(September 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:
Charles M. Quinlan Sr.
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cat-Man and Kitten / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles M. Quinlan (signed)
Inks:
Charles M. Quinlan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Doctor Sinister (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Charles M. Quinlan, Jr.
Pencils:
Charles M. Quinlan (signed)
Inks:
Charles M. Quinlan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Cat-Man [David Merryweather]; Kitten [Katie Conn]; Sgt. Brown; Doctor Sinister (villain); Hartzig (villain); Danker (villain)
Synopsis:
In Mexico, Dr. Sinister attempts to track down The Cat-Man and eliminate him, but his henchmen kidnap the wrong officer and little girl.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from ? to Quinlan, Jr. by Craig Delich. The Who's Who states that Quinlan's son was writing the Cat-Man stories for his father,even while he was in high school during the 1940's.

Weed of Doom (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Moritz ?
Inks:
Ed Moritz ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Deacon; Mickey; Jack Winters; Loco Gila (villain); Pancho Montez (villain)
Synopsis:
Jack Winters becomes a Marihuana addict and kills a police officer.
Keywords:
Marihuana

The Rising Cult of Kahtoon (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Rag-Man; Tiny
Synopsis:
Members of a Hindu cult try to reconstruct the eye of their God by stealing the pieces of the missing ruby.
Keywords:
Hindus

Gypsies (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Katie Conn; Mickey
Synopsis:
Katie and Mickey are accosted by an evil gypsy.

Indexer Notes

Gypsies

Frank Fairplay's Ruse (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

text w/illo

Journey of Destruction (Table of Contents)

Blackout / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Brice
Inks:
Robert Brice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Blackout; Happy; Anna
Synopsis:
Blackout and his friends seize a German munitions train and use it to blow up a war factory.
Keywords:
Nazis

The Nazi Super Ship (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Phantom Falcon [Chuck Benson]; Captain Goss (villain)
Synopsis:
The Phantom fights Germany's greatest ace. On the ground.
Keywords:
Nazis

Captain Hewitt T. Wheless (Table of Contents)

They Live Forever / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Murphy
Pencils:
Ed Murphy
Inks:
Ed Murphy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Murphy

The Nazi Bondsmen (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Mandel [as Al Mandel] (signed)
Inks:
Alan Mandel [as Al Mandel] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hood [Craig Williams]; un-named FBI Chief; Bob Burton (death); President Franklin D. Roosevelt (cameo); Von Gelting (villain); un-named U-Boat Commander (villain, death); Adolf Hitler (villain, image only)
Synopsis:
Noting how Americans are buying war bonds in record numbers, two Nazi agents decide to sell fake war bonds and stamps to unsuspecting American patriots. One typical American boy, Bob Burton, buys a quarter stamp, but suddenly notices that it is counterfeit, so he dresses as the Hood and follows the peddlers to their lair, where he is shot dead.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bondsmen of America

Indexer Notes

Bob Burton dresses in a costume identical to the real Hood.

The Breath of Death (Table of Contents)

True Personal Adventures / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Brice
Inks:
Robert Brice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

I Killed the Apache Kid (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

True Story

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cat-Man and Kitten
  2. 1. Doctor Sinister
    The Cat-Man and Kitten
  3. 2. Weed of Doom
    The Deacon
  4. 3. The Rising Cult of Kahtoon
    Rag Man
  5. 4. Gypsies
    Little Leaders
  6. 5. Frank Fairplay's Ruse
    Frank Fairplay
  7. 6. Journey of Destruction
    Blackout
  8. 7. The Nazi Super Ship
    Phantom Falcon
  9. 8. Captain Hewitt T. Wheless
    They Live Forever
  10. 9. The Nazi Bondsmen
    The Hood
  11. 10. The Breath of Death
    True Personal Adventures
  12. 11. I Killed the Apache Kid
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