Blue Bolt #v3#3 [27]
(August 1942)

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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1942-06-10
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

Story sequence corrected by Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006. 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. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Edison Bell / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Gill ?
Inks
Ray Gill ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Buy a Share in America -- Buy Savings Stamps and Bonds (Table of Contents: 1)

Ye Editors' Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Summertime -- And at the home of Dick's guardian...

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Perilous adventure at the seashore...

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006.

Edison Bell Shows How to Make This Surfboard (Table of Contents: 4)

Edison Bell / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Nazi planes over New York!

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

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
This is Lute, the little man with the big voice...

The Capture of a Spy (Table of Contents: 7)

Stamp Collecting / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eugene L. Pollock
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

A Shot in the Dark (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Spillane [as Mickey Spilla]
Letters
Typeset

Reprints
  • In "PRIMAL SPILLANE: THE EARLY STORIES, 1941-1942", (edited by Max Allan Collins and Lynn F. Myers, Jr., Gryphon Books, 2003).

Indexer Notes

This sequence's existence and reprint information are 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: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...An' White Rider will report ta Hawkins City...

[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
Saboteurs! Stop them!

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
H. C. Kiefer
Inks
H. C. Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the fighting 141st Infantry of Texas...

Indexer Notes

Art Credit from Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006.

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

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
War in the Pacific!

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gorillas, ghosts, and gangsters!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006.

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

Bluebolts and Nuts / cartoon / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
Arnold Hicks (signed)
Pencils
Arnold Hicks (signed)
Inks
Arnold Hicks (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got a match?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Info on this sequence from Gary L. Watson, 9/25/2006.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Edison Bell
  2. 1. Buy a Share in America -- Buy Savings Stamps and Bonds
    Ye Editors' Page
  3. 2. ["Summertime -- And at the home of Dick's guardian..."]
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. ["Perilous adventure at the seashore..."]
    Edison Bell
  5. 4. Edison Bell Shows How to Make This Surfboard
    Edison Bell
  6. 5. ["Nazi planes over New York!"]
    Blue Bolt the American
  7. 6. ["This is Lute, the little man with the big voice..."]
    Krisko and Jasper
  8. 7. The Capture of a Spy
    Stamp Collecting
  9. 8. A Shot in the Dark
  10. 9. ["...An' White Rider will report ta Hawkins City..."]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  11. 10. ["Saboteurs! Stop them!"]
    Sub-Zero
  12. 11. ["It's the fighting 141st Infantry of Texas..."]
    Old Cap Hawkins' Tales
  13. 12. ["War in the Pacific!"]
    Phantom Sub
  14. 13. ["Gorillas, ghosts, and gangsters!"]
    Sergeant Spook
  15. 14. ["Got a match?"]
    Bluebolts and Nuts
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Stevenson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Jim Van Dore