Target Comics #v3#3 [27]
(May 1942)

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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-02-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing
Stanley Beaman
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Target / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Target [Niles Reed]; Targeteers [Dave Brown; Tommy Foster]
Keywords
bondage; railroad tracks; train

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

The Editor's Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Includes letters from B. D. Liles, Grace H. Romeo, Arthur Dandoy, and Theodore Elizondo.

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

Cadet / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
George Kapitan [as Kapitan] (signed)
Pencils
John Jordan [as Jordan] (signed)
Inks
John Jordan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor Norton, a chemistry teacher at Daunton Military Academy, has disappeared
Genre
adventure

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

The Target and the Targeteers / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Target and the Targeteers become actors...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Target [Niles Reed]; Targeteers; Blana Barner
Reprints

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

Speck, Spot, and Sis / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Warren
Pencils
Jack Warren [as Vincent] (signed)
Inks
Jack Warren [as Vincent] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Warren

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nerts
Genre
humor; teen

The Last of the Mohicans [Part 4] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harold DeLay (signed)
Inks
Harold DeLay (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
drama; historical

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly (signed)
Inks
John Daly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Looks like a good-sized town, Pancho.
Genre
western-frontier

Introducing Al T. Tude (Table of Contents: 7)

Al T. Tude / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Greene (signed as Jim Green)
Inks
Jim Greene (signed as Jim Green)
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Greene (signed as Jim Green)

Genre
humor
Characters
Al T. Tude (introduction)

Indexer Notes

First appearance.

The Blazing Death (Table of Contents: 8)

Spacehawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Pencils
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Basil Wolverton (signed)

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Spacehawk; Dr. Gore (villain)
Reprints

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

Chameleon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fagaly ?
Inks
Al Fagaly ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pete is a busy man these days...
Genre
superhero

Creature of the Deep (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Spillane
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This sequence does not appear in an online (apparently) cover-to-cover scan of the book. Possibly it appears in a different issue?

Its existence and reprint information are from the book "PRIMAL SPILLANE: THE EARLY STORIES, 1941-1942", (edited by Max Allan Collins and Lynn F. Myers, Jr., Gryphon Books, 2003), provided by Arthur Lortie, 6/29/2006.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Target
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Editor's Page
  3. 2. ["Professor Norton, a chemistry teacher at Daunton Military Academy, has disappeared"]
    Cadet
  4. 3. ["The Target and the Targeteers become actors..."]
    The Target and the Targeteers
  5. 4. ["Nerts"]
    Speck, Spot, and Sis
  6. 5. The Last of the Mohicans [Part 4]
    Fantastic Feature Films
  7. 6. ["Looks like a good-sized town, Pancho."]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  8. 7. Introducing Al T. Tude
  9. 8. The Blazing Death
    Spacehawk
  10. 9. ["Pete is a busy man these days..."]
    Chameleon
  11. 10. Creature of the Deep
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