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Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 1

    Cover by Al McWilliams. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Joe Donohoe, Jack Hearne, Harry Zee Hoffman, Milt Hammer, Art Helfant and Henry Kiefer. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #91. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. Years after his superhero identity and electrical powers were forgotten, Blue Bolt's colorful name is retconned to Fred "Blue" Bolt, a nickname explained in a new story that makes him an ex-circus performer. A modern-day pirate matches wits with two-fisted aviator Rick Richards and Canadian Mountie Hugh Fort. Edison Bell and Jerry follow a runaway monkey and fall into a water tower, but luckily, Edison has his conch horn. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a conch horn, just like in Lord of the Flies. Dick Cole; Two-Ton O'Toole: Shadow Boxing; Easy Cartooning: Lesson #3; Blue Bolt; Hicktown; Bluebolts and Nuts; Sgt. Spook: The Knight of Terror; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Anyone Can Make This Conch Horn. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 2
    • Paper: White

    Cover by Al McWilliams. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Joe Donohoe, Jack Hearne, Milt Hammer, Art Helfant and Henry Kiefer. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #92. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. The Fearless Fellers kid gang tries to stop Stinky from starting fires. Sergeant Spook and Jerry help a fledgling archeologist earn his shovel with assistance from Ugg, the ghost of a caveman. Edison Bell tries to save Jerry when he gets stuck inside a log headed for the river. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a camera case. Dick Cole; Two-Ton O'Toole; Easy Cartooning: Lesson #4; Blue Bolt; Freedom Trained; Fearless Fellers; Bluebolts and Nuts; Sgt. Spook; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Camera Case. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 3
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by John Meditz, Bert Green, Jack Hearne, Milt Hammer, Harry Lazarus and Henry Kiefer. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #93. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. The "A-B-C" Brothers create disaster with their revenge scheme, and only millionaire adventurer Rick Richards can stop them. Sergeant Spook and Jerry get involved in the search for the lost treasure of Captain Kidd. Blue Bolt and Snap battle a vengeful ex-actor who takes over an old-time Mississippi riverboat, leading to Snap being tied to the paddlewheel. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a pontoon raft. Dick Cole; Two-Ton O'Toole; Easy Cartooning: Lesson 5: More Expressions; Blue Bolt; Isobel's Homer; Kids Is Kids; Bluebolts and Nuts; Sgt. Spook; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Pontoon Raft. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 4

    Cover by Jack Hearne. Stories and art by James Wilcox, Jack Callahan, Art Helfant, Milt Hammer, Harry Lazarus and Henry Kiefer. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #94. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. While on a student exchange in Australia, Dick Cole and his fellow cadets help a man beset by bandits and find adventure. On a beach outing with Bonnie, Grover's automatic fishing rod reels in a pirate in a mini-submarine. Edison Bell and Jerry help a family stranded by a fallen tree during a storm. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a sled-mobile. Dick Cole; Two-Ton O'Toole; Easy Cartooning: Lesson 5; Blue Bolt; Grover and Bonnie; Sarge Has His Say; Dink; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Sled-Mobile. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 5

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    Cover by Jack Hearne. Stories and art by James Wilcox, Al McWilliams, Milt Hammer, Harry Lazarus and Henry Kiefer. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #95. Early issues of Blue Bolt featured a super-hero of the same name who had the power to control electricity. Dick Cole and his fellow cadets set out to rescue Major Farr from kidnappers during an outing on the lake. Ace pilot Blue Bolt sets a trap for the mysterious Red Hawk of France. A comics biography of baseball great Ted Williams. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make stilts. Cover by Jack Hearne features perhaps the most dynamic fish-slap in fight history. Dick Cole; Blue Bolts and Nuts; Easy Cartooning: Lesson - 7: Comic Noses; Blue Bolt; Who's a Dummy?; Sergeant Spook; Ted Williams; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Sled-Mobile. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 6

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by James Wilcox, Gus Ricca, Milt Hammer, Harry Lazarus, Jack Callahan and Jack Hearne. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #96. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. When Dick Cole discovers gambler Caster is trying to fix an academy football game, Caster takes him captive. Edison Bell and Jerry track a spy with stolen uranium to a deadly midair chase. Blue Bolt discovers evidence of fraud at a new oil pipeline in Texas. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make camping utensils. Dick Cole; Build This Simple Microscope; Easy Cartooning; Blue Bolt; Grover and Bonnie; Bouncin' Betsy; Rick Richards; Edison Bell; Gourd Craft Camping Utensils. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 7

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    Cover by Jack Hearne. Stories and art by Art Helfant, Milt Hammer, Harry Lazarus, Henry Kiefer and Jack Hearne. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #97. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. Dick Cole makes a daring leap over Dead Man's Gorge, only land in the middle of a gunfight. Edison and Jerry set out to find a replacement turkey for a charity raffle on Thanksgiving eve. Blue Bolt's rival, reporter Marg Hesslin, wants to scoop him on a story about a Mexican volcano eruption, but she's not the one who sabotages Bolt's plane. Edison Bell tells young readers how to build a turkey call and a weather vane. Dick Cole; Dink: The Wild West; Easy Cartooning; Blue Bolt: The Volcano; Even a Dummy; Li'l Sis: Wet Paint; Rick Richards: Dreaded Bandits; Low Lights from the News; Heathcliff the Hobo; Edison Bell; Turkey Call; Weather Vane. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 8

    Cover by Al McWilliams. Stories and art by Art Helfant, Milt Hammer, Henry Kiefer and Jack Hearne. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #98. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. This is the first issue of Blue Bolt not to actually feature Blue Bolt, as the comic switches to 32 pages. Students at a stuck-up prep school seek bitter revenge after Dick Cole's academy beats them in a hockey game. Edison and Jerry are sail-racing on the icy river when the ice breaks and Jerry is pulled dangerously downstream. Millionaire Rick Richards investigates when a lovely sportswriter interferes with his star pitcher's baseball game. Edison Bell tells young readers how to make a skate sail. Dynamic hockey cover by Al McWilliams. Dick Cole; Rick Richards; Draw Funny Faces with Letters of the Alphabet; Edison Bell; Skate Sail; Heathcliff the Hobo. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Blue Bolt Vol. 09 (1948) 9

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jack Callahan and Jack Hearne. Sometimes listed as Blue Bolt #99. Blue Bolt has adventures while flying for Glimpses, a photography magazine. Students at a rival school kidnap Dick Cole's brother so they have the advantage in a basketball game. Grover decides to automate the entire house to save work for Bonnie, but of course that doesn't go like it should. Blue Bolt takes an underwater photography assignment and winds up far too close to a shark. Dick Cole; Mom Says, "Don't Fight"; Grover and Bonnie: The House of Magic; Blue Bolt the American. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.