Blue Bolt #v2#8 [20]
(January 1942)

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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-11-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing
David Adams ?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

BLUE BOLT, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1942, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1198, Independence Square, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 292 Madison Avenue, New York 11, N. Y.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


Let's Go Over the Top with Dick Cole! (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Davis (signed)
Inks
Bob Davis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Farr on Parade!! (Table of Contents: 1)

Dick Cole / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Davis
Pencils
Bob Davis
Inks
Bob Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Blue Bolt the American / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why do Army planes crash onto the jagged rocks...

Battles "The Thumb" (Table of Contents: 3)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Jordan
Inks
John Jordan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Thumb [Capt. Neill] (Villain, introduction and only known appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Krisko and Jasper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Pencils
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Inks
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yep, folks, our captain is sorta worried...

The Lesson (Table of Contents: 5)

Range Rider and Blackhorse / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Irv Werstein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustrations.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

White Rider and Super Horse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gold! Gold!
Genre
western-frontier

"Fire When You Are Ready, Gridley!" (Table of Contents: 7)

Old Cap Hawkins' Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Kiefer
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
George Dewey

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Edison Bell / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Gill (signed)
Pencils
Ray Gill (signed)
Inks
Harold DeLay (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Diving for black pearls off a South Sea island...

Indexer Notes

Strip credited "by Ray Gill and Harold De Lay." Division of labor from Lou Mougin, June 2009.

Edison Bell's South Sea Island Ceremonial Drum (Table of Contents: 9)

Edison Bell / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Gill (signed)
Inks
Ray Gill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Phantom Sub / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill O'Connor [as FOS]
Pencils
Ben Flinton [as FOS]
Inks
Leonard Sansone [as FOS]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the Phantom Crew solved the mystery of the Black Cloud...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Sub-Zero / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dynamite was the chief ingredient of a plot...
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Let's Go Over the Top with Dick Cole!
    Dick Cole
  2. 1. Farr on Parade!!
    Dick Cole
  3. 2. ["Why do Army planes crash onto the jagged rocks..."]
    Blue Bolt the American
  4. 3. Battles "The Thumb"
    Sergeant Spook
  5. 4. ["Yep, folks, our captain is sorta worried..."]
    Krisko and Jasper
  6. 5. The Lesson
    Range Rider and Blackhorse
  7. 6. ["Gold! Gold!"]
    White Rider and Super Horse
  8. 7. "Fire When You Are Ready, Gridley!"
    Old Cap Hawkins' Tales
  9. 8. ["Diving for black pearls off a South Sea island..."]
    Edison Bell
  10. 9. Edison Bell's South Sea Island Ceremonial Drum
    Edison Bell
  11. 10. ["When the Phantom Crew solved the mystery of the Black Cloud..."]
    The Phantom Sub
  12. 11. ["Dynamite was the chief ingredient of a plot..."]
    Sub-Zero
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