(January 1944)

Holyoke, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Holyoke Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Phillip Steinberg ?
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)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]
Reprints:

[Double Trouble Part 3--"It is most strange!" (first line)] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Adolf Hitler; Hermann Goering; Baron Von X; the phony Blue Beetle [Fritz von Straff]
Synopsis:
The Beetle back behind German lines, masquerades as Fritz von Straff, who is masquerading as the Beetle.

Indexer Notes

Continues from issue 27 and last issue.

["Come out of there!"] (Table of Contents)

Ali Baba / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Ali Baba; Blue Beetle (guest star); 'Erbert; Merlin
Synopsis:
Young comic book fan 'Erbert meets the Blue Beetle who offers to take him to meet Ali Baba. There he tries to help Ali deal with Merlin who wants a dragon's egg.

["What happens when a beautiful gun-girl..."] (Table of Contents)

Verne Davis, Private Investigator / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Verne Davis (intro)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

The Hidden Sub Tunnel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

["Great news, Boxie!"] (Table of Contents)

Boxie Weaver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Weiss
Inks:
Morris Weiss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

AAF Bombers Based in India Raise Havoc With Japs in Burma (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Case of the Kodiak Snap (Table of Contents)

Durrand Draw / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Montgomery Mulford
Pencils:
George Tukel (signed)
Inks:
George Tukel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Durrand Draw

The Balancing Cane (Table of Contents)

The Secrets of Magic / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Thurstan Merlin (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Dan Garrett?? You're an answer to a policeman's prayer!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Slade
Synopsis:
On leave in New York, the Beetle gets involved with a case involving arsonists who leave no evidence.

Indexer Notes

Credits by Jim Vadeboncouer at Digital Comics Museum. (His credits have double question marks). Beetle wears red trunks.

American Boys and Girls (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Uncle Sam
Synopsis:
Uncle Sam asks you to collect waste paper.

1000 Fathoms Under the Sea! (Table of Contents)

Deep-Sea Dawson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gordon Fisher (signed)
Inks:
Gordon Fisher (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Deep-Sea Dawson (intro)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [Double Trouble Part 3--"It is most strange!" (first line)]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. ["Come out of there!"]
    Ali Baba
  4. 3. ["What happens when a beautiful gun-girl..."]
    Verne Davis, Private Investigator
  5. 4. The Hidden Sub Tunnel
  6. 5. ["Great news, Boxie!"]
    Boxie Weaver
  7. 6. AAF Bombers Based in India Raise Havoc With Japs in Burma
  8. 7. The Case of the Kodiak Snap
    Durrand Draw
  9. 8. The Balancing Cane
    The Secrets of Magic
  10. 9. ["Dan Garrett?? You're an answer to a policeman's prayer!"]
    Blue Beetle
  11. 10. American Boys and Girls
  12. 11. 1000 Fathoms Under the Sea!
    Deep-Sea Dawson
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
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