(September 1942)

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)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Inks
Allen Ulmer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Introducing Sparky the Blue Beetle's Sensational Assistant!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Sparky (intro, on cover only)

Indexer Notes

Sparky on cover and in text story but not on-panel in a story until issue #15.

Red Robe of Death (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Red Robe [Otto Bohm] (villain; introduction); Mike Manigan; Joan Mason; Prof. Burr; Sam Newton (dies)
Synopsis
The Red Robe tries to steal Prof Burr's formula for making gasoline out of water.

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

Looney Ranger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Murphy (signed)
Pencils
Ed Murphy (signed)
Inks
Ed Murphy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A glass of milk, please.
Genre
humor; western-frontier

Introducing Sparky (Table of Contents: 3)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sparky [Sparkington J. Northrup]
Synopsis
Sparky was expected to arrive in time for this issue,but the convoy in which he was traveling was attacked by Axis submarines. Sparky should be here next issue.

The Terror of Yellow Fang! (Table of Contents: 4)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Yellow Fang (villain; introduction); Mike Manigan;
Doc Hart; Joan Mason
Synopsis
The Yellow Fang attempts to steal Doc Hart's formula for a defense against poison gas.

Indexer Notes

Joan Mason drawn with black hair.

The Blue Beetle's Side Kick (Table of Contents: 5)

Blue Beetle / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle (Dan Garret); Mike Manigan

[The Plot to Kidnap Hitler] (Table of Contents: 6)

V-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice ?
Inks
Pierce Rice ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Within the confines of Nazi dominated Europe,
Genre
superhero
Characters
V-Man; Adolf Hitler (villain); Ginger; Carl Ritter
Synopsis
V-Man and his friends try to kidnap Hitler.

The Mystery of the Blue Ribbon (Table of Contents: 7)

Spark Stevens / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Spark Stevens; Chuck; Squak

The Blue Beetle Matches Wits With the Eye (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Bard
Inks
Phil Bard ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; the Eye (villain; introduction); Mike Manigan; Joan Mason
Synopsis
A hypnotist tries to terrorize the city and hold it to ransom.

Official Story of Midway Battle (Table of Contents: 9)

A True Adventure / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Bard ?
Inks
Phil Bard ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Col. Walter C. Sweeney' Jr.

Indexer Notes

true story

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Introducing Sparky the Blue Beetle's Sensational Assistant!"]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. Red Robe of Death
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. ["A glass of milk, please."]
    Looney Ranger
  4. 3. Introducing Sparky
    Blue Beetle
  5. 4. The Terror of Yellow Fang!
    Blue Beetle
  6. 5. The Blue Beetle's Side Kick
    Blue Beetle
  7. 6. [The Plot to Kidnap Hitler]
    V-Man
  8. 7. The Mystery of the Blue Ribbon
    Spark Stevens
  9. 8. The Blue Beetle Matches Wits With the Eye
    Blue Beetle
  10. 9. Official Story of Midway Battle
    A True Adventure
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Fawzy Partridge
  • Clint Maxwell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Andrews
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