (villain, introduction); Major Metz (villain, introduction); the Nazis (villains)

[The Vampire Rats] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Ray Gill?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Trask (villain, death); Dr. Martin (introduction, death); Pedro (introduction, death); Dr. Howard (introduction)

[The Kalton Gang Strikes] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Anders
Inks
Al Anders
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Kalton Gang (villains, introduction, deaths); Jed Harris (introduction)

Mysterious Island [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Ray Gill
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Edison Bell

[Disaster At the Crack Mountain Limited] (Table of Contents: 7)

Runaway Ronson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Runaway Ronson; Gruber (introduction); Karl (villain, introduction, death); Fritz (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

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

[The Photography Lesson] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Krisko and Jasper, two cowboys, are out to see the world.
Characters
Charlie the Chizzler (villain, introduction); Old Iron Jaw (villain, introduction); Mr. Gravedigger (villain, introduction); Captain of the CALAMITY JANE (villain, introduction)

"These Are Times That Try Men's Souls!" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

[The Lost World: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Characters
Daniel Boone (introduction, a ghost); George Washington (guest-star)

[Rescued From Davy Jones's Locker] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Characters
The Big Boss (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction); Tom Graham (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Cole
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Ye Editors' Page
  3. 2. [The Rampaging Robot]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. [Return To the Outer World]
    Blue Bolt
  5. 4. [The Vampire Rats]
    Sub-Zero
  6. 5. [The Kalton Gang Strikes]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  7. 6. Mysterious Island [Part 1]
    Edison Bell
  8. 7. [Disaster At the Crack Mountain Limited]
    Runaway Ronson
  9. 8. [The Photography Lesson]
    Edison Bell
  10. 9. ["Krisko and Jasper, two cowboys, are out to see the world."]
    Pony Tracks
  11. 10. "These Are Times That Try Men's Souls!"
    Old Cap Hawkin's Tales
  12. 11. [The Lost World: Part 1]
    Sergeant Spook
  13. 12. [Rescued From Davy Jones's Locker]
    The Phantom Sub
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