Target Comics #v8#9 [87]
(November 1947)

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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Premium Group of Comics
Brand
Premium / PG
Editing
Robert Wheeler (credited as Robert D. Wheeler) (editor, general manager); Jane Spaulding Nye (credited) (managing editor); Mel Cummin (credited) (art director); Al Fago (credited as Alfred V. Fago) (art consultant)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Cadet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The Fox Hunt] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yoicks! Kit Carter and Dan Merry are off on a fox hunt!
Genre
adventure

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

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
What d'ya mean I should enter a cat show??
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

top half of page is an ad for Kellog's Krumbles cereal

[Escape From Arnold Komar] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gary Stark and his new-found friend Chico are deep in the jungle...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Gary Stark; Arnold Komar (villain)

[Double for a Crooner] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Pete Stockbridge disguises himself as a popular crooner...
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bang!
Genre
humor
Characters
Heathcliff the Hobo
Synopsis
Heathcliff has trouble fixing a squeaky rocking chair.

Merkin for Class President (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
adventure; humor

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

Two-Ton O'Toole / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll be in great shape for my fight...
Genre
humor

[The Tough Kid] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier

The Brand of the Owlhoot Trail (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Mitchell (credited as John C. Mitchell)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Case of the Ghostly Lighthouse (Table of Contents: 11)

The Target / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

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

Timid Tim / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to take mighty good care of my new straw hat!
Genre
humor
Characters
Timid Tim
Synopsis
Tim has trouble protecting his new straw hat from damage.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Cadet
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Target Hits and Misses
  3. 2. [The Fox Hunt]
    The Cadet
  4. 3. ["What d'ya mean I should enter a cat show??"]
    Targetoons
  5. 4. [Escape From Arnold Komar]
    Gary Stark
  6. 5. [Double for a Crooner]
    The Chameleon
  7. 6. ["Bang!"]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
  8. 7. Merkin for Class President
    Candid Charlie
  9. 8. ["I'll be in great shape for my fight..."]
    Two-Ton O'Toole
  10. 9. [The Tough Kid]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  11. 10. The Brand of the Owlhoot Trail
  12. 11. Case of the Ghostly Lighthouse
    The Target
  13. 12. ["I'm going to take mighty good care of my new straw hat!"]
    Timid Tim
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