(May 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

Issue Notes

Credits from Jim Vadeboncouer at Digital Comics Museum.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tiger Squadron / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Barry ?
Inks
Al Ulmer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Tiger Squadron

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Contents page

The Black Genie (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Dan Barry (signed)
Pencils
Charles Quinlan (signed)
Inks
Charles Quinlan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Willie the Weasel (villain); Coldoni (villain); The Black Genie (villain)
Synopsis
Willie the Weasel knocks over an antique store and accidentally drinks from a bottle that contains an ancient genie. The Genie now lives inside Willie, making him invulnerable and still being able to be called on to do genie stuff.

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (Table of Contents: 3)

Ali Baba / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ali Baba; Tuitti; Muhrad; Ali Satrap
Synopsis
Ali Baba and his mule leave his nagging wife to sleep in the forest. He meets Ali Satrap and his 40 thieves. After he steals some of Ali Satrap's treasure, Satrap and his thieves follow him home.

Indexer Notes

credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who

Death and Sunlight (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Wanted for Murder...George Leslie (Table of Contents: 5)

Crime Reporter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
George Leslie
Synopsis
Gangster George Leslie tries to knock off the Midtown Savings and Trust.

Indexer Notes

Credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Try to reach the golden apple

Let's Have Some Fun (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Draw For the Comics (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Chapter 1: The Flying Tigers (Table of Contents: 9)

Wing Lee, Boy Patriot of China / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks
Jack Alderman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Wing Lee (introduction); Wing Lee's family (introduction for all); Chin Lau (Wing's best friend, introduction); Chiang Kai-Shek; Marushu (villain); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Wing Lee's village is invaded by the Japanese and he is imprisoned. He organizes the prisoners into a guerilla unit and they escape to join up with Chiang Kai-Shek, who gives the task of destroying enemy munitions and installations to the boys.
Keywords
Lu-Chong

It Won't Be Long Now (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

14 Days against Japs and Jungle (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Quinlan (signed)
Pencils
Charles Quinlan (signed)
Inks
Charles Quinlan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Wallace E. Wynn

A True Story (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Willner ?
Inks
Ray Willner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Akiyoshi Hasamuto; Pvt Wynn
Synopsis
A small group of Japanese surrender to Americans on Guadacanal and learn how kind and sportsmanlike Americans are.

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

Little Willie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mel Lazarus
Pencils
Mel Lazarus (signed)
Inks
Mel Lazarus
Colors
?
Letters
Mel Lazarus

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here! What goes on!
Genre
children
Characters
Little Willie

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Willner ?
Inks
Alan Ulmer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fast moving troop train- a trio of German Nazi saboteurs.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Schwartz (villain); Louie (villain); Fatso (villain)
Synopsis
Three German agents try to blow up a troop train, but the Beetle interferes.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tiger Squadron
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. The Black Genie
    The Blue Beetle
  4. 3. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
    Ali Baba
  5. 4. Death and Sunlight
  6. 5. Wanted for Murder...George Leslie
    Crime Reporter
  7. 6. ["Try to reach the golden apple"]
  8. 7. Let's Have Some Fun
  9. 8. Draw For the Comics
  10. 9. Chapter 1: The Flying Tigers
    Wing Lee, Boy Patriot of China
  11. 10. It Won't Be Long Now
  12. 11. 14 Days against Japs and Jungle
  13. 12. A True Story
  14. 13. ["Here! What goes on!"]
    Little Willie
  15. 14. ["A fast moving troop train- a trio of German Nazi saboteurs."]
    The Blue Beetle
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
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