Cat-Man Comics #v2#13 (8)
(March 1942)

Holyoke, 1942 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Holyoke Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This is the first issue of volume 2, "VOL.2 -No. 13" in the indicia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Catman; Volton / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Quinlan Sr.
Inks
Charles Quinlan Sr.
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cat Man [David Merrywether]; Volton

Indexer Notes

First cover where Cat-Man is not hyphenated.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Spymaster's Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Cat-Man and Kitten / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Quinlan Jr.
Pencils
Charles Quinlan Sr.
Inks
Charles Quinlan Sr.
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cat-Man [David Merrywether]; Kitten [Katy Conn]; William Wade (called Mr. Watts at the end of the story); Piggy (villain); Dwarfy (villain); Schiller (villain); Baron (villain); Tigress Foster-Mother

Indexer Notes

Cat Man's name sometimes has a hyphen, sometimes not.

Script credit by Craig Delich, per Charles Quinlan Sr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Deacon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An innocent man, framed by unscrupulous gangsters is sentenced to the electric chair!
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Deacon; Mickey; boys in group home; Judge; Jack Fletcher; Slug Kanin (villain); Slug's thugs

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

Rag Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herman Browner ? [as Gus Herman (byline)]; Gus Schrotter ? [as Gus Herman (byline)]
Inks
Herman Browner ? [as Gus Herman (byline)]; Gus Schrotter ? [as Gus Herman (byline)]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Midnight! A full moon casts its brilliant rays upon Glen Haven State Hospital for the Insane...
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Rag-Man; Tiny; Benny (villain, dies); Annie Cole (dies); Dr. Binge (Benny's brother, dies); two policemen

Indexer Notes

Who's Who of American Comics Books 1929-1999 indicates that Herman and Schrotter used the pseudonym "Gus Herman" on joint work.

Friday 13 (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Friday / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Inks
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Black Friday [Lee Ansley]; Von Sterber (villain); government guards (dies); Colonel Runavan; Sterber's crew; Sterber's pilot

Indexer Notes

Logo for the feature calls it just "Friday".

Frank Fairplay's Victory (Table of Contents: 6)

Frank Fairplay / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Horace Wallace
Pencils
Saul Rosen ? [as S. R.] (illustrations, signed)
Inks
Saul Rosen ? [as S. R.] (illustrations, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Frank Fairplay; Will Maitland; Tom Patton; Mr. Morris; Buff Branner

Here They Are! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Volton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert [as Kubert] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flash! Enemy Planes Reported Off-Shore!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Volton (first appearance); gang of thugs; police captain

The Green Vampire (Table of Contents: 9)

The Pied Piper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Pied Piper; Mr. Ford (death); Helen Ford (Ford's daughter); The Green Vampire (villain, death)
Synopsis
Mr. Ford is attacked and killed by the Green Vampire, which draws the attention of the Pied Piper and leads him to the Ford mansion to await the return of this evil being and prevent him from also killing Ford's daughter.

Indexer Notes

The Piper gains powers from his magic flute.

Art credits by Craig Delich.

[Brainstorm Coming] (Table of Contents: 10)

Mastermind M'Ginty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mastermind M'Ginty; Warden; Honeysuckle Dearborn; Governor

Read (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Captain Aero / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Leaders / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Was Mickey to be the next victim of the Inner Circle?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mickey; Kitten [Katy Conn]; David Merrywether; Deacon; Butch; Sarah; Professor; Nazi soldiers

Indexer Notes

Little Leaders are Kitten and Mickey, the Deacon's sidekick.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Silent Sims / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
S. S. Kittie Katt to Sail on Cruise Around the World
Genre
humor
Characters
Silent Sims

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The Hood / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Mandel
Inks
Al Mandel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What happens when a lone defender defies the overwhelming onslaught of the descpicable yellow horde?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hood; Japanese Commander; Japanese soldiers and sailors; Emperor Hirohito

Cash Prizes! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Absolutely Free! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Most Amazing Sight You Ever Saw! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Catman; Volton
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Spymaster's Doom!
    Cat-Man and Kitten
  4. 3. ["An innocent man, framed by unscrupulous gangsters is sentenced to the electric chair!"]
    The Deacon
  5. 4. ["Midnight! A full moon casts its brilliant rays upon Glen Haven State Hospital for the Insane..."]
    Rag Man
  6. 5. Friday 13
    Black Friday
  7. 6. Frank Fairplay's Victory
    Frank Fairplay
  8. 7. Here They Are!
  9. 8. ["Flash! Enemy Planes Reported Off-Shore!"]
    Volton
  10. 9. The Green Vampire
    The Pied Piper
  11. 10. [Brainstorm Coming]
    Mastermind M'Ginty
  12. 11. Read
    Captain Aero
  13. 12. ["Was Mickey to be the next victim of the Inner Circle?"]
    Little Leaders
  14. 13. ["S. S. Kittie Katt to Sail on Cruise Around the World"]
    Silent Sims
  15. 14. ["What happens when a lone defender defies the overwhelming onslaught of the descpicable yellow horde?"]
    The Hood
  16. 15. Cash Prizes!
  17. 16. Absolutely Free!
  18. 17. Most Amazing Sight You Ever Saw!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Alexandros Diamantidis
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky
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