Target Comics #v8#5 [83]
(July 1947)

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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Premium Group of Comics
Editing
Robert D. Wheeler (Editor & General Manager); Jane Spaulding Nye (Managing Editor); Jean Gibson Brundage (editorial assistant); Al Fago [as Alfred V. Fago] (art consultant)

Issue Notes

TARGET COMICS, Vol. 8, No. 5, July 1947, published monthly by The Premium Group of Comics, a Division of The Premium Service Co. Inc., P. O. Box 1198, Independence Square, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 119 West 19th Street, New York 11, N. Y.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cadet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nina Albright (signed)
Inks
Nina Albright (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

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

The Cadet Featuring Kit Carter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nina Albright (signed)
Inks
Nina Albright (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kit Carter and Dan Merry are calling on Mary Black with Ted Stilwell...

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

Targetoons / cartoon / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen-with my brains and your money, what can we lose??
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

The top half of the first page is an ad for Kellogg's Krumbles.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Sale [as Bob Q.] (signed)
Inks
Robert Sale [as Bob Q.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Old Rufus Perkins--the biggest, braggingest fisherman in town...

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

Pete Stockbridge, The Chameleon / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William Allison?
Inks
William Allison?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A palatial gambling ship moored beyond the law's authority...

A King's Command (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Graham
Pencils
E. J. Reeves (illustration)
Inks
E. J. Reeves (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Targetoons / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you say that a mistletoe is a vine or a tree?
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

On bottom half of page. Top half is a Rollfast (bicycles and roller skates) ad.

It Is War! (Table of Contents: 8)

Gary Stark / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico (signed)
Pencils
Don Rico (signed)
Inks
Don Rico (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Don Rico

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bull's-Eye Bill easily handles an old-time stagecoach...
Reprints

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

[Targetoons] / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You ought to be ashamed of yourself for being left back...
Genre
humor; children

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

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm so hungry I could eat the side of a barn!
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield (signed)
Inks
Ken Battefield (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fighting to help their wartime comrades, the Targeteers pounce upon a greedy swindler...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Two-Ton O'Toole / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy! This oughta be good!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Targetoons / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milt Hammer
Inks
Milt Hammer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's a hill? Er-a piece of land with its back up.
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

When a Slip Meant Death (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Fisk Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cadet
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Target Hits and Misses
  3. 2. ["Kit Carter and Dan Merry are calling on Mary Black with Ted Stilwell..."]
    The Cadet Featuring Kit Carter
  4. 3. ["Listen-with my brains and your money, what can we lose??"]
    Targetoons
  5. 4. ["Old Rufus Perkins--the biggest, braggingest fisherman in town..."]
    Candid Charlie
  6. 5. ["A palatial gambling ship moored beyond the law's authority..."]
    Pete Stockbridge, The Chameleon
  7. 6. A King's Command
  8. 7. ["Would you say that a mistletoe is a vine or a tree?"]
    Targetoons
  9. 8. It Is War!
    Gary Stark
  10. 9. ["Bull's-Eye Bill easily handles an old-time stagecoach..."]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  11. 10. ["You ought to be ashamed of yourself for being left back..."]
    [Targetoons]
  12. 11. ["I'm so hungry I could eat the side of a barn!"]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
  13. 12. ["Fighting to help their wartime comrades, the Targeteers pounce upon a greedy swindler..."]
    The Target and the Targeteers
  14. 13. ["Oh boy! This oughta be good!"]
    Two-Ton O'Toole
  15. 14. ["What's a hill? Er-a piece of land with its back up."]
    Targetoons
  16. 15. When a Slip Meant Death
    Fisk Bike Tires
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