Target Comics v3#3 [27]

Published
May 1942
Page count
68
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/2184

Credits

Editing
Stanley Beaman, editor

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Target
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Target [Niles Reed]; Targeteers [Dave Brown; Tommy Foster]

Credits

Art
Sid Greene, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Show/hide 1. Untitled (The Editor's Page) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Editor's Page

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Includes letters from B. D. Liles, Grace H. Romeo, Arthur Dandoy, and Theodore Elizondo.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Cadet) Comic story, 12 pages

"Professor Norton, a chemistry teacher at Daunton Military Academy, has disappeared"

Featuring

Feature
Cadet
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
George Kapitan, scripter [signed as Kapitan]
Art
John Jordan, line art
 
John Jordan, penciller [signed as Jordan]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 3. Untitled (The Target and the Targeteers) Comic story, 9 pages

"The Target and the Targeteers become actors..."

Featuring

Feature
The Target and the Targeteers
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Target [Niles Reed]; Targeteers; Blana Barner

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Speck, Spot, and Sis) Comic story, 4 pages

"Nerts"

Featuring

Feature
Speck, Spot, and Sis
Genre
Humor; teen

Credits

Writing
Jack Warren, scripter
Art
Jack Warren, line art [signed as Vincent]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Jack Warren, letterer
Show/hide 5. The Last of the Mohicans [Part 4] (Fantastic Feature Films) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Feature Films
Genre
Drama; historical

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Harold DeLay, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
, editor
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Bull's-Eye Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

"Looks like a good-sized town, Pancho."

Featuring

Feature
Bull's-Eye Bill
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Daly, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 7. Introducing Al T. Tude Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Humor
Characters
Al T. Tude (introduction)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Colours
, colourist

Notes

First appearance.

Show/hide 8. The Blazing Death (Spacehawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Basil Wolverton, scripter [signed]
Art
Basil Wolverton, line art [signed]
Colours
Basil Wolverton , colourist
Text
Basil Wolverton, letterer [signed]

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Blue Bolt Comics (Star Publications, 1979 series) #110 (August 1951)
Blazing Death
 
Australia
Blue Bolt (Jubilee, 1952? series) #2 ([July 1952?])
Spacehawk and the Blazing Death
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #8 ([March 1961])
Spacehawk and the Blazing Death
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Chameleon) Comic story, 10 pages

"Pete is a busy man these days..."

Featuring

Feature
Chameleon
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Al Fagaly , line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 10. Creature of the Deep Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Mickey Spillane, author
Text
, typeset

Notes

This sequence does not appear in an online (apparently) cover-to-cover scan of the book. Possibly it appears in a different issue?

Its existence and reprint information are from the book "PRIMAL SPILLANE: THE EARLY STORIES, 1941-1942", (edited by Max Allan Collins and Lynn F. Myers, Jr., Gryphon Books, 2003), provided by Arthur Lortie, 6/29/2006.


Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 58624

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