(February 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

Issue Notes

Published monthly by Holyoke Publishing Inc. 1 Appleton ST. Holoyoke, MA. Editorial and Executive Offices 52 Vanderbilt Ave, New York City. Entered as Second class matter at the post office at Holyoke, MA. Copyright 1942 by Holyoke Publishing Co., Inc.

Last Holyoke issue. Series returns to Fox with issue #31.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]
Keywords:
jeeps; Me-163 Komet; Wehrmacht; World War II

[Spider Joe] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Mandel ?
Inks:
Alan Mandel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Tina; Spider Joe (villain); Lothar Mueller (villain)
Synopsis:
While on leave from Military Intelligence, Dan helps the Chicago police with a Nazi-related case.

Indexer Notes

Beetle wears red trunks and a skin-tight shirt. No tunic. No Spunky in this issue.

[Bean Shooter] (Table of Contents)

Petey and Pop / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Weiss [as Swis]
Inks:
Morris Weiss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Petey (intro); Pop (intro)

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Sparkling Stars #1 (Holyoke)

["Pleased to meet me. I'm Professor Presto!"] (Table of Contents)

Magic Tricks for Young and Old / activity / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Prof. Presto; Stoogie
Keywords:
magic

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Sparkling Stars #2 (Fox)

The Case of the Escaped Suspect (Table of Contents)

Durrand Draw / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Durrand Draw

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Sparkling Stars #1 (Holyoke)

Will You Also Fly Soon? (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

F.B.I. and War Sabotage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Hiram Was His Name (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Heck (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Night Club Mystery (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

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:
Every scrap of paper counts!

[Trapped in a tub of quick drying cement] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Charles Loeb (signed)
Pencils:
Ray Willner ?
Inks:
Ray Willner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ali Baba; 'Erbert; Bomb

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Sparkling Stars #1 (Holyoke)

["In a hidden Malayan temple, Drop Towers encounters an abduction ring."] (Table of Contents)

Drop Towers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Forre
Pencils:
Robert Webster
Inks:
Robert Webster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Drop Towers

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[Was Captain KIdd A Sissy] (Table of Contents)

Unsolved Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

["There it is folks-- a right haymaker to Al Keane's chin"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ink Higgins (signed)
Pencils:
Morris Weiss
Inks:
Morris Weiss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Boxie Weaver

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Sparkling Stars #1 (Holyoke)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [Spider Joe]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [Bean Shooter]
    Petey and Pop
  4. 3. ["Pleased to meet me. I'm Professor Presto!"]
    Magic Tricks for Young and Old
  5. 4. The Case of the Escaped Suspect
    Durrand Draw
  6. 5. Will You Also Fly Soon?
  7. 6. F.B.I. and War Sabotage
  8. 7. Hiram Was His Name
  9. 8. The Night Club Mystery
  10. 9. American Boys and Girls
  11. 10. [Trapped in a tub of quick drying cement]
    Ali Baba
  12. 11. ["In a hidden Malayan temple, Drop Towers encounters an abduction ring."]
    Drop Towers
  13. 12. [Was Captain KIdd A Sissy]
    Unsolved Mysteries
  14. 13. ["There it is folks-- a right haymaker to Al Keane's chin"]
    Boxie Weaver
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  • Tony R. Rose
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