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)

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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