(April 1943)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flying Tiger Squadron / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Barry ?
Inks
Dan Barry ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See the Flying Tiger Squadron!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover logo says "New Blue Beetle" but indicia is still just "The Blue Beetle"

Follow The Adventures of the Blue Beetle (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation ,etc (Table of Contents: 2)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Sherman H. Bowles
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership: Holyoke Publishing Company 1 Appleton ST Holyoke, Mass.
Editor: Charles Quinlan 52 Vanderbilt Ave, NY, NY
Business Manager: Sherman H. Bowles 32 Cypress St, Springfield, Mass
No owners named. Signed Sherman H. Bowles, Treasurer

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Contents Page

[Aero Plant Sabotage] (Table of Contents: 4)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum ?
Inks
Alex Blum ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle (Dan Garrett); Mike Mannigan; Yama; Nogi; Mitushi
Synopsis
When the Big Town aero plant is blown up, Dan stumbles upon a quartet of Japanese laundrymen who are actually saboteurs. They try to drown him in a laundry bag.

Indexer Notes

Beetle's secret id misspelled "Garrett" in this story. Beetle's location is named "Big Town". Formerly credited to Charles Sultan, who probably never worked for Holyoke.

Wanted Vern (Machine Gun) Miller (Table of Contents: 5)

Crime Reporter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
Verne Miller; Detective O'Malley; Lanchetti; Frank Nash; Pretty Boy Floyd; Bugs
Synopsis
Miller is a gun for hire. He's hired by Lanchetti to rub out Detective O'Malley. Then they want him to free notorious criminal Frank Nash from FBI custody. Things go badly and Nash is killed, so the criminals put out a hit on Miller.

[Scoop Resigns] (Table of Contents: 6)

Scoop McLuke / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Farr
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Farr

Genre
humor; spy; war
Characters
Scoop McLuke
Synopsis
McLuke goes undercover in Europe for the real scoop on the war.

Sinbad the Sailor (Table of Contents: 7)

Tales from the Arabian Nights / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Wilner
Inks
Al Ulmer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sinbad the Sailor
Synopsis
Sinbad is shipwrecked on a lonely island where he finds a Roc's egg, and two evil genies.

Introducing the Tiger Squadron (Table of Contents: 8)

Tiger Squadron / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Barry
Pencils
Dan Barry (Signed)
Inks
Al Ulmer (Signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Tiger; Chicago; Harvard; Confusion; Capt Ronald Hampshire; Red
Synopsis
Stuck up Capt Hampshire tries to whip the rowdy Tiger Squadron into "military shape".

Hero (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[Submarine Sabotage] (Table of Contents: 10)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alan Mandel (signed)
Inks
Alan Mandel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle; Anna (villain); Smith; Doctor Hutchinson (villain, dies); Joyce Hutchinson
Synopsis
The U.S. Military asks for The Beetle's help to investigate sabotage at a submarine base. Dr. Hutchinson uses his own daughter as unsuspecting bait to help capture the Beetle. But even after her father is killed, Joan bears no grudges towards the Beetle.

The Monkey Fencer (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lewis Golden (signed)
Inks
Lewis Golden
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Duke De Montray (The Monkey Fencer); Duke de Gromais; Rosalind de la Varr; Louis XIV
Synopsis
The Duke de Montray is the greatest fencer the country of France ever knew. He takes on the Duke de Gromais for the honor of one of the Queen's Ladies In Waiting.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["See the Flying Tiger Squadron!"]
    Flying Tiger Squadron
  2. 1. Follow The Adventures of the Blue Beetle
  3. 2. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation ,etc
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. [Aero Plant Sabotage]
    Blue Beetle
  6. 5. Wanted Vern (Machine Gun) Miller
    Crime Reporter
  7. 6. [Scoop Resigns]
    Scoop McLuke
  8. 7. Sinbad the Sailor
    Tales from the Arabian Nights
  9. 8. Introducing the Tiger Squadron
    Tiger Squadron
  10. 9. Hero
  11. 10. [Submarine Sabotage]
    Blue Beetle
  12. 11. The Monkey Fencer
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