(November 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 ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Ulmer ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Sparky

The Monster Mechanic (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Ulmer ? [as Art Barley]
Inks
Al Ulmer ? [as Art Barley]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Sparky; Kreal [Prof. Roberts] (villain, introduction, death); Dr. James Crunchwell; Jarvis; Mike Mannigan; Koulouch
Synopsis
The Blue Beetle has to deal with a criminal who can make men vanish into thin air. Kreal is kidnapping America's most brilliant men because their combined knowledge will make him the world's most powerful human.

Indexer Notes

Free puppy given away to the fan who writes the best letter on the last page.

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

Likkity Split / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, ya monkey!
Genre
children
Characters
Likkity Split
Synopsis
Likkity Split goes to the North Pole to rescue Santa who has been captured by Nazis.

Indexer Notes

continued next issue

Mystery of the Walking Torches (Table of Contents: 3)

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]; Sparky; the Flame-Man [Clayton] (villain, introduction, death); Mike Mannigan
Synopsis
Blue Beetle battles a gang of arsonist saboteurs armed with flame throwers.

Indexer Notes

Story ends with Sparky giving a Cat-Man ad.

Trail of the Warrior (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Horace Wallace
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Inks
Sol Brodsky (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The cunning web of Hitler's mock justice snares an innocent victim...
Genre
superhero
Characters
V-Man [Jerry Steele]; Ginger Dare; V-85 (of the V-Group); Pierre Burrie; Madame Burrie; Lt. Mopeman; Adolf Hitler (villain)
Synopsis
Ginger Dare and the V group have to get money to the French underground. Meanwhile Pierre Burrie paints slanderous anti-Nazi posters which attract the attention of Lt. Mopeman so V-Man has to rescue him.

Pvt. Narcisco Ortilano (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Pvt. Narcisco Ortilano
Synopsis
Pvt. Ortilano fights with MacArthur at Bataan.

Indexer Notes

true story

The Amateur Magician (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Bard ? [as Oliver Ashford]
Inks
Phil Bard ? [as Oliver Ashford]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Sparky; Dascomb Dinsmore (villain, introduction); Seidlitz (villain, introduction); Mrs. Vermine Throttlebottom; Mike Mannigan
Synopsis
Dascomb Dinsmore, amateur magician and the mysterious Seidlitz attempt to move on from the circus into a life of crime.

Indexer Notes

$5.00 prize for best letter.

Now follow me! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Bard ? [as Oliver Ashford]
Inks
Phil Bard ? [as Oliver Ashford]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Spark Stevens; Squak; Chuck; Oliver Ashford (artist)
Synopsis
Artist Oliver Ashford appears to die in his own story, but it's all a fantasy of Squak's.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. The Monster Mechanic
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. ["Come on, ya monkey!"]
    Likkity Split
  4. 3. Mystery of the Walking Torches
    Blue Beetle
  5. 4. Trail of the Warrior
  6. 5. ["The cunning web of Hitler's mock justice snares an innocent victim..."]
    V-Man
  7. 6. Pvt. Narcisco Ortilano
  8. 7. The Amateur Magician
    Blue Beetle
  9. 8. Now follow me!
    Spark Stevens
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