Target Comics #v8#8 [86]
(October 1947)

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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Premium Group of Comics
Brand
Premium / PG
Editing
Robert D. Wheeler
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cadet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Placed on inside front cover. Letters of comment from Carmen DeLa Cruz, Kendell Jones, Gerald David Curry, Joe Garcia, Virginia Warsachi, Sally Foos, Kenny Barney and Gene Reinhardt.

[The Harvest Barn Dance] (Table of Contents: 2)

Cadet / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Kit Carter; Dan Merry; Lulu Scott (first appearance); Cadet Babbly; Ginny; Jim Stonefort

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

Targetoons / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you put your hand in your pocket
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Top half of page is an ad for Kellogg's Krumbles cereal.

[Abducted by Komar as a slave laborer...] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Gary Stark; Komar (villain); Carlo (villain); Chico (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Story line continued from the previous issue and continues in the next issue.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A strange adventure starts for Charlie when he tries to help a neighbor...
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Candid Charlie; Mirkin; Mrs. Darter (first appearance); Dr. Mindoo (villain, first appearance); Sikes (villain)

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

Targetoons / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep swingin' at him
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Eight one-panel gag cartoons with an advertisement for stamps and cowboy pictures taking up a ninth panel.

Young Buckskin (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
William Cuthbert
Pencils
E. J. Reeves (signed)
Inks
E. J. Reeves (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Text story with masthead illustration.

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

Targetoons / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the difference between the north and south poles?
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gag cartoons. Balance of page has an advertisement for Bendix bicycle brakes.

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

Chameleon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Someone once said there is no such thing as a really bad boy...
Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Pete Stockbridge [The Chameleon]; Ragsy; Lily; Killey (villain); Cigarface Al Cornpone (villain)

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

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wish I could see that ball game...
Genre
humor

Dan'l's Midnight Ride (Table of Contents: 11)

Dan'l Flannel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Schrotter (signed)
Inks
Gus Schrotter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dan'l Flannel; Safecracker Mac (first appearance; villain); Gus the Mooch (first appearance; villain)

[The Targeteers visit a prison...] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa (signed)
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Targeteers: Tom, Dick, Niles; Warden Bill Brockton (first appearance)

The Race Against The River! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

What's an usher, huh? (Table of Contents: 14)

Targetoons / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer (Signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover and in black and white.

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. [The Harvest Barn Dance]
    Cadet
  4. 3. ["If you put your hand in your pocket"]
    Targetoons
  5. 4. [Abducted by Komar as a slave laborer...]
    Gary Stark
  6. 5. ["A strange adventure starts for Charlie when he tries to help a neighbor..."]
    Candid Charlie
  7. 6. ["Keep swingin' at him"]
    Targetoons
  8. 7. Young Buckskin
  9. 8. ["What's the difference between the north and south poles?"]
    Targetoons
  10. 9. ["Someone once said there is no such thing as a really bad boy..."]
    Chameleon
  11. 10. ["I wish I could see that ball game..."]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
  12. 11. Dan'l's Midnight Ride
    Dan'l Flannel
  13. 12. [The Targeteers visit a prison...]
    Target and the Targeteers
  14. 13. The Race Against The River!
    Fisk Bike Tires
  15. 14. What's an usher, huh?
    Targetoons
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