Blue Bolt #v3#1 [25]
(June 1942)

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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-04-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Novelty Press, Inc.
Editing
Stanley Beaman ?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

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. 2.


Liberty or Death (Table of Contents)

Old Cap Hawkins' Tales / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
members of the 115th infantry (WWI scene)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

title is from the story

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

Ye Editors' Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (one drawing and one photo)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
John Daly (Sub-Zero artist); Jack Warren (Krisko & Jasper artist)
Synopsis
Short biographies of two comic artists

Indexer Notes

this is the inside-front cover

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

Dick Cole, Wonder Boy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is June, and the cadets of Farr Military Academy look forward with high spirits...

The Great Minko (Table of Contents: 3)

Sergeant Spook / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Jordan (signed)
Inks
John Jordan?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sergeant Spook; Jerry (Spook's psychic sidekick); villain: The Great Minko

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

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

Script
Bill O'Connor
Pencils
Ben Flinton
Inks
Leonard Sansone
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the blue, striking with deadly accuracy, come vicious aerial torpedoes...

Liberty or Death! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Characters
Patrick Henry

The Giant of Antwerp (Table of Contents: 6)

Stamp Talks / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eugene L. Pollock
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Mythical history of the city of Antwerp, with commemorative stamps

A Case of Poison Ivy (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Spillane
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Jerry Harper (reporter)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint information is from the book "PRIMAL SPILLANE: THE EARLY STORIES, 1941-1942", (edited by Max Allan Collins and Lynn F. Myers, Jr., Gryphon Books, 2003), provided by Arthur Lortie, 6/29/2006.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After escaping from the island in crude sailing boats, Eddie, Jerry, Anton and Bill...

Fly this Model Aero-Trainer (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
How to build Edison Bell's model aero-trainer

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

Sub-Zero / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have to leave town for a while and I expect you to behave yourself!
Characters
Sub-Zero; Freezum (his Eskimo side-kick)

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

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
Krisko and Jasper are on an island somewhere in the center of the ocean,

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

White Rider and Super Horse / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the hidden valley, where they were born with strength to fight crime and injustice,...
Characters
The White Rider; Cloud (the superhorse); Tito Romero (bank-robber)
Reprints

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

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
During the great emergency of war, the American forces are suddenly hindered...
Characters
Blue Bolt; Lois (his costumed assistant); Dr. Bertoff (his mentor); villain: The Green Sorceress
Reprints

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

Bluebolts and Nuts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Back Again by Popular Demand (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Liberty or Death
    Old Cap Hawkins' Tales
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Ye Editors' Page
  3. 2. ["It is June, and the cadets of Farr Military Academy look forward with high spirits..."]
    Dick Cole, Wonder Boy
  4. 3. The Great Minko
    Sergeant Spook
  5. 4. ["Out of the blue, striking with deadly accuracy, come vicious aerial torpedoes..."]
    The Phantom Sub
  6. 5. Liberty or Death!
    Old Cap Hawkins' Tales
  7. 6. The Giant of Antwerp
    Stamp Talks
  8. 7. A Case of Poison Ivy
  9. 8. ["After escaping from the island in crude sailing boats, Eddie, Jerry, Anton and Bill..."]
    Edison Bell
  10. 9. Fly this Model Aero-Trainer
  11. 10. ["I have to leave town for a while and I expect you to behave yourself!"]
    Sub-Zero
  12. 11. ["Krisko and Jasper are on an island somewhere in the center of the ocean,"]
    Krisko and Jasper
  13. 12. ["From the hidden valley, where they were born with strength to fight crime and injustice,..."]
    White Rider and Super Horse
  14. 13. ["During the great emergency of war, the American forces are suddenly hindered..."]
    Blue Bolt the American
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Bluebolts and Nuts
  16. 15. Back Again by Popular Demand
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Jim Van Dore