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(November 1941)

Hillman, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1941-08-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Editing:
Alex Hillman ?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Volume 36, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number 509167.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Commander / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Black Commander [Barry Haynes]

Contact! (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alex Hillman ? [as The Editor]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Table of contents and message from the editor. Indicia at bottom of this page.

["With the Flame of War Licking Greedily..."] (Table of Contents)

Black Commander / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Kermit Jaediker
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Black Commander [Barry Haynes, Ronald Joyce] (first and only appearance); Maybelle; Colonel Northrup; Dr. Nort; Aunt Martha; unnamed British military members; unnamed German military members

Death At 20,000 (Table of Contents)

Test Pilot / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Kermit Jaediker
Pencils:
Edd Ashe [as Edmund Ashe, Jr.]
Inks:
Edd Ashe [as Edmund Ashe, Jr.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Tex Trainor (first and only appearance); McBride; Gordon (villain); Helen McBride; Doc

Up In Smoke (Table of Contents)

Crash Davis / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Kildale
Pencils:
Malcolm Kildale
Inks:
Malcolm Kildale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Crash Davis (first and only apeparance); German Navy Commander; unnamed German military members; Unnamed American Commander

War Planes Past & Present (Table of Contents)

War Planes / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation; war

Indexer Notes

Page count corrected by Jeff Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker, Error 8776 (30 April 2013).

["Doggone! Those Pesky Flying Machines..."] (Table of Contents)

Pecos Pete / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Pencils:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Inks:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; aviation; western-frontier
Characters:
Pecos Pete (first and only appearance); Hoss (Pete's horse); airplane pilot; unnamed Mexican criminals; unnamed American military officer; unnamed American military guards

America's Air Army (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Nathaniel Nitkin
Pencils:
Al Bare
Inks:
Al Bare
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation
Characters:
Lieutenant Bob White; Sergeant Tim Casey; Private Joe Smith; unnamed American military members; unnamed German military members; Adolf Hitler; Winston Churchill; Cordell Hull; Hermann Göring; Walther von Brauchitsch [as Von Brauchitch]

Indexer Notes

First three pages are text with large amounts of illustrations. The second three pages are a comic story.

["Enrolled at Randolph Field, Texas..."] (Table of Contents)

Flying Cadet Jack Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Quinn
Pencils:
Larry Antonette
Inks:
Larry Antonette
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Jack Dale (first and only appearance); Pogo Wilson; unnamed cadets; Preston

Stings For the Saboteurs (Table of Contents)

The Mosquito / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Francis Campbell
Pencils:
Harry Francis Campbell
Inks:
Harry Francis Campbell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
The Mosquito [Lieutenant Steve Stanton] (first and only appearance); General Nelson [Chief of G-2]; Mr. Mason; Mr. Mason's secretary; Allen; Frederich and his fellow saboteurs; unnamed members of the G-2 office

["Of the several score men of our armed forces during the World War..."] (Table of Contents)

Air Aces / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation; war
Synopsis:
Feature on U.S. pilot Lieutenant Frank Luke.

Double Trouble (Table of Contents)

"Mach" Duff Junior Mechanic / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gilbert James
Pencils:
Bob Oksner (signed, but also credited as Robert Oksner)
Inks:
Bob Oksner (signed, but also credited as Robert Oksner)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
"Mach" Duff (first and only appearance); unnamed mechanics; Power Dive Grant; Old Designer; Old Designer's daughter; foreign agent kidnappers

The Simple Glider (Table of Contents)

"Mach" Duff's Model-Method Introduction to Aviation! / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

A quick guide on how to make a model glider plane.

Gliding Death (Table of Contents)

Black Sheep Squadron / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kale
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win]
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Black Sheep Squadron [Captain Logan Black; Gunner Wilson; other unnamed members] (first and only appearance); Major Bevin; unnamed German soldiers

Free Focusing Power Telescope with this Offer (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys! Girls! Get this Magic Multiplier Free! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Commander
  2. 1. Contact!
  3. 2. ["With the Flame of War Licking Greedily..."]
    Black Commander
  4. 3. Death At 20,000
    Test Pilot
  5. 4. Up In Smoke
    Crash Davis
  6. 5. War Planes Past & Present
    War Planes
  7. 6. ["Doggone! Those Pesky Flying Machines..."]
    Pecos Pete
  8. 7. America's Air Army
  9. 8. ["Enrolled at Randolph Field, Texas..."]
    Flying Cadet Jack Dale
  10. 9. Stings For the Saboteurs
    The Mosquito
  11. 10. ["Of the several score men of our armed forces during the World War..."]
    Air Aces
  12. 11. Double Trouble
    "Mach" Duff Junior Mechanic
  13. 12. The Simple Glider
    "Mach" Duff's Model-Method Introduction to Aviation!
  14. 13. Gliding Death
    Black Sheep Squadron
  15. 14. Free Focusing Power Telescope with this Offer
  16. 15. Boys! Girls! Get this Magic Multiplier Free!
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  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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