Holyoke publishing was founded in 1941 by Sherman Bowles, after he acquired Capt. Aero comics from the Helnit publishing company.
Holyoke’s most popular characters were the Blue Beetle and Cat-Man and Kitten. Bowles. a newspaper tycoon added the Blue Beetle series, once the trademark of Fox publications in’ 1942.
Other popular comic characters published by Holyoke Publishing were the Hood, Hurricane Harrigan and the Deacon and Mickey. Sherman
The last Blue Beetle comic published by Holyoke publishing was the #30 issue published in February 1944. After which time Fox resumed publication
Better known comic book artists working for this company are Charles Quinlan [Catman], Dan Barry [the Hood and Tiger squadron], Joe Kubert [Alias X, Flagman, Volton] and Carmine Infantino [Hell’s Angels.]