Blue Bolt #v1#12 [12]
(May 1941)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-03-12
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

BLUE BOLT, Vol. 1, No. 12, May 1941, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1198, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 292 Madison Avenue, New York 11, N. Y.

Index revised from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.

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
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dick Cole

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Attack on a Princess] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Cole / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Count De Sac (introduction); Princess Louise of Dania (introduction); Derek Von Weber (introduction); The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

First line: "Unaware that he is on the threshold of a startling adventure..."

[The Latonian Agent] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters
Gonzales (villain, death); Kurt (villain, introduction); Agent 5 (villain, introduction); Agent 17 (villain, introduction); other spies (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "A five-story drop, Gonzales..."

[The Secret Explosive Hijacking] (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Pete (introduction); Perelli (villain, introduction); Perelli's spy ring (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

First line: "At the office of Super-Railroads, Runaway Ronson..."

Last appearance.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Krisko and Jasper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Krisko and Jasper...two cowboys from the wide open spaces are out to see the world.
Characters
Mr. Gravedigger (villain); Captain of the CALAMITY JANE (villain)

Mysterious Island [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
Ray Gill (illustrations)
Inks
Ray Gill (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Edison Bell

[The Lost World: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 7)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Malcolm Kildale (credited)
Inks
Malcolm Kildale (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Kit Carson (introduction, ghost); Jim Bridges (introduction, ghost); Daniel Boone (guest-star); Ghost cavemen (villain, introduction)

"To Be Prepared for War, Is One of the Most Effectual Ways for Preserving Peace" (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 Pursuit Plane Plans Plot] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Phantom Sub / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill O'Connor [as FOS]
Pencils
Ben Flinton [as FOS]
Inks
Leonard Sansone [as FOS]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jason Phelps (introduction); Igor (villain, introduction); his fellow spy (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "In order to protect its peace in this war-torn world..."

[The Banker Who Robbed His Own Bank] (Table of Contents: 10)

The White Rider and Super Horse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
A banker (villain, introduction); Crosson (villain, introduction); Dandy (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "Raised in a valley hidden from the eyes of men..."

[The Floodlight Picture] (Table of Contents: 11)

Edison Bell / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

First line: "I hope it works!"

Dishpan Floodlight (Table of Contents: 12)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ray Gill (signed)
Pencils
Ray Gill (signed)
Inks
Ray Gill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Introducing Blue Bolt's Brother] (Table of Contents: 13)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Kip Parrish (Blue Bolt's brother, introduction); Red (villain, introduction); Hans (villain, introduction); spy (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First line: "Introducing Kip Parrish, brother of Blue Bolt..."

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. [Attack on a Princess]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. [The Latonian Agent]
    Sub-Zero
  5. 4. [The Secret Explosive Hijacking]
    Runaway Ronson
  6. 5. ["Krisko and Jasper...two cowboys from the wide open spaces are out to see the world."]
    Krisko and Jasper
  7. 6. Mysterious Island [Part 2]
    An Edison Bell Story
  8. 7. [The Lost World: Part 2]
    Sergeant Spook
  9. 8. "To Be Prepared for War, Is One of the Most Effectual Ways for Preserving Peace"
    Old Cap Hawkin's Tales
  10. 9. [The Pursuit Plane Plans Plot]
    The Phantom Sub
  11. 10. [The Banker Who Robbed His Own Bank]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  12. 11. [The Floodlight Picture]
    Edison Bell
  13. 12. Dishpan Floodlight
  14. 13. [Introducing Blue Bolt's Brother]
    Blue Bolt
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