(January 1943)

Hillman, 1943 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Editing:
Ed Cronin (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Boy King / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Mandel
Inks:
Dan Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Boy King and the Giant (Table of Contents)

The Boy King / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Pencils:
Alan Mandel (signed)
Inks:
Dan Barry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Boy King [King David] (Intro, Origin); The Giant (a giant robot, Intro, Origin); King of Swisslakia (Intro, Death); Grouse (Villain, Intro, Death); Nazis

Checking the Checker (Table of Contents)

Nightmare and Sleepy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Mandel
Inks:
Dan Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Nightmare [Bob White] (Intro, Origin); Sleepy [Terry Wake] (Intro, Origin); The Checker [Henricks] (Villain, Intro)

[The Origin of Stupid Manny] (Table of Contents)

Stupid Manny / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony DiPreta?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks:
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Stupid Manny [Manny] (Intro, Origin); Prof. Bruno McNasty (Intro); Nazi spies (Villain)

[The Origin of Micro Face] (Table of Contents)

Micro-Face / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Ulmer
Inks:
Al Ulmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Micro-Face [Tom Woods] (Intro, Origin); Big Boston (Intro, Villain)

Indexer Notes

Micro-Face written without the hyphen this story only.

Smoke Rings of Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["He's a blitz on wheels!"] (Table of Contents)

Zippo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
Pierce Rice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Zippo [Joe Blair] (Intro, Origin); The Pirate (Intro, Villain)

[Origin of the Boy Rangers] (Table of Contents)

Jackie Law and the Boy Rangers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jackie Law (Intro, Origin); Boy Rangers [Buck (Intro); Corny (Intro); Gorilla (Intro); Froggy]; Dan Law (Intro, Death); The Slick Loan Co. (Intro, Villain)

Murder Before the Footlights (Table of Contents)

Twilight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Twilight [Sgt. Terry Gardner] (Intro, Origin); Snoopy (a parrot) (Intro); Maxim (Intro, Villain); Nada (Intro, Villain); Wilmer (Intro, Death)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Boy King
  2. 1. The Boy King and the Giant
    The Boy King
  3. 2. Checking the Checker
    Nightmare and Sleepy
  4. 3. [The Origin of Stupid Manny]
    Stupid Manny
  5. 4. [The Origin of Micro Face]
    Micro-Face
  6. 5. Smoke Rings of Death
  7. 6. ["He's a blitz on wheels!"]
    Zippo
  8. 7. [Origin of the Boy Rangers]
    Jackie Law and the Boy Rangers
  9. 8. Murder Before the Footlights
    Twilight
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin