(March 1942)

Holyoke, 1942 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Holyoke Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This is the first issue of volume 2, "VOL.2 -No. 13" in the indicia.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Catman; Volton / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Quinlan
Inks:
Charles Quinlan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cat Man; Volton

Indexer Notes

First cover where Cat-Man is not hyphenated.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Spymaster's Doom (Table of Contents)

Cat-Man and Kitten / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Quinlan
Inks:
Charles Quinlan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cat-Man [David Merrywether]; Kitten [Katy Conn]; William Wade (called Mr. Watts at the end of the story); Piggy (villain); Dwarfy (villain); Schiller (villain); Baron (villain); Tigress Foster-Mother

Indexer Notes

Cat Man's name sometimes has a hyphen, sometimes not.

["An Innocent Man, Framed by Unscrupulous Gangsters..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters:
Deacon; Mickey; boys in group home; Judge; Jack Fletcher; Slug Kanin (villain); Slug's thugs

["Midnight! A Full Moon Casts It's Brilliant Rays.."] (Table of Contents)

Rag Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Herman Browner
Inks:
Herman Browner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters:
Rag-Man; Tiny; Benny (villain, dies); Annie Cole (dies); Dr. Binge (Benny's brother, dies); two policemen

Indexer Notes

formerly credited to "? Herman"; Bails' Who's Who confirms Herman Browner drew this series.

Friday 13 (Table of Contents)

Black Friday / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Inks:
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Characters:
Black Friday [Lee Ansley]; Von Sterber (villain); government guards (dies); Colonel Runavan; Sterber's crew; Sterber's pilot

Indexer Notes

Logo for the feature calls it just "Friday".

Frank Fairplay's Victory (Table of Contents)

Frank Fairplay / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Horace Wallace
Pencils:
Saul Rosen ? [as S. R.] (illustrations, signed)
Inks:
Saul Rosen ? [as S. R.] (illustrations, signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Frank Fairplay; Will Maitland; Tom Patton; Mr. Morris; Buff Branner

Here They Are! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Flash! Enemy Planes Reported Off-Shore!"] (Table of Contents)

Volton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Volton (first appearance); gang of thugs; police captain

The Green Vampire (Table of Contents)

Pied Piper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Pied Piper; Daddy Ford; Daughter Ford; Green Vampire (villain)

[Brainstorm Coming] (Table of Contents)

Mastermind M'Ginty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mastermind M'Ginty; Warden; Honeysuckle Dearborn; Governor

Read (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Aero / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Was Mickey to be the Next Victim of the Inner Circle?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Leaders / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Quinlan [as Chas. M. Quinlan] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Quinlan [as Chas. M. Quinlan] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mickey; Kitten [Katy Conn]; David Merrywether; Deacon; Butch; Sarah; Professor; Nazi soldiers

Indexer Notes

Little Leaders are Kitten and Mickey, the Deacon's sidekick.

["S. S. Kittie Katt to Sail on Cruise Around the World"] (Table of Contents)

Silent Sims / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Silent Sims

["What Happens When a Lone Defender Defies the Overwhelming..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Mandel
Inks:
Al Mandel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hood; Japanese Commander; Japanese soliders and sailors; Emperor Hirohito

Cash Prizes! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Absolutely Free! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Most Amazing Sight You Ever Saw! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Catman; Volton
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Spymaster's Doom
    Cat-Man and Kitten
  4. 3. ["An Innocent Man, Framed by Unscrupulous Gangsters..."]
    The Deacon
  5. 4. ["Midnight! A Full Moon Casts It's Brilliant Rays.."]
    Rag Man
  6. 5. Friday 13
    Black Friday
  7. 6. Frank Fairplay's Victory
    Frank Fairplay
  8. 7. Here They Are!
  9. 8. ["Flash! Enemy Planes Reported Off-Shore!"]
    Volton
  10. 9. The Green Vampire
    Pied Piper
  11. 10. [Brainstorm Coming]
    Mastermind M'Ginty
  12. 11. Read
    Captain Aero
  13. 12. ["Was Mickey to be the Next Victim of the Inner Circle?"]
    Little Leaders
  14. 13. ["S. S. Kittie Katt to Sail on Cruise Around the World"]
    Silent Sims
  15. 14. ["What Happens When a Lone Defender Defies the Overwhelming..."]
    The Hood
  16. 15. Cash Prizes!
  17. 16. Absolutely Free!
  18. 17. Most Amazing Sight You Ever Saw!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome