Target Comics #v4#3 [39]
(May 1943)

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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1943-02-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing
Stanley Beaman

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Speck, Spot, and Sis / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Speck; Sis; Spot (dog); Target [Niles Reed] (inset)
Keywords
goat; slingshot

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

Cadet / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Garn (signed)
Pencils
John Jordan (signed)
Inks
John Jordan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Add: 1 chemistry professor...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Kit Carter; Prof. Jordan; Dan; Kimbery

Indexer Notes

Kimbery is also referred to as Kimberly in the story.

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

Al T. Tude / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill ?
Pencils
Fred Bell
Inks
Fred Bell
Colors
Ray Gill?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So, you don't think Al T. Tude is the strongest man in the world...
Genre
humor
Characters
Al T. Tude; Sizan; Nancy

Indexer Notes

Al appears as Gooperman.

[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
Bull's-Eye Bill, commissioned a captain in the United States Cavalry...
Genre
war
Characters
Capt. Bill Target; Lt. Dee; Sgt. Pancho

Gulliver's Travels [Part 6] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a voyage to Surat, our ship was blown off course in a storm.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Gulliver; Glumdalclitch
Synopsis
Gulliver arrives back in England after a strange four year journey.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

Dan'l Flannel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edward Ryan (signed)
Inks
Edward Ryan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Dud, come back h'yar...
Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Dud; Dan'l Flannel; Jim Sneed; Beulah Belle
Synopsis
The town's cheese is missing and Uncle Dud takes it upon himself to help the town out by building a rocket to fly to the moon (because, you know, the moon is made of cheese).

Indexer Notes

Jim Sneed's last name is also spelled Snead within the story.

The Battle of the Gremlins (Table of Contents: 6)

Target and the Targeteers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kapitan (signed)
Pencils
Edward Ryan (signed)
Inks
Edward Ryan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Editor's note: Gremlins are the flying pixies and, any pilot who does not believe in...
Characters
Tommy Brown; Niles Reed; Blue Nose (a gremlin); Swasties (gremlins)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Speck, Spot, and Sis / comic story / 5 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
The people of Smartsburg are all doing something in war work.
Genre
humor
Characters
Spot (dog); Speck; Little Sis; Big Sis

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Peter Stockbridge, Alias the Chameleon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Pete Stockbridge and Ragsy run into a blind man who can read...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Pete Stockbridge [Chameleon]; Ragsy Murphy; Mr. Merkel
Synopsis
Pete thinks something is odd when he interrupts a robbery of non-valuable paintings that were smuggled out of France.

Have You Heard... (Table of Contents: 9)

Adventures in Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eugene L. Pollock
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Sky High Salesmanship (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The wind in Jim's face was fresh from the hills.
Characters
Jim; Steve; Mr. Todd

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Results of the readers' poll. Space Hawk was the least-liked feature!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Targetoons / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... just a brief pause for nation identification!
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speck, Spot, and Sis
  2. 1. ["Add: 1 chemistry professor..."]
    Cadet
  3. 2. ["So, you don't think Al T. Tude is the strongest man in the world..."]
    Al T. Tude
  4. 3. ["Bull's-Eye Bill, commissioned a captain in the United States Cavalry..."]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  5. 4. Gulliver's Travels [Part 6]
    Fantastic Feature Films
  6. 5. ["Uncle Dud, come back h'yar..."]
    Dan'l Flannel
  7. 6. The Battle of the Gremlins
    Target and the Targeteers
  8. 7. ["The people of Smartsburg are all doing something in war work."]
    Speck, Spot, and Sis
  9. 8. ["When Pete Stockbridge and Ragsy run into a blind man who can read..."]
    Peter Stockbridge, Alias the Chameleon
  10. 9. Have You Heard...
    Adventures in Stamps
  11. 10. Sky High Salesmanship
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["... just a brief pause for nation identification!"]
    Targetoons
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