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December 1940; paper; ctc; my scan

Contains the origin of Target and the Targeteers, as well an a rather prescient story called "The Atomic Bomb", in which belligerent Zorians detonate a fake atom bomb in the New Mexican desert.
First appearance of Target and the Targeteers who go on to a nice long career in this title.
Also has Basil Wolverton doing his famous Spacehawk feature,
Carl Burgos on White Streak.
Tarpe Mills works on Fantastic Feature Films. (This is before she did Miss Fury.)
Jack Cole continues on Hi-Grass Twins.
Joe Simon on T-Men
Bob Davis on The Chameleon.
Volume: #1, Issue: #11 [11]
Published: December 1940, Price: 0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD, Pages: 68, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
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.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Target
Credits: Pencils: Bob Wood [as Dick Hamilton] | Inks: Bob Wood [as Dick Hamilton]
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Target [Niles Reed] Targeteers

Comic Story (10 pages) The Origin of the Target
Featuring: Target
Credits: Pencils: Dick Wood [as Dick Hamilton] | Inks: Bob Wood | Colours: Bob Wood
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Target [Niles Reed] (origin) The Targeteers [Dave Tommy] (origin) Bill Reed (introduction, Death, Flashback) Hammerfist (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (10 pages) My Pal, the Space Pirate
Featuring: Spacehawk
Credits: Script: Basil Wolverton | Pencils: Basil Wolverton | Inks: Basil Wolverton | Colours: Basil Wolverton | Letters: Basil Wolverton
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Galar (introduction) Spacehawk

Comic Story (8 pages) The Green Tie Society
Featuring: White Streak
Credits: Script: Carl Burgos | Pencils: Carl Burgos | Inks: Carl Burgos | Letters: Carl Burgos
Characters: Green Tie Society (Villain Intro)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Dude Ranch Debacle
Featuring: Bull's-Eye Bill

Comic Story (7 pages) The Atomic Bomb
Featuring: Lucky Bird
Credits: Pencils: Harry Francis Campbell | Inks: Harry Francis Campbell

Text Story (2 pages) The Ghost of Venus: Ch. 1: Captured
Credits: Script: Bob Butts | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages) Boomerang
Featuring: Fantastic Feature Films
Credits: Script: Tarpe Mills | Pencils: Tarpe Mills | Inks: Tarpe Mills | Letters: Tarpe Mills

Comic Story (6 pages) The Mysterious Miss De Laise
Featuring: Chameleon
Credits: Script: Bob Davis ? | Pencils: Bob Davis | Inks: Bob Davis | Letters: Bob Davis ?

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Calling 2-R
Credits: Script: Jack Warren | Pencils: Jack Warren [as Alonzo Vincent] (signed) | Inks: Jack Warren [as Alonzo Vincent] (signed)
Characters: General Z (Villain)

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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