Blue Bolt #v3#11 [35]
(April 1943)

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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-02-10
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

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.


Obie's Day (Table of Contents)

Dick Cole / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Fagaly
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?

Characters
Dick Cole; Simba; Obie Winters

Indexer Notes

title is from the story;
The cover is a variation of page 1, but it's unfair to Dick Cole: page 1 shows prankster Obie leading Simba through the door with the falling pail of water, but the cover shows Dick leading him in while Obie hides behind the door.

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

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

Script
editors; readers
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-front cover

Obie's Day (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
George Kapitan?
Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
Al Fagaly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dick Cole (wonder boy); Obie Winters (prize prankster); Simba
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Jordan?
Inks
John Jordan?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Sergeant Spook makes a robot come to life to solve a crime...

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In case you don't aleady know, Eddie and Jerry have their own local weekly...

Glamour Gadgets for Glamour Gals (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joey, had 'Vinegar Joe' Stilwell. lieutenant-general in command of the American forces...
Characters
General Joe Stilwell

The Lone Survivor (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cifo Uthbert
Letters
typeset

Characters
Lieutenant Dave Crane

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

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
Jack and Slim made temporary repairs to the Phantom Sub but they are forced...

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Barry (signed)
Inks
Merl Sage (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Five planes fail to return from a routine patrol fight.
Reprints

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

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
Sundodgers -- tha's us two-man submariners!

The 'Kingdom' of Canada (Table of Contents: 11)

Stamp Collecting / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eugene L. Pollock
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Pollock's stamp column plus stamp ads

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

Fearless Fellers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At a meeting of the Fearless Fellers club, Chuck, Pudge, Inki, and Butch (the gal in boy's clothes)...

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sub-Zero and Freezum get lost temporarily while traveling over the new road to Alaska.
Characters
Canadian Mounties

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
? Norman Oliver
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Obie's Day
    Dick Cole
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Ye Editors' Page
  3. 2. Obie's Day
    Dick Cole
  4. 3. ["When Sergeant Spook makes a robot come to life to solve a crime..."]
    Sergeant Spook
  5. 4. ["In case you don't aleady know, Eddie and Jerry have their own local weekly..."]
    Edison Bell
  6. 5. Glamour Gadgets for Glamour Gals
  7. 6. ["Joey, had 'Vinegar Joe' Stilwell. lieutenant-general in command of the American forces..."]
    Old Cap Hawkins' True Tales
  8. 7. The Lone Survivor
  9. 8. ["Jack and Slim made temporary repairs to the Phantom Sub but they are forced..."]
    The Phantom Sub
  10. 9. ["Five planes fail to return from a routine patrol fight."]
    Blue Bolt the American
  11. 10. ["Sundodgers -- tha's us two-man submariners!"]
    Krisko and Jasper
  12. 11. The 'Kingdom' of Canada
    Stamp Collecting
  13. 12. ["At a meeting of the Fearless Fellers club, Chuck, Pudge, Inki, and Butch (the gal in boy's clothes)..."]
    Fearless Fellers
  14. 13. ["Sub-Zero and Freezum get lost temporarily while traveling over the new road to Alaska."]
    Sub-Zero
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Bluebolts and Nuts
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