Holbrook, Stewart H.
June 1961
American Heritage;Jun1961, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p24
The article features the dime novel about Frank Merriwell. The novel made by Gilbert Patten, previously known as George Patten, came out in the first issue of "Tip Top Weekly" on April 18, 1896. It has several revivals that appeared on the radio and in the comic strips. It is about an all-around, American boy who has been a hero to numerous young males. Information about Patten is also provided.


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