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Home Holyoke Publishing Cat-Man Comics Cat-Man Comics 025 (47 of 52pgs)
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Front cover (from HAG) + 46 of 48 pages (missing the 2 text-story pages).
A bhcomics scan!
Cat-Man_Comics_#25 [Jun'44]-47pgs-no ifc, ibc, bc, txt

Volume: #2, Issue: #12 [25]
Published: July 1944, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: JULY 1944. Volume 2, Number 12. CAT-MAN COMICS is published bi-monthly by Continental Magazines, Inc., 420 DeSoto Avenue, St. Louis, 7, Mo. Editorial offices: 220 West 42nd Street, New York City, 18, N. Y. Entered as second-class matter at the Post Office at St. Louis, Mo. Copyright, 1944, by Continental Magazines, Inc. Yearly subscription 60 cents for six issues in U. S. A. For advertising rates write Continental Magazines, Inc., 220 West 42nd Street, New York City, 18, N. Y. PRINTED IN THE U. S. A.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Cat-Man
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Cat-Man [David Merrywether] The Kitten [Katie Conn]

Advertisement (1 page) Amaze Your Friends!
Featuring: Albert Publications
Credits: Pencils: ? (photo) | Inks: ? (photo) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (8 pages) The Eyes of Justice!
Featuring: The Cat-Man and the Kitten
Synopsis: A jury acquits Moroni despite the evidence, but David Merrywether tells him outside the courthouse that he's marked, and the Cat-Man and Kitten make good on that threat.
Credits: Script: Charles Quinlan Jr. ? | Pencils: Charles Quinlan Sr. [as Chas. M. Quinlan] (signed) | Inks: Charles Quinlan Sr. [as Chas. M. Quinlan] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Ca-Man [Captain David Merrywether] The Kitten [Katie Conn] Mike (court Guard) Moroni [aka Tony Looey Toni] (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (7 pages) Rasputin Jr.
Featuring: The Deacon and Mickey
Synopsis: The Deacon suspects a hypnotist who's giving a show in town, but when he gets hypnotized himself it's up to Mickey to save the day.
Credits: Script: Jack Grogan ? (see notes) | Pencils: John Giunta | Inks: John Giunta
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Deacon Mickey Matthews Rita Jordan (the Mayor's Daughter) Moody (villain, Introduction) Rasputin, Jr. (villain, Introduction, Death)

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) The Tops in Comics Books!
Featuring: Captain Aero Comics; Terrific Comics; Suspense Comics; Cat-Man Comics
Characters: Captain Aero Miss Victory Kid Terrific Jimmie Mr. Nobody The Catman The Kitten

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Jerry Jr.
Credits: Pencils: W. Jourdain ? | Inks: W. Jourdain ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Jerry Jr. Jerry's Mother

Text Story (1 page) 80 to 1
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages) The Stamps That Spilled Blood
Featuring: The Reckoner
Synopsis: The death of a young girl in the back of his cab leads Matty, a.k.a. the Reckoner, to investigate, and he discovers that she and her father had been kidnapped in order to obtain the man's rare stamp collection.
Credits: Pencils: Don Rico (signed) | Inks: Don Rico (signed)
Genre: Adventure Superhero
Characters: The Reckoner [Matty Martin] (introduction) Rocky (introduction) Saunders (introduction, Villain) Skully (introduction, Villain)

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Catman Comics
Synopsis: Introduces a contest, which asks readers to submit a true personal adventure that had happened to them, along with a snapshot, to Continental Magazines. The winner, in addition to receiving a $25 War Bond, would also have their story illustrated in comic strip form [along with their likeness]. The 2nd place winner would get $10 in war stamps, while there were 100 more prizes where the winners would get $5 each in war stamps.

Comic Story (7 pages) The Sons of the Rising Sun
Featuring: The Hood
Synopsis: Escapees from a POW camp dress as American cowboys in order to attack and secure Carlyte, a new super explosive created by Wilferd Carson.
Credits: Script: Jack Grogan ? | Pencils: Jack Alderman | Inks: Jack Alderman
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Hood [Major Craig Wood] Rae Herman (his Fiancée) Wilferd Carson Nejo (villain) Balu (villain) Other Japanese Saboteurs (villain)

Text Story (1 page) The Return
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (6 pages) The Death of a Swordsman
Featuring: Little Leaders
Synopsis: Mickey, Katie and other students join the fencing club run by new teacher Mr. Schaeffer, but he turns out to be a jewel thief hiding out from his fellow criminals.
Credits: Script: Jack Grogan ? | Pencils: Lou Ferstadt [as Ferstadt] (signed) | Inks: Lou Ferstadt [as Ferstadt] (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Mickey Matthews [aka Mickie] The Kitten [Katie Conn] Mel Parker Ray (worker In The Palace Of Sweets) Paula (workwer In The Palace Of Sweets) Mr. Arnold (high School Principal) Police Lieutenant Colson Mr. Schaeffer [Gary Loder] (villain, Introduction, Jewel Thief, Death)

Comic Story (4 pages) Heroes All!
Synopsis: The story of how "Speedy" Powell got a plane of a type he'd never flown before through a battle after the pilot was hit.
Credits: Pencils: Gil Kane [as Eli Katz] (signed) | Inks: Gil Kane ?
Genre: Biography War
Characters: J. A. "Speedy" Powell

Comic Story (4 pages) The Death of You
Synopsis: A cautionary tale about how Japanese shells are being made from American metal sold to Japan years before.
Credits: Script: Jack Grogan (signed); Orren Ward, Jr. (signed) | Pencils: L. B. Cole (signed) | Inks: L. B. Cole (signed)
Genre: War

Advertisement (1 page) Remove Ugly Blackheads
Featuring: Balco Products Company
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Be Popular
Featuring: Pioneer Publications, Inc.
Credits: Letters: typeset

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Home Holyoke Publishing Cat-Man Comics Cat-Man Comics 025 (47 of 52pgs)
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