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Issue Details

Issue #20
Published April 1943
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Charles Quinlan
Notes Statement of Ownership: Holyoke Publishing Company 1 Appleton ST Holyoke, Mass. Editor: Charles Quinlan 52 Vanderbilt Ave, NY, NY Business Manager: Sherman H. Bowles 32 Cypress St, Springfield, Mass No owners named. Signed Sherman H. Bowles, Treasurer

Cover Details - "See the Flying Tiger Squadron!"

Pencils Dan Barry ?
Inks Dan Barry ?
Notes Cover logo says "New Blue Beetle" but indicia is still just "The Blue Beetle"

1 page promo (ad from the publisher) "Follow The Adventures of the Blue Beetle"

Notes also Statement of Ownership.

1 page foreword, introduction, preface, afterword "Contents"

Notes Contents Page

8 page Blue Beetle story "Aero Plant Sabotage"

Characters Blue Beetle (Dan Garrett); Mike Mannigan; Yama; Nogi; Mitushi
Synopsis Dan stumbles upon a quartet of Japanese laundrymen who are actually saboteurs.
Pencils Charles Sultan
Inks Charles Sultan

7 page Crime Reporter story "The Story of Vern (Machine Gun) Miller"

Characters Verne Miller; Detective O'Malley
Genre Crime

6 page Scoop McLuke story "Scoop Resigns"

Characters Scoop McLuke
Synopsis McLuke goes undercover in Europe for the real scoop on the war.
Genre war; spy; humor
Script Jack Farr
Pencils Jack Farr
Inks Jack Farr
Letters Jack Farr

9 page Tales from the Arabian Nights story "Sinbad the Sailor"

Characters Sinbad the Sailor
Genre fantasy
Pencils Ray Wilner
Inks Al Ulmer

12 page Tiger Squadron story "Introducing the Tiger Squadron"

Characters Tiger; Chicago; Harvard; Confusion; Capt Ronald Hampshire; Red
Synopsis Stuck up Capt Hampshire tries to whip the rowdy Tiger Squadron into "military shape".
Genre war
Script Dan Barry
Pencils Dan Barry (Signed)
Inks Al Ulmer (Signed)

2 page text story "Hero"

Letters Typeset

10 page Blue Beetle story "Submarine Sabotage"

Characters Blue Beetle; Anna; Smith; Doctor Hutchinson (dies); Joyce Hutchinson
Synopsis The Beetle investigates sabotage at a submarine base.
Genre superhero
Pencils Alan Mandel (signed)
Inks Alan Mandel

8 page story "The Monkey Fencer"

Characters Duke De Montray (The Monkey Fencer)
Genre period
Pencils Lewis Golden (signed)
Inks Lewis Golden