Target Comics #v2#4 [16]
(June 1941)

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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-03-26
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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Target; Bull's-Eye Bill; Treasure Island; Lucky Byrd; White Streak; Spacehawk; Chameleon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Wood
Inks
Bob Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Target; Bull's-Eye Bill

The Case of the Cartoon Crimes (Table of Contents: 1)

Target / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Wood
Pencils
Bob Wood
Inks
Bob Wood
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Wood

Characters
Target; Targeteers; George "Inky" Roussos (intro); Blackie Biro (villain; intro)

Indexer Notes

Note 1: George "Inky" Roussos is based on the artist of the same name, and Blackie Biro is based on writer / artist Charles Biro.

Note 2: In the story this is said:
"Hey, Niles! this is a panic! have a look at this strip in the Star "Crime Takes
A Holiday""
This refers to the Red Comet story in Planet Comics (Fiction House, 1940 series) #5, May 1940.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Chameleon / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A-h-h-h!

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got 'im!

"A man is murdered just outside FBI Agent Hook's office." (Table of Contents: 4)

White Streak / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
Emil Gershwin
Inks
Emil Gershwin
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Gill

Introducing the Cadet (Table of Contents: 5)

Cadet / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Cadet [Kit Carter] (actual intro and origin)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Cadet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison
Inks
George Harrison
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We give you--Kit Carter--son of a former hero...
Characters
The Cadet [Kit Carter] (Intro)

Treasure Island [Part 3] (Table of Contents: 7)

Fantastic Feature Films / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

A Light That Talks (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

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

Spacehawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Colors
?
Letters
Basil Wolverton

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A powerful rocket ship moves swiftly above the cloud masses over darkened Europe.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Target; Bull's-Eye Bill; Treasure Island; Lucky Byrd; White Streak; Spacehawk; Chameleon
  2. 1. The Case of the Cartoon Crimes
    Target
  3. 2. ["A-h-h-h!"]
    Chameleon
  4. 3. ["Got 'im!"]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  5. 4. "A man is murdered just outside FBI Agent Hook's office."
    White Streak
  6. 5. Introducing the Cadet
    Cadet
  7. 6. ["We give you--Kit Carter--son of a former hero..."]
    Cadet
  8. 7. Treasure Island [Part 3]
    Fantastic Feature Films
  9. 8. A Light That Talks
    Lucky Byrd
  10. 9. ["A powerful rocket ship moves swiftly above the cloud masses over darkened Europe."]
    Spacehawk
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  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
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