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Issue Details

Issue V4#9 [45]
Published April 1944
Frequency monthly November to June; bi-monthly July to October
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing Stanley Beaman (?)
Notes Title listed in indicia as Blue Bolt.

Cover Details

Pencils Chu F. Hing?
Inks Chu F. Hing?

1 page Ye Editors' Page public service announcement

Script The editors
Letters typeset
Notes This is the inside-front cover; it's a call for a scrap-paper drive

9 page Dick Cole story "The Great Jero"

Characters Dick Cole; Major Farr; The Great Jero (hypnotist; villain); Simba
Pencils James Wilcox
Inks James Wilcox

5 page Edison Bell story "Come on, everybody -- buy a war stamp and get a chance..."

Pencils Harold DeLay
Inks Harold DeLay

1 page activity "Edison Bell's Grab Bag!"

Pencils Ray Gill
Notes Build easy-to-make toys

7 page Sergeant Spook story "Jerry, Sergeant Spook's psychic side-kick, 'bites the hand that fed him,' and helps..."

Pencils John Jordan [as Wes Sirrom]
Inks John Jordan [as Wes Sirrom]

4 page Old Cap Hawkin's Tales story "This plane, the C-47 was used to tow the first freight glider across the Atlantic..."

Pencils Harry Ramsey?
Inks Harry Ramsey?
Notes Sometimes this feature's title was ..Cap Hawkins'.., and sometimes ..Cap Hawkin's..

5 page Krisko and Jasper story "Call the ensign, J.G.!"

Script Jack A. Warren
Pencils Jack A. Warren
Inks Jack A. Warren

8 page Blue Bolt the American story "Adolph Hitler Wanted Alive"

Script William Haywood (signed)
Pencils Tom Gill (signed)
Inks Tom Gill (signed)

5 page Fearless Fellers story "Aw, that thing won't fly!"

Script Ray Gill
Pencils Henry Kiefer
Inks Henry Kiefer

2 page Edison Bell text story "Tons of Fun"

Letters typeset

1 page Sniffy cartoon

Pencils Milt Hammer

1 page Bluebolts and Nuts cartoon