Blue Bolt #2

Published
July 1952
Page count
24
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Spacehawk) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spacehawk
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
, line art (Australian adaptation)
 
L. B. Cole, original penciller
 
, penciller (Australian adaptation)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
L. B. Cole , editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blue Bolt Comics (Star Publications, 1979 series) #110 (August 1951)
Untitled

Notes

This cover has been redrawn, including some censorship to make the monster less menacing.

Show/hide 1. Untitled [The Green Sorceress Reforms] (Blue Bolt "The American") Comic story, 8 pages

"During the great emergency of war, the American forces are suddenly hindered..."

Featuring

Feature
Blue Bolt "The American"
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Blue Bolt; Lois (his costumed assistant); Dr. Bertoff (his mentor); villain: The Green Sorceress

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Alan Mandel, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Stanley Beaman , original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Blue Bolt (Novelty Press, 1940 series) v3#1 [25] (June 1942) (June 1942)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Blue Bolt Comics (Star Publications, 1979 series) #110 (August 1951)
Untitled
Show/hide 2. Spacehawk and the Blazing Death (Spacehawk) Comic story, 7.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spacehawk
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Spacehawk; Dr. Gore (villain)

Credits

Writing
Basil Wolverton, scripter [signed]
Art
Basil Wolverton, line art [signed]
Text
Basil Wolverton, letterer [signed]
Editing
Stanley Beaman, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Target Comics (Novelty Press, 1940 series) v3#3 [27] (May 1942)
The Blazing Death
Also printed
United States
Blue Bolt Comics (Star Publications, 1979 series) #110 (August 1951)
Blazing Death
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #8 ([March 1961])
Spacehawk and the Blazing Death
Show/hide 3. She Rolls Her Eyes! Amazing New Fully Imported Pendulum Clock! (Dow Sales Pty. Ltd.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dow Sales Pty. Ltd.
Show/hide 4. The Jonah! Curse of the Seven Seas! Comic story, 7 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Draut, line art
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, original Editor
 
Jack Kirby, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Black Magic (Prize, 1950 series) v1#4 (April-May 1951)
The Jonah! Curse of the Seven Seas!

Notes

The censorship on the cover of this issue suggests that it could be 1953-1954 after stronger censorship controls were being put in place in Australia.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Alan Murray

AusReprints ID

  • 58621

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