Blue Bolt #v1#3 [3]
(August 1940)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-06-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing
David Adams (uncredited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

BLUE BOLT, Vol. 1, No. 3, August 1940, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1168, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 292 Madison Avenue, New York 11, N. Y.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 1.


[The Green Sorceress Reforms] (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Bolt / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Bolt [Fred Parrish]; The Green Sorceress (villain)
Reprints

[The Stolen Formula] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dick Cole / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Davis
Pencils
Bob Davis
Inks
Bob Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Anson (villain, introduction); One-Ear (villain, introduction)

[The Arsonists] (Table of Contents: 3)

Sub-Zero Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Antonette?
Pencils
Larry Antonette
Inks
Larry Antonette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Janet (introduction); her father (introduction); A deputy fire commissioner (villain, introduction); an arson gang (villains, introduction)

[How To Smash the Atom] (Table of Contents: 4)

Edison Bell / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Ramsey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Mystery at the Russell Ranch] (Table of Contents: 5)

The White Rider and Super Horse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
A foreman (villain, introduction); Jim Travis (villain, introduction); Jason (introduction); his son (introduction, death); Russell (introduction)

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

Pony Tracks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Pencils
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Inks
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I say, old chappie, ridin' to th' hounds, eh, what?

Sub-Zero's Adventures On Earth [Part 3] (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stockbridge Winslow
Pencils
Harry Ramsey
Inks
Harry Ramsey
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Sub-Zero Man

Indexer Notes

Text story with Illustration

[Rescue Mission To Hamlin] (Table of Contents: 8)

Runaway Ronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
adventure
Characters
Runaway Ronson

Indexer Notes

All Paul Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, Paul's son.

Remember the Alamo! (Table of Contents: 9)

Old Cap Hawkin's Tales / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Kiefer
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Lion That Was Framed For Murder] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Kildale
Pencils
Malcolm Kildale
Inks
Malcolm Kildale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Rollo (villain, introduction); Ace (villain, introduction); their gang (villains, introduction); Phipps (introduction, death)

[The Pirate Tramp Steamer] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Phantom Sub / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill O'Connor
Pencils
Ben Flinton
Inks
Leonard Sansone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The crew of the GOOD SAMARITAN (villains, introduction, death)

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

The Spacehawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Bolt
  2. 1. [The Green Sorceress Reforms]
    Blue Bolt
  3. 2. [The Stolen Formula]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. [The Arsonists]
    Sub-Zero Man
  5. 4. [How To Smash the Atom]
    Edison Bell
  6. 5. [Mystery at the Russell Ranch]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  7. 6. ["I say, old chappie, ridin' to th' hounds, eh, what?"]
    Pony Tracks
  8. 7. Sub-Zero's Adventures On Earth [Part 3]
  9. 8. [Rescue Mission To Hamlin]
    Runaway Ronson
  10. 9. Remember the Alamo!
    Old Cap Hawkin's Tales
  11. 10. [The Lion That Was Framed For Murder]
    Sergeant Spook
  12. 11. [The Pirate Tramp Steamer]
    The Phantom Sub
  13. 12. ["In this episode the mysterious lone wolf of the void tangles with a tough enemy..."]
    The Spacehawk
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