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Blue Bolt (1949) comic books

  • Issue #102
    Blue Bolt (1949) 102
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    • Margin piece torn from one interior page, staple rust/migration.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Tom Gill, Milt Hammer, C. W. Winter and Joe Certa. Series continues from Blue Bolt Vol. 10 (1949) #2. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Blue Bolt, by now a reporter with no costume, follows a lead to an aerial dogfight with the unassuming but deadly Mr. Wisp. Photography nerd Candid Charlie gets a chance to show up bully Biff and impress Joan when he accidentally grows a rare tropical flower in botany class. Tommy wants to go on safari, but Rick Richards must rescue the boy from jaguars and other dangers of the jungle. Blue Bolt the American; Target and the Targeteers; Gummed Up; Man Bites Dog; Candid Charlie; Diggy the Derrick; Rick Richards. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103A
    Blue Bolt (1949) 103A
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    • Cover coming loose at one staple.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Tom Gill, Bill Allison and Joe Certa. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Blue Bolt and Snap intervene when rumors of a hidden treasure map cause unrest in the Pacific Northwest. Photography nerd Candid Charlie finds danger on a school picnic after he photographs someone faking their own death. Heroic master of disguise the Chameleon must impersonate a Central American presidente to forestall a revolution. Mystery of the Vanishing Totem Poles; Chameleon; No Prisoners!; Candid Charlie; Target. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103B
    Blue Bolt (1949) 103B

    Reprint edition from Accepted Publications. Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Tom Gill, Bill Allison and Joe Certa. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Blue Bolt and Snap intervene when rumors of a hidden treasure map cause unrest in the Pacific Northwest. Photography nerd Candid Charlie finds danger on a school picnic after he photographs someone faking their own death. Heroic master of disguise the Chameleon must impersonate a Central American presidente to forestall a revolution. Mystery of the Vanishing Totem Poles; Chameleon; No Prisoners!; Candid Charlie; Target. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Blue Bolt (1949) 104
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing ad page. Does not interrupt art or story.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Tom Gill and Sid Greene. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Now an ace pilot and magazine photographer, Blue Bolt tries to help a boy out of a three-million-dollar mess. The true story of early boxing legend Ruby Rob Fitzsimmons and his victory over Gentleman Jim Corbett. The Target and the Targeteers play themselves during a movie shoot, featuring a rampaging gorilla cover by L. B. Cole. Blue Bolt the American; Chameleon: Killer's Holiday; You and What Army!; I Can't; The Target and the Targeteers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    Blue Bolt (1949) 105

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Tom Gill and Joe Simon. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. A reprint of the very first Blue Bolt adventure, by Captain America creator Joe Simon: Experiments with lightning and radiation transform an ordinary man into the superhero Blue Bolt. A reprint of the origin of the crime-fighting master of disguise, Peter Stockbridge, aka the Chameleon. The Target and the Targeteers battle a subterranean menace far beneath the Earth's surface. Featuring an exceptionally terrific cover by L. B. Cole. Blue Bolt: The Human Lightning Streak; Chameleon: Meet the Chameleon; Dan'l Flannel; The Target and the Targeteers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Blue Bolt (1949) 106

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Mickey Spillane, Larry Antonette and Basil Wolverton. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. A reprint of the second Blue Bolt adventure, featuring the very first teaming of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby: Blue Bolt faces the Green Sorceress and her latest secret weapon, the Cyclotron. A Spacehawk adventure by Basil Wolverton, as Spacehawk faces Droon and The Queen of Neptune. The presence of a text story by future hardboiled detective author Mickey Spillane makes this a rare issue indeed, featuring early work by Spillane, Wolverton, AND Simon and Kirby. Blue Bolt; Sub-Zero Man; Terror in the Grass; Spacehawk. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #107
    Blue Bolt (1949) 107

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, John Graham, Larry Antonette and Basil Wolverton. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. A reprint of an early Blue Bolt adventure, featuring the second teaming of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Blue Bolt's greatest enemy the Green Sorceress reforms, or so she claims. A Spacehawk adventure by Basil Wolverton, as Spacehawk faces the Mountain Lair of Dr. Gore. Sub-Zero Man faces an expedition from the planet Venus and a volcanic menace. Dinosaur cover by L. B. Cole. Blue Bolt; Sub-Zero Man; Cunning; Spacehawk. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #108
    Blue Bolt (1949) 108

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Bill O'Connor, Ben Flinton, Leonard Sansone, Larry Antonette and Basil Wolverton. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Blue Bolt faces the horror on the rock of the crawling death. The Phantom Sub works with Naval Intelligence to investigate the sinking of American ships by Axis raiders. A Spacehawk adventure by Basil Wolverton, as Spacehawk faces The Battling Bullet Ships. Blue Bolt; Sub-Zero; Phantom Sub; Boomerang; Spacehawk. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #109
    Blue Bolt (1949) 109

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    Cover by Basil Wolverton. Stories and art by Alan Mandel, Bill O'Connor, Ben Flinton, Leonard Sansone, Larry Antonette and Basil Wolverton. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Blue Bolt investigates a series of arson attacks on Ironville. Subzero investigates sabotage on victory farms, part of WWII food supply drives. In a Spacehawk adventure by Basil Wolverton, Spacehawk uncovers a plot to bomb the Thunder Mountain dam by a secret band of alien saboteurs known as the Black Avengers. Also featuring a cover by Basil Wolverton. Blue Bolt; Sub-Zero; Phantom Sub; Four-Legged Heroes; Spacehawk. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Blue Bolt (1949) 110

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Alan Mandel, Bill O'Connor, Ben Flinton, Leonard Sansone, Ken Battefield and Basil Wolverton. L. B. Cole's Star Publications takes over the Blue Bolt series, and as the superhero craze wanes, Blue Bolt becomes a backup feature to Dick Cole in his own title. Blue Bolt suspects that a series of natural disasters targeting the Allied powers is the work of his old foe, the subterranean Green Sorceress. The Phantom Sub must protect the governor of the Mahatmas Islands as he travels across the oceans to the Pentagon on WWII business, but Axis forces are close behind. A Spacehawk adventure by Basil Wolverton, as Spacehawk faces Dr. Gore and the menace known as the Blazing Death. Also featuring a "Night on Bald Mountain" Spacehawk cover by L. B. Cole, as the title prepares to switch to a horror comic with the following issue. Blue Bolt; Sub-Zero; Phantom Sub; Hidden Horror; Target; Spacehawk. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #111
    Blue Bolt (1949) 111

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by L. B. Cole and others. As the horror-comics craze grows, Star shifts the former superhero title to horror and mystery stories. Official indicia title remains Blue Bolt, despite shifting cover titles. Blue Bolt investigates weirdly local earthquakes and suspects the work of his old foe, the subterranean Green Sorceress. Red Rocket discovers a plot to replace human babies with Martian mutants. Bruce Corbet becomes the superhero The Mask to track down the Devil Gang that killed his brother, and engages the gang's leader in a final aerial dogfight. Mask: The Face of Death; Cremation; Red Rocket: The Monstrous Madmen; Thorns of the Devil; The Space Scare; The Thing of Terror. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Blue Bolt (1949) 112
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    • Interior is complete, but brittle. Full length spine split through cover and all wraps. Front cover glued to margin of first page.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and Rudy Palais. As the horror-comics craze grows, Star shifts the former superhero title to horror and mystery stories. Official indicia title remains Blue Bolt, despite shifting cover titles. A miner is transformed by subterranean forces into a gigantic monster who emerges to wreak havoc on the surface world. Torpedoman investigates reports of a giant octopus, and finds something even more sinister. A modern-day man must commit an act of bravery to free his family from an ancient curse. The Beast from Below; The Djinni of Bazra; Torpedoman: Strange Tale of the Sea Monster; The Ghost of Gold; Zann: The Weird Ape Howls!; Fear; The Thing From Beyond. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Blue Bolt (1949) 113
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    • Staple rust with migration. Both staples are deteriorated. Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and Basil Wolverton. Pre-Code tales of horror and monsters, unofficially called Blue Bolt Weird Tales of Terror. As the horror-comics craze grows, Star shifts the former superhero title to horror and mystery stories. Official indicia title remains Blue Bolt, despite shifting cover titles. A reporter follows scientists who encounter a shape-shifting creature guarding a burial ground in Alaska. A Spacehawk adventure by Basil Wolverton, as Spacehawk faces the Terror of the Green Faces. A fiend lures his victims into his castle's ancient deathtrap-room, until the police finally get wise. The Unknown Presence; The Mystery of the Catacombs; The Ghoul of the North; Death in the Sea; Spacehawk: Terror of the Green Faces; The Black Room. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #114
    Blue Bolt (1949) 114

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Pre-Code tales of horror and monsters, unofficially called Blue Bolt Weird Tales of Terror. As the horror-comics craze grows, Star shifts the former superhero title to horror and mystery stories. Official indicia title remains Blue Bolt, despite shifting cover titles. A female reporter is the only witness as a long-dead mummy revives and goes in search of his ancient bride. A night watchman at a museum is dragged into a painting that is actually the door into an evil dimension. A writer's latest manuscript holds the potential to destroy all evil in the world. Swamp Spirit; The Vengeful Phantom; The Mummy; The Ghost Who Cried; Picture a Nightmare; Maniac; The Insider. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #115
    Blue Bolt (1949) 115

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Pre-Code tales of horror and monsters, unofficially called Blue Bolt Weird Tales of Terror. As the horror-comics craze grows, Star shifts the former superhero title to horror and mystery stories. Official indicia title remains Blue Bolt, despite shifting cover titles. The origin of Sergeant Spook, as a dead policeman learns he can still be seen and heard by teenage Jerry, and helps Jerry rid an orphanage of ghosts. A cursed parchment from Tibet kills anyone who reads it. An explorer and his dog seek a shape-shifting Alaskan monster, in a rare sequel to a previous story, "The Ghoul of the North" from issue #113. Cavern of Death; The Parchment of Death; Death from the Skies; Terror in the Fields; Secret of the Moaning Ghosts; The Return of the Ghoul. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #116
    Blue Bolt (1949) 116

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Dan Barry, Merl Sage and Jay Disbrow. Pre-Code tales of horror and monsters, unofficially called Blue Bolt Weird Tales of Terror. Official indicia title for issue #116 was Weird Tales. Inspired by the ghosts of those who came before, a GI sacrifices his life to help his buddies during the Korean War. A WWII pilot seeks missing planes and discovers a hidden enemy base, in a story with early art by future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry. Tarzan-like hero Jungle Jo investigates animal attacks and discovers an old man who can control animals. The Ghostly Guardians; Weird Mr. and Mrs. Murder; Death, Danger, and Deceit; Dead Man's Mistake; Jungle Jo: Valley of the Demon Monsters. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
    Blue Bolt (1949) 117

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Pre-Code tales of horror and monsters, unofficially called Blue Bolt Weird Tales of Terror. Official indicia title for issues #117- 119 was Blue Bolt Weird Tales. Unlucky explorers learn exactly what Native Americans were talking about when they warned them against The Thing in the Pit. Taken captive in WWII North Africa, Blue Bolt is aided by Heinie, a German who is not a Nazi, in a story with early art by future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry. Jungle hero Jo-Jo the Congo King and his mate Geesha face the adventure of the bloodthirsty jungle plant and the Weird Madman. The Thing in the Pit; Death Pays a Visit; The Devil Plant and the Weird Madman; Blue Bolt: Death in the Desert; The Monster Invaders. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #118
    Blue Bolt (1949) 118

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow, Norman Nodel and Wally Wood. Pre-Code tales of horror and monsters, unofficially called Blue Bolt Weird Tales of Terror. Official indicia title for issues #117- 119 was Blue Bolt Weird Tales. An alien invader in the Florida Everglades discovers he's not the first visitor to the planet. An evil swami sentenced to death swears revenge on his jurors from beyond the grave. Tarzan-like Jungle Jo encounters zombies (actually drugged natives painted with phosphorus) and trained mandrills working under the influence of a mad scientist, with art by comics legend Wally Wood. The Creature in the Fens; Box of Death; Horror of the Future; Weird Nightmare; Jungle Jo: The White Spirit. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #119
    Blue Bolt (1949) 119

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Pre-Code tales of horror and monsters, unofficially called Blue Bolt Weird Tales of Terror. Official indicia title for issues #117- 119 was Blue Bolt Weird Tales. Jeff Barton purchases a mysterious wooden chest at auction that, unknown to him, is all that binds a group of demons. American hero Jock MacReady discovers the nefarious plans of scientist Helmut Stefan during a cabaret performance in the American zone of occupied Germany. Jungle hero Jo-Jo and his mate Tanee discover a lost city in the Congo, but two inhabitants are already there. Demons of Docar; The Image; Die a Weird Death; Ghostly Tiger; Jo-Jo: Weird City. Final issue under this title; numbering continues with Ghostly Weird Stories (1953) #120. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.