Target Comics #v5#2 [50]
(June 1944)

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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly November to June; bi-monthly July to October
On-sale date
1944-03-29
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, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Target / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Allison
Inks
Bill Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Target [Niles Reed]

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

Target Hits and Misses / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
editors and readers
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Editor asks readers if they want to stop "serial" stories. Asks if they want two separate text page stories.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

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

The Cadet / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Donohoe ?
Inks
Joe Donohoe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Daunton cadets have pledged to sell a million dollars worth of bonds...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Kit Carter (the Cadet); Dan Merry (his pal)

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Springtime on Grandma's farm brings with it the scent of apple blossoms...
Genre
adventure; humor

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

The Target and the Targeteers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Allison
Inks
Bill Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The order is for The Target and his pals to get the goods through at all costs --
Genre
superhero
Characters
villain: Nazis

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

Candid Charlie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
B. Gordon Guth (signed)
Inks
B. Gordon Guth
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An amateur photographer's dream come true!
Genre
humor

Courage Never Changes (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unwittingly Dan'l bought himself a donkey who answers to the name of Cleo!
Genre
humor

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

Bull's-Eye Bill / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill sets out to square things for one of his buddies and finds out...
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Captain Bill Target (Bull's-Eye Bill); villain: Nazi spys

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

The Chameleon / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Allison
Inks
Bill Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When The Chameleon first glances into an innocent looking brief case, little does he know...
Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Pete Stockbridge [The Chameleon]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Targetoons / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Bumbershoot Jump (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Target
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Target Hits and Misses
  3. 2. ["The Daunton cadets have pledged to sell a million dollars worth of bonds..."]
    The Cadet
  4. 3. ["Springtime on Grandma's farm brings with it the scent of apple blossoms..."]
    Speck, Spot, and Sis
  5. 4. ["The order is for The Target and his pals to get the goods through at all costs -- "]
    The Target and the Targeteers
  6. 5. ["An amateur photographer's dream come true!"]
    Candid Charlie
  7. 6. Courage Never Changes
  8. 7. ["Unwittingly Dan'l bought himself a donkey who answers to the name of Cleo!"]
    Dan'l Flannel
  9. 8. ["Bill sets out to square things for one of his buddies and finds out..."]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  10. 9. ["When The Chameleon first glances into an innocent looking brief case, little does he know..."]
    The Chameleon
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Targetoons
  12. 11. Bumbershoot Jump
    Captain Tootsie
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