(June 1943)

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

Issue Notes

Published monthly by Holyoke Publishing Co, Inc. 1 Appleton St, Holyoke Mass. Editorial and Executive Offices 52 Vanderbilt Ave. New York City.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sol Brodsky ?; Sid Lazarus
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Blue Beetle; Ali Baba

[Contents] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Contents page

The Case of the Transformation (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Sylvan Stein (signed)
Pencils:
Charles Quinlan (signed)
Inks:
Charles Quinlan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Mike Mannigan; Bill Dailey; Hitler; The Devil
Synopsis:
Dan quits the police force and joins up with the U.S. Intelligence Dept. Dan and his new friend Bill Dailey are assigned to sneak into Germany. Dan then proceeds to Berchtesgaden and meets Hitler where he discovers that der Fuehrer is really the Devil in disguise. There the Beetle escapes a firing squad and manages to pull Hitler's moustache.

Bagdad 900 Miles (Table of Contents)

Ali Baba / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ali-Baba; Mrs. Baba; Muhrad; Harun el-Rashid; King of Sarandib
Synopsis:
Having defeated the 40 theives and stolen the treasure, Ali discovers that life at home is not pleasant. He goes off to find more treasure to help pay the income tax. Ali is soon shipwrecked on an island inhabited by a very hungry giant.

Adventure with the Lions in New York City (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Beware -- This Woman Is Death (Table of Contents)

Crime Reporter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Mike Dolan; Kay; Ears McGuire
Synopsis:
When Kay hooks up with Mike Dolan's gang, her former boyfriend "Ears" is certain she's giving him his future hit list.

Indexer Notes

The script claims Kay is a redhead, yet she doesn't have the same hair color in any two panels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Picture Quiz / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

The Boy Patriots Chapter 2 (Table of Contents)

Wing Lee / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman
Inks:
Jack Alderman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Wing Lee; Chin Lau; Bill Anderson; Ruby Foo; Song Kau
Synopsis:
Downed american pilot Bill Anderson needs Wing Lee's help to rescue his father from a Japanese POW camp.

Young Guerilla Girl Fighter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Vera Nikitina
Synopsis:
Vera tells the first person story about how a young teenager becomes a guerilla fighter against the Nazis in the Soviet Union. Her life is saved by supplies dropped by American war relief.

Parachute Nurse (Table of Contents)

comic story / pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Tanya Gertseva
Synopsis:
Young nurses parachute into Russian villages to tend the wounded.

A Holiday with Death (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Quinlan (signed)
Pencils:
Charles Quinlan (signed)
Inks:
Charles Quinlan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett; Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Bug Eye Bailey; Joan Mason
Synopsis:
Bug-Eye Bailey is released on parole, which cause Mike much consternation, because Bailey has sworn to kill Dan. So he has Joan start a crusade in the paper to put Bailey back in jail. This gets Mike and Joan in hot water, so they're lucky Dan shows up as the Beetle on the last page to put things to rights.

Indexer Notes

Joan Mason works for the Centre City Clarion. Garret/Garrett is spelled both ways.

["I'd sure like to stay home from school today"] (Table of Contents)

Little Willie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mel Lazarus (signed)
Pencils:
Mel Lazarus
Inks:
Mel Lazarus
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mel Lazarus

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Little Willie; Mom

Lt. Edward Henry O'Hare (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tukel ?
Inks:
George Tukel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography; war
Characters:
Edaward Henry O'Hare

["Hey Uncle Sam can I speak to you?"] (Table of Contents)

Dipsy Doodle / public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dipsy Doodle; Uncle Sam
Synopsis:
Buy war stamps.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [Contents]
  3. 2. The Case of the Transformation
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. Bagdad 900 Miles
    Ali Baba
  5. 4. Adventure with the Lions in New York City
  6. 5. Beware -- This Woman Is Death
    Crime Reporter
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Picture Quiz
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Page
  9. 8. The Boy Patriots Chapter 2
    Wing Lee
  10. 9. Young Guerilla Girl Fighter
  11. 10. Parachute Nurse
  12. 11. A Holiday with Death
    Blue Beetle
  13. 12. ["I'd sure like to stay home from school today"]
    Little Willie
  14. 13. Lt. Edward Henry O'Hare
  15. 14. ["Hey Uncle Sam can I speak to you?"]
    Dipsy Doodle
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Andrews
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