(June 1942)

Holyoke, 1942 Series
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Volume:
3
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

Some credits from Jim Vadeboncouer Jr.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Cat-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles M. Quinlan Sr. [as C. M. Q.] (signed)
Inks:
Charles M. Quinlan Sr. [as C. M. Q.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Cat-Man [David Merrywether]; The Kitten [Katie Conn]
Reprints:

The Case of the Sauce of Disaster (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Cat-Man [David Merrywether]; The Kitten [Katie Conn]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2012-11-30. Quinlan Jr. was the writer of his father's stories in the 1940's while he was still in high school.

The Explosion Enigma (Table of Contents)

The Deacon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Willner
Inks:
Ray Willner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Deacon; Mickey; Carl Pitts; Bohm (villain)
Synopsis:
The Deacon gets a job in a factory in order to track down a saboteur.

Hell's Kitchen (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ragman; Tiny; Captain Bradley; Dumont (dies); One-Eye
Synopsis:
A ship's captain takes money to smuggle spies out of the country and then throws them overboard.

[Sinister Conspiracy] (Table of Contents)

Volton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Volton [Guy Newton]; Professor Peters (villain, death); Metz (villain, Peter's assistant); Volk (villain, Peter's assistant, death)
Synopsis:
When the evil Professor Peters experiments with his dynamic Lightning-Gun, Volton feels the electrical emissions and checks up on it, just as the Professor is electrocuted. His two assistants short-circuit Volton and seek out the plans for the Lightning-Gun, which they plan to use for criminal purposes. Learning that the two are Nazi agents, Volton dispatches one and turns the other to the authorities.
Keywords:
Lightning-Gun; National Electric Company

Frank Fairplay's Cave (Table of Contents)

Frank Fairplay / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Horace Wallace
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

text w/illo

The Bell Tower of Doom (Table of Contents)

Blackout / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Brice (signed)
Inks:
Robert Brice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Blackout; Anna Kovik; Jon Kovik (dies); Doctor Dismal; Otto; Happy
Synopsis:
Blackout fails to save a member of the underground, but creates a luminous tower to guide RAF planes to their targets.

Agents of Nippon (Table of Contents)

Little Leaders / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Saul Rosen ?
Inks:
Saul Rosen ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Katie Conn; Mickey
Synopsis:
Katie and Mickey stumble upon a nest of spies.

The Reign of Yang (Table of Contents)

Alec / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudolph Johnson [as R. Johnson]
Inks:
Rudolph Johnson [as R. Johnson]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Battle Stations (Table of Contents)

Phantom Falcon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Ulmer ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Synopsis:
A British convoy chops through the north Atlantic, and is attacked by Nazi planes. The Phantom Falcon answers an interrupted S.O.S.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Indian / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Courtney Dunkel (signed)
Inks:
Courtney Dunkel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Der Teufel (Table of Contents)

The Hood / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Mandel (signed)
Inks:
Alan Mandel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Hood [Craig Williams]; Der Teufel (villain)
Synopsis:
A Nazi saboteur uses explosive arrows to destroy his targets.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Cat-Man
  2. 1. The Case of the Sauce of Disaster
    The Cat-Man and the Kitten
  3. 2. The Explosion Enigma
    The Deacon
  4. 3. Hell's Kitchen
    Rag-Man
  5. 4. [Sinister Conspiracy]
    Volton
  6. 5. Frank Fairplay's Cave
    Frank Fairplay
  7. 6. The Bell Tower of Doom
    Blackout
  8. 7. Agents of Nippon
    Little Leaders
  9. 8. The Reign of Yang
    Alec
  10. 9. Battle Stations
    Phantom Falcon
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Indian
  12. 11. Der Teufel
    The Hood
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Andrews
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome