Blue Bolt #v3#4 [28]
(September 1942)

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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-07-08
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

BLUE BOLT, Vol. 3 No. 4 September 1942, published monthly by Novelty Press, Inc., P. O. Box 1198, Philadelphia, Pa., editorial offices, 292 Madison Avenue, New York 11, N. Y.

Sequence, story titles and additional sequences provided by Dick Sabo on the GCD error list June 2008. Index revised again from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.

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)

Krisko and Jasper / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (signed)
Inks
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Krisko; Jasper

[New Plebe "Obie" Winters] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dick Cole

Indexer Notes

First line: "Another cheery sunshiny summer vacation over the stalwart cadets of Farr Military Academy..."

[The Floating Island] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

First line: "Off our west coast, ship sinkings point to spies..."

[Exhibition of Medieval Armor] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sergeant Spook

Indexer Notes

First line: "Who is Sergeant Spook?"

[Attack of the Two-Man Subs] (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
?

Genre
humor; war
Characters
Krisko; Jasper

Indexer Notes

First line: "Having been rescued from a small island..."

The Pirates of Australia (Table of Contents: 5)

Stamp Collecting / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Ham for a Yegg (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Spillane
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[The Innocence of Billy Watson] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
White Rider; Super Horse

Indexer Notes

First line: "The White Rider and Superhorse are taking a brief vacation..."

[It's a Case of Mistaken Identity!] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Zero; Freezum; the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis
While Sub-Zero is inside a government facility conducting business, police suddenly approach Freezum and take him away to a temporary concentration camp, claiming that he is Japanese. But that is fortunate because, inside, Freezum learns from other Japanese prisoners that an invasion is coming soon to free them from American captivity.
Reprints

[Captain 'Eddie' Rickenbacker...Ace of Aces] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Eddie Rickenbacker

[The Lighthouse Nazis] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Edison Bell

Indexer Notes

First line: "It's getting pretty rough, Jerry!"

Make Edison Bell's Lighthouse Night Lamp (Table of Contents: 11)

Edison Bell / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Edison Bell

[Invasion at Natal, Brazil] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Blue Bolt

Indexer Notes

First line: "Mystery...intrigue!...and invasion in South America!"

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Johnny, I'll give you a quarter...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

8 one panel cartoons

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Krisko and Jasper
  2. 1. [New Plebe "Obie" Winters]
    Dick Cole
  3. 2. [The Floating Island]
    The Phantom Sub
  4. 3. [Exhibition of Medieval Armor]
    Sergeant Spook
  5. 4. [Attack of the Two-Man Subs]
    Krisko and Jasper
  6. 5. The Pirates of Australia
    Stamp Collecting
  7. 6. Ham for a Yegg
  8. 7. [The Innocence of Billy Watson]
    The White Rider and Super Horse
  9. 8. [It's a Case of Mistaken Identity!]
    Sub-Zero
  10. 9. [Captain 'Eddie' Rickenbacker...Ace of Aces]
    Old Cap Hawkins' Tales
  11. 10. [The Lighthouse Nazis]
    Edison Bell
  12. 11. Make Edison Bell's Lighthouse Night Lamp
    Edison Bell
  13. 12. [Invasion at Natal, Brazil]
    Blue Bolt American
  14. 13. ["Johnny, I'll give you a quarter..."]
    Bluebolts and Nuts
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