(March April 1949)

Hillman, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
A Hillman Publication
Editing:
Edward Cronin
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Real Stories From the Plains (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Cigarette Case and Lighter (Table of Contents)

H & S Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Cigarette case with your name engraved.

The Lost Dutchman (Table of Contents)

A True Story / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
PROSPECTORS: Pedro Peralta; Manuel Peralta; Ramon Peralta; Jacobs; Ludi; Jake Waltz; Ed Kropper; Bert Foster; McNeil; Adolph Ruth
Synopsis:
Not one has come back searching for the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine.

Indexer Notes

Suchorsky is credited on western stories for Hillman by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and can be spotted by faces with heavy lips and rather sleepy eyes far apart. Had many stories in G.I. Joe and Frogman.

America's First Bank Robbers (Table of Contents)

A True Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle (signed)
Inks:
Ed Smalle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bob Younger; Cole Younger; Jim Younger; John Younger; Frank James; Jesse James; Ed Reed
Synopsis:
The hold up of the bank in Northfield, Minnesota, by the Younger and James gang ends in disaster.

Bucky O'Neill the Warrior Marshal (Table of Contents)

A True Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bucky O'Neill; Jim Dolan (crooked railroad boss); Borden (crooked gambler)
Synopsis:
The exploits of Bucky O'Neill, who was Sheriff in Arizona and died in the Spanish-American war on Cuba.

Race on the "Big Muddy" (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Manuel Lisa (fur trader); Wilson P. Hunt (furtrader)
Synopsis:
Competition between fur companies in the Rockies and upper Missouri.

The Wanderer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Zack Cruckston (wanted outlaw); John Hanley; Tim Hanley
Synopsis:
Tim Hanley's search for his brother's killer.

The Man and the Mountain (Table of Contents)

A True Story / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Zebulon M. Pike (soldier explorer); Joe (scout)
Synopsis:
Zebulon Pike's explorations in the Rocky Mountains in 1805.

The Widow Maker (Table of Contents)

A True Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Clay Allison (desperado); Jed; Ted Clayton (gunman)
Synopsis:
The story of Clay Allison, a Texas desperado after the Civil War.

Indexer Notes

Prentice is credited is credited on western features for Hillman by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Notice the very small hats drawn by Prentice, which also can be found in his Buckskin Benton feature.

No Mercy (Table of Contents)

American Merchandising Company, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Revell's new 1947 Model Portable Radar Radio.

Have Fun! (Table of Contents)

Hollister-White Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Get laughs and amaze friends with harmonica, movie projector ormagic pencil.

A Memorial to Your Loved One... (Table of Contents)

Rockdale Monument Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Don't let the grave of your departed go unmarked.

Prizes for Everyone! (Table of Contents)

Lancaster County Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Sell Garden Spot Seeds and get prizes.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Real Stories From the Plains
  2. 1. Cigarette Case and Lighter
    H & S Sales
  3. 2. The Lost Dutchman
    A True Story
  4. 3. America's First Bank Robbers
    A True Story
  5. 4. Bucky O'Neill the Warrior Marshal
    A True Story
  6. 5. Race on the "Big Muddy"
  7. 6. The Wanderer
  8. 7. The Man and the Mountain
    A True Story
  9. 8. The Widow Maker
    A True Story
  10. 9. No Mercy
    American Merchandising Company, Inc.
  11. 10. Have Fun!
    Hollister-White Co.
  12. 11. A Memorial to Your Loved One...
    Rockdale Monument Co.
  13. 12. Prizes for Everyone!
    Lancaster County Seed Co.
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