Target Comics #v1#7 [7]
(August 1940)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
?
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-06-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Editing
David Adams
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, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 1.


[The Perilous Planetoid Trap] (Table of Contents: 1)

Spacehawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Colors
Basil Wolverton
Letters
?

Characters
Spacehawk; Zorg (first appearance; villain; death); Jark (first appearance; villain; death); A girl (first appearance)
Synopsis
Spacehawk unmasks to reveal his human face.
Reprints

[The Black Rust Racket] (Table of Contents: 2)

White Streak / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Burgos
Pencils
Carl Burgos
Inks
Carl Burgos
Colors
Carl Burgos
Letters
?

Characters
Ranow (first appearance; villain; death); Prof. Simms (first appearance)

Fingerprints Don't Lie (Table of Contents: 3)

Lucky Byrd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Campbell
Pencils
Harry Campbell
Inks
Harry Campbell
Colors
Harry Campbell
Letters
?

Ghost Star (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 4)

Spacehawk / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stockbridge Winslow
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Spacehawk; illoes not by Wolverton

[The Kohinoor Diamond] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Doug Allan (signed)
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
Doug Allan
Letters
Bill Everett

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Chameleon [Peter Stockbridge]; Slim (Stockbridge's driver); Mrs. Carpenter; Hans Gunlau (jewel cutter); Clancy (Policeman); James Brighton (villain, introduction); Butch (villain); Limpey Lew (villain); Jake (villain)
Synopsis
The Chameleon learns of the theft of the famed Kohinoor Diamond, and traces its location to one James Brighton, who intends to waylay a famed jewel cutter, and to have the stone cut into small diamonds for quick sale.
Reprints
Keywords
Kohinoor Diamond

The House of Horror (Table of Contents: 6)

Fantastic Feature Films / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Tarpe Mills
Pencils
Tarpe Mills
Inks
Tarpe Mills
Colors
Tarpe Mills
Letters
?

Reprints

[The Return of Slick Carson] (Table of Contents: 7)

Bull's-Eye Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
B. Holmes
Pencils
L. Kennerly
Inks
L. Kennerly
Colors
B. Holmes
Letters
?

Characters
Slick Carson (villain; death)

[The Construction Saboteurs] (Table of Contents: 8)

T-Men / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Antonette
Pencils
Larry Antonette (signed)
Inks
Larry Antonette (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
"T-Man" Turner

Indexer Notes

Creator credits confirmed by Shaun Clancy and the Comics History Exchange list on Facebook from the personal records of Larry Antonette which included pages of stories he worked on torn from the original comic books (21 February 2015).

[The Attack of General Z: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 9)

Calling 2-R / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Warren
Pencils
Jack Warren
Inks
Jack Warren
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Warren

Characters
General Z and his Z-Men (first appearance; villains)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spacehawk
  2. 1. [The Perilous Planetoid Trap]
    Spacehawk
  3. 2. [The Black Rust Racket]
    White Streak
  4. 3. Fingerprints Don't Lie
    Lucky Byrd
  5. 4. Ghost Star (Part 1)
    Spacehawk
  6. 5. [The Kohinoor Diamond]
    The Chameleon
  7. 6. The House of Horror
    Fantastic Feature Films
  8. 7. [The Return of Slick Carson]
    Bull's-Eye Bill
  9. 8. [The Construction Saboteurs]
    T-Men
  10. 9. [The Attack of General Z: Part 1]
    Calling 2-R
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  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
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