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(January 1943)

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

Issue Notes

last Holyoke issue


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Cat-Man [David Merryweather]; Kitten [Katie Conn]; The Deacon [Dean Denton] (inset); The Ragman [Jay Garson, Jr.] (inset); The Hood [Craig Williams] (inset); Blackout [Jack Wayne] (inset); The Little Leaders [Katie Conn; Mickey Matthews] (inset)

Rajah of Destruction (Table of Contents)

Cat-Man / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cat-Man [David Merryweather]; Kitten [Katie Conn]; Rajah Singh (villain); Captain Yokima (villain); other Japanese spies (villains)
Synopsis:
In Australia to help the war effort, Lt. Merryweather investigates a crooked gambling den that turns out to be full of Japanese spies.

The Sinister Seance of Doom! (Table of Contents)

The Deacon and "Mickey" / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Sylvan Stein ?
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky [as Sol] (signed)
Inks:
Lee Schertz ? [as Lee] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Deacon [Dean Denton]; Mickey; Poldini
Synopsis:
The Deacon and Mickey visit Hollywood and attend a seance that sets the scene for sudden death!

Indexer Notes

Script credit from the Who's Who.

Inker credit also from the Who's Who. It indicates that artist Lee Schertz (also known as Lee) worked at Holyoke in 1942 and he seems to fit the bill here as he signed his name "Lee".

Demon of Destruction (Table of Contents)

Ragman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Alberta Tews [as Teusday] (signed)
Pencils:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; crime
Characters:
Ragman [Jay Garson, Jr.] (newspaperman); Tiny; The Professor (villain)
Synopsis:
A mad scientist doctors money with a plague bacteria and then distributes it to unsuspecting people.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walter Palais (signed)
Inks:
Walter Palais (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Little Leaders [Katie Conn; Mickey Matthews]

Slaves of the New Order (Table of Contents)

Blackout / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blackout; Happy
Synopsis:
Blackout helps the Czech underground.

A Nest of Rattlesnakes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Barry (signed)
Inks:
Dan Barry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hood [Craig Williams]

The Mysterious Bomber (Table of Contents)

Personal Adventure / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. R. Schaare (signed)
Inks:
C. R. Schaare (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Men Against the Sea (Table of Contents)

Personal Adventure / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. R. Schaare (signed)
Inks:
C. R. Schaare (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cat-Man; Kitten
  2. 1. Rajah of Destruction
    Cat-Man
  3. 2. The Sinister Seance of Doom!
    The Deacon and "Mickey"
  4. 3. Demon of Destruction
    Ragman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Little Leaders
  6. 5. Slaves of the New Order
    Blackout
  7. 6. A Nest of Rattlesnakes
    The Hood
  8. 7. The Mysterious Bomber
    Personal Adventure
  9. 8. Men Against the Sea
    Personal Adventure
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome