(September October 1952)

Hillman, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
A Hillman Publication
Editing:
Edward Cronin
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Daring Exploits With Today's Fish-Men... (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Art ID from JVJ. Suchorsky is credited to G.I. Joe in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Build a Fine Business... (Table of Contents)

Mason Shoe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Mr. Mason will put a "Shoe Store Business" in your pocket. Shoe Business.

Saturday Afternoon Frogman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils:
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks:
Bill Ely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Spinner Monks (frogman); Com. Elton; Connors (frogman)
Synopsis:
Frogmen riding T.N.T. Kiddie Cars are going to blast an underwater submarine pen on some enemy island.

Underwater Lighthouse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Mort Lawrence
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; spy
Synopsis:
A group of frogmen have been sent to the icy Arctic on a mission that is listed as Top Secret.

Indexer Notes

Art ID from JVJ. Lawrence is credited to war at Hillman 1952-53.

Objective Sam (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh ?
Inks:
Al Eadeh ?; John Daly ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Dan Sully (frogman); Wade Corey (frogman); Sam Kuyako (agent)
Synopsis:
Frogmen are attempting to get out an agent from enemy territory.

Indexer Notes

Art ID from JVJ. Daly is credited to war at Hillman 1952-53.

The Twenty-First Cave (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Aamodt ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Pete Larkin; Radarman Jolly Remson; Cmd. Monroe

Indexer Notes

Aamodt is the only writer credited to Frogman 1952-53, but there may have been others.

Newest Records (Table of Contents)

Hit Tunes Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Hit parade records ordered by mail at 500% savings.

Gulf Stream Riddle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils:
Lorence Bjorklund
Inks:
Lorence Bjorklund
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Medic Joel Farnum
Synopsis:
Bubonic Plague alarm somewhere on a small island in the Gulf Stream.

Indexer Notes

Bjorklund is credited to war stories at Hillman in 1952-53, can be recognised by his faces with marked jaw and thin inklines, and large earlobes. He drew Tex Granger for Parents Magazine.

The Pirate Frogman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kim Aamodt ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Abel Lemaire [Frog]; Lt. Richard Piyon
Synopsis:
In 1750 pirates with barrels tied to their backs for air, raid ships in harbour.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Meskin is credited to war stories at Hillman in 1952-53 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and he can be spotted by his flimsy inklines and faces. Also JVJ has him credited.

Make Extra Money (Table of Contents)

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Sell exclusive and exiting new greeting cards by Wallace Brown and make money.

Get These Dresses (Table of Contents)

Harford Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Make fine extra money in your spare time by selling ladies' dresses.

Scram! You Skinny Scarecrow! (Table of Contents)

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Give Jowett 10 pleasant minutes a day and he'll give you a new He-Man body for your old skeleton frame.

Draw the First Day (Table of Contents)

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Auto seat covers in imitated leopard skin.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Daring Exploits With Today's Fish-Men...
  2. 1. Build a Fine Business...
    Mason Shoe
  3. 2. Saturday Afternoon Frogman
  4. 3. Underwater Lighthouse
  5. 4. Objective Sam
  6. 5. The Twenty-First Cave
  7. 6. Newest Records
    Hit Tunes Company
  8. 7. Gulf Stream Riddle
  9. 8. The Pirate Frogman
  10. 9. Make Extra Money
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  11. 10. Get These Dresses
    Harford Frocks, Inc.
  12. 11. Scram! You Skinny Scarecrow!
    Jowett Institute
  13. 12. Draw the First Day
    Norton Products
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